Okay, I thought, when I found myself two weeks into lockdown: NOW is the time to finally read that copy of Brideshead...
I will rekindle the love affair with reading that I left behind when I came to Oxford.
Besides the classic value of literature in allowing us to understand perspectives and experiences beyond our own, reading in some ways reminds us of the bigger picture.
It’s easy to be intimidated by poetry. Often it withholds as much as it gives, leaves obscure as much as it reveals. So why read poetry?
Pullman and Rundell make for an oddly cohesive pair at their talk in Blackwells.
Sally Christmas reflects on the importance of diverse literature in the current political climate