10 Ways Ms., Sassy, and Jezebel Changed Your Life!

How contradiction drove fifty years of feminist media
Maggie Doherty


Merritt Tierce

Lorraine Hansberry’s Queer Archive

The playwright’s lesbian fiction has gone largely unexamined. But she wanted you to read it.
Alec Pollak

The Nature of Shelter

Brenda Shaughnessy

The Choice Plot

Why are so many new novels obsessed with whether–and how–to have children?
Sanjena Sathian

Unfathomable Life

As a philosopher, I thought I understood risk. Then I tried to get pregnant.
Anna Hartford

If the academic humanities too often address only siloed experts, then pop philosophy too often addresses an audience of imagined idiots.

Becca Rothfeld In the Shallows

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Orlando Ricardo Menes


Sarah V. Schweig


Justin Jannise

How Emily Wilson Reimagined Homer

Her boldly innovative translation of the Iliad is an epic for our time
Emily Greenwood

A Long Time Ago Some King Died,

Heo Su-gyeong
translated by Soje
TYR Talks

Garth Greenwell on the Ethical Limits of Teaching and Making Art

An excerpt from The Yale Review's Spring Festival
Garth Greenwell

Found Frame Works

Y. Malik Jalal’s wrought portraits of Black life

Naming Joan Custard

Leanne Shapton
Sheila Heti

Bass Notes

Leopoldine Core

Our Fall Issue

Read our latest issue online now, featuring Merritt Tierce, Maggie Doherty, Brenda Shaughnessy, and many others.
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Service or Servitude?

The Bear and The Menu give us very different views of capitalism
Daniel W. Drezner


Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley

The writer on perspective and positions of power
Elliott Holt

Oprah Winfrey wears a tiara, standing with cast members of SNL

Has Anyone Talked About How It Feels

Oprah Winfrey’s reign
Kathryn Lofton

My Mother and The Exorcist

How horror reconciled me to loss
Marlena Williams