Non-Fiction is not everybody’s favourite. Particularly during term-time, when so much of your reading is dedicated to dense, academic texts, reading a book for pleasure can be the last thing we want to do. When […]
Maryam Jameela unpacks the prejudice behind the government’s latest Arts Funding programme and what it means for the future of our culture.
The first thing that hits you about Kae Tempest’s new non-fiction collection On Connection is the prose. The rhythmic quality to it, the subtle use of rhyme and syntax would make this book a joy […]
Arts and Culture writer Marjolaine Marsile details important historical figures in both Black History and Black Art. Joséphine Baker The incredible ‘J’ai deux amours, mon pays et Paris‘ was sung by an African-American French woman […]
Oh, J.K. Rowling. Have you ever known anybody make such a royal mess of an empire they’ve built up over the best part of a few decades? I certainly haven’t. Once beloved for creating a […]
Arts and Culture writer Madeleine Gauci Green shares some of her favourite Black authors and theatre! Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo Bernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic novel made up of interconnected […]
When I first stumbled across Savannah Brown, it was 2016. She’d gone viral with her slam poetry, the now privatised ‘Hi, I’m a Slut’ marking my first serious foray into fourth-wave feminism. Now, after producing […]
Natalie Beecroft reviews the BBC’s newest documentary feature about the novels and authors that shaped Africa.
Some of you guessed right, it’s the Arts. As for those who didn’t, the effects of growing up in post-2008 Britain are showing themselves nicely. For those that guessed ‘Police’, I’m sorry. The government has […]
After finding success as a pop-up stall, the team behind The Bookish Type have opened up new premises to give Leeds its first-ever queer bookshop. Associate Editor Alex Gibbon caught up with Ray and Nicola […]
As most of us will be staying at home this summer, here is a list of books and films which will make you feel like you are going on holiday. Although these travels will not […]
Despite her recent controversial remarks regarding the Trans community, JK Rowling’s sales have continued to rise over the quarantine period with publisher Bloomsbury even saying that they have proved a ‘lockdown hit’, contributing to a […]