Day 10: The House at Sugar Beach

Across the first month of 2020, Sophie Baggott is sharing her thirty favourite books by women from across the world. Find out more about her project to read women writers from every country worldwide here. Born in Liberia in 1966, Helene Cooper's memoir-history is an intimate and insightful lens on her experience of living through … Continue reading Day 10: The House at Sugar Beach

Day 9: Our Women on the Ground

Across the first month of 2020, Sophie Baggott is sharing her thirty favourite books by women from across the world. Find out more about her project to read women writers from every country worldwide here. Edited by Zahra Hankir, Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World is a first-of-its-kind essay … Continue reading Day 9: Our Women on the Ground

Day 6: Kintu

Across the first month of 2020, Sophie Baggott is sharing her thirty favourite books by women from across the world. Find out more about her project to read women writers from every country worldwide here. The very first book I read for this project was Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi – a Ugandan novelist and … Continue reading Day 6: Kintu

Day 4: Fish Soup

Across the first month of 2020, Sophie Baggott is sharing her thirty favourite books by women from across the world. Find out more about her project to read women writers from every country worldwide here. Shortly after reading Fish Soup by Margarita García Robayo (tr. Charlotte Coombe) – a sharp, entertaining story collection – I … Continue reading Day 4: Fish Soup