‘Hungry for knowledge in all its forms’. A review of Square Haunting by Francesca Wade

Sometimes the right book comes along at exactly the right time – and recently I’ve been lucky enough for this to happen often. The latest example is Francesca Wade’s Square Haunting, a fascinating, in-depth look at the lives of five women who lived and worked in Bloomsbury between the wars. While a couple of themContinue reading “‘Hungry for knowledge in all its forms’. A review of Square Haunting by Francesca Wade”

World’s Greatest Bookshops: Persephone, London

The Persephone bookshop has long been a darling of Instagram, but I often wonder if places like this can really live up to the hype. And, more importantly, whether beyond the like-inducing interiors they can actually do their job – which in this case is something that particularly matters to me. On a recent tripContinue reading “World’s Greatest Bookshops: Persephone, London”

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