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Riot Days

Riot Days - Maria Aloykhina I spotted this on Netgalley and couldn't not push the request button, I vaguely knew about Pussy Riot and the protests that got them arrested but that was the end of my knowledge so I as interested to find out more! A Pussy Rioter's riveting, hallucinatory account of her years… Continue reading Riot Days

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Bookworm: A memoir of childhood reading

Bookworm: A memoir of childhood reading - Lucy Mangan Do you love books? Are you a bookworm? Do your childhood memories revolve around books you loved as a child rather than family holidays? I know I can barely remember being in Fuerteventura as a child with my family, but I remember the three books I read… Continue reading Bookworm: A memoir of childhood reading

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Double feature: political biographies

Hello there, been a while since I either had enough thoughts to warrant opening this window or felt obliged to, so you'll have to forgive me for being a little out of practice. I am about to do a thing I've seen other bloggers do, but not something I've ever done myself. Apart from refer… Continue reading Double feature: political biographies

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Hello me, it’s you

Hello me, it's you - Various I picked this up for review after seeing the blurb, you all know I've been trying to read more non fiction, and I love books in letter format, this is a compilation of letters from a group of young people aimed at their younger selves about their mental health… Continue reading Hello me, it’s you

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Hamilton: the revolution

Hamilton: The Revolution - Lin Manuel Miranda and Jeremy Carver There just isn't a photo angle in the world that does the beauty of this book justice. Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical Hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found… Continue reading Hamilton: the revolution