Authors Posts by Tom Cutterham

Tom Cutterham


No more selection by wealth

The Damien Shannon case shows that much must change

Noughtie Oxford

Tom Cutterham reviews Ben Masters' first novel - a eulogy to student life

Resisting the meaningless

Simon Critchley talks power, politics and the problem of nihilism with Tom Cutterham

Teenage hobo junkie vampires

Tom Cutterham examines the serious side of an indie bestseller

Banter and Posthumousness

Cherwell asks Lars Iyer some questions about his debut novel, Spurious, and the relationship between fiction and philosophy

Everything and Nothing

Cherwell reviews A Book for All and None, the literary debut from Clare Morgan, course director of the Oxford MSt in Creative Writing

Review: Spurious

Tom Cutterham finds out it's still grim up North after reviewing Spurious, Lars Iyer's first novel derived from his blog of the same name

Romantic Moderns

Cherwell meets the author of Romantic Moderns, Alexandra Harris


It’s just one year until the Mayan apocalypse, but for those who take their eschatology with more of a modern twist, Cherwell finds some interesting new books on their way.

Christmas Poems: Tom Cutterham reads ‘Stealing’

Tom Cutterham reads from Carol Ann Duffy's 'Stealing,' anthologised by AQA for


Jee Saheb: A joy

The traditional restaurant sticks to the classics from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan

Banishing elitist traditions, de-mystifying applications, and peer support

Three students weigh in on how to tackle Oxbridge's access problem

True West Review – ‘this is truly sweet suburban silence’

Sam Shepard's play explores the tensions behind the American Dream.
Cartoon sketch of Karl Lagerfeld in the style of a barbie doll

Chanel Métiers d’Art: the star-spangled update Lagerfeld needed

Chanel's latest show sees Karl break out of the comfort zone in unapologetic extravagance.
Kate Tempest onstage with a microphone

Poetry in motion: the nature of lyrics

Should lyrics be given the same respect as poetry?