Tag Archive: memoir

Clothes, Music, Boys, and why Viv Albertine is my new heroine.


I found this copy of Viv Albertine’s memoir in a charity shop a few months ago. None of the titles in my TBR tower were particularly calling out to me, so I picked… Continue reading

Vera Brittain’s ‘Testament of Youth’


I usually avoid watching a film adaptation of a book until after I’ve read it, but I saw ‘Testament of Youth’ on Netflix before realising it was based on an actual memoir from… Continue reading

Stammered Songbook: A Mother’s Book Of Hours by Erwin Mortier


Along with Han Kang’s The Vegetarian, Erwin Mortier’s Stammered Songbook was the reading requirement for last month’s book group. I think you’d struggle to find a more harrowing pair of titles, although at least there… Continue reading