Literature

Book Review: DICTIONARY STORIES by Jez Burrows

Dictionary Stories is a unique entry in the crowded literary landscape. What could have been a gimmicky collection of nonsense instead shines through as one of the most inventive, varied, and entertaining books to hit shelves in years.

From Screen to Page: THE LAST JEDI Novelization

Movie novelizations are usually the cheapest, pulpiest combination of reading and over-the-top blockbusters. This article explores how the novelization of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI stacks up against the movie.

Five French Books You Must Read In Your Lifetime

French authors can be every bit as contemporary, funny, and timeless as their older (and, dare I say, Anglophone) counterparts. In order to showcase the best works that modern French literature has to offer, here is a list of five essential French books that you must read in your lifetime.

‘Look Who’s Back?’ – Timur Vermes’ Apt 21st Century Political...

From the day of its original publication in Germany in 2013, Timur Vermes’ ‘Look Who’s Back’ (translated from the original title: ‘Er ist wieder da’) was going to ruffle some feathers. The novel combined to hitherto seldom-explored literary genres for German authors: political satire and Adolf Hitler.

Four Greatest Sporting Autobiographies Ever Written

Few literature genres divide opinion quite like sporting autobiographies. I believe that well-written sporting autobiographies can inspire people to do great things, and they often detail areas of sport that spectators seldom see, such as negotiations between agents and arranging transfers between teams.