Liz Lyon has a glamorous job on the nation’s favourite television show, but as a working single-mum, life is forever a balancing act. Until something happens at the station that tips the scales, leading her to wonder: who can she trust?
Writing from the depths of an externally imposed otherness, these poems embody the rage of a Filipino American ‘Brown Girl’. Unattractive, unwelcome and unwanted this is the rallying cry of an immigrant woman of colour.
Breaking boundaries of poetic form, this collection blasts through violence, illness, love and loss in a bold exploration of femininity. Listen to a gun shop owner ranting about the Second Amendment and read the inner thoughts of women in their own world without men.
Illegitimate, raised in a backwater and often left unsupervised, the daughter of Sense And Sensibility’s Eliza Williams discovers the secret of survival is education. But will she ever unravel the secret of her parentage?
Been there, done that. At 85 Eudora Honeysett decides to end it all at a clinic in Switzerland. Then she meets ten-year-old Rose and her newly-widowed neighbour Stanley and saying goodbye suddenly seems hard to do.
On the verge of the Covid-19 pandemic and within 41 days of each other, mother and daughter Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird were widowed. Locked down alone, this extraordinary memoir focuses on not on death, but love and life well-lived.
With the world awaiting a peace treaty in the aftermath of the First World War, nurse Bess Crawford is sent to Paris on a personal mission to search out the suicidal Lieutenant Minton. No sooner has she found him than the self-destructive soldier goes missing again…
First published in 1970, this movement defining classic sent out shock waves upon its release with the assertion that sexual liberation is key to unlocking women’s liberation. Today it is not only an important document of the past but incredibly, the thesis of a future yet to happen.
When Korean fisherman’s daughter, Sunja, falls pregnant to a married yakuza and faces ruin, she seeks salvation from a passing Christian minister. Travelling with him to Japan, the end of one story is the beginning of another…