Review: Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith

I’ve got to say, I love the myth of Iphis. It first appeared in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, a compendium of myths about transformation. That’s also a fun read if you’re into Greco-Roman mythology, though some of the myths are grim. Iphis is one of the happy ones, though, a delightfully queer and upbeat story about aContinue reading “Review: Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith”

Review: The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

I first read The Penelopiad years ago and I remember being impressed the first time around. It presented ideas that were new to me at the time, particularly about the double standards women have to suffer through in the modern day and in history and myth. It’s still thought provoking and I love Margaret Atwood’sContinue reading “Review: The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood”