Category: Memoir.

Book Review: Muddy People by Sara El Sayed

Book Review: Muddy People by Sara El Sayed

The bright colours of this cover initially drew me into reading Muddy People by Sara El Sayed. I was reading it at my hair appointment and even my hairdresser remarked on how beautiful it was – you just can’t help but like it! The cheerful colours may...
Book Review: Building Unity by Michael ‘Piecez’ Prosserman

Book Review: Building Unity by Michael ‘Piecez’ Prosserman

I recently posted a review of a novel that made me grateful for the job I currently have in the charitable sector, and by total coincidence, right after that I picked up a non-fiction book that outlines the challenges of working in the charitable sector. Building...
Book Review: Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

Book Review: Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

Back in February I was lucky enough to sit in a theatre audience and listen to David Sedaris live and in-person, try out some of the stories from his upcoming release, Happy-Go-Lucky. Based on what he read and how he spoke of it, I knew it was going to have some...
Book Review: Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow

Book Review: Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow

I’ve had the book Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow on my shelf for what feels like ages (its only been two years, but that’s a long time for me). I had read really positive reviews of it when it was released, and I knew it was going to be funny, so I kept...
Book Review: This Strange Visible Air by Sharon Butala

Book Review: This Strange Visible Air by Sharon Butala

The subtitle of Sharon Butala’s latest book This Strange Visible Air is: Essays on Aging and the Writing Life. Maybe it’s because I’m keenly aware that my forties are now in my sights, or maybe it’s because I recently discovered I may have...
Book Review: People Change by Vivek Shraya

Book Review: People Change by Vivek Shraya

About a year ago I reviewed a work of fiction called The Subtweet by multi-disciplinary artist Vivek Shraya, and along with many other critics I really enjoyed it, so I was excited when another one of her books People Change landed on my doorstep a few months ago....