Category Archive for 'Gender'

Bowie: coming out, from Dylan Jones’s “David Bowie: A Life”

Monday, September 18th, 2017

A few words on Bowie’s coming out as gay in 1972, courtesy of Michael Watts and John Lydon.

Review: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – “Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions”

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

My review of this short letter/manifesto. I give it 4/5.

“Girl Up”: from the start of the book

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

There’s a new book on feminism and anti-feminism by Laura Bates. The book is “Girl Up”. Check part of the intro here, become angry and buy this.

Review: Sarah Bakewell – “At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others”

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

My review of Sarah Bakewell’s new book, “At the Existentialist Café”, which is mainly about existentialism, making it fun and great in her processes. I give it 5/5, easy.

Review: Nick Soulsby – “I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana”

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

My review of this collection of interviews regarding Nirvana. I give it 4/5.