Chloe Blades

Chloe Blades is a bookseller at Unity Books in Auckland and blogger at She migrated to New Zealand in 2014 after graduating from Loughborough University in English Literature. Chloe was born in Norwich in 1990.

May 13, 2019

Review: The Porpoise would win a fight against Jordan Peterson's lobster-men

Chloe Blades on the raw, complex and unabashedly feminist new novel by the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. 

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Jul 11, 2018

Bridget Jones goes to the White House: a racy new political memoir

Chloe Blades finds joy in a memoir of the Obama Presidency by a millennial stenographer, who is instructed to 'exude femininity in a strictly non-sexual way'.

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