Arts and Culture Editor Sinead O’Riordan reviews this year’s Booker Prize Winner, Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart.
Matthew Whiteley reviews Tom Brewer’s latest book, an in-depth, exciting and illuminating biography of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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 […]
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 […]
I don’t know where to start in reviewing ‘Mine’ by Emily Merrill. Tragic. Heart breaking. Gripping. Unapologetically beautiful. ‘Mine’ encapsulates themes from abuse, trauma, friendship and ambition in a neat 378 pages. I was all […]
There is nothing particularly groundbreaking about her style of prose, and the subject of adolescent romance is a time old classic. However, there is something about Sally Rooney’s writing that makes it physically impossible to […]
Ideal Angels is a fast-paced romance for the digital-crazed age. Hard-hitting, honest and simply un-put-downable, this debut novel from Robert Welbourn will stick in your mind long after turning the final page… The story follows a young […]
Many of you have probably heard of the Young Adult novel called Pride that was published last year. It is a diverse remix of the Jane Austen’s classic, Pride and Prejudice, with characters of colour […]
A Spool of Blue Thread is the twentieth novel of Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist Anne Tyler. In many ways this novel is a culmination of all those that have gone before it; it combines a multitude […]
If, like many other students at this stage in the year, you are trying to avoid anything that might induce tears, heartache or perspective, then Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala should remain closed, for now. Nonetheless, […]
Taiye Selasi’s long-awaited debut is finally here. From the very beginning, it has been surrounded by hype, and with hype comes expectations that could easily ruin such an eagerly anticipated book. But not this one. […]
Aman Sethi’s debut novel A Free Man is set in the marginalised world of Bara Tooti Chowk – Old Delhi’s labour market. It brings to light the otherwise invisible stories of the labourers who live […]