What unites a diverse range of perspectives and experiences is the unashamed passion – even obsession – for rollerderby which is more than just a sport, but a subculture and a way of life soaked in riot grrrl attitude.
Honestly, have you ever picked up a book and from the very first page, felt like the writer was describing you, your life and innermost hopes and fears? That’s how I felt when I started reading In The Mink: Fashion Was My Business by Anne Scott-James.
Just because something is literary babyfood, that doesn’t mean it’s poor quality at all. It’s more that it’s about simple, easy-to-digest ideas written in a clear style with no nasty shocks, surprises or twists and definitely no unhappy endings.