Ali Smith’s Autumn

Autumn, also often called ‘the first great Brexit novel’, tells the story of an extraordinary friendship: a love between Daniel, who is 101 when the books begins, and Elisabeth, who is 69 years younger. Through describing their story, moving between pre- and post-Brexit Britain, Ali Smith gives a brilliant portrayal of our current society. Those …

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Rupi Kaur’s Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey is a collection of poems about, among other things, the female body, abuse, and femininity. Remarkably, this poetry collection was self-published at first, sold more than a million copies, and became a New York Times bestseller. How amazing is that?!  Milk and Honey was a poetry collection I immediately knew I wanted. …