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A book that changed my life: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

8th January 2021

How can one find in a book the strength to wade against the drag of anxiety and loneliness? An incessant creature of habit, throughout all six years of high school I had one ritual on the run up to the first day of school: re-reading my well-thumbed copy of The Perks of Being a Wallflower ...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: a truly life-changing book

29th October 2020

Rebecca and Hailie jointly review the YA best seller, exploring how literature has the power to make one feel seen, even in the darkest of times. Hailie Pentleton My copy of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower rests on the top shelf of my bookcase. It’s never there long enough to gather dust, ...

A book that changed my life: The Guilty Feminist

18th October 2020

Emily describes how Deborah Frances White’s book answers all the questions we were too afraid to ask. Dominant discourses often depict feminism as an angry movement filled with “angry”, “difficult”, and “nasty” women. In The Guilty Feminist by Deborah Frances-White, feminism is depicted as something joyful and kind that makes the world a better place. ...