Read it online Imagine a world without men. A world where women are able to reproduce without men, where the only children born are female, and where motherhood is all important. Now imagine that you are a young man in … Continue reading
11 May 2012
Kameron Hurley, author of God’s War wasn’t overly impressed by The Cabin in the Woods, as maybe you can tell from this short excerpt from her blog: Throughout the whole movie, the guys are the puppeteers. The guys still get … Continue reading
I work in a library headquarters, this means that we process the new stock  . Part of this processing means that we have to write the accession number and the call number, or collection code on the new books. … Continue reading
5 February 2012
Some books haunt the reader. Others haunt the writer. The Handmaid’s Tale has done both.
24 December 2011
Katie Taylor is undoubtedly Ireland’s greatest sports person ever. She is one of the greatest female boxers in the world.Her father, and coach, Peter Taylor has already expressed his dismay at the lack of coverage her achievements receive. The way she is treated by the State’s national broadcaster is a disgrace.Sort it the fuck out, RTÉ.
After a career writing about feminism and girls in culture Peggy Orenstein found herself the mother of a girl. And so brought face to face with the practicalities of what she had been theorising about, how to raise a girl to believe in herself and how to try
and avoid the madonna/whore dichotomy. And then her daughter entered her “Disney princess” phase.
Author Kameron Hurley has been getting a bit of coverage in the sff-world lately on account of her debut novel God’s War and to tie in with this publicity a collection of her short stories has been released. Many of … Continue reading
In the present state of society, it appears necessary to go back to first principles in search of the most simple truths, and to dispute with some prevailing prejudice every inch of ground. eBook number 3420 ; Read for A … Continue reading
Full title: Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War ISBN: 9780670915644 In 1978, when she was eighty-five years old, Margaret Jones, known as May, wrote her autobiography. The term “lost generation” is … Continue reading
Author Alex Bledsoe
An Eddie LaCrosse novel #2
This book takes place around a year, maybe more I can’t recall, after the first one, The sword-edged blonde and since then Eddie and Liz have become a couple. Apart from that nothing much has changed for Eddie. He is still a sword-jockey for hire, and returning one night from a job he almost runs over a blonde woman who is about to mess up his life.