Her story examines what happens when political ideologies constructed in the abstract intersect with the hardships of life, like the struggle to make a living or the challenge of getting along with the ones you love. Reading this, you will wish you had Decca as your best friend—or better yet, your sister.
“No! OMG OMG!!” The reaction from a certain managing editor when told that one of our books was mentioned in Rookie magazine.
Yes they didn’t use our cover, but that’s fine, we’re thrilled to be in Rookie mag, and it’s fitting they chose Jessica (Decca) Mitford’s memoir Hons and Rebels after the recent death of Alexander Cockburn (though Hons and Rebels has an introduction from Christopher Hitchens, Cockburn’s bête noir). In our eyes there can never be enough English left-wing journalists, incidentally, all of whom can write.