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

Book Review

July 2020

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 the author, rather than an...

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...

Book Review

July 2020

Miranda Popkey’s ‘Topics of Conversation’

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...

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’...

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

Essay

May 2020

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 ask myself when I was...

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...

Book Review

April 2020

Cathy Park Hong’s ‘Minor Feelings’

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...

Sung Tieu, In Cold Print

Art Review

April 2020

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 the psychological dimension of warfare,...

 

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