Literature

“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” ― Joyce Carol Oates

Is Love An Art?

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Maybe it’s because I read this for a course I was crazy about. Maybe it’s because I read it during my first trip to New York. Or maybe it’s because I had a nasty cold, slept at night on my friend’s floor, and wandered the streets by day in a state of sleep-deprived euphoria. But whatever it was, Erich Fromm’s The Art of Loving was a book that shook me up in [...]

Five must-read books by female authors

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Rather than listing the 'classics' (including the likes Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters and Lousia May Alcott) here's a list of more modern books by authors who are excellent feminists in their own rights, as well as links to buy the books on hive.co.uk. To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee Often mistaken as male, Harper Lee (b. 1926) wrote what is arguably[...]

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