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.
‘If you would like to read Rebecca, the perfect place for it is in Cornwall.’ In this article, Freddie Hull looks at the novel Rebecca and explores how a place can affect how you read literature.
Francesca Duke on the relevance, or irrelevance of Candide to a covid world.
In our first February review Breeha Mazhar battles the anxieties and unease of spending with Eula Bliss’ collection of essays, ‘Having and Being Had’
Julia Merican in conversation with student poet Alicia Harden about her recent poetry collection ‘Rain before Rainbows’.
Hetta Johnson on her 3 top books that got her through her first lockdown: good recommendations for some relaxing vac readings!
Emily Broughton describes the different meanings that nature assumes in literature: from idyllic escapism to dystopian reality, nature appears to be an ambivalent symbolic element used by many writers.
Yihang Fang reviews the beautifully written “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” by Ocean Vuong.
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’.