Book review: Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race
Book reviews / Non fiction

Book review: Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge looks at a variety of issues in modern British culture. I think what makes it particularly effective is that it doesn’t try to cover everything, it doesn’t go into theory or the history of race relations (though it does highlight some of them). Continue reading

Book review: Book of M
Book reviews / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Top picks

Book review: Book of M

So, it’s the world as we know it, but suddenly people start losing their shadows (yes, physics etc, just go with it). But then they start losing their memories. And because they can’t remember things, they start to misremember things into reality. Like alligators that are the size of cruise ships, guns that fire lightening, or that you can’t actually talk to animals. Continue reading

Book review: The Space Between the Stars
Book reviews / Science Fiction

Book review: The Space Between the Stars

So the basics are that there’s been a plague that has wiped out almost everyone, there’s a 1 in a million survival rate from this virus. Humanity have spread beyond earth and that’s where we find our main character, Jamie. She’s a vet, living on a settler planet called Solitaire and wakes up, having survived the virus. Jamie gets it into her head that she wants to go back to Earth, to where she grew up, thinking that her ex-partner would be there too Continue reading