Introduction to Purple Hibiscus

An Introduction to Purple Hibiscus – Why is it a Book That Matters?

Talking about her first published book, Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie describes how, “in a sense it’s kind of my first baby and it’s the first baby that I’ve sent out into the world, and when I wrote that book I didn’t think anybody would read it. I thought maybe four people would; three family and one friend!” Well, she …

The Power-Naomi Alderman

Reasons To Read: The Power, Naomi Alderman

Put down your phone, and pick up this book. I cannot think of anything more important for you to do. I’m kick-starting my first proper blog post with something incredibly close to my heart: reading. Especially reading books about female empowerment, feminism and intersectionality (can I get a “hell yeah” from the back?). Chances are if you’re a male, this …