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“A woman sitting alone, doing nothing”

Tilly Nevin reviews Mary Ruefle’s stunning and startling new collection 'My Private Property'

The female artist: speaking truth to power

Tilly Nevin asks why the art world often seems to overlook an entire gender

Reinvention: a love affair with language

Tilly Nevin reviews approaches to the interplay of language and creativity

Writing the uncanny and the lyrical

Tilly Nevin reviews Gillian Cross and Daisy Johnson in conversation

What to watch in the time of Trump

Tilly Nevin praises a new generation of political comedy in a ‘post-truth’ era

Review: ‘Collaborators’

Tilly Nevin rates this student production as amongst the best she has seen in Oxford

Review: Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Tilly Nevin laments on how the comeback of this warm and comedic TV stalwart fails to live up to the original series

One thing I’d change about Oxford… Reading weeks

What would you change? This week, Tilly Nevin argues that a reading week would give us time to actually appreciate Oxford

Lessons from history: the first Labour government (1924)

On the anniversary of the first Labour government, Tilly Nevin takes pause for reflection to consider the political journey of the current Opposition. (1924)

Sprechen sie Deutsch? Why Britons should try harder

Tilly Nevin makes the case for multilingualism. The UK needs to wake-up to the importance of learning languages in the globalised economy.

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Wes Anderson’s films are nostalgic for the present

For Daniel Gonsales, Anderson’s playful films pair loneliness with joy.

Childhood’s Clarity in ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’

The Ocean at the End of the Lane opens with an epigraph from Maurice Sendak, “I remember my own childhood vividly… I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them.”

Oxford should not accept billionaires’ vanity projects

Oxford’s continued acceptance of donations by the super rich like Blavatnik is rotten to the core.

Top Five Must-See ‘Coming of Age’ Films

"‘Coming of age’ isn’t just an umbrella term for drippy films caught up in teenage drama"

The Taste of Success

Julia Alsop speaks to MasterChef finalist and Oxford PhD student, Nawamin Pinpathomrat