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Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?

Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?

From Rosemary’s Baby to Midsommar, how has the figure of the witch changed in cinema and beyond?
S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

The Books Section choose their favourite spooky reads for Halloween
Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Maisie Scott reviews Before the Coffee Gets Cold and the novel’s depiction of time travel and the modern coffee shop
Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest is returning to Manchester in its 10th year to celebrate independent horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. It takes place on the 4th-7th of October at the Odeon Manchester Great Northern. The festival promises to be a thrilling weekend. Festival coordinators, Simeon Halligan and Rachel Richardson-Jones created Grimmfest 10 years ago to showcase horror films […]
Top 5 books to get you into Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

Top 5 books to get you into Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

Brocha Goode suggests five Terry Pratchett books that are an excellent entry point to Discworld
Elizabeth Gibson meets Maggie Stiefvater

Elizabeth Gibson meets Maggie Stiefvater

Elizabeth Gibson quizzes Young Adult superstar Maggie Stiefvater on art, mythology, books and bagpipes
Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch – review

Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch – review

Ben Aaronovitch’s fantasy/crime world offers some much-needed respite as dissertation deadlines and exam period draw ever closer

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