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Reading Zadie Smith

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. 502 more words


In Defense of Vanity

The other day, on my usual never-ending, dangerous cycle of watching YouTube videos, I stumbled upon this lady. I clicked the link because I assumed it was a defence on fashion and our right to defend fashion. 2,347 more words


Who They Probably Couldn't Comprehend Entirely

But the problem with readers, the idea we’re given of reading is that the model of a reader is the person watching a film, or watching television. 140 more words


Zadie Smith on reading

“Quite often I am asked to recommend, as a practice, the habit of “reading.” I like to do this, though I always feel a little phony. 171 more words


In the Media: 10th August 2014

In the media is a weekly round-up of features written by, about or containing female writers that have appeared during the previous week and I think are insightful, interesting and/or thought-provoking. 389 more words

Evie Wyld

Stereotyping Your College Roommate by Their Favorite Book

As we approach the time of the year when students start trickling in to college campuses, decorating their dorm rooms with stuff from IKEA and Target and trying really hard to sound like they know what they’re talking about, many incoming freshmen are surely wondering what their new roommates will be like. 579 more words


Some Like It Short

A quick Google tells me that a short story is: ‘a story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.’ But how long is a novel? 1,434 more words