non-fiction

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? ...

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...

Non-monogamy for beginners

Zoe Russell reads Is Monogamy Dead? by Rosie Wilby and believes it could potentially be a good starting point for ‘not-yet non-monogamists’ but perhaps relies too much on the author’s personal experience ...

Forever friends?

Jo Whitehead identifies with the pain and pleasure that female relationships can offer in Kerry Cohen’s Girl Trouble: An Illustrated Memoir and wonders if we all have a Mean Girl lurking within ...

A new sexual revolution?

Shoshana Devora reviews Mona Eltahawy’s book, Headscarves and Hymens, and finds it a brave and important insight into the injustice and oppression still experienced by many women in the Middle East...