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Fred Sai obituary

03/10/2019 Jeremy Hamand 0

Campaigner for reproductive rights and health in the developing worldThe harrowing experiences that Fred Sai faced as a young medical officer in Ghana in the 1960s fuelled his concern about the link between frequent childbearing and preventable death a…

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Top 10 caregivers in fiction | Lila Savage

21/08/2019 Lila Savage 0

Writers from Alice Munro to Ottessa Moshfegh explore some of life’s most gruelling experiences in ways that build in survival toolsShortly before the publication of my first novel, I learned that my mother’s cancer had returned. I am not yet her caregi…

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Top 10 caregivers in fiction | Lila Savage

21/08/2019 Lila Savage 0

Writers from Alice Munro to Ottessa Moshfegh explore some of life’s most gruelling experiences in ways that build in survival toolsShortly before the publication of my first novel, I learned that my mother’s cancer had returned. I am not yet her caregi…

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No luxury: book containing tampons is runaway hit

21/06/2019 Alison Flood 0

Protest against Germany’s 19% tax on sanitary products sells out first print run in one dayOpen up a book and you can find a whole world. But the first book from the German startup the Female Company offers something more straightforward: within its co…