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The Freedom to Love

Sexual agency and the meaning of care
Simone White,
Maggie Nelson
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James Merrill's Letters and Legacy

A conversation about the renowned poet's enduring influence

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A Failed Book Club

How does one decide when to give up and stop reading?
Elif Batuman,
Ama Codjoe

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Finding a Literary Inheritance

Four Korean American writers on jeong and the elusiveness of home
Alexander Chee,
Julia Cho,
Susan Choi,
Cathy Park Hong
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Discipline and Abolish

Writing, power, and mass incarceration
Rachel Kushner,
Caleb Smith
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Theater and Its Politics

Art and its consequences
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins,
Marc Robinson
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Ben Lerner on Writing and Magic Pills

The poet and novelist goes home
Catherine Barnett
January 1, 2020