Monday, August 6 2012
Why the girls of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey can’t stand up to 19th century romantic heroines...
Wednesday, October 26 2011
Illegal immigration is a hotly contested topic in American society and politics. Sin Nombre opens up important questions about migration that documentaries often ignore: there is no such monolithic category as "the immigrant", and migration is not solely an economic decision.
Wednesday, March 23 2011
Despite her love of books, Jackie Kennedy Onassis spent a lifetime trying to prevent people from writing about her, sometimes with the accompanying threat of legal action. Her entire life was led with one arm thrust outward, eyes cast downward, keeping the world at bay.
Thursday, December 10 2009
Lovers of all things Brontë will want to check out this BBC box set.
Sunday, May 31 2009
Is this worth reading? For lovers of what we might conveniently label “the Jane Eyre genre”, yes.