Five Underrated Memoirs and Biographies of 2014
The most moving and beautiful memoirs of the year...
Men Explain Things to Me And Other Essays by Rebecca Solnit
Essays from the writer who coined the term 'mansplaining.'
An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell by Deborah Levy
A poem from the author of the Man Booker nominated 'Swimming Home'.
Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest
A look at the second book from the famed spoken word performer...
Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
Untangling the controversy and criticism around this much-discussed book.
Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
Zed Books is republishing Shakur's revolutionary autobiography, and it's just as relevant today.
The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan
The critically acclaimed posthumous collection from Yale graduate Marina Keegan.
The Science of Hedonism: Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll by Zoe Cormier
Guerilla Science's Zoe Cormier on feminist sex and LSD.
My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff
Rakoff's first year working at the agency that represented JD Salinger...
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Nature writing on love, loss and grief...
Feminist Classics: The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
Has The Feminine Mystique stood the test of time?
Letting Go by Angela Topping
Identity poems exploring memory, motherhood and family histories...