Artwash
BP has been on the receiving end of a sustained campaign to end oil sponsorship of the arts. Mel Evans explains why this is an important issue to target

The Queer African Reader
The Queer African Reader, by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas (eds), reviewed by Mel Evans

Classic book: The Bell Jar
Mel Evans takes a look back at The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, 50 years on

Athenian nights
Discordia: Six nights in crisis Athens, by Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple, reviewed by Mel Evans

The M word
Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel, reviewed by Mel Evans

Classic book: Woman on the Edge of Time – A utopia of resistance
Mel Evans looks at Woman on the Edge of Time, by Marge Piercy, first published 1979

Fueling an oily future
Art activists Platform look at BP's sponsorship of the Olympics