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Monday, February 27th

Author of the week: Halldór Laxness

Ellie Duncan takes a look at one of Iceland's greatest writers

Review: ‘White Trash’ by Nancy Isenberg

Daniel Villar finds this survey of white working class America wanting

Author of the week: Paul Beatty

A look at the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize

Writing winter from Shakespeare to Selvon

Ellie Duncan surveys the representation of winter in literature through the ages

The richness of the materiality of books

Altair Brandon-Salmon discusses the importance of books as aesthetic objects

Vacation blues: what to read when you’re missing Oxford

Laura Hackett offers a fictional fix of Oxford nostalgia to see you through the vac

Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2016

James Lamming explores the relevance of George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' in the era of Trump

Five literary festive favourites

Izzy Smith picks out five of the best books to enjoy this Christmas

Were the Nazis on drugs?

The Nazi regime was permeated with drugs, from morphine to heroin, taken by almost everyone in the Reich, from soldiers to housewives. This shocking...

Katherine Mansfield: The implosion of femininity

Priya Khaira-Hanks explores the enduring appeal of Katherine Mansfield's short stories in a modern woman's world
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Pembroke appoints first-ever meme reps

Memes to encourage “college spirit” and “boost morale”

89th Academy Awards: Predictions

Oliver Barlow and Jonnie Barrow speculate which films will win big at the Oscars

Time-turners and doppelgängers: battling homesickness at Oxford

Nicola Dwornik talks about the difficulties of finding a true home within college walls

Who will represent France in a new world order?

Emily Dillistone assesses the presidential candidates in an election epitomising the trying times in Europe

An experience of Oxford Women Speak Out

Emily Beswick discusses using her time, and body, for activism