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Kassem Eid’s memoir moves through life in pre-war Syria to his time as a FSA resistance fighter and beyond. Beautifully written, captivating and horrific in equal parts, My Country: A Syrian Memoir is a must read, writes Clarissa Hjalmarsson.
Read More “My Country: A Syrian Memoir by Kassem Eid – an accomplished, deeply moving book”
Kerry Hudson’s precise, intricate and intelligently written memoir, Lowborn, revisits the brutal realities of poverty and the deprived places of Hudson’s own childhood.
Read More “Kerry Hudson’s Lowborn – a remarkable portrait of ‘dehumanising poverty’, but also love, compassion and self-determination”
Tracey Thorn’s honest and highly absorbing work of creative non-fiction, Another Planet, brings together the teenage diaries of the Everything But The Girl singer before the musical success of the 90s.
Read More “Tracey Thorn’s Another Planet, A Teenager in Suburbia – A highly absorbing work of non-fiction”
William Henry Searle’s Threads is a call to order and serves to remind us of our material and spiritual reliance on the natural world. But is Searle’s encounter with nature relatable? asks our arts writer Gabriela Frost.
Read More “Threads by William Henry Searle – a rich and brilliant tapestry of nature’s wilds”