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Luis Goytisolo’s ‘Recounting’

Book Review

March 2018

J. S. Tennant

Book Review

March 2018

In June last year the Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo (interviewed in The White Review in 2014) died in Marrakesh, his home for decades. While his reputation never waned...

Book Review

March 2018

Yeng Pway Ngon’s ‘Unrest’

Dylan Suher

Book Review

March 2018

The four Chinese student activists of Yeng Pway Ngon’s Unrest were revolutionaries only for a moment; in the three decades that...

Art Review

February 2018

Bani Abidi & Naeem Mohaiemen, I wish to let you fall out of my hands (Chapter 1)

Skye Arundhati Thomas

Art Review

February 2018

Loneliness is mostly narrative. It also has an aesthetic: an empty tableau in which the lonely act is performed....

Book Review

February 2018

Jessie Greengrass’s ‘Sight’

Jonathan Gibbs

Book Review

February 2018

Jessie Greengrass’s debut story collection caught my eye with its delightfully extravagant title, An Account of the Decline of...

Art Review

February 2018

Nicolas Party, Speakers; Hannah Ryggen, Woven Histories

Lili Owen Rowlands

Art Review

February 2018

The limestone statue of the diamond trader, imperialist and racist Cecil Rhodes that adorns the façade of Oxford’s Oriel...

Art Review

January 2018

Ngozi Onwurah, Three Short Films

Rashida Seriki

Art Review

January 2018

Three of Ngozi Onwurah’s exceptional shorts were screened at the fifteenth London Short Film Festival this January. Ngozi was a...

David Hayden’s ‘Darker With the Lights On’

Book Review

January 2018

Brian Dillon

Book Review

January 2018

In his 1970 essay ‘The Concept of Character in Fiction’, the late William H. Gass wrote that those entities we call characters are often...

Art Review

January 2018

RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE, TWILIGHT LANGUAGE

Priya Khanchandani

Art Review

January 2018

As you enter Raqs Media Collective’s exhibition ‘Twilight Language’ at the Whitworth in Manchester, the gallery lights are dimmed: as...

Book Review

January 2018

Carmen Maria Machado’s ‘Her Body and Other Parties’

Nicole Flattery

Book Review

January 2018

I’m reluctant to admit this but it’s often easier for me to write about a book I hated rather...

Maja Čule, Mouth

Art Review

January 2018

Nadia Quadmani

Art Review

January 2018

The contemporary hunter-gatherer does not hunt to survive. Rather, he (neo-survivalism is a predominantly heterosexual male pursuit) forages for something else, something experientially ‘Other’....