Culture

Exploring Non-Romantic Love in Literature

What makes love in literature compelling? Too often, fiction focuses on romantic relationships that are difficult, tragic, unrequited or even obsessive. The types of relationships that fit these categories can seem uniform: romantic, intimate, and...

The Moral Marketplace

Asheem Singh’s The Moral Marketplace discusses the growing social enterprise phenomenon. If that sounds like jargon to you, fear not – I had never heard of social enterprise until I picked up Singh’s book. The term social enterprise refers...

FAME: The Musical

Since 1989, the Edinburgh University Footlights has served as an outlet for students to showcase their performing arts skills through the annual shows it holds. This year, they debuted their production of Fame: The Musical. The cast consists of 22...

Anna

Niccolò Ammaniti’s Anna is a calamitous yet hopeful tale of survival, loss and companionship. The novel is set in the near future, where a virus, known only as “Red Fever,” has killed the entire adult population. Children, immune from...

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