Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The latest novel by Stacey Lee, The Downstairs Girl is set in Atlanta in 1890. Jo is a seventeen-year-old Chinese American girl living with her guardian Old Gin in an abandoned abolitionists’ hideaway beneath a print shop. When Jo loses her job in a hat shop, she’s forced to work for her previous employer, for... Continue Reading →

Review: The Friendship Cure by Kate Leaver

In a world filled with a seemingly endless stream of bad news, everyone needs a little pick-me-up from time-to-time, and The Friendship Cure is there to do just that. This self-described “manifesto for reconnecting in the modern world”, written by London-based journalist Kate Leaver, explores modern friendships through a combination of social science, personal stories... Continue Reading →

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