Category: Academia

1 February, 2019

Rachel Elizabeth Fraser

A Terrible Beauty

Heather Widdows, Perfect Me


16 January, 2019

Shruti Lakhtakia

Fear, Hope, Politics

Martha Nussbaum, The Monarchy of Fear


31 October, 2018

Milan Terlunen

Imperfect Readers

Andrew Elfenbein, The Gist of Reading; Merve Emre, Paraliterary; John Plotz, Semi-Detached


14 June, 2018

Samuel Filby

Our Lives in Language



20 January, 2017

Ernesto Oyarbide

Advance: Searching for Utopia(s) in the Age of Trump and ISIS

Ernesto Oyarbide on Adam Curtis, Utopia, and the post-Trump world.


26 November, 2015

Kristin Grogan

In the valley of its making



8 December, 2014

Martin Willis

n = 1: Valuing Literature and Science

Martin Willis explores what we should value in literature's engagement with science and in the study of that engagement.


Sarah Hanks

Science and Books in an Age of Reform

Secord's Visions of Science weaves together the politics, press, and science of the early nineteenth century.


Alice Bamford

Proofs and Catastrophes

Bamford considers Ian Hacking's exploration origin myths of the discovery of proof and Roubaud's Mathematics: (A novel) .


Gillian Daw

Point of View: Astronomical and Literary Perception

Henchman's The Starry Sky Within is a thought-provoking interdisciplinary work that requires some astronomical expertise.