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Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

For those in need of a short literary break

The Shock of the Fall proves to be a successful first...

An exploration of the indeterminancy of reality

StAnza 2014 brings ‘a commonwealth of words’ to St Andrews

With the semester reaching its mid point this month, St Andrews is gearing up for the highly anticipated return of StAnza, the country’s premier...

The Saint book club: December edition

We recommend some great reads to get you through the exam period and beyond

A fine slice of Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie could not have chosen a more apt title for her third novel

The Last Years of Edward Thomas

Matthew Hollis’s biography of Edward Thomas weaves literary and personal history with poetic sensitivity. Hollis will be reading at the Stanza Poetry festival on Saturday...

The Poetry of Thought: From Hellenism to Celan

The Poetry of Thought: From Hellenism to Celan George Steiner New Directions £15.99 ‘When he looks back, the critic sees a eunuch’s shadow. Who would be a critic...

Best of 2013: top 5 books

Literature editor Samantha Marcus looks back on her favourite reads of the year