Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe was a Greek goddess. A witch, according to the mythology, who’s banished to a deserted island for eternity after Zeus grows wary of her powers. But Madeline Miller’s Circe is far more than that. She is the wallflower of the house of Helios, mocked and ignored at an endless party where all the other … Continue reading Circe by Madeline Miller

Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson

I first learned of Phoebe Robinson on 2 Dope Queens, the live comedy podcast she hosted with Daily Show alum Jessica Williams. The podcast centred comedians of colour, women, and people identifying as LGBTQ because these people are funny and they often don’t get the same opportunities to perform. This book, Robinson’s second collection of … Continue reading Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson