Representing sex in young adult fiction

Cherwell Books focuses on the importance of consent and honesty

Imagination and immediacy in travel writing

Ellie Duncan interviews Neil McQuillian, Senior Editor at Rough Guides

Between the World and Ta-Nehisi Coates

Altair Brandon-Salmon on an autobiographical look at American racism

Reinvention: a love affair with language

Tilly Nevin reviews approaches to the interplay of language and creativity

Writing the uncanny and the lyrical

Tilly Nevin reviews Gillian Cross and Daisy Johnson in conversation

Society divided: Dickens and revolution

Ethan Croft considers the politics of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities

The life and death of the millennial author

Daniel Curtis considers the implications of social media for literary legacies

Dostoyevsky and the crime of orthodoxy

Daniel Villar reflects on how Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s religious beliefs influenced his literature as the anniversary of his death approaches on 9 February

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

Harry Potter and the Procrastinators’ Tome

Izzy Smith is reminded of the comforting power of the books of our childhood
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We can scrutinise without abusing

It’s important to reject personal attacks on politicians, but holding these same politicians to account is important for our democracy

Adaptating our perception of film adaptations

Jack Allsopp questions whether film adaptations can ever match or even supersede their literary predecessor

Balliol appoints first female Master

Dame Helen Ghosh will be the first woman to hold the position in the college's 750-year history

“Refreshing, original and honest – a genuine delight to watch”

Katie Sayer gives five stars to 'Touch', a brand new sexual comedy from the makers of 'Fleabag', at the Soho Theatre

Council unveils ‘cycling city’ signs despite rising accident rates

Oxford City Council plans to increase the number of commuters cycling even as accident rates rise both locally and nationwide