27 October, 2014

Zia Haider Rahman talks to S S Haque

The Completeness of Novel-Writing and Inquiries into Epistemology

In this interview, Rahman discusses his influences, class, epistemology, and the difficulties of certain metaphoric language.


Alex Niven

The Last Tape

'The Last Tape' is an extract from Alex Niven's debut collection of poetry of the same title published by Zero Books on 31 October 2014.


Tom Cutterham

Historians Getting Things Done

The History Manifesto envisages historians not in the study, library, or classroom, but striding the corridors of power, getting things done.


Kate Travers

A Critical Hematology

Blood offers an unexpected and challenging investigation into the role of blood, occuping a crucial space at the centre of the Western canon.


Emma Simpson

A Finite Infinity

As a deeply experimental work, The Bone Clocks is gloriously ambitious, surprising, moving, and a ridiculously fun read.


13 October, 2014

Morgan Wesley

A True Hard Man

Wesley finds that, despite his extensive knowledge and passion, Peter Cossins's attempt to capturing these massive shifts in the paradigm of cycling falls short.


Gabriel Roberts

Whose Values? Which Justification?

Gabriel Roberts challenges us to think about the humanities in terms of the amount and explicitness of disagreement which they can tolerate about matters of value.


Rey Conquer

The Way Lint Collects

Rey Conquer find that the “meanings” of colours arise through relations and networks of association, within a work, or within a culture.


Dominic Davies

Words, Stones and Poetry

A Bird Is Not A Stone is simultaneously a testament to the power of poetry and the resolute and ongoing cultural production of Palestinian poets across the world.


Laura Ludtke

Either/Or/And/Both

With its deft representation of simultaneity and interpenetrating narratives, Ali Smith's novel is by turns provocative, sardonic, and genuine.