This post is a part of my year-long quest in 2017 to read only female-authored travel writing. Find out more about it on the project’s main page. It’s more than a year after I published part one of my review of Black Lamb and Grey Falcon as part of my Reading Female Travel Writers project.…
The review of my final title from my Reading Female Travel Writers project: Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain.
My review of November’s Reading Female Travel Writers title, Looking for Transwonderland by Noo Saro-Wiwa.
My review of November’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writer series, Zora Neale Hurston’s Tell My Horse.
My review of September’s Reading Female Travel Writers title, the utterly incredible Ghost Trails by Jill Homer.
My part-way review of Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia. I only made it about 20% through my August title for my Reading Female Travel Writers project, so will return with a fuller review in the future!
My review of July’s title from my year-long mission of reading female travel writing – Josie Dew’s “A Ride in the Neon Sun: A Gaijin in Japan” – and, sadly, the first in the series that I failed to enjoy or finish.
My review of June’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers series – Rose Macaulay’s beautiful if plodding Fabled Shore.
My review of May’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers series – Kathleen Jamie’s Among Muslims.
My review of April’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Jenny Diski’s powerful and beautiful Skating to Antarctica.
My review of March’s title in my Reading Female Travel Writers mission – Fi Glover’s fun and informative Travels With My Radio.
My second book review in my 2017 quest to read female-authored travel writing – Dervla Murphy’s Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle.
My review of the first book in my 2017 quest to read female-authored travel writing – the Virago Book of Women Travellers.
I had the privilege recently of interviewing Richard Holloway, the writer, broadcaster and former leader of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Here’s my review of his memoir Leaving Alexandria, which I read as preparation.
A review of Amy Liptrot’s powerful memoir The Outrun.
A review of the poignant memoir meets witty travelogue, Me & You Again by Fraser Balaam.
A review of the very enjoyable debut novel Charlotte Street, by Danny Wallace.
A review of the immensely fun dimension-shifting fantasy/travel novel Mind The Gap, by Australian travel writer Tim Richards.
A review of the truly extraordinary historical novel The Wake, by Paul Kingsnorth, a book set in a little-known era and written in its very own language.
I’ve been pretty diligent at reading lately, and I’ve read quite a diversity of books for various reasons. Here are some reviews of what I’ve been getting through this summer when not travelling, writing, working and being lazy. Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House by Elizabeth…