The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold [Book Review]

History has labelled the 5 victims of Jack the Ripper as prostitutes. In The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper, Hallie Rubenhold debunks the myth and gives the women their voices

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2020 Nonfiction November: My Year in Nonfiction

Nonfiction November has kicked off once more, beginning with an opportunity to reflect on the year with some questions set

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My Name Is Why by Lemn Sissay: A Blistering Memoir

When the poet Lemn Sissay was 14 years old, he carved the initials NG into his hand. The letters represented

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In Death There is Still Joy: Dear Life by Rachel Clarke

We live in an age when people share the most deeply personal aspects of their life with complete strangers. Magazines

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Poison pens: When writers’ friendships turn sour

When writers’ friendships fall apart there is often acrimony and – being writers – details of their differences and bitterness

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