‘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 …

‘Living My Life’ by Emma Goldman

'I want freedom, the right to self-expression, everybody's right to beautiful, radiant things'. Living My Life by Emma Goldman Emma Goldman's autobiography, Living My Life, is an insightful and fascinating account of 'the most dangerous woman in America', as described by J. Edgar Hoover. Known in the popular press as 'Red Emma', Goldman was a stringent anarchist, political …