Charlotte Graham reviews the 'horrifying' new memoir by Roxane Gay.
The best coverage of the Auckland Writers Festival continues right here, as the Spinoff Review of Books devotes the entire week to long, intelligent encounters with guest writers. Today: Charlotte Graham talks with Susan Faludi, author of the classic 1991 book Backlash.
Charlotte Graham applauds how Broadchurch handled sexual violence with a nuance seldom seen on television. That is, of course, until it shat the bed.
Charlotte Graham finds that good, standard conventional reviewing of The Sellout, which won the Man Booker prize for fiction, just doesn't cut it; the times call for something else, something frayed and raw.
There are some lovely lucid moments in Fiona Kidman’s latest novel, says Charlotte Graham, and it’s a reminder that “you’re reading a boss”.++++++