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Miranda Popkey’s ‘Topics of Conversation’

Book Review

July 2020

Elisa Gabbert

Book Review

July 2020

‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live’ is one of those lines that is quoted so often out of context it has lost...

Book Review

June 2020

Noelle Kocot’s ‘God’s Green Earth’

Stephanie Sy-Quia

Book Review

June 2020

Noelle Kocot’s poems are like sunlight coming through a window. Indeed, one of Kocot’s primary concerns throughout God’s Green...

Book Review

June 2020

Andrzej Tichý’s ‘Wretchedness’

Caleb Klaces

Book Review

June 2020

The cellist narrator tries to remember ‘the name of an Italian philosopher who’d written a long and exceptionally deep...

Art Review

May 2020

Bent out of shape

Sam McBean

Art Review

May 2020

When Ren Hang started taking photos, he was a 19-year-old advertising student in Beijing. He would arrange his friends’...

Essay

May 2020

Where do I put myself, if public life’s destroyed? On reading Denise Riley

Helen Charman

Essay

May 2020

How do you read someone who doesn’t always want to be read? This is a question I used to...

Book Review

May 2020

Garth Greenwell’s ‘Cleanness’

Zachary Fine

Book Review

May 2020

I’ve been looking for a way to describe the superabundance of sex in Garth Greenwell’s work, and I think...

Cathy Park Hong’s ‘Minor Feelings’

Book Review

April 2020

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Book Review

April 2020

Before beginning Minor Feelings, A Reckoning on Race and the Asian Condition, an essay collection by the poet Cathy Park Hong, I sat with...

Art Review

April 2020

Sung Tieu, In Cold Print

Gabriella Pounds

Art Review

April 2020

Sung Tieu translates from Vietnamese to English as ‘pistol’. It’s an apt name for an artist whose practice explores...

Book Review

February 2020

Anna Wiener’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Orit Gat

Book Review

February 2020

1. SF vs NY   Anna Wiener found herself in the right place at the right time. That is,...

Silvia Kolbowski, That Monster: An Allegory

Feature

January 2020

Sasha Archibald

Feature

January 2020

The conceptual artist Silvia Kolbowski began working on her new video, That Monster: An Allegory (2018), in the immediate aftermath of Trump’s election. The...

 

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