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I'm writing a book!

I’ve mentioned this before. It’s even on my About page. But now that I take the train, I’ve actually had time to sit down and do it. 413 more words


Book Review - Written on the Body

By Jeanette Winterson
Started: 9th September 2014
Finished: 12th September 2014

I’ve heard mixed things about Jeanette Winterson’s writing, so I didn’t really know what to expect with… 529 more words


Thursday Book Review: Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson - Reading List Edition

“the journey is not linear, it is always back and forth, denying the calendar, the wrinkles and lines of the body.”

Unlike last weeks novel… 489 more words


CBR 6 17: Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit is harsh and beautiful and sad. It’s based on autobiography, and tells of a young Jeanette growing up in a tiny town in the North of England. 394 more words

Currently Reading - Written on the Body

Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson

The narrator of Written on the Body has neither name nor gender; the beloved is a married woman. And as Winterson chronicles their consuming affair, she compels us to see love stripped of cliches and categories, as a phenomenon as visceral as blood and organs, bone and tissue – and as strange as an undiscovered continent.

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The problem with a quantum universe

Every second the Universe divides into possibilities and most of these possibilities never happen. It is not a uni-verse — there is more than one reading. 52 more words

10 Truly Terrible Book Jacket Redesigns

Just today, the UK’s Vintage Books released a set of six redesigned versions of novels from Jeanette Winterson’s backlist, created by Vintage’s senior designer. Now, while Vintage does often put out… 711 more words