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A naturalistic statue of a father, mother and two sons, all holding hands against a grey sky

How To Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie: A review

I read How to Kill Your Family while at home during the vacation and given my own parent’s unnerved curiosity as they scanned the book’s title, I can understand the necessity of the dedication to Mackie’s parents: “I promise never to kill either of you.” 

Reversed: A Memoir

'One of the striking points the memoir illustrates is the level of abuse children with learning disabilities face, from teachers and others' says Kurien Parel

Patriotism and Chilean Poetry

Bridget McNulty discusses Hugh Ortega's debut collection and Chilean identity

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

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

Were the Nazis on drugs?

The Nazi regime was permeated with drugs, from morphine to heroin, taken by almost everyone in the Reich, from soldiers to housewives. This shocking...

Review: Treasure Neverland – Real and Imaginary Pirates

Ben Ray sets sail to find his ideal desert island book

Book review: The University of Oxford, a History

Ben Ray digs into this herculean history of the university, undertaken by Magdalen's own Professor Brockliss