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The Psychological Benefits of Re-reading

Debates surrounding reading are familiar to any bibliophile – from the 21st century dispute of book vs. Kindle, to whether the author should ‘die’ after publication or continue to spout…

Do Judge a Book by its Cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover, as the idiom goes. While I understand the sentiment, it’s actually terrible advice when taken literally. Metaphorically, sure! When it comes to people,…

Book Review: An Olive Grove in Ends by Moses McKenzie

Contains spoilers An Olive Grove in Ends is the debut novel by the young – and richly talented – author Moses McKenzie. Coming from Bristol himself, McKenzie paints a vivid…

Are Graphic Novels Considered ‘Proper’ Books?

At some point, we’ve all picked up a graphic novel. From a Marvel comic, a graphic adaptation of The Great Gatsby, or a copy of the One Piece manga –…

Exploring Brighton with Brighton’s Hidden Walks by Ric Morris

As an international student, arriving in Brighton felt like stepping into a whole new world. The bustling streets, the salty sea breeze, and the vibrant energy of the city filled…

How to Get Out of a Reading Slump

After an extended slump in reading, motivation and momentum often begins to slowly dwindle – perhaps with a book that you just can’t finish. You promise yourself that you’ll try…

The Toxicity Of Yearly Reading Goals

As each year approaches, we as individuals set ourselves goals that we aim to achieve throughout the new year. Recent statistics from Finder UK found that roughly two-thirds (66%) of…

Get ready for World Book Day 2019

This year’s World Book Day will take place on Thursday 7 March, with schools all around Brighton participating in this annual event. I think every person in the United Kingdom…

Agonising defeat for Netball 1st

Fireworks came early in an explosive match last Wednesday between Sussex University Women’s 1st team and their Reading counterparts. Reading stole a narrow 32-31 win in a game that went…