Are we all screwed?

The answer, according to Jaclyn Friedman’s new book Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power and How to Stop Letting the System Screw us All, is by no means clear-cut. Friedman presents a stark portrait of 21stcentury sexual culture where, despite over 50 years since the supposed sexual revolution, women are still caught between the virgin-whore dichotomy. In … Continue reading Are we all screwed?

Nailing Your Sins to the Cross |Nailing Jess: A Book Review

I’m not usually a crime reader, nor do I go in for thrillers much but I love feminist fiction and will read anything with a good plot and Nailing Jess has both. Triona Scully offers what I imagine are the usual twists, turns and suspense for crime fiction but with a difference: the gender roles … Continue reading Nailing Your Sins to the Cross |Nailing Jess: A Book Review