I was recently reading American Isis-a book about Sylvia Plath-by Carl Rollyson. For any Plath fan, this is a great read, addictive, etc. From a more journalistic perspective-to use the term very loosely-I wanted to… View Post

Kate Betts has recently written her memoir, My Paris Dream, which is largely about living and working in journalism in France. It’s quite an enchanting read-one I would recommend. Here, we asked her about the… View Post

This is the final part of my American history blog series. (You can read part one here, and part two here.) Mainly whilst in Boston, I visited the John F Kennedy library and museum-and you… View Post

This post is part of a blog series, detailing various historic landmarks on American soil. Last week, we posted about Washington DC-click here to view. This is about New York: Yellow cabs were everywhere-and I… View Post

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I’d gone to see Polly Vernon give a book talk with a friend. (Click here to read.) Prior to that, I was working on interviewing the lady… View Post