Nonfiction

Essays

For Argument's Sake

In praise of high school debate
Becca Rothfeld
Books

The Sublime Modes of Sheila Heti

The novelist as philosopher
Noreen Khawaja

Essays

Communalism in the Veld

Rethinking property in South Africa
Glen Retief

On Craft

The Art of Control

Peter Bogdanovich’s masterful restraint
Jason Guriel
Ideas

Hard Wired

How evolutionary psychology ended up at the heart of the culture wars
Hari Kunzru
Essays

Camera Mortis

How photographs of the dead helped me mourn
Lili Hamlyn

Browse

Nonfiction

Essays

Que Será, Será

Conjuring a long-forgotten memory of my mother
Sven Birkerts
April 11, 2022
Pandemic Files

Lighted Windows in Lockdown

The visible and invisible lives of others
Ben Libman
March 14, 2022
Essays

My Painting of Kyiv

Will the birthplace I love still exist for my daughter?
Maria Kuznetsova
March 12, 2022
Folio

Ownership: An Introduction

Nine writers on the complexities of property
Eula Biss
March 1, 2022
Portrait of Sheila Heti
Books

The Sublime Modes of Sheila Heti

The novelist as philosopher
Noreen Khawaja
March 1, 2022
On Craft

The Art of Control

Peter Bogdanovich’s masterful restraint
Jason Guriel
February 21, 2022
Essays

Coming to Terms

How do we find the words for our grief?
Mona Arshi
January 24, 2022
Essays

The Century

Farewell to a building—and a time
Langdon Hammer
January 19, 2022
Essays

Against the Stream

The forgotten pleasures of analog media
Jason Guriel
January 10, 2022
Essays

My Mother and The Exorcist

How horror reconciled me to loss
Marlena Williams
December 20, 2021