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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...

Author of the week: Paul Beatty

A look at the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize

Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2016

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

Harry Potter and the Procrastinators’ Tome

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

Review: The Leopard

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

On the incompleteness of reading

Ellie Duncan gets lost in the countless possibilities of translation

The life and death of the millennial author

Daniel Curtis considers the implications of social media for literary legacies

Iris Murdoch’s Oxford Life

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

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

Writing winter from Shakespeare to Selvon

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

Left-wing academics are sexier than right-wingers, study suggests

Despite “scruffy” appearance, left-wing scholars are more attractive than well-groomed right-winger counterparts, psychologists say

Government plans announced for two-year university courses

Universities Minister Jo Johnson told university leaders today that universities in England will be able to charge more than £14,000 per year for a...

Medical student uses unborn baby’s brain for research without parents’ permission

An unborn baby’s brain was used by an Oxford medical student without its parents’ permission. The student at the John Radcliffe Hospital used the foetal...