Author: Eliska

2018 in books

This year I paid extra attention to selecting female authors since I realised that on my previous reading lists women make barely 30%. And I indeed found some amazing authors. Top 5 books I read this year (including all genres): Naomi Alderman: The Power – amazing must-read thought experiment about power and inequality. I wrote about […]

A Book That Everyone Should Read: Angie Thomas

It’s about Seven. Sekani. Kenya. DeVante. It’s also about Oscar. Aiyana. Trayvon. Rekia. Michael. Eric. Tamir. John. Ezell. Sandra. Freddie. Alton. Philando. It’s also about that little boy in 1955 who nobody recognized at first – Emmett. The messed-up part? There are so many more. For a long time I couldn’t bring myself to start […]