Authors Posts by Ella Sands

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Not-so-horrible histories

Ella Sands recommends five history books you might actually enjoy

Ja-caring for the kids

Ella Sands ventures outside the bubble to volunteer with Oxford-based charity Jacari

Diving in at the shallow end

Is the short story a lesser genre? Ella Sands recommends some conveniently brief gems.

Review: ‘Initiate: An Oxford Anthology of New Writing’

Ella Sands reviews 'Initiate', the first anthology of work by graduates of Oxford's MSt in Creative Studies

Why we can’t afford to cut our libraries

Philip Pullman and others defend the importance of local libraries


Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'

Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel

Labour councillor suspended for anti-semitism to rejoin party

Lloyd-Shogbesan was suspended from the Labour council after he shared "inappropriate and offensive" posts

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.