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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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...

Nigerian history: a gaping wound in our consciousness?

Written by a true African Millenial

Far From The Madding Crowd: a fan’s heartfelt recommendation

It leaves the reader saddened at the prospect of returning to reality after exploring the rolling hills of Wessex

A supposedly fun man I’ll never meet

Had he not taken his own life four and half years ago, David Foster Wallace would have celebrated his 51st birthday at the end...

The Saint book club: literature bites

We recommend the best food-related reads for this coming Spring

From outsiders to honeymooners: Four short books to read this term

For those in need of a short literary break

The Critics: Blue Nights

Joan Didion Knopf £14.99 Within twenty months, Joan Didion lost both her husband John and her daughter Quintana. These unexpected and devastating losses prompted two memoirs: The...

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...

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...

A Greek myth troublingly retold

Sarah Cate Anstey’s Dion: His Life and Mine is marketed as a refreshing retelling of the story of Ariadne and her husband Dionysus. It...