Short fiction: a literary snack

Image Description: A person reading a book over lunch This week, Sarah Moorhouse asked OxStu contributors to tell us about their favourite pieces of short fiction.  Perfect to enjoy over breakfast or a quick tea break, these compelling reads will transport you away from a dreary lockdown lifestyle. Helena Aeberli: Francoise Sagan’s Bonjour Tristesse Francoise […]

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Poetry for a world on Pause

Image description: An illustration of two hands with one holding an ink pen Though much has been said about our abbreviated attention spans during these days, if you find yourself unable to concentrate even on the latest book of essays by the corrosively delightful Samantha Irby or enjoy that ribald, irreverent biography of Princess Margaret […]

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‘The Outsiders’ by S.E.Hinton

It has been more than 50 years since the publication of S.E. Hinton’s first novel ‘The Outsiders’. Set in 1960s Oklahoma, ‘The Outsiders’ is a moving coming-of-age story surrounding the gang rivalry between lower-class ‘Greasers’ and upper-class ‘Socials’. Given the big societal changes that have happened since then and how dated, for example, the social […]

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