Margo White

Margo White lives in Auckland and works as a freelance writer and editor. She was formerly the books editor at the Listener, and a staff writer at Metro.

Books
Oct 5, 2017

Book of the Week: a heartbreaking work of genius by Diana Wichtel

Margo White reviews a Holocaust memoir by the widely adored magazine writer Diana Wichtel.

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Books
Oct 18, 2016

Ian McEwan and his amazing dancing foetus

Margo White reviews the greatest novel ever written from the point of view of an opinionated and somewhat pompous foetus - Nutshell, by Ian McEwan.

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Books
Jul 7, 2016

Book of the Week: Margo White reviews Decca Aitkenhead's tragic memoir

Margo White reviews the powerful memoir by Guardian journalist Decca Aitkenhead about the death of her partner who drowned in front of her on a family holiday.

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Books
Mar 24, 2016

Book of the Week: Margo White reviews Diana Athill

At 97, the amazing Diana Athill writes yet another wise and brilliant memoir.

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Books
Oct 29, 2015

Books: Why Do Some Middle-Aged Male Writers Have Such a Problem Writing Women Characters?

You can rely on William Boyd for a readable, literary novel. Most of the time.

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