Resisting the meaningless
Simon Critchley talks power, politics and the problem of nihilism with Tom Cutterham
Banter and Posthumousness
Cherwell asks Lars Iyer some questions about his debut novel, Spurious, and the relationship between fiction and philosophy
Everything and Nothing
Cherwell reviews A Book for All and None, the literary debut from Clare Morgan, course director of the Oxford MSt in Creative Writing
Tom Cutterham finds out it's still grim up North after reviewing Spurious, Lars Iyer's first novel derived from his blog of the same name
It’s just one year until the Mayan apocalypse, but for those who take their eschatology with more of a modern twist, Cherwell finds some interesting new books on their way.
Christmas Poems: Tom Cutterham reads ‘Stealing’
Tom Cutterham reads from Carol Ann Duffy's 'Stealing,' anthologised by AQA for
Christmas poems: Clarissa Pabi reads "Dirty Old Man"
Oxford Poetry Society President Clarissa Pabi reads her poem for the season in the first of Cherwell's Christmas poems
We Need To Talk About Steve
We wonder about interviews with authors. What are they for, and what should we ask?