Five books that have shaped my thinking: In conversation with author Patricia Smyth

Author of Paul Delaroche: Painting and Popular Spectacle, Patricia Smyth, takes us through the five books that have helped to mould her thinking. Richard Sennett, The Fall of Public Man, London and Boston: Faber and Faber, 1986 What struck me about this book when I first read it in the early 1990s is the way … Continue reading


Pavilion Author Q&A: Martha Sprackland

For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Martha Sprackland, author of Citadel (2020) to discuss her collection, collective anxiety, psychedelic experiences and visual art, examining how these interplay within her recent writing.

Literature, postcolonial studies

Far from Provincial – In a Province: Studies in the Writing of South Africa by Graham Pechey

To mark the publication of the late Graham Pechey’s collected essays on South African culture and writing In a Province: Studies in the Writing of South Africa, his daughter Dr Laura Pechey and Professor Tony Voss share their reflections on this important new collection.

Art, Jewish Studies, Journals, News

Spotlight on Aesthetics and the Environment: Free to read journal articles, plus 30% off selected e-book and print books

For August we are putting a spotlight on Aesthetics and the Environment, focusing on our Art, Architecture and Sculpture books, journals and digital collections.