Books

The violence in silence

Zoe Louise Tongue reviews The Anatomy of Silence, a collection of essays on experiences of rape and sexual violence, which explores the silence that still exists around rape culture even in the era of #MeToo ...

Reporting on rape culture

Charlotte Barnes reads Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture – a collection of accounts of rape and sexual assault edited by Roxane Gay – and finds it painful and troubling but also timely and necessary...

Has science failed women?

Lucy Everitt reviews Angela Saini’s book Inferior and finds it a fascinating critique of how science has consistently got women wrong through the ages – but is change finally in the air? ...

Jiggle with pride

Wendy Tuxworth reviews Virgie Tovar’s book, You Have the Right to Remain Fat, and embraces its joyful message of fat acceptance as well as its vehement rejection of fatphobia...

Seduction for sale

Charlotte Barnes reviews Rachel O’Neill’s recent book on the ‘seduction community’ and is introduced to an industry seemingly built on misogyny and problematic attitudes towards women...