Our writers share the books that have stayed with them since childhood and why, even…
What makes a good book? Is it all about the narrative? The characters? The escapism/realism?…
University of Southampton student, Callum Holgate, is a third-year English student publishing his first book…
Sam Pegg shares his collection of Autumn reads and why they make the season extra enjoyable.
Louise Chase brings light to the origins of ‘Phantom of the Opera’.
Elizabeth Sorrell tells us about the tragic tale of My Sweet Orange Tree that was originally written in Portuguese.
Alex Read takes us through Mikhail Bulgakov’s satirical novel that was published posthumously.
Sophie Young takes us through the popularity and cultural phenomena of the ‘epic’ and the classic Greek tale The Odyssey and its feminist retellings.
Classic Culture Olivia Dellar introduces you to your brand new favourite comic.
Richard Osman, known for his prime-time quiz shows, has delved into the world of whodunnit crime novels – Becky Davies tells us more.
Neil Gaiman? Haven’t heard of him, where have you been the past 30 years?
As we come to the end of spooky season, some of our writers talk everything spooky and ghostly.
Kay Miller takes us through the life and career of African Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and shows her for the queen she is.
Some of our writers and committee members talk about their favourite fantasy writers and why they’re the ultimate fantasy creator.