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Review: The Leopard

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

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

On the incompleteness of reading

Ellie Duncan gets lost in the countless possibilities of translation

Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2016

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

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

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

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...

Imagination and immediacy in travel writing

Ellie Duncan interviews Neil McQuillian, Senior Editor at Rough Guides

Writing the uncanny and the lyrical

Tilly Nevin reviews Gillian Cross and Daisy Johnson in conversation
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Yangon University is modelled on Oxford, but there are no dreaming spires

Mia Millman explores the history of university in Burma and imagines life without education

Oxford pollution levels break health rules

Cancer-causing nitrogen dioxide levels break EU and WHO guidelines.

Life Divided: Unpacking

Rosa Thomas and Jamie Onslow reluctantly consider the pains and gains of unpacking

Warren Gatland selects controversial Lions squad for upcoming summer tour

Eyebrows have been raised at the presence of 12 Welshmen in the squad

Ageing under the spotlight

Sophie Burdge condemns ageism in pop culture and our generation's obsession with beauty