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Augmented Reality

Essay

September 2021

Andre Bagoo

Essay

September 2021

Not long after I moved into my first apartment, I started keeping an archive.    By ‘archive’ I mean a shoebox under the bed....

Book Review

August 2021

An Ecstasy of Shame

Zoe Hu

Book Review

August 2021

It’s not easy getting cucked. Contrary to the consensus online, which sees a cuck in every message board, there...

Book Review

July 2021

Slouching Towards Death

Amber Husain

Book Review

July 2021

In January, a preview excerpt in The New Yorker of Rachel Kushner’s essay collection The Hard Crowd (2021) warned...

Book Review

July 2021

Rot Beneath the Surface

Laura Maw

Book Review

July 2021

Fire has started in Flat 4 of Paradise Block. The young girl in Alice Ash’s story ‘Eggs’ watches with...

Book Review

July 2021

Devil in the Detail: on Leesa Gazi’s ‘Hellfire’

Tausif Noor

Book Review

July 2021

British-Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam’s debut A Golden Age (2007) tracks the early stirrings of revolution in East Bengal from...

Book Review

May 2021

HOLDING THE ROOM: ON HOLLY PESTER’S ‘COMIC TIMING’

Helen Charman

Book Review

May 2021

The last poem in Holly Pester’s first collection COMIC TIMING (Granta, 2021) is called ‘Villette’; it shares its title...

Sinking into Exile

Book Review

May 2021

Dylan Suher

Book Review

May 2021

I am admittedly an outsider to Hong Kong, but as Liu Yichang’s 1962 novel The Drunkard proves, the outsider is a classic Hong Kong...

Book Review

April 2021

A Leathery Mood: On Jeremy Atherton Lin’s 'Gay Bar'

Amelia Abraham

Book Review

April 2021

With few exceptions, the queer spaces I have visited over the years vary wildly, but there is a slippery...

Art Review

April 2021

BY PONNUTHAI’S SIDE

Vijeta Kumar

Art Review

April 2021

In a photograph by Jaisingh Nageswaran, a boy is swimming in a river. His arm lunges forward, hanging mid-air....

On Mary Gaitskill

Book Review

February 2021

Rosa Lyster

Book Review

February 2021

Mary Gaitskill’s fiction is full of cats – stray kittens wandering in and out of people’s lives, little white cats seen briefly from the...

 

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