Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Night by Elie Wiesel

February 17, 2020
Night by Elie Wiesel

To say I enjoyed this book is to disregard the subject matter entirely. I think it's difficult to label what reading a piece of non-fiction on the Holocaust makes you feel. Did I enjoy the book? No. But I was totally captured by Wiesel's experience and the way he told his experience. Absolutely. Therefore this is less of a review and more, hey look what I read. This…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Gossip From The Forest by Sara Maitland

January 16, 2020
Gossip From the Forest by Sara Maitland

This is perhaps one of the most 'out of my comfort zone' books I've ever read. It was brilliant. I say out of my comfort zone because nature writing has never been something I choose to read. It's just not my thing. However, this one was. Gossip From the Forest I have been describing as quasi-non-fiction. It's split into chapters focusing on different woods around the UK and…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

The Sadeian Woman by Angela Carter

January 8, 2020
The Sadeian Women by Angela Carter

A new kind of book for me. I don 't often read non-fiction. If I do they're normally textbooks or biographies. This was partially out of the need for my dissertation and partially out of curiosity. The Sadeian Woman is an academic look at the Marquis De Sade and how he and his work is still relevant today. If not necessarily in the same way as it once…