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    Ten Politically Inspired Books to Read in 2020

    The last three years of politics are enough to make a person want to do some Malcolm Tucker-esque screaming into the void. You can’t...

    The Skywalker ‘Saga’

    The following article is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Spoiler-free. In the several weeks leading up to the release of the newest Star Wars...

    Who’s afraid of Derrida?

    This article is a complaint to my academic discipline, English literature. It is, not to overstate the matter, one of my great loves, but...

    Metamorphosis, Money, and Moldovan ice cream

    It’s probably unsurprising that while The Guardian hails Ian McEwan’s latest novella as a “comic triumph”, it is dismissed by The Telegraph as “an...

    Whose Revolution? The winners, the losers and the left behind

    Two clear streams run through Patrick Radden Keefe’s Say Nothing– a gut-wrenching tale of intersecting lives at the centre of the Troubles: that of revolution...
    Margaret Atwood in a red scarf, talking into a microphone on a podium.

    ATWOOD RETURNS TO GILEAD

    It is difficult to sanitise Atwood’s new venture. In fact, it is difficult to put into words at all the violence of the novel....

    ‘The Lost Properties of Love’ by Sophie Ratcliffe

    'treads a fine line between a deeply personal memoir [...] and an academic exploration'

    An Artificial Low

    Reviewing Ottessa Moshfegh's 'My Year of Rest and Relaxation' (Jonathan Cape, 2018)

    Menial Heroics

    Reviewing Sayaka Murata's 'Convenience Store Woman' (Granta, 2019)