“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.” – Tara Westover, Educated


45 In 2020: My Year In Books

The 45 books I read in 2020. Do we overlap?

Guest Blogger Megan Thomas Reviews Le Fanu’s Carmilla

Originally posted on Cardiff BookTalk:
A Rookie’s Experience of Vampire Fiction: Reading Carmilla Going into a book knowing that it arguably canonised vampire fiction (or Gothic horror) – written in 1872 (thus 26 years before Bram Stoker’s Dracula) – makes for an intimidating first impression. Yet, at no point did I feel overwhelmed by Irish author…

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