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Yoko Tawada's ‘The Last Children of Tokyo’

Book Review

July 2018

Rebecca Bates

Book Review

July 2018

Everywhere in the Japan of Yoko Tawada’s The Last Children of Tokyo, strange mutations unfold. In the years (perhaps decades, or perhaps generations) since an...

Art Review

July 2018

Emily Pope, The Sitcom Show

Alex Quicho

Art Review

July 2018

Emily Pope’s five-part web series, The Sitcom Show, is a throwback to the chameleonic class-consciousness and wry pessimism-as-realism embodied by the...

Book Review

July 2018

Lena Andersson's ‘Acts of Infidelity’

Sophie Mackintosh

Book Review

July 2018

Acts of Infidelity is the second novel by Lena Andersson that follows unlucky-in-love heroine Ester Nilsson, and it’s another...

Art Review

July 2018

Corita Kent, Get With The Action

Ellen Mara De Wachter

Art Review

July 2018

It always felt hot and hazy, coming off an 8-hour flight from Europe, and the backs of my legs...

Book Review

July 2018

C.D. Rose’s ‘Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else’

Matthew Janney

Book Review

July 2018

‘Play! Invent the world! Invent reality!’ cries one character in Vladimir Nabokov’s Look at the Harlequins!, playfully referring to...

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian, The Loom of History

Zack Hatfield

Art Review

June 2018

Anna Boghiguian’s art has always been about a kind of looming: the hover of histories, their asphyxiating weft. Throughout...

Sheila Heti's 'Motherhood'

Book Review

June 2018

Hannah Rosefield

Book Review

June 2018

Sheila Heti’s last novel, How Should a Person Be?, opens with the question of its title. ‘For years and years I asked it of...

Book Review

June 2018

Christine Schutt’s ‘Pure Hollywood’

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...

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...

Lynne Tillman's Men and Apparitions  

Book Review

May 2018

Emily LaBarge

Book Review

May 2018

‘We are poor passing facts / warned by that to give / each figure in the photograph / his living name,’ writes Robert Lowell....

 

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