Discussing the books from The Women’s Fiction Prize – Long List

As most of you will know, the Women's Prize for Fiction Long List was announced today. This is a prestigious annual book award celebrating and honouring women's fiction. Founded in 1996 the prize was set up to celebrate originality, accessibility and excellence in writing by women and to connect world class writers with readers everywhere. … Continue reading Discussing the books from The Women’s Fiction Prize – Long List

Book Review – Conversations With Friends

Conversations With Friends By Sally Rooney Faber & Faber Rating: **** Synopsis: Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comrade-in-arms is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night, Frances and Bobbi catch the … Continue reading Book Review – Conversations With Friends

Book Review – Stories We Tell Ourselves

Stories We Tell Ourselves By Sarah Francoise Head of Zeus Rating: ** Synopsis: Frank and Joan's marriage is in trouble. Having spent three decades failing to understand each other in their unfinished house in the French alps, Joan's frustrations with her inattentive husband have reached breaking point. Frank, retreating ever further into his obscure hobbies, … Continue reading Book Review – Stories We Tell Ourselves