Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon is the author of, most recently, Affinities: On Art and Fascination. He is working on a book about Kate Bush’s 1985 album Hounds of Love.

Poetically Speaking

A new book makes the case for bewilderment as a critical virtue
Brian Dillon
June 10, 2024

The Journalist and the Photographer

Janet Malcolm’s Still Pictures
Brian Dillon
March 27, 2023

Hilary Mantel

Remembering a singular prose stylist
Brian Dillon
September 27, 2022
Susan Sontag, New York, February 2, 1978. Photograph by Richard Avedon. ©The Richard Avedon Foundation.

Furious Permissions

For Susan Sontag, style was nourishment
Brian Dillon
January 1, 2020