Monthly Archives: October 2015

This is not about you

Multiculturalism Diversity Celebrating Difference Mosaic Melting-pot Assimilation All these terms have been variously used to describe the way in which immigrant minorities are regarded in majority Western, white societies and even in cases where the immigrants (settlers) are now the … Continue reading

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A very personal top five YA coming of age narratives

People who don’t read much YA often opine that YA novels are inherently Bildungsroman-esque. This is patently rubbish, but it’s true there is a strong tradition of coming-of-age narratives within YA. And because YA is, mostly, read and written by women … Continue reading

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