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Fady Joudah

The poet on how the war in Gaza changed his work
Aria Aber

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Fady Joudah

In emphasizing the boundaries of acceptance, even comprehension, All of Us Strangers sets parent and child on surprisingly equal ground.

Lio Wong Parents Just Don't Understand—and That's OK

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In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena

Jars with Well-Fitting Lids

Seeing loss more clearly
Catherine Lacey

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Terrance Hayes Won't Be Pinned Down

The virtuosic poet is still finding new ways to dazzle—and thwart—his readers
Stephanie Burt

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Why the previously unpublished poem is a revelation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
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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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