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Parents Just Don’t Understand—and That’s OK

All of Us Strangers charts a new direction for queer cinema
Lio Wong

Jars with Well-Fitting Lids

Seeing loss more clearly
Catherine Lacey

Rights

Cindy Juyoung Ok

Adam Shatz

The author on Frantz Fanon, revolution, violence, and the psychology of oppression
James Surowiecki

Are Twins Kinda Gay?

What Dead Ringers reveals about pop culture's latest obsession
Helena de Bres

Revisiting Andrew Holleran's Dancer from the Dance

The novel that introduced a new post-Stonewall gay sensibility
Garth Greenwell

Hayes admires visual alongside verbal transformations: the poems give us much to hear, and more to see, though nothing we see or hear stays put.

Stephanie Burt Terrance Hayes Won't Be Pinned Down

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Books

In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena


Streaming the Polycrisis

Why have TV miniseries about catastrophe become all the rage?
Adam Fales

Langston Hughes's "China"

Why the previously unpublished poem is a revelation
Selina Lai-Henderson

Ed Ruscha's "Every Building on the Sunset Strip"

Why the artists' book is a reminder of freedom
Jim Lewis

William Blake’s "Laocoön"

Why the poet's engraving reads like a protest poster
Anahid Nersessian
Books

Life in the Algorithm

It has reshaped culture—but how? Two new books reckon with our digital predicament.
Anna Shechtman

Darran Anderson and Sapphire Goss

A writer and an artist on the sublime potential of video art

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