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Natasha Stagg’s ‘Sleeveless’

Book Review

August 2020

Amber Husain

Book Review

August 2020

‘The thong is centimetres closer to areas of arousal,’ writes Natasha Stagg in Sleeveless: Fashion, Image, Media, New York, 2011–2019, ‘which means it is...

Book Review

August 2020

Peter Gizzi’s ‘Sky Burial: New & Selected Poems’

Lucy Mercer

Book Review

August 2020

Described by its publisher as a ‘generous selection’, Peter Gizzi’s Sky Burial: New & Selected Poems (Carcanet, 2019) is more...

Book Review

August 2020

Natalia Borges Polesso’s ‘Amora’

Ellen Jones

Book Review

August 2020

For me, reading in Portuguese is a bit like watching the world go by through an extremely dirty window....

Book Review

July 2020

Nisha Ramayya’s ‘States of the Body Produced by Love’

Pratyusha

Book Review

July 2020

In States of the Body Produced by Love, Nisha Ramayya explores the Hindu goddess Parvati in her ten forms,...

Book Review

July 2020

Against Mastery: A Dialogue on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’

Sita Balani

Jay Bernard

Book Review

July 2020

Jay Bernard: Whenever I am asked to write about something – usually because I share some social category with...

Book Review

July 2020

Jorge Consiglio’s ‘Fate’

Ka Bradley

Book Review

July 2020

Relationships can be long and snaking, cutting like train tracks through the varied landscapes of a life, and they...

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...

Bent out of shape

Art Review

May 2020

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’ naked bodies, often in small...

 

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