Based in Northern Ireland, Maeve holds a PhD in English Literature - her thesis deconstructed silence in the work of Sylvia Plath. Maeve is an avid reader of poetry, fiction and academic books. She likes to spend her time searching for new and interesting writers, whether they be online or on the dusty shelves of second-hand bookshops.
‘Kicking the shit out of Option B’: A Review of Sheryl Sandberg’s Latest Book
A departure for fans of Lean In, Option B is Sandberg's attempt to grapple with the grief she experienced following the death of her husband in 2015.. In this book she realises that she does not have all the answers, and also of the importance of asking questions.
Six Tales of Political Scandal
The following list of six books highlights some of the most notorious political scandals of the modern era, ranging from accounts by players at the heart of government to those who fought to tell the truth or change the system.
Six Anti-Establishment Books that will Separate Fake News from the Truth
For those of us who wish to challenge and disrupt the norms and rules of the Establishment that discriminates, deprives and pits humanity against each other, here is a list of six books that will encourage us to rise up and resist.
The Passion of Emily Dickinson
Despite the almost two-hundred year gap between her birth and now, the intensity of Emily Dickinson's artistic connection to her humanity and her passion for the written word continues to find kindred spirits in readers today.