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August 2022

Rebecca Liu

Book Review

August 2022

I remember the first time I saw it, like a freshly alert hare alarmed by movement in the distant grasslands. It was 2013. Model...

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July 2022

It’s Personal: Writing and Reading Through Grief

Orit Gat

Book Review

July 2022

1. A spill  I’m drinking coffee in bed and reading The Reactor. I feel so close to everything Nick...

Art Review

July 2022

Gut Feelings

Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou

Art Review

July 2022

In Hayv Kahraman’s vast painting, ‘Entanglements no.1’ (2021), all life is suspended. Two female figures, weightless though weighed down,...

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May 2022

War Machines and Bubble Gum

Momtaza Mehri

Book Review

May 2022

In his 2004 poetic tribute ‘Edward Said: A Contrapuntal Reading’, Mahmoud Darwish – the celebrated national poet of a...

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April 2022

It is Psychotic to Draw a Line Between Two Places: On Bhanu Kapil

Stephanie Sy-Quia

Book Review

April 2022

Bhanu Kapil is a fantastic performer. I saw her at the London Review Bookshop in 2019. She had with...

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March 2022

WASTELAND IN THE SUN

Shane Jones

Book Review

March 2022

Due to our destructive behaviour, writer E.O. Wilson foresaw humanity soon entering the Eremocene – the ‘Age of Loneliness’....

A Small But Incredibly Valuable Nut

Book Review

February 2022

Rhoda Feng

Book Review

February 2022

At the end of Amitav Ghosh’s SEA OF POPPIES (2008), a character reflects on how her life has been governed not by the sign...

Book Review

January 2022

Impossible Paradise

Irenosen Okojie

Book Review

January 2022

Rivers Solomon’s SORROWLAND is a gothic horror tale that shows how injustices imposed on Black Americans change us. Sweeping...

Art Review

December 2021

Myths of Abundance

Chris Hayes

Art Review

December 2021

The body of a peasant, modelled from ceramic, is strewn on the ground, its muted tones blending in with...

Ye Are Not Gawain

Film Review

November 2021

Mikaella Clements

Film Review

November 2021

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a tricky poem, in the literal sense that it’s full of tricks: a rug repeatedly pulled out...

 

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