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    Book review: There Are Girls Like Lions

    Book review of There Are Girls Like Lions from Chronicle Books, with a foreword by Cole Swensen. A collection of poems about being a woman, by several authors. Book review of There Are Girls Like Lions Description Borrowed from the back of the book: “For mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, partners and friends, here are 28 stirring poems about the experience of being a woman. Rousing and empowering, with striking illustrations, There Are Girls Like Lions is a celebration of womanhood in all its dimensions, including love, friendship, motherhood, work, aging, and much more.” Verdict As mentioned elsewhere on the blog, I don’t often read poetry. But this book looked cute…

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    Book review: And Still I Rise

    Book review of And Still I Rise Here is my book review of “And Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou which is a collection of poems. “And Still I Rise” is Angelou’s third volume of poetry and she’s also the author behind “I know why the caged bird sings”. Summary And Still I Rise is a collection of poems, divided in three parts. Some of Angelou’s most famous and wellknown poems like Phenomenal Women and Still I Rise are included herein. The poems reflect Angelou’s life and touches subjects such as love, womanhood, racism, blackness and in general just being human. For a full reference on the poems included, have…

  • Boganmeldelse af Mørkets Journaler af Erik Trigger Olesen
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    Book review: Mørkets Journaler af Erik Trigger

    Boganmeldelse af Mørkets Journaler *This book review will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Mørkets Journaler er en digtsamling af Erik Trigger Olesen, udgivet i 2017 hos forlaget Brøndum. Jeg plejer ikke at læse digte og det er heller ikke noget du vil finde meget af her på bloggen. (Hvem ved, det kan være det ændrer sig?). Men da jeg fik Mørkets Journaler i hånden og havde set en anden, meget positiv, anmeldelse på Facebook, måtte jeg jo hellere se hvad det var for noget. *Disclaimer: Jeg vil lige for en god ordens skyld tilføje at forfatteren og jeg er i familie, men det har…