Ezra Sharpe explains how delving into the works of the 20th century philosopher Jean-Paul Satre helped him come to terms with his strange dislike of Damien Chazelle’s popular and and critically acclaimed La La Land.
Mia Clement states the importance of reading books during a pandemic with reference to some of her own recommendations.
“A mesmerising balance between subtlety and revelation so that we are left with a tender yet bitingly funny account of modern life”
For this month’s review, Literature Editor Katharine Spurrier looks at the nuances of the modern world seen in Dolly Alderton’s ‘Ghosts’
Illustration: Ben Beechener
In this month’s review, Jess Steadman looks into the delicate exploration of motherhood, society, and identity in Maria Dahvana Headley’s ‘The Mere Wife’.
Joseph Beaden explores ‘The Locked Tomb’ series by Tamsyn Muir as his pick for the May Review.
For this month’s literary review, Sophie Benbelaid takes us back to Ancient Greece with Madeline Miller’s ‘The Song of Achilles’.
Gracie Bolt explores the reasons behind the unprecedented success of Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sings.
A novel that “shines a hilarious, thought-provoking, unfamiliar light on the politics of history, and our experience as fallible people”
This March Anna Stephen shares her thoughts on Jonas Jonasson’s novel.
In our second February review Hetta Johnson highlights all the joys of V.E. Schwab’s ‘The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue’
Our first book review of the year comes from Khadijah Ali and her take on Mark Manson’s ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’