Madeleine Ridout’s detailed review of “Convenience Store Woman” by Sayaka Murata: how does a single woman respond to Japanese social pressures?
Ben O’Brien on the importance of cookbooks for his journey of integration with French society and culture.
Wei Kai takes us through the beauty and clarity of Zadie Smith’s newest essay collection ‘Intimations’.
Max Spokes’ personal perspective on Kae Tempest’s newest work ‘On Connection’.
Lily Down reviews Flights by Olga Tokarczuk. Fluidity, immateriality and constant travelling are the main characteristics of a novel we all need to read in Covid 19 times.
Tom Martland on the many perks of audiobooks, access to complicated literature being the most central one.
What are the repercussions of an increase in television consumption and how do our connections with books and television differ?
We have had mobile phones for almost fifty years, social media in some capacity for the last twenty, and the iPhone for thirteen. For most, day-to-day life is so bound together by technology that it is hard to discern the difference between the world we live in online and the one we physically inhabit. We Read More…
My interview style seems, in hindsight, to be somewhere between babbling and obsequious. I was anxious to meet Alexandra, she is a celebrity on legal Twitter alongside the likes of the Secret Barrister and Joanna Hardy. I flicked through my notebook which had long winding questions about her time at Oxford, her journey to the Read More…
Tolstoy, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Franz Kafka. Some of literature’s greatest, whose meat-free diets all beg the same question: how deep can getting Greggs’ vegan sausage roll really be? As it turns out, pretty deep. Hipsters and certain brands of vegan activism may have changed their image, but plant-based diets have roots as a subversive, anti-capitalist, Read More…