The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Review: Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides releases a new collection of short stories

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Review: Revolt

Books Editor Yasmin Mannan reviews Qaisra Shahraz’s third and most recent novel Revolt, which is a triumphant exploration of everything that is it to be human

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Review: Diao Dou’s Points of Origin

Hope Abbott reviews the otherwordly, yet understated, Points of Origin—the first English translation of any work by the award-winning Chinese author Diao Dou

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Review: Fates and Furies

Laura Walsh reviews Lauren Groff’s novel which explores the love and pain of marriage through multiple perspectives

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Review: The Girl Who Broke The Rules

Hope Abbott reviews the new crime novel by Manchester-born author Marnie Riches

The Sea of Tranquility

Review: The Sea of Tranquility

Solin Hanna gives a glowing review of the YA novel The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

Malcolm X

Review: The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Ali Pearson reviews The Autobiography of Malcolm X, carving out its significance in the world of modern race-relations in the US


Recipe Book Review

My shelves are bursting with recipe books, all shapes, sizes, and types.  Their pages often unspoiled, and they fall open in a couple of places…