Literature

Hopeless

What do laughter and misery have in common? Leyla Josephine’s case study ‘Hopeless’ asked precisely that question. The performance started with a mockery of pretentious love poetry, with the host poetically reciting lines from Love Island....

Introducing: Margaret Atwood

It is a rare and wonderful thing to find a writer who is as dazzling in person as she is in print. Canadian novelist, poet, inventor, environmental activist and general badass Margaret Atwood is one such writer. If you have yet to read anything by...

Free Women, Free Men

Content warning: sexual assault, victim blaming Camille Paglia’s self-affirmation as an advocate of gender equality could not be further from the truth. In her most recent selection of essays, Free Women, Free Men, Paglia leaps from topic to...

Forever Words

Forever Words is a beautiful and loving tribute to the late Johnny Cash. It uncovers the reality behind the familiar and famous image of the ‘Man in Black’, revealing the funny wholly human man behind the persona.  If anyone is timeless it is...

Klimowski Poster Book

The average modern-day film poster, usually a garish montage of stars drowned in an excess of legally-required accreditation, is more closely associated with commercialism and mass reproduction than it is with any sense of artistic merit. This...

White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society

White Privilege for Dummies would perhaps have been a more appropriate title for Kalwant Bhopal’s study on white privilege. More fitting, at least, than The Myth of a Post-Racial Society, which makes it sound as though Bhopal’s work enlists a...

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