Agnes Chapman-Wills gives us a preview of MacQueen’s upcoming book, ‘Between the Streets’.
It’s been so long, my love, but I haven’t yet found a perfume that reminds me of you. I’ve felt you on my fingertips, inhaled you after midnight welcomed you into my days. You’ve been by my side almost fourteen years, subtle yet always there and you linger in the air making me run […]
O ur nightmares are filled with fears of claustrophobia, feelings of imminent danger and monsters. The monsters of our dreams don’t exist, but some people give it their best shot. Well Jack the hero of our story lives in a nightmarish world blissfully unaware of the dangers and monsters around him; he is just five […]
Many writers experience daily frustration with their work. What may have appeared to be clever word-play in the haze of the previous night now looks clumsy; a mastercrafted plot viewed in the cold light of morning appears plodding. The inability to properly convey a grand vision, however, is most heart-breaking for the writer, and whole […]
‘If you’re born into the working-class, you tend to get stuck there, even if you do have the “merit” to escape.’ This is the premise of James Bloodworth’s debut book The Myth of Meritocracy. Thomas Piketty’s cultural touchstone, Capital in the Twenty-First Century highlighted how wealth grows more quickly than the economy as a whole, and Bloodworth’s book focuses on the implications this […]
In his typically understated way, London based artist Archy Marshall quietly brought in the closing month 2015 with the release of multimedia project, A New Place 2 Drown – a collaborative effort with brother Jack. Interweaving film, art and poetry (in the form of a book) and the album, the pair aimed to construct a portrait […]
“The streets are deserted. There are no more streets. Just torn-up ditches filled with rubble between rows of ruins.” Okay, so a book about the second world war was always going to be at least a little depressing. But, Hitler’s Last Day: Minute by Minute manages to strike an excellent balance in a lot of ways, while […]
Kate Jones catches up with job-hunting expert Oni Bhattacharya to give you the best tips on how to bag your dream job… Caught in a whirlwind of lectures, socialising and generally living the student life, it’s often hard for us students to take stock of the fact that the end of our degrees (and often […]