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Hot off the press: 2018’s anticipated releases

Feel Free by Zadie Smith Feel Free is an upcoming book of essays by Zadie Smith, scheduled for release in February. Split into five sections –...

Uncommon tripe: a review of Tom Hanks’ ‘Uncommon Type’

There’s a moment in ‘The Past is Important to Us’, a short story in 'Uncommon Type' about a billionaire businessman so in love with...

War and Peace: the essential 1,255 pages

War and Peace is as poignant in 2017 as it was when first published in the 1860s. Set during the French invasion of Russia,...

Books for Music Lovers

Just Kids by Patti Smith Frequently hailed as the godmother of punk, this touching memoir details Patti Smith’s entrance into the New York music and...

A reflection on core texts

What could I buy with £9,250? I couldn't buy a car, but considering my lack of a license and the small insignificant detail of having...

The post-degree reading slump: fact or fiction?

When I asked to write this article, I described my idea as ‘a piece about transitioning back to reading for pleasure now my degree...

The pen is mightier than the screen?

Sometimes technology doesn’t always win. It was recently reported that ebook sales in Britain are dropping at an alarming rate, with the sales of...

The truth about the library fines system

Students have complained about the number of fines imposed by the University’s library - following a Exeposé Freedom of Information (FOI) revealing the University...

Chic Reads: Our Favourite Fashion Books

Those of us who are ardent fashion fans will do literally anything to have a piece of that world of beauty, glamour, and luxury...

Treat Your Shelf: Books are the Real Christmas Magic

Christmas, much like my student debt, has come out of nowhere this year. And, again much like my student debt, I’m trying not to...