Review by Joshua Isard
A review of a lauded book no one else seems to be reading.
Column by Joshua Isard July 1, 2022
An examination of Hesse's magnum opus, and how it can help artists approach modern issues.
Column by Leah Dearborn
As visible, public cultural institutions, libraries have long played a role in the protection of civilians and shared heritage, as well as information dissemination during wartime.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf June 25, 2021
Da-da-dum, the International Booker Winner has been announced, and you haven't even read the shortlist. Don’t worry: this post is here to help.
Column by Lisa Bubert March 30, 2020
Since our whole world is upside down right now, I figured we could use some uplifting reads.
Column by Christopher Shultz July 18, 2016
It's hailed as one of the best anti-war films ever made...but is its depiction of war not as good as it could be?
Review by Cath Murphy October 20, 2014
Concerning litters of piglets, unexplained pregnancies, identical twin movie stars, conjoined infants, Kamikaze pilots, and two bombs turned human.
Review by Leah Dearborn
Hassan Blasim's collection of stories presents a surreal interior view of both the Iraq War and a multitude of horrors that followed in its wake.
News by Dean Fetzer November 13, 2013
The Pink Floyd frontman has sent a poem to 93-year-old Henry Shindler, who discovered the “exact time and place where the singer’s father died during a German attack”.
Column by Leah Dearborn November 8, 2013
Books are not always innocent creations. Time and again, the written word has helped to both inflame and resolve human conflicts.
News by Dean Fetzer
According to Oxford fellow Dr Paula Byrne, the author’s books gave veterans a sense of security, and this comfort is probably why her writing still appeals... in a ‘crazy’ world
News by Dean Fetzer
A.A. Milne was widely considered a pacifist, but newly uncovered documents suggest he was recruited to a military propaganda group charged with putting a positive spin on the war at home in Britain.