#EmptyShelf19: June

Last month I read: Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth My rating: 4 of 5 stars Trying to decide what I think of this book - been on my shelf a long time and I know her work influences Beyond Chocolate (which I…

#EmptyShelf19: May

This month I read: Beyond Words: Illness and the Limits of Expression by Kathlyn Conway My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m looking at interrogating my own writing about my experiences of cancer, and there was a lot of interesting material in this book. I read more deeply the first…

#EmptyShelf19: February

So this month I've been reading: Cancer: A Pilgrim Companion by Gillian Straine My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a powerful book, mixing faith, science and cancer, giving a sense of hope - and definitely a recognition of shared suffering as part of the ‘cancer club’. Cancer is…
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