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Christine Schutt’s ‘Pure Hollywood’

Book Review

June 2018

David Isaacs

Book Review

June 2018

There is a certain kind of American novelist of the late twentieth century whose fiction fetishises plant names. The ability to inventory the flora...

Art Review

May 2018

Sadie Benning, Sleep Rock

Kathryn Lloyd

Art Review

May 2018

The titular work of Sadie Benning’s solo exhibition ‘Sleep Rock’ at Camden Arts Centre takes its name from two images...

Book Review

May 2018

Lynne Tillman's Men and Apparitions  

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

May 2018

‘We are poor passing facts / warned by that to give / each figure in the photograph / his...

Art Review

May 2018

Louis Henderson, Overtures

Laura Harris

Art Review

May 2018

In Louis Henderson’s film I build my language with rocks (2017), veins of handwritten Haitian Creole spread across a...

Book Review

May 2018

Mathieu Asselin’s ‘Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation’

Felix Bazalgette

Book Review

May 2018

I’ve often wondered how high finance has ended up so closely involved with the earnestly ethical practice of documentary...

Book Review

May 2018

Emily Berry’s ‘Stranger, Baby’

Declan Ryan

Book Review

May 2018

Writing in the introduction to his Fifty Poems in 1988, Ian Hamilton commented on his younger self, ‘But did...

Harry Mathews’s ‘The Solitary Twin’

Book Review

May 2018

Aaron Peck

Book Review

May 2018

Imagine a small fishing village on the edge of the world. Its inhabitants are progressive and content. The surroundings are pleasant. The village is...

Art Review

May 2018

Dennis Cooper, Permanent Green Light

Shama Khanna

Art Review

May 2018

In total four kids die during the course of Permanent Green Light (2018), Dennis Cooper and Zac Farley’s second...

Book Review

May 2018

Jesse Ball’s ‘Census’

Patrick Langley

Book Review

May 2018

Reading Jesse Ball’s new novel feels like being hypnotised, or like having your heart broken – but really it...

Sean Raspet, Receptor-Binding Variations

Art Review

April 2018

Evan Moffitt

Art Review

April 2018

How well do you know your nose? That organ is the gateway to our least understood sense, a network of more than 400 types...