Nonfiction

Lessons of the Line

Charles Simic and me
Dana Levin

Revisiting Andrew Holleran's Dancer from the Dance

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

Streaming the Polycrisis

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

Ucky Art

Judith Scott, Eva Hesse, and the visceral power of "texxture"
Lauren Elkin

Heat Maps

Desire in the dark
Alex Marzano-Lesnevich
Books

Gender Wars

Two scholars excavate the origins of today’s trans backlash
Paisley Currah

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Nonfiction

Lessons of the Line

Charles Simic and me
Dana Levin
March 4, 2024
Books

Renaissance Women

A new book celebrates—and sells short—Shakespeare’s sisters
Catherine Nicholson
March 4, 2024

The Auteur of Fatherhood

How Steven Spielberg recast American masculinity
Phillip Maciak
March 4, 2024

The Common Reader

Virginia Woolf in The Yale Review
Claire Messud
March 4, 2024
Film

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

All of Us Strangers charts a new direction for queer cinema
Lio Wong
February 26, 2024

Jars with Well-Fitting Lids

Seeing loss more clearly
Catherine Lacey
February 14, 2024
Books

Terrance Hayes Won't Be Pinned Down

The virtuosic poet is still finding new ways to dazzle—and thwart—his readers
Stephanie Burt
February 7, 2024

Langston Hughes's "China"

Why the previously unpublished poem is a revelation
Selina Lai-Henderson
February 1, 2024
Books

In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena
January 22, 2024

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

Why the artists' book is a reminder of freedom
Jim Lewis
December 18, 2023