A Curious History of Sex – Kate Lister

Sex is a funny thing. It’s an odd thing. It’s a curious thing. And that’s what Kate Lister’s new book is about. The quirks and trappings of something that is so fundamental to our life yet still causes embarrassment and squirms when we talk about it. Based on the popular research project Whores of Yore,Continue reading “A Curious History of Sex – Kate Lister”

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey is a doctor who works nights and needs cash. The London property market is a mess. Leon’s bed is unoccupied at night, and Tiffy only needs it at night. So the perfect solution seems to be for them to share the bed, but never atContinue reading “The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary”

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

Nine stressed city dwellers are heading to a ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House – an opportunity for healing and transformation. Watching over them is the resort’s director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate these tired bodies and minds. But the lengths she goes to go far beyond what her customersContinue reading “Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty”

Alex Niven – 33 1/3 – Definitely Maybe

For so many people, Definitely Maybe was and continues to be a vital, visceral piece of art, the start of something new and exciting. Taking it as not just a collection of eleven songs but a cultural artefact, Alex Niven’s analysis of the album, in the 33 1/3 series, focuses upon the elements of earth, waterContinue reading “Alex Niven – 33 1/3 – Definitely Maybe”