All posts tagged fiction

REVIEW: The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus is an intense, though enigmatic, call to life. Not many of us can deny the pleasure that comes with reading, but for me, that effect has […]

Connection is Genderless and Mentally Ill People Can Love

As a member of the UniSex editorial team, I was invited to join Dr. Tony Ortega, the author of the newly published self-help book #IsHeHereYet, at the London Book Fair […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poetry Across Borders

It’s a Monday night, and I’m sitting in a lecture theatre with people spilling from the stairs leading up to the seats. We are students across all years and disciplines, […]

Tales From Tilling: The Fabulous Mapp & Lucia

We recently launched our new CUB ‘Book Club’ – your one-stop shop for reviews and recommendations of the modern classics and vintage staples that should be occupying your bedside table. […]

A Threshold

The room is neither bright nor dark, with its dim light lingering in the air like a rotting, transparent mist. The cobwebs pressed against the ceiling appear to be shimmering […]

CONFESSIONS OF A MODERN-DAY LEPER

I thought I had it all. I was lucky enough to have been born into what they used to call a ‘middle-class family.’ But I guess my mother was right; […]

The xx Take Over Brixton

For the last week, the sign outside the O2 Academy Brixton has read ‘The xx: 7 Nights Sold Out’. After originally announcing only three shows at the venue in November […]