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Susanna Moore’s ‘In the Cut’

Book Review

November 2019

Katherine Angel

Book Review

November 2019

In 2013, when Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake first aired, I tried but failed to watch it. In the first episode, detective Robin...

Book Review

November 2019

Vigdis Hjorth’s ‘Will and Testament’

Theodora Danek

Book Review

November 2019

Vigdis Hjorth is a pretty big deal in Norway. She has written thirty-seven books, the majority of them novels,...

Book Review

October 2019

Chantal Akerman’s ‘My Mother Laughs’

Nicole Flattery

Book Review

October 2019

There’s a scene in the documentary I Don’t Belong Anywhere, about the Belgian filmmaker’s Chantal Akerman’s life and work,...

Book Review

October 2019

She, Etcetera

Johanna Hedva

Book Review

October 2019

Every brainy queer of my generation, especially those born under the sign of Saturn, went through a phase where...

Art Review

October 2019

Alvaro Barrington, Garvey: Sex Love Nurturing Famalay

Kevin Brazil

Art Review

October 2019

The unofficial anthem of this year’s London Carnival was ‘Famalay’, a bouyon-influenced soca song that won the Road March...

Essay

September 2019

The Scrutiny of Consumption: On Korean Women’s Poetry and Literary Inheritance

Joanna Lee

Essay

September 2019

It has never been easier to buy kimchi in central London than it is today. In the past few...

Lisa Taddeo’s ‘Three Women’

Book Review

September 2019

Octavia Bright

Book Review

September 2019

Reading Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women, I kept thinking of the artist Jenny Holzer’s statement from her work Truisms: ‘abuse of power comes as no...

Book Review

August 2019

Geovani Martins’s ‘The Sun on my Head’

Yara Rodrigues Fowler

Book Review

August 2019

I started reading Geovani Martins’s The Sun on my Head in English, but within minutes I was sending emails,...

Book Review

August 2019

Jia Tolentino’s ‘Trick Mirror’

Rebecca Liu

Book Review

August 2019

Talk about the fates of young professional women today and you will often alight on two themes: the anxieties...

Jordy Rosenberg’s ‘Confessions of the Fox’

Book Review

August 2019

Izabella Scott

Book Review

August 2019

It’s hot as fuck, said the friend who handed me Confessions of the Fox, a faux-memoir set in eighteenth-century London. I was a little...

 

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