Monthly Archives: March 2020

Pip Williams’s women of words

Pip Williams, author of the exquisite historical novel The Dictionary of Lost Words, recognises the work of women in compiling the Oxford English Dictionary.

2020-03-30T16:24:50+11:00March 30th, 2020|

What we’re reading: the social distancing edition

When we had the idea earlier this week to blog about the books we would read while social distancing, it was somewhat hypothetical. But things have changed rapidly; now we find ourselves working from home and our weekend plans are out the window. Luckily our bookshelves are prepared and stacked with Affirm Press favourites to keep our minds off the news. But we also put together a list of the books from other publishers we’ve got lined up – we can assure you none of these include the words COVID-19.

2020-03-20T12:27:12+11:00March 20th, 2020|