Alice Porter attempts to de-spell the myth that books are the supreme form of popular culture, despite being a self-proclaimed book lover
Selby’s The Demon is a disturbingly raw account of how difficult it is for some to escape their inner urges and destructive tendencies
Penny Haslam’s New book How to Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous hits shelves this month, providing tips for anybody with a career in the public eye
Fashion editor Alice Porter argues that the ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel prioritises plot over politics with a novel that was unnecessarily built up
The Man Booker Prize is being praised because a black woman, Bernadine Evaristo, has won for the first time, but what does her having to share the prize say?
Sam Coates discussed the Westboro Baptist church, and promotes Megan Phelps-Roper’s recently release book, Unfollow
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
Alia Nawaz reviews Akala’s politically-charged book Natives
Writer Sam Bronheim reviews Celeste Ng’s New York Times bestseller and its exploration of the multiple roles of women
Faiza Hussain discusses the airing of the BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials
Robert Macfarlane’s Underland discusses our relationship to the earth beneath our feet, review by Will Stonier
Shaheena reviews Salman Rushdie’s latest book – a modern retelling of Don Quixote in ‘the Age of Anything-Can-Happen’
Shaheena Patel takes a look at figures who impact our current modes of thought, and the orientalist viewpoints that affected their work
Struggling with seminar reading? Here are some tips to make the most of your reading list
Urussa Malik reviews a new short story collection which explores what it means to be a woman in Palestine today.
Ever wondered what your palm facing away from you really means on a date? Jamie Mattinson reviews The Definitive Book of Body Language to find out