Bookshelf – Your Latest Book Reviews

Every month, we review some of the latest and most interesting books for The Bookshelf. Mindy Kaling’s Why Not Me? Review: Leah Driscoll Following the resounding success of her debut autobiography Is Everyone Hanging out Without Me?, the writer and star of The Mindy Project recently released her second book titled Why Not Me? Having previously discussed her growing up experiences, Why Not Me? covers … Continue reading Bookshelf – Your Latest Book Reviews

Not Asking For It

Author Louise O’Neill speaks with Emily Horgan about her second book, Asking For It, which has the likes of Marian Keyes gushing praise and has sparked a national discussion on rape culture and consent.   Our culture often couples ‘rape’ with the idea of ‘blurred lines.’ Questions about alcohol intake, clothing, and past promiscuity pad out these perceived ‘grey areas,’ focusing more responsibility on the victim to … Continue reading Not Asking For It

The Karen Joy Fowler Bookclub

Motley’s Laura Hussey speaks to internationally acclaimed, best selling novelist Karen Joy Fowler. It’s not everyday that The New York Times will describe an author’s debut novel as radiant and elegant. However, for the talent Karen Joy Fowler this is a common place description for her clever writing, which has earned her a regular spot on The New York Times Best Seller List since the … Continue reading The Karen Joy Fowler Bookclub