GDST Book Club Series

By GDST

In GDST Book Club, different members of the GDST family of schools and academies review recently published books centred on education and female-focussed work.

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Machines Like Me review, GDST

Machines Like Me, the latest by Ian McEwan, is a dark sci-fi exploring themes of family, love, morality and what it means to be human.

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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss' Ghost Wall reviewed

A teenage girl, Silvie, and her mother, reluctantly accompany her father on a camping expedition in Northumberland to live life in accordance with people in the Iron Age.

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Under Pressure by Lisa Damour

Under Pressure by Lisa Damour

Under Pressure explores the difference between stress and anxiety and between healthy and unhealthy stress within all of the key parts of teenage life, such as at school, in relationships and at home.

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Educated by Tara Westover

Educated by Tara Westover

A memoir by a woman who grew up in remotest Idaho, cut off from the world by her fundamentalist, survivalist Mormon father.

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The memoir from the former First Lady of the United States, exploring her humble but proud beginning to entering the global stage.

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