February Wrap Up

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot - 5 stars This exploration of Henrietta Lacks' life, death, and afterlife through HeLa cells, taken and sold without her consent, was fascinating and so, so important. Skloot weaves it all together beautifully. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray - 4 stars This Victorian satire is… Continue reading February Wrap Up

December Wrap Up

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England by Sharon Marcus - 4 stars I read this as research for my Feminist Theory paper. It was a great read that combined history and literary studies to explore the various relationships between women in the 19th-century. I learned a lot, and it was incredibly helpful for… Continue reading December Wrap Up

November Wrap Up

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee - 4 stars This was for my Feminist Theory course. McGhee looks at how racism affects everyone in the USA. I thought it was well-done, readable, and quite interesting. Jill by Amy Dillwyn - 4 stars This forgotten… Continue reading November Wrap Up

September & October Wrap Up

September A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf - 3 stars I reread this for my Feminist Theory course, and it actually went down a star for me. It's an important piece of women's literature, but Woolf's blatant classism put me off. Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines edited by Alexis Gumbs, China… Continue reading September & October Wrap Up