Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin

Book Review: The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin

A morbid curiosity first drew me to this book, but The Shaytan Bride by Sumaiya Matin also stood out to me as a memoir that every feminsit should read. There are also elements of the supernatural, as the Shaytan is a spirit from Islam that supposedly possesses women,...
Book Review: Intimations by Zadie Smith

Book Review: Intimations by Zadie Smith

I distinctly remember the day this book arrived on my doorstep. When I opened the package, I thought to myself how weird it was that the first book about Covid and its disruptions was finally being printed, and how surreal it felt to put it on my shelf. I thought to...
Book Review: Well, This is Exhausting by Sophia Benoit

Book Review: Well, This is Exhausting by Sophia Benoit

I’m finding myself drawn to collections of essays more and more as I get older. Perhaps it’s because I have less time on my hands, so reading self-contained chapters is more rewarding, or maybe it’s because I’m just curious about other...
Book Review: On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason

Book Review: On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason

In the past few months I’ve reviewed a few works of climate fiction, but apparently they didn’t cause me enough anxiety so I kicked it up a notch with some non-fiction about our impending climate disaster instead. On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason,...