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Wednesday, March 22nd

Harry Potter and the Procrastinators’ Tome

Izzy Smith is reminded of the comforting power of the books of our childhood

Iris Murdoch’s Oxford Life

Benn Sheridan reflects on Iris Murdoch's life and work in the final instalment of Through the Looking Glass

Graham Greene and Oxford’s pubs

Daniel Curtis loses himself in tales of writerly pub trips in the penultimate Through the Looking Glass

Five literary festive favourites

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

Reinvention: a love affair with language

Tilly Nevin reviews approaches to the interplay of language and creativity

Love in a Renault Clio

Susannah Goldsbrough outlines Nancy Mitford’s tragic wit

Society divided: Dickens and revolution

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

The richness of the materiality of books

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

Tiny words: on the art of small talk

Ellie Duncan ruminates on the place of everyday interaction in literary writing

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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Why AFC Wimbledon is the people’s answer to modern football

George Steijger writes that AFC Wimbledon's recent win over MK Dons was a victory for football fans

Government plans to protect freedom of speech in universities

Jo Johnson outlines plans to protect freedom of speech in universities, in light of increasing censorship

Oxford students charged £92,254 in overdue library fines in 2015-16

News figures revealed by Freedom of Information request

Survey finds Oxford students hardest working and most miserable in UK

Nearly a quarter of students in Oxford say they regret enrolling

Exeter College’s Cohen Quad formally opened

Delays in building work saw 86 students moved into hotels, but Cohen Quad is now formally open.