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Between the World and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Altair Brandon-Salmon on an autobiographical look at American racism

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

The richness of the materiality of books

Altair Brandon-Salmon discusses the importance of books as aesthetic objects

Conjuring some museum magic

Altair Brandon-Salmon is astounded by the Ashmolean’s Islam exhibition, Power and Protection

Brideshead, revisited: Oxford then and now

Altair Brandon-Salmon compares Charles Ryder’s day with our own

Review: ‘Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh’; Scottish National Gallery

Altair Brandon-Salmon is left mildly underwhelmed by the Scottish National Gallery's Impressionist exhibition

Review: Miles Ahead – this is no hagiography

Miles Ahead successfully connects the deeply flawed private man with his public persona, the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century, writes Altair Brandon-Salmon

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Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women