I just found this quote from Deborah Orr in the Guardian saved in my drafts folder, so have at it. I feel like it’s one I’m going to keep wanting to come back to –
“Men and women must feel equally able to enter public life because it doubles the possibility that splendid leaders will emerge. That’s not feminism. That’s probability.
Gender bias – any identity bias – is a wanton waste of human potential.”
I read All the Rage, the first novel I’d come across by Courtney Summers, this week, and as you can probably guess from the above tweet, I was pretty impressed by it. In fact, I’ll go all out and say I loved it, as much as you can love a novel that covers rape, rape denial, bullying, ptsd and the eventual disappearance of a teenage girl. I won’t say any more, because I don’t want to spoil it for you but, suffice to say, All the Rage is not an easy read.
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