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Nora Ikstena's ‘Soviet Milk’

Book Review

August 2018

Kevin Brazil

Book Review

August 2018

Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena opens with two women who cannot remember. ‘I don’t remember 15 October 1969,’ says the first. ‘I don’t remember...

Art Review

August 2018

Maria Fusco, ECZEMA!

Daisy Lafarge

Art Review

August 2018

Growing up in an evangelical church I took communion most weeks. To a child’s mind it seemed an excitingly...

Book Review

August 2018

Alicia Kopf's ‘Brother in Ice’

Jess Cotton

Book Review

August 2018

Towards the beginning of Brother in Ice, the debut novel by Catalan artist Alicia Kopf, is a photograph of...

Art Review

August 2018

JENNY HOLZER, IN CONVERSATION WITH FRANCES MORRIS

Thom James

Art Review

August 2018

Perhaps unsurprisingly, every seat in the Tate’s Starr Cinema was taken on 16 July 2018, where Jenny Holzer was...

Book Review

August 2018

Lorrie Moore's ‘See What Can Be Done’

Nicole Flattery

Book Review

August 2018

Lorrie Moore writes in her introduction to See What Can Be Done that, at the start of her career,...

Book Review

July 2018

Yoko Tawada's ‘The Last Children of Tokyo’

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,...

Emily Pope, The Sitcom Show

Art Review

July 2018

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 vein of British pop culture...

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...

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

Book Review

July 2018

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 her own non-existence. There is...

 

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