Authors Posts by Mary Reader

Mary Reader


Interview: Reni Eddo-Lodge

Mary Reader talks to Reni Eddo-Lodge about equality and liberation

Interview: Sama Dizayee

Mary Reader talks to Sama Dizayee about media bias, the power of writing and the future of Iraq

Debate: should there be exclusionary zones for abortion clinics?

Mary Reader and Kayleigh Tompkins debate whether exclusionary zones outside abortion clinics should be legal

Breastfeeding, facesitting & patriarchal control

Mary Reader argues that the concept of 'appropriateness' is a patriarchal tool used to control women's freedom of action

The insensitivity of the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert

Mary Reader argues that the Sainsbury's Christmas advert is just another example of the commodification of warfare in our society

The stories that rule the world

Mary Reader ponders the importance of storytelling in society and fears the inordinate power one story can have when not challenged by others

Wimbledon and the Male Gaze

Mary Reader discusses the media's treatment of women in Wimbledon, both on and off the pitch


Blues take Major Stanley win

Oxford University’s Rugby Blues beat Cardiff RFC 27-5

Purple Turtle to close down

The night club failed to agree a new lease with the Oxford Union

The power of silence: the art of Marina Abramović

Much of Abramović's work uses silence and ritualization to suspend all meaning of time

Table Manners Preview – ‘reworked in a highly engaging manner’

Alex Rugman previews Flared Productions' reworking of Alan Ayckbourn's play.

Glory ahead for St Peter’s?

Cal Flintoff reviews the drama of the Men’s Football Cuppers as the Quarters approach