Karishma Jobanputra

Pint of Purple: Karishma Jobanputra, Deputy Books Editor

What book are you reading at the moment? I’ve just started A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, which is a serious doorstopper of a novel at over 700 pages! It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year, and follows four friends in New York and the struggles of...
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Posted Jan. 18, 2016

Irrational Man

Karishma reviews 'Irrational Man', Woody Allen's latest film about a middle aged man having an existential crisis. However, despite appearances, the film has more to it than initial trailers would have suggested...
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Posted Sep. 24, 2015

How to be both

Imagine a novel which is structured differently depending on the copy you buy? Ali Smith's award-winning 'How to Be Both' does this, and so much more
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Posted Sep. 15, 2015


Karishma reviews the Despicable Me spinoff 'Minions', a fairly humourous yet underwhelming effort that sees diminishing returns from a fairly tired franchise.
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Posted Jul. 30, 2015

Shami Chakrabarti on liberty

Once referred to as “the most dangerous woman in Britain”, there was certainly a palpable excitement amongst the barrage of people waiting to hear Shami Chakrabarti talk on Tuesday 20 January. The event, which was part of the Warwick PPE Speaker Series, was in line with the release of Chakrabarti’s...
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Posted Mar. 24, 2015