Book Club

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Something for the weekend

I’ve always been drawn to stories of people, especially children. overcoming situations of adversity. So when I stumbled upon a synopsis of ‘The Glass Castle’, I immediately added it to my list of things to read…

3 min

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

A Life Loved Book Club

Hello and welcome to the second instalment of our book club! I hope you enjoyed the first book, and that Margaret Atwood took you on a journey of distopian discovery with her popular novel, The Handmaid’s Tale….

2 min

The Most Harrowing Scenes in The Handmaid’s Tale Aren’t Fiction

Fact versus fiction

The television adaption of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale, broadcast in the UK last summer, came just at the right time: A shift towards conservatism in US politics sparked worries that hard-won women’s rights…

4 min

The Handmaid’s Tale

A Life Loved Book Club

Before I introduce you to our first book, The Handmaid’s Tale by the fabulously eccentric Margaret Atwood, let me briefly tell you about myself; I’m Julia Gallacher: Slightly less eccentric, and a lot less fabulous, but also…

3 min