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

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Books

Finding Proust’s Duchess

Clear-sighted literary commentary, and a guilty-pleasure read
Hollie Harder
July 1, 2018
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Great Aunt Dorothea Mendelssohn

or, Foam on the wave
Lily Tuck
July 1, 2018
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In the Tank

George Jackson and prison as a system of terror
Tom Sleigh
July 1, 2018
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