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EIBF 2022: Abdulrazak Gurnah, ‘Migration, The Story of Our Times’

Though initially intrigued but nonetheless unfamiliar with Abdulrazak Gurnah and his work, I sat mesmerised by the Nobel Prize winner for the hour he had been allotted at the Edinburgh…

Iran’s Book Market Crisis

The Iranian book market is perishing as US sanctions hit home. Tehran’s nuclear programme has long been contested, and in 2022 the book-lovers of Iran are suffering the cultural consequences…

“The Rachel Papers”: Review

With some misfortune I managed to choose to write for the Valentine’s day issue of The Student rather than any other ordinary issue. Not that I particularly disapprove of the…

Geoffrey Chaucer and the Legend of Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day incoming, I turn to Geoffrey Chaucer—a man whose work is loved and hated in equal measure—in search of some clarity on this franchised holiday. The works that…