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Can Xue’s ‘Love in the New Millennium’

Book Review

May 2019

Jay G Ying

Book Review

May 2019

Over the last thirty years Can Xue has created an astonishing body of avant-garde literature exploring the limits of the individual. The vision of...

Art Review

May 2019

Simone Fattal, Works and Days

Tausif Noor

Art Review

May 2019

For the last five decades, Simone Fattal has produced works that refract the particularities of the present vis-à-vis a...

Book Review

May 2019

Maria Gainza’s ‘Optic Nerve’

Lauren Elkin

Book Review

May 2019

In his foreword to A Thousand Plateaus, on the pleasures of philosophy, and of Deleuze and Guattari’s philosophy in...

Book Review

May 2019

Valeria Luiselli’s ‘Lost Children Archive’

Dennis Zhou

Book Review

May 2019

In the summer of 2015, when thousands of children were arriving in the United States every month from Honduras,...

Book Review

April 2019

Virginie Despentes’ ‘Vernon Subutex Two’

Roisin Kiberd

Book Review

April 2019

In King-Kong Theory (2006), her autobiography and feminist manifesto, Virginie Despentes describes a job she’d held almost two decades...

Art Review

April 2019

How Chicago! Imagists 1960s and 70s

Chloë Ashby

Art Review

April 2019

At times, the artwork of the Chicago Imagists verges on the gross: that big green bogey dangling from the...

Oscar Wilde Temple, Studio Voltaire

Art Review

April 2019

Leon Craig

Art Review

April 2019

The light is dim, the air richly scented. Little purple tea lights flicker in the votive candle rack and the walls are decorated with...

Book Review

April 2019

Postcards from Peripheral France

Elsa Court

Book Review

April 2019

‘When I arrived in Paris for school, all these bourgeois kids would say Eddy Bellegueule, what a funny name.’...

Art Review

March 2019

Daria Martin, Tonight the World

Nathan Geyer

Art Review

March 2019

I awoke bathed in perspiration, my teeth clenched. Once again, as on countless previous nights, I had been hunted...

On Yuval Noah Harari

Book Review

February 2019

Claire Lowdon

Book Review

February 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was someone in charge, someone who understood how it all fitted together? Even though we know that it...

 

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