Six Degrees of Separation – from Wifedom to Becky

It’s time for #6degrees. Start at the same place as other wonderful readers, add six books, and see where you end up.

This month we begin with Wifedom by Anna Funder, subtitled ‘Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life’. Continue reading

Stella Prize 2023 Longlist Reading – Iris by Fiona Kelly McGregor

In the first few years of the Stella Prize, I put my head down in March and ripped through the entire longlist. But over the last year or two, my enthusiasm has waned, and this year I’ve been distracted by Reading Ireland Month and books on the Women’s Prize longlist, so my Stella reading has been patchy.

I selected Iris by Fiona Kelly McGregor after reading Lisa’s glowing review. Continue reading