Book Club

My Cat Yugoslavia by Pajtim Statovci

“Possibly the strangest book you have read for a while, but very enlightening and thought-provoking about some serious issues” In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young girl named Emine is married off […]

Book Review: Chomsky’s How The World Works

It’s been a long time since the early days of anarchist thought, and I find, quite disappointingly, that it is often misunderstood, misrepresented, or just not known about at all. […]

The Beggar and Other Stories by Gaito Gazdanov

“A beautifully crafted collection of short stories that engage you with a whole range of issues” Gaito Gazdanov’s The Beggar and Other Stories is a novel that amalgamates six short […]

The October Men by David Impey

David Impey’s newly released and debut novel The October Men “A tense and complicated sci-fi thriller that will keep you engaged and stay with you even after you close the […]

Lotte’s War by Lotte Moore

**An interesting and informative read about an infamous and dramatic event! ** Lotte’s War is both an autobiography and historical novel. Although short, it entails Lotte Moore’s life before, during […]

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena: This month’s CUB magazine’s must-read! “A thrilling suspense novel that has you hooked from the very first chapter” Anne and Marco’s next-door neighbours, […]

Rex Quondam Rex Que Futurus: Why We Should All Love the Arthurian Legend, Despite its Most Recent Adaptation

If you are enrolled on the SED’s Arthurian Literature course, you may agree with me when I say it has been a greatly enjoyable, but also greatly varied experience. We […]

Member of the Family by Dianne Lake

“At 14 I became one of Charles Manson’s girls. At 17 I helped put him in prison.” On December 13th 1971, cult leader Charles Manson was convicted of first-degree murder […]

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir: A reflective and uplifting novel about second chances – a must-read!   For Jónas, life has not been what he thought it would be. […]