Café Voices: Sheroes

Cafe Voices: Sheroes’ was a charming event held in celebration of International Women’s Day. One by one, volunteers from the audience stood up to tell a story, sing a song or recite a poem about...

The Book of Joan

Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Book of Joan is indescribable, and not because of its ability to render the reader speechless. Attempting to understand the plot is like getting blood from a stone....

Broken Hearts

New to the world of spoken word poetry, I sat down to Poetry Circus’ ‘Broken Hearts’ fearing an evening of excessively tragic laments and elegies to lost love. Instead, I saw...

The Moral Marketplace

Asheem Singh’s The Moral Marketplace discusses the growing social enterprise phenomenon. If that sounds like jargon to you, fear not – I had never heard of social enterprise until I picked up...

The Jungle

Pooja Puri’s The Jungle provides a window on the life of a refugee teenager, Mico, who has left his family and home behind in Kenya in search of a new life. An important issue that is commonly...