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A Thriller For Every Format

7 August 2020

During lockdown I’m sure many of us have turned to television, films and books to distract ourselves. I have a fondness for thrillers and espionage, so I have recommended some entertainment that will get your hearts pulsing and always has a twist.  True Spies – Podcast This is a podcast narrated by Hayley Atwell, acting […]

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Jonathan Franzen’s Purity is Pretty Bad

24 July 2020

Like a lot of people, I realised pretty early on that one of the potential upsides of lockdown was the opportunity to spend more time reading. There’s always the question of what to read, though. For some reason, I decided that I was feeling like a Big American Novel, and so I turned to an […]

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Books To Read In Quarantine

19 July 2020

Another month, another period of minimal interaction with the outside world for most of us. To pass the time, many of us have taken up different hobbies – out of my friends, Ella has taken up diamond painting (trust me, I don’t know what it really is either), Robin has been baking up a storm, […]

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An Extremely Biased Lockdown Reading List

14 June 2020

Lockdown has brought with it an enforced return to more solitary, simple pleasures. Occasionally I’ve found journalists sparing a few column inches for discussion of these, with one hobby sticking out in particular. Sadly I’m a terrible gardener, so you’re getting some book recommendations instead. It’s not difficult to see why reading has become the […]

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Your summer reading based on your major part 2

14 June 2018

Film: Major Must-Read: A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess) One of the most interesting adaptations from novel to film, A Clockwork Orange is written in a bizarre and linguistically unheard of style. Fantastic story that only emphasizes Kubrick’s brilliance in the transfer to film. Take A Break: Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk) A fun read you will […]

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Your Summer Reading Based on your major (part 1)

12 June 2018

  Your Summer Reading List Based on Your Major Cady Crowley   Whether you’re under palm fronds or high rises, on beaches or in offices, sipping cocktails or coffee, you’re out of exams and into the summer. And whatever your plans, a good book is a must-have in any work, travel, or day-to-day tote bag. […]

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