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Café circuit: Cafe W

Cafe W is the best place to work over a coffee

Uni executives defend grad rent hike

The rent hike will only affect central University housing, likely creating greater demand for the limited college accommodation available to graduates

Finding the ‘Homeland’

There are questions of loyalty, identity, and ethics in this long-running show

García Marquez makes magical realism realistic

Barney Pite unpacks the "tragic, brutal and cruel" world of Márquez's News of a Kidnapping

Remembering Wallace: Biography and Memory

'The End of the Tour' is a powerful biopic, but by all accounts it gets David Foster Wallace wrong. Does that matter?

Oxlove to sell stash

The admins of the page intend to release hoodies and t-shirts in the near future.

Iraq is not a twentieth century Crusade

Oxford historian Christopher Tyerman delivers a polemic speech against rhetorical comparisons between the war on terror and the crusades

Philosophical economists and privatised oceans

Barney Pite reviews Varoufakis’ Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

Toxic Masculinity and the Mythopoetical Movement

Books like Michael Meade's Men and Waters of Life are just as important as Feminist classics in the fight towards equality

The late Mr Salinger deserves his enduring reputation

The Catcher in the Rye encapsulates central tenets of our modern world, writes Barney Pite

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UK ambassador to North Korea encourages pragmatism in China Centre speech

Alastair Morgan said that American investment in North Korea is a “carrot which they are rejecting”

Interview – The Unstoppable Rise of the Magic Gang

With guitar bands falling out of favour, The Magic Gang seem an exception to the rule

May I Borrow The Tiger Please?

The history of Tipu Sultan’s Tiger is the history of imperialistic acquisition

Choosing the best Italian on George Street

Price and variation are crucial for a good restaurant.

Travels with a Cross-Dressing friend: A Personal Biography of China

Michael Bristow, a former BBC Foreign Correspondent, hopes his book will challenge the Chinese government