Category: Literature

26 October, 2021

Harris Wheless

‘Image conscious of the breath in which it lives’

On the neglected Lebanese poet and dramatist Georges Schehadé


19 August, 2021

Eleanor Hallesy

Untidy Identities

Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun


22 February, 2021

Serena Alagappan

The Liaison between Love and Denial

Roland Barthes, trans. Richard Howard, A Lover's Discourse: Fragments


9 January, 2021

Erin Minogue

‘The briefest and slipperiest of seasons’

Ali Smith, Summer. Shortlisted in the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition


15 December, 2020

Joseph Turner

Intimate but Distant

Mina Gorji, Art of Escape. Shortlisted in the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition


2 December, 2020

Maya Krishnan

To Have Been Her

Phoebe Stuckes, Platinum Blonde .


25 November, 2020

Theodore Davies

‘These are the gems of the human soul’

Olga Tokarczuk, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead. Runner-up of the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition


18 November, 2020

Jack Graveney

Life and death on the dehesa

László Krasznahorkai, The Last Wolf. Winner of the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition


20 October, 2020

Maya Krishnan

Just Enough: A Conventional Conversation

Claudia Rankine, Just Us: An American Conversation


2 October, 2020

Rey Conquer

The Human’s-Eye View

Helen Macdonald, Vesper Flights