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Review: How To Go To Work

Lucy Clayton and Steven Haines’ new release aims to quell anxieties about entering the working world

Books Editor Shaheena discusses Arundhati Roy, an Indian author whose fiction shines a light on injustices in her home country

Writing Cleopatra

Books Editor Shaheena decodes cultural representations of Cleopatra, elaborating on issues of Eurocentric histories of the world, and deconstructing the myths that arose from them

Stack of books

You may have already heard of the National Book Tokens Scheme. It comes from the same people who bring you World Book Day and now they’re offering book-specific financial aid for students. Uni is very much about books, books, books. They’re expensive, but you definitely need to be reading. They’re mainly for academic purposes, but […]

Reads for 2020

Books editor Shaheena lists a few books to look out for in 2020

Mancunion books editor Shaheena collects recommendations from the Mancunion Books team for gifts and reads this Christmas and New Year

Photo: Pablo Neruda (1966) @ Wikimedia Commons

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]