I feel like this book lied to me. Continue reading I Married A Communist. So? Who Cares?
She played a part in sharing secrets with the Russians on how to build the atomic bomb and was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler. What a remarkable life! Continue reading Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier and Spy
So I’ve chosen these three books to pack in my suitcase, ready for the beach… Continue reading Summer holiday reading: communists, spies & murder
Amrou Al-Kadhi’s experiences growing up gay as an Iraqi-immigrant in the UK and as the son of strict Muslim parents. Continue reading Life As A Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi
I started July off with a couple of children’s books and ended it with something totally unlike anything else I’d ever read… Continue reading July in Review: a month in books!
In many respects, this reportage reads like a real-life Handmaid’s Tale Continue reading The Bookseller of Kabul
It sounds like the perfect murder mystery novel but everything in here really happened. Continue reading Murder By The Book: a juicy slice of Victorian crime with a literary twist
Not an easy book to read, but essential. Continue reading Hiroshima: horrific and harrowing testimonies