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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New interiors for Zadie Smith

NW, by Zadie Smith 304 pages Hamish Hamilton NW, by Zadie Smith, had the luxury of a guaranteed readership. Previous novels by Smith, White Teeth, The Autograph...

Donna Tartt: an author loved by all students

Start the year off right by ingratiating yourself with the elite classicists of Hampden College, or the work of a Dutch master in the Seventeenth Century

This Is How Yunior Lost Her

This Is How You Lose Her Junot Diaz 224 pages Faber and Faber “I’m not a bad guy,” alleges the narrator of ‘The Sun, the Moon, and the...

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...

Why Roald Dahl still matters

“Ow, Fuck” Those were the parting words of perhaps the finest children’s author of the last century, as he received the lethal dose of morphine...

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

As a child of the Harry Potter generation I’ve always thought that there would only be one “young adult” writer for me - and...

Reviewed: The Boys Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

Kathryn Nielsen reviews a novel which explores the St Andrews student experience.

The Critics: Damned

Damned Chuck Palahniuk Picador £9.99 Chuck Palahniuk is not America’s best writer, but he is America’s most dependable writer. Every year, like a clockwork orgasm, he ejaculates a...

Another Prize for the Mantel

On October 16th, the winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2012 was announced. Hilary Mantel, the author of Bring Up the Bodies, is...

Backlash, not revisited but still experienced

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