War Doctor, Surgery on the Front Line was the first book I read during my holiday to Croatia last June. A mad last-minute purchase in the airport book store, it has made it onto my list of top memoirs for 2019.
It’s fair to say that a significant sub-genre of non-fiction is memoirs. They’re an integral pillar of personal story telling, and helping others to view the world through your eyes. Following the almost mass-hysteria* around Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt, it is no surprise that memoirs featured significantly in my reading throughout 2019.
Over 12 months since I wrote this review I have finally published it! The original finish to my professional memoir hattrick – law, medicine, teaching …
Misogynation by Laura Bates is a must-read for any feminist. A collection of her Guardian articles, Misogynation is a clear example of just how-far we still have to go to achieve true equality.