Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Warning: Contains Spoilers! Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2018, Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo chronicles the lives of Yejide and Akin, a married couple struggling to come to terms with infertility and child mortality against the backdrop of a politically charged 1980s Nigeria. Whilst reading Stay With Me, I was impressed by the historical accuracy of… Continue reading Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Review: ‘The Butchering Art’ by Lindsey Fitzharris

'The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine' by Lindsey Fitzharris was an odd book to place so highly on my Christmas list. Nonetheless, Santa delivered and my days between Christmas and New Year were spent entirely in 19th century hospitals, operating theatres and lecture halls. Focusing on Dr… Continue reading Review: ‘The Butchering Art’ by Lindsey Fitzharris