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  • To Throw Away Unopened

  • By: Viv Albertine
  • Narrated by: Jasmine Blackborow
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Every memoir is a battle between reality and invention - but in her follow up to Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys., Viv Albertine has reinvented the genre with her unflinching honesty. To Throw Away Unopened is a fearless dissection of one woman's obsession with the truth - the truth about family, power and her identity as a rebel and outsider. It is a gaping wound of a book, both an exercise in bloodletting and psychological archaeology, excavating what lies beneath: the fear, the loneliness, the anger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A read again and again book!

  • By Sarah Power on 18-01-19

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-10-18

Loved it, such an honest and funny tale of Viv Albertine's life. Great narration. Would recommend

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  • The Last Girl

  • My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State
  • By: Nadia Murad, Jenna Krajeski, Amal Clooney - foreword
  • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 58

The remarkable and courageous story of Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who is working with Amal Clooney to challenge the world to fight ISIS on behalf on her people. With a foreword by Amal Clooney. A Nobel Peace Prize nominee, the first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations and winner of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize, Nadia Murad is a courageous young woman who has endured unimaginable tragedy. But she has fought back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • heartbreaking and important.

  • By amotherandstudent on 23-11-17

Essential reading

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-10-18

Heartbreaking. Nadia is an incredible and courageous woman and her story needs to be heard.