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What we're reading Jan 2023

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Welcome! You've reached the place where we, on a monthly basis, gather up what the Lighthouse team have been reading. You can check out round-ups from previous months amongst our Read Think Act posts.

The year started with many-layered writing about food, a meditation on Black intellectuals, a memoir challenging the system of mental illness diagnoses and much more:

Trisha

None of the Above by Travis Alabanza and Of Black Study by Joshua Myers

Jess

Strangers to Ourselves by Rachel Aviv

Rachel

Honey & Spice by Bolu Babalola, The Peckham Experiment by Guy Ware and The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Noor

The Year of Miracles by Ella Risbridger, The Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler and Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

Christina

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert and Infamous by Lex Croucher

Anita

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow and The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

Peach

Men Who Hate Women by Laura Bates, Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner and Haruko/Love Poems by June Jordan

Mairi

Kamila Shamsie's Best of Friends and Ashes & Stones by Allyson Shaw

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