The Colour of Madness: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK – BOOK REVIEW

★★★★★ It is not often you discover a book which has the power to halt you in your tracks, that makes you digest it as slowly and intensely as possible and invites you to furiously underline sentences and passages on every page. The Colour of Madness, edited by Dr Samara Linton and Rianna Walcott, is … Continue reading The Colour of Madness: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK – BOOK REVIEW

Girl, Woman, Other – BOOK REVIEW

★★★★★ Welcome to Britain and twelve very different people – mostly women, mostly black – who call it home. Teeming with life and crackling energy, ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ follows them across the miles and down the years. With vivid originality, irrepressible wit and sly wisdom, Bernardine Evaristo presents a gloriously new kind of history for … Continue reading Girl, Woman, Other – BOOK REVIEW

Normal People and Conversations with Friends – BOOK REVIEW

★★★★ It was a string of Instagram posts that introduced me to Sally Rooney; it was a conversation at work that persuaded me to read her. One of my former colleagues said to me one lunchtime, "I keep hearing things about that Sally Rooney and I'm not sure how much longer I can ignore her!" … Continue reading Normal People and Conversations with Friends – BOOK REVIEW