I am the full-time driver here. I am not going to kill my employers. I have read that drivers do that now. I will make just a few observations.
‘When I think of menopause I don’t think of hot flashes; I am not here to talk about hot flashes.’ Mary Ruefle on menopause.
Urvashi Butalia on the life of transgender Mona Ahmed and her search for a feminine identity.
The Weak Spot
‘Murder class was the new thing, but of course they didn’t call it that. They called it Specialised Life Skills for Girls.’ – Sophie Mackintosh
woman is a construct
‘woman is basically meant / to be a residential complex’ – A poem by Angélica Freitas, translated from the Portuguese by Hilary Kaplan.
Rachel Cusk on motherhood, marriage and separation.
The Sex Lives of African Girls
‘She has the most genuine intentions of any woman out there.’
Taiye Selasi | My Writing Playlist
Taiye Selasi, one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, shares a playlist of songs to write to.