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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Hoodoo Man Blues

John Burnside’s forthcoming collection Black Cat Bone explores various poetic traditions, eventually finding its way back home. Burnside will read at the Stanza Festival. “To...

Questioning Queer Qualms

Venue 2 hosts Queer Question Time, but what’s the use in talking? It was as diverse a crowd as you might expect which filled up...

Gotta do the cookin’ by the book

Are cookbooks marketed towards students making unfair assumptions about their target audience? With The Times recently crowning the relatively unknown Good Food 101: One Pot...

Is this the new Sopranos?

For the last few months, the people at BSkyB have been going out of their way to publicise Sky Atlantic, a new channel hosting...

The Sound of Silence

"To write a poem after Auschwitz is barbaric”, says T. W. Adorno in “An Essay on Cultural Criticism and Society.” To him, art was...

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Umi Chilemba on the top 5 horror novels that’ll give you goosebumps and make your head spin

St Andrews Botanical Gardens

Rachael Smith explores the bubble’s backyard

Classic Book of the Week: Catch 22

This week Ellie Porter reviews Heller’s classic novel

The search for truth in the Chronic City

J. H. Ramsay on why it’s worth visiting the New York City in Lethem’s book