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    Classic Letdowns: Ulysses by James Joyce

    There are some rites of passage simply not worth the walk - just ask David Cameron. From pig’s heads to pyramids of naked would-be...

    Lost in Translation

    In an age of globalised literature and artificial intelligence translation tools, to examine the function of literary translators is to question the substance of...

    Review: Normal People – from book to screen

    When it was announced last year that Sally Rooney’s second novel, Normal People, would be adapted into a BBC and Hulu television series, the excitement...

    Friday Favourite: Amantes de cartón

    Amid the national and global chaos, Hugo Ortega’s new book of poetry Amantes de cartón (Cardboard Lovers) is a quiet yet powerful exploration of...

    Review: The Artist’s Way

    This is both a book review and a book recommendation. Julia Cameron’s book - The Artist’s Way - is the perfect book to pick...

    Editors’ picks – Life and Culture in the Time of Covid-19

    Our CultCher and Life section editors have pooled their wide-ranging knowledge and have produced their picks for shows, albums, movies, books and lifestyle ideas...

    Pick up a Book! Rekindling a Love Affair

    I will rekindle the love affair with reading that I left behind when I came to Oxford.

    Comfort Reading in the Time of Covid-19

    David Nicholls  If rom-coms are the most comforting type of movie, then David Nicholls writes the most comforting type of novel. He is best known...

    ‘and all manner of things shall be well’

    Jack Glynne-Jones explores how T.S. Eliot provides solace in periods of stress

    ‘Find Me’ Expands Romance and Falls Flat

    Find Me is the October 2019 sequel to André Aciman’s 2007 novel Call Me By Your Name, which was popularised by the success of its 2017 movie adaptation. As a much anticipated...