Open, honest & human. A memoir focusing on a high-flying lawyer’s battle with mental health, and subsequent recovery.
‘We Should All be Feminists’ is a teeny-weeny tiny book, adapted from a TEDxEuston talk delivered by Chimamnda Ngoz Adichie in 2012. It stands at a total of 52 pages and roughly 7,000 words.
7,000 POWERFUL words.
With a cover that so boldly states “I can think of no better way to subjugate women than to convince us that assault is around every corner” it obviously jumped to the top of my TBR and immediately became my current read.
‘In Your Defence: Stories of Life & Law’ by Sarah Langford is the first book that I have read that has been recommended to me by a fellow bookstagrammer, and honestly I am stoked.
Did you know that “[w]hen a woman is involved in a car crash, she is 47% more likely to be seriously injured than a man, and 71% more likely to be moderately injured, even when researchers control for factors such as height, weights, seat-belt usage, and crash intensity. She is also 17% more likely to die”.
I’ll repeat that, just to make sure it has sunk in – 17% more likely to die…