women on the shelf

Women on the Shelf – The Diary of Frida Kahlo

click to order from Amazon Frida Kahlo’s personal journal displays her daily thoughts and feelings. This diary is not what you can expect from such literary genre but that is, among others, one of the features which made it so captivating and intriguing. There’s no day to day, [...]

Women on the Shelf – The Autobiography of Sheila Stewart

If we were a’ sensible, there would be nae fools Traveller’s Life – The Autobiography of Sheila Stewart by Sheila Stewart Published April 201 Birlinn £9.99 Maybe this book is not like other people’s biographies. But it has to be different…because a travellers’ life is different [...]

Women on the Shelf -The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell Reviewed by Hannah Liitle of Glasgow Women’s Library What happens when a girl growing up in the 1930s doesn’t fit in with society’s norms? Following a family bereavement, a young girl called Esme Lennox arrives in Edinburgh from [...]

Women on the Shelf – Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters Despite Jessica Valenti’s book “Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Women’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters” being aimed at young American women, I – a fourteen year old Brit at the time- was inspired by it and, as corny [...]
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