Wordslut Promises to Help Feminists Take Back the English Language

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The English language has so many words that are specifically designed to disparage women. From ‘bitch’, a female dog but often used to insult women, to ‘slattern’, a lazy woman who is not houseproud, women are judged by the language in a way that men often aren’t but this wildly entertaining new book is about to shake up the language!

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking back the English Language will be released later this month and promises to be a brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humour and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them.

In this new book Amanda Montell moves between history, science and popular culture to explore questions around how women are judged by the way they talk, or the words used to describe them, From vocal fry to the word like as a filler, Montell dissects it all in this funny and clever new book.

Wordslut gets to the heart of our language and sheds much needed light into the biases that shadow women in our culture and our consciousness!

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language is out on 28th May and is available for pre-order now!

David Cameron’s Memoir to be Published in September

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He’ll be forever remembered as the politician who started the farce that has become Brexit, but for a long time before that he was the successful leader of the Conservative party in the UK. Now, he’s written a memoir, For The Record and it will be published later this year by HarperCollins with all profits going to charity.

The former Prime Minister’s memoir will be published on Thursday, 19th September, ten days before the Conservative Party Conference and a month before the new Brexit date.
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Michael Wolff Pens Explosive Fire and Fury Sequel

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It’s a little over a year since Michael Wolff released Fire and Fury, a look at Trump’s presidency after Wolff got exclusive access to the White House. The book was released early under a furore of controversy and a cease and desist notice and went on to become one of the best selling books of 2018.

Now Wolff has announced a sequel, a look at Trump’s second year in power with Seige: Trump Under Fire to be released on June 4th of this year. The book will be published in the US by Henry Holt, and by Little, Brown in the UK.

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6 New Books With Muslim Protagonists to Read During Ramadan

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Around the world Muslims are marking Ramadan and so we thought we’d make some suggestions of some new books by Muslim authors that were released this year. We’ve featured books by Muslim authors previously but this time it’s a brand new selection, full of books released, or to be released in 2019.

We’ve tried to include a selection of genres, and we hope that you’ll find something here that you would like to add to your TBR.
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8 Crime and Suspense Thrillers out this May

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Suspense, crime and psychological thrillers are some of the most popular genres around right now and for fans that means plenty of new releases to look out for. This May, 2019 there are several good novels out that are sure to fill you with suspense and leave you on the edge of your seat, and so we’re bringing you the best of them!

Whether you love a gritty crime novel, or a suspenseful thriller, we have some recommendations for you today on some of the best books out this month.

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