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Thatcher Stole My Trousers

To the younger generation, the name Alexei Sayle may not set many bells ringing. However, skip back to the late 1970s and this communist Jew from Liverpool was at the…

Days Without End

In his most recent novel, Sebastian Barry returns with a beguiling epic, exploring the intricacy of human relationships with America’s Civil War years as a brutal backdrop. Days Without End…

Insanely Gifted

Jamie Catto’s Insanely Gifted acts as insightful guidance regarding how an individual should live one’s life. Rather than a one-time read, the work acts as a manual to which readers…

Undying: A Love Story

Michel Faber writes in his foreword to Undying: A Love Story that before his wife died, he “hadn’t known such need for poetry.” The need to write poetry is similar…

Himself – Jess Kidd

From the moment he was left on the doorstep of a convent as a baby, Francis Sweeney’s identity was taken away from him. Years later, now going by the name…

In 2017, political engagement and activism is more important than ever

The consensus is that 2016 was a pretty bad year. For the 48% of us in the UK that seem to make up that dreaded metropolitan liberal elite we’ve all…

Best of 2016

Our film team enters into a roundtable discussion to describe their highlights from 2016.

Man Booker Prize 2016: The Sellout

The Sellout tells the implausible yet hilarious story of a black man who lands himself in Supreme Court for reintroducing segregation in the ‘agrarian ghetto’ of Dickens, a forgotten place…