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A book that changed my life: The Greeks

11th January 2021

Mahee Mustafa recounts what Ancient Greece can teach us about freedom. The most valuable thing one can glean from a work of literature is insight into one’s own psyche. Although command of language, deft characterisation, and excavation of universal themes are all important, a book is ultimately worth nothing if it does not reveal a ...

A book that changed my life: diverging from the literary canon

28th November 2020

Basilia Weir recounts her journey from Divergent to a Literature degree. “It must require bravery to be honest all the time.” That’s a quote from the book that changed my life. says it’s from page 62, if you feel the need to look it up. Though, if you spent enough time on Tumblr in ...