Category Archives: Shirley Barrett

Mid-Year Round Up

It’s been a busy six months at Shoshi’s Book Blog, as I’ve tried to navigate reading without an all consuming Russian Literature project but with ambitions to: a. Read more recently published novels b. Read more books in translation/from around … Continue reading

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Of Women and Whaling: ‘Rush Oh!’ by Shirley Barrett (2015)

Back in October, I wrote about my love for Moby Dick, arguing as convincingly as I could that it’s not a book about one man’s quest to kill a malicious marine mammal, but an epic and encyclopedic love ode to … Continue reading

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