Why be happy when you could be normal?

UK literary darling Jeanette Winterson captivated a nation with her semi-autobiography Oranges are not the only fruit, about her upbringing by her adoptive Evangelist parents in Lancashire in the 1960s. Written when she was only 25, she tells the story of how she had been on the path to becoming a missionary when she fell […]

Sarah Turnbull on All Good Things

In her 2002 memoir Almost French, Sarah Turnbull was young, in love, and adjusting to her new frustrating and intoxicating life in France. Ten years on, she’s happily married, trying for a child and trying to write a historical novel when her husband is offered a job in the French Polynesian islands. All Good Things […]