Tags » Female Authors

Svetlana Alexievich: Author, Activist and a Nobel Laureate

For more than 30 years Belarusian journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievich has explored conflict and its aftermath. Through numerous interviews, books and articles she has pursued a life that gives a voice to the survivors of conflict. 567 more words

Women Who Inspire

Three Recommendations

I have not had much time to read of late, and my blogging time has been close to zero hours per week; not ideal, but as I am sure you’ll understand, I need to prioritise my studies.   433 more words

A Year Reading Women Authors

Above: The first book of my year reading only women authors.

As I said at the beginning of my challenge, I tend to read women writers in equal measure to male writers. 831 more words

Reading Challenge

Women: Also Good Writers

Visiting my friend in Milan this weekend, I ducked into a bookstore to escape the not ending drizzle. I was browsing the English language section and was excited to see the title of… 153 more words

6 Reading Resolutions for 2016

  1. Read 26 books in a year
  2. Read a variety of genres
    • Non-fiction
    • Fantasy
    • Science Fiction
    • Romance
    • Crime
    • Contemporary
    • YA
    • Children’s Fiction
  3. Read more female authors…
  4. 20 more words

My 2015 bookshelf

Two years ago, I took my first conscious look at what kind of books I was filling my life with and who they were written by (I wrote about it… 814 more words


Sensational Snippets: The Empress Lover, by Linda Jaivin

It’s Summer here in Melbourne, behaving in its usual Melbourne way, where a day’s scorcher can burn the vegie patch to a crisp but a hasty decision to take the doona for cleaning can leave you shivering overnight.  401 more words

Sensational Snippets