Reading Ideas

Book Picnic: February 2024

Every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. Here’s what we’ve been reading recently:

Book Picnic: January 2024

Every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. Here’s what we’ve been reading over the festive break.

New Books

Yellowface – Rebecca F. Kuang Athena Liu is a literary darling and June Hayward is literally nobody. When Athena dies in a freak accident, June steals her manuscript and publishes […]

December Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic: Last Seen in Lhasa by Claire Scobie In this […]

Book Picnic- What we read last Summer (Part 2)

Our regular Book Picnic note taker and blogger Jenna was away this summer, so I took some notes which our volunteer Aileen has kindly typed up. So, better late than […]

Book Picnic- What we read last summer (Part 1)

Our regular Book Picnic note taker and blogger Jenna was away this summer, so I took notes which our volunteer Aileen has kindly typed up. So, better late than never, here are our reading recommendations from the summer of 2023.

November Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic: There are More Things by Yara Rodrigues Fowler   […]

Open The Door – recommendations and reflections

I am back! Before I let you dive into the amazing recommendations to come, I would like to share some more insights into myself. I am hoping some of you […]

Open The Door 2023: Lines of Flight and my personal journey

Hi there! This is Aishwarya (she/her), a placement volunteer at my Glasgow Women’s Library. I have been working in this space since 19 September 2022 and my placement came to […]

May Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic: Homelands: The History of a Friendship by Chitra Ramaswamy […]