Book review: Us

I’ve never really related with male lead-characters before. Possibly unsurprisingly – I’m a 22 year old woman. But Douglas Petersen, a 50-something scientist, felt remarkably close to home in David Nicholls’ Us. A devastating story of loss, hope, love, frustration, and family, Us tackles a number of my biggest fears through several of my favourite … More Book review: Us

Book review: Wild

Two years ago, I hiked the South Downs Trek with two friends. It’s not that far, but takes in beautiful coastline, ending on the Seven Sisters (which is a series of more than 7 hills in quick succession). It was a great experience on a baking hot day, to just set my pack on my … More Book review: Wild

Book review: S.

It’s a popup book for adults. A write-your-own, multi-faceted, not quite chronological book that will definitely require more than one reading. Ultimately, S. is unlike any book I have ever read. The collaboration between filmmaker J J Abrams and academic and author Doug Dorst is what gives such remarkable attention to detail and sophistication. At … More Book review: S.