Emily’s journalism: for the FT

Books on the street: the rise of microlibraries (3 August, 2018)

While we mourn the decline of public libraries, there is some hope in the rapidly growing number of informal book-exchanges, in all sorts of odd shapes and sizes, around the world. This is my first piece for the FT Weekend magazine; the warts-and-all story behind my byline picture is here.

Architects’ children recall the joys of growing up on a building site (29 June, 2018)

I spoke to children of various architects – from the very famous to the not at all famous – about what it was like to grow up in a home designed and made by your parents. Basically, it makes you pretty creative.

Review: The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner (23 June, 2018)

My first review for the FT Weekend: Life & Arts, about this vital novel about a women’s prison.

Private Libraries Make Novel Use of Booksellers  (8 March, 2018)

My first feature for the FT Weekend: House & Home, about booksellers and private librarians assembling some unusual collections for individuals.



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