Nonfiction

The Night Watch

I first sought sanctuary during the Troubles. I'm still looking for it.
Darran Anderson

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

Revisiting Dag Hammarskjöld’s Mysterious Death

One man is known to have survived the infamous crash. Why was his testimony hidden?
Susan Williams

Free All Necks

How the groundbreaking work of artist and teacher Alma Thomas inspired a generation of Black students
Alexis Pauline Gumbs

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An image of the cover of the novel "The Mars Room"; a photograph of author Rachel Kushner.
Books

On "The Mars Room"

Fiction in Review
Abigail Deutsch
July 1, 2018
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Music

On The New York Philharmonic’s 175th Anniversary

Recordings in Review
Dewey Faulkner
July 1, 2018
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Film

Springes to Catch Woodcocks

On Phantom Thread
Paul Franz
July 1, 2018
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Unliving Hands

Lyric Distance in Owen’s “Anthem for Doomed Youth”
Adam Keller
July 1, 2018
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Wrestling with Machado

Ilan Stavans
July 1, 2018
The tombstone of Naomi Wise.

The Murder of “Omie Wise,” 1808

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
June 29, 2018
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The Colt-Adams Affair, 1841

Notes on a murder
Harold Schechter
June 25, 2018
A detail of a screaming face

Sensitivity/Enlightenment

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
June 5, 2018
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The Trunk Murders, 1931

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
May 27, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Religion/Fundamentalism

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
May 21, 2018