‘The Pankhursts: The History of One Radical Family’ by Martin Pugh

We are fighting for a time when every little girl born into the world will have an equal chance with her brothers. Emmeline Pankhurst in 'The Suffragette', 27 Feb 1914, The Pankhursts: The History of One Radical Family by Martin Pugh, Pg.261 As Martin Pugh states in the introduction of The Pankhursts: The History of …

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Voltaire and Rousseau Bookshop, Glasgow

I have just spent a wonderful long weekend in Glasgow visiting a friend who I haven't seen since before I moved to Hong Kong. As I had some free moments to explore by myself I thought it was only fitting to research some of the best bookshops to visit whilst there. One that came top of the …

‘Reclaiming the F Word: Feminism Today’ by Catherine Redfern and Kristin Aune

‘This isn’t going to be one of those ‘new feminist’ books that reiterate negative stereotypes about 1970s’ feminism and position younger feminists in opposition to it. We’re not interested in pushing forward a hip, ‘fashionable’ kind of feminism. Whilst recognising that second-wave feminism wasn't perfect, in our experience younger feminists are quick to acknowledge their …