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Friday, September 21, 2018

Doli temeris: Remembering Seamus Heaney

In the first in a three-part series, Tamar Ziff takes a look at the work of Heaney

An interview with Bernard Cornwell

Most famous for his 24 novels about the Napoleonic War-era rifleman Richard Sharpe, Bernard Cornwell is perhaps the world’s best-known historical novelist today. Fantastically...

Chomsky & Ploychroniou, “Optimism over Despair”

The influence of Noam Chomsky's thought over the past half century on the scope and focus of public debate, as a leading intellectual and...

An interview with Alexander ‘Sandy’ McCall Smith: The professor who brought...

Alexander ‘Sandy’ McCall Smith has led a deeply unusual life. A renowned expert on medical law and bioethics, in which field he was a...

The Saint talks to Michael Miller, author of The Dragon’s Blade:...

  Michael Miller graduated from the University in 2014 with a first class degree in History. Now, at the age of 23, he has published...

The cult of celebrity and young fiction

If you visit the children’s section in almost every bookshop now, you will be confronted by a rather surprising phenomenon. Leaping out again and...

A conversation with Anthony Horowitz

"I always say there’s only one difference between an unsuccessful writer and a successful writer, and it’s that the unsuccessful writer stops."

Anna Akhmatova: The tragic destiny of a Russian soul

I was walking home. The sun was out. The snow had finally melted and the grass was growing green, so I decided to change...

Reviewed: The Letters of Ivor Punch

Ellen Ridsdale reviews the debut novel of acclaimed Scottish musician Colin MacIntyre

Backlash, not revisited but still experienced

Tali Kord discusses Susan Faludi's 1991 work on feminism, Backlash