How To Fail and other spring reads

Lighter evenings mean it’s easier to read on the train home, which is a good thing considering all the new fiction and non-fiction I want to dive into. Here I’m sharing four books I’m reading this spring. Big thanks to 4th Estate for sending me copies and for putting out brilliant titles this year.

How To Fail by Elizabeth Day

Whether or not you’ve listened to the podcast of the same name, How To Fail is bound to comfort and entertain you. Elizabeth Day’s already much-loved book covers what she’s learned from failing at relationships, work, having a child, friendship and more. It’s for anyone who has felt like things aren’t quite going to plan.

Hardback out now. Available from Hive.

Happy Fat by Sofie Hagen

In turns challenging, funny and gentle, this debut from comedian Sofie Hagen is going places. Chapters include ‘How to love your body’ and ‘How to be a good friend to fat people’.

Out 2 May. Pre-order.

Superior by Angela Saini

Superior investigates and debunks race science, drawing on conversations with expert geneticists, anthropologists, historians and social scientists.

Out 30 May. Pre-order.

We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

My next fiction pick is a story of a found child and unexpected love. We Must Be Brave is set around Southampton in 1940. As I spent my university years studying history there, I’m looking forward to this.

Hardback out now. Available from Hive.

What are you reading at the moment? Let me know over on Instagram.