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Dennis Cooper, Permanent Green Light

Art Review

May 2018

Shama Khanna

Art Review

May 2018

In total four kids die during the course of Permanent Green Light (2018), Dennis Cooper and Zac Farley’s second feature film as writer and...

Book Review

May 2018

Jesse Ball’s ‘Census’

Patrick Langley

Book Review

May 2018

Reading Jesse Ball’s new novel feels like being hypnotised, or like having your heart broken – but really it...

Art Review

April 2018

Sean Raspet, Receptor-Binding Variations

Evan Moffitt

Art Review

April 2018

How well do you know your nose? That organ is the gateway to our least understood sense, a network...

Book Review

April 2018

Women and Technology: History is a Cautionary Tale

Orit Gat

Book Review

April 2018

Few book reviews open with amateur rap, but: ‘back in the day when new media was new,’ goes the...

Book Review

April 2018

Chris Power’s ‘Mothers’

Alex Christofi

Book Review

April 2018

Chris Power’s first collection of short stories, Mothers, is peopled by the restless – forever walking, running, travelling, holidaying,...

Art Review

April 2018

Danh Vo, Take My Breath Away

Tausif Noor

Art Review

April 2018

‘When you love, you are nailed to the cross,’ says a character in Rainer Fassbinder’s film In a Year...

Jamie Quatro's Fire Sermon

Book Review

March 2018

Megan Nolan

Book Review

March 2018

It is commonly agreed that desire is a self-perpetuating rather than substantive thing. Everyone from George Bernard Shaw to Nietzsche to the Buddha himself...

Art Review

March 2018

Sofia Stevi, turning forty winks into a decade

Cal Revely-Calder

Art Review

March 2018

We’re prone to speak as if dreaming were either too much or nothing at all. One person’s ‘dreamer’ is...

Book Review

March 2018

Abi Andrews’s ‘The Word for Woman is Wilderness’

Josie Mitchell

Book Review

March 2018

‘Cetaceans are women’s allies in the war against patriarchy because patriarchy holds the cetaceans down with us,’ explains the...

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...

 

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