January 29, 2020

The 4th Entry in InQuire's series spotlighting University of Kent students' favourite books of the 2010s.

I believe that books, once they are written, have no need of their authors. If they have something to say, they will sooner or later find readers; if not, they won...

January 18, 2020

The 3nd entry in a new series, spotlighting the University of Kent students’ favourite books of the 2010s.

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This 2014 science-fiction thriller is a surreal, twisted, and deeply unsettling look into the relationship between human understanding a...

January 1, 2020

The 2nd entry in a new series, spotlighting the University of Kent students’ favourite books of the 2010s.

Deliberate, thought provoking, with a flair of humour that is characteristic of the comic, Trevor Noah’s Born a Crime is a must read book of the decade. While it h...

December 20, 2019

The 1st entry in a new series, spotlighting the University of Kent students’ favourite books of the 2010s.

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Growing up I had never particularly enjoyed traditional fairytales or love stories, finding them stereotyped, cheesy and somewh...

December 4, 2019

Thanksgiving has just gone by and accompanying this US holiday is Native American Heritage month. Native Americans are quick to be associated with the past and a bygone way of living; a different world altogether from the USA we know today. Whilst communities and terri...

November 23, 2019

Dame Carol Ann Duffy is undoubtedly one of the most important poets of the late 20th/early 21st century and, as 2019 marks her resignation as Poet Laureate and her visit to Canterbury, it is imperative to explore the impact she has had on poetry and literature.

Duffy’s...

November 21, 2019

Call me a cynic, but I usually roll my eyes at attempts to hold ‘cultural evenings,’ because they tend to reduce the culture at hand to a commodity, something to be consumed. However, the recent event at Waterstones Canterbury truly encapsulated Indian culture and serv...

October 30, 2019

Images courtesy of books2africa.org

Weary from the long and treacherous journey, Ariyike collapsed on her small Vodafoam mattress in the corner of her room and slowly drifted to sleep as the sun set on her town in Osun state. That night she would dream of the journey ah...

October 28, 2019

For a long time, the holy trinity – Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Maya Angelou – have dominated the literary field as black female writers. It is a rarity for authors to achieve mass recognition, but these women made it despite the barriers from the literary landsca...

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