3 March, 2014
Laura Ludtke considers how deafness in the nineteenth-century challenged received ideas about language.
Edward Still discovers the blending of the mythical and the tangible in Cynan Jones's new novel The Dig
Michael Easson finds Edmund Burke miscast as a conservative in Jesse Norman's new biography.
Karthick Manoharan on why Slavoj Žižek is the most dangerous philosopher in the West.
Riki Miyoshi on the final installment of Kevin Sharpe's epic history of the changing image of the English Monarchy, Rebranding Rule.
17 February, 2014
Helen Small's The Value of the Humanities provides an effective commentary on the debate, but raises deeper questions about the nature of justification.
An essay by the Oxford-based poet Leo Mercer on how poetry can take to Twitter through the new form the poetweet.
Jennifer Ruthworth discovers an irresistible, glittering charm in Roger McGough's latest collection of poetry, As Far As I know.
Morrissey's Autobiography is a more candid work of self-revelation than the melancholy lyrics that brought him legions of adoring fans.
Fergus McGhee talks to one of the world's leading historians about the current state of Christianity and the value of academic research.