The Power by Naomi Alderman (4 /5) This is a challenging read that left me uncertain how I felt about either the questions being posed by the author or the reading experience itself. “It doesn’t matter that she shouldn’t, that she never would. What matters is that she could, if she wanted. The power to
I am abrasive. I am armed to the teeth with knives of hand and mind and fangs and quips behind these lips so it can be unwise to tell me to smile. So despite a love/hate relationship with the word I have an abrasive personality, But then I came by it honestly. I inherited it
“Never forget who you are and where you’re from.” Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi 9/10 There is no way I could speak about censorship or banned books in the modern age without discussion Persepolis, my favourite political graphic novel. It is written by French-Iranian Marjane Satrapi about her life from Pre-Revolution Iran to the modern day.