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Get lost in translation with these brilliant foreign novels

The Vegetarian - Han Kang (Korean) translated by Deborah Smith Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize, The Vegetarian is a disturbing novel about the struggle for independence. The novel focuses on the changes that ensue in the life of Yeong-hye after she announces she has given up eating meat. Her

10 Books That Will Change the Way You Think

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert Author of the bestselling book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert talks this time not about pizza, true love and spirituality, but instead of inspiration and creativity. Big Magic encompasses both Gilbert's 'soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism' that we know and love, whilst urging us to uncover

Top 5 Books Every Feminist Should Read

How to Be a Woman, Caitlin Moran If you are looking to understand the tumultuous perils of becoming a woman - then, look no further than Moran's funny and insightful novel How to Be a Woman. Everything from puberty, first jobs and first loves Moran tackles hard hitting issues regarding the demands

Top 5 Books for History of Art Nerds

As I myself am a student of Art History and can be massively nerdy when it comes to the topic, loved these books and hope you fellow historical lovers will too. 1) Lust for Life, Kirk Douglas For any Van Gogh fans this book is a must read. Kirk Douglas eloquently weaves

Music of the Week: LION BABE

The band in focus this week is LION BABE, a personal favourite of mine. The New Yorkers Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman formed the group back in 2012 when they released their first song Treat Me Like Fire. Self-acclaimed Neo-soul artists, the pair have released three singles and an EP since then. Collaborating