Criticism

Books

The Sublime Modes of Sheila Heti

The novelist as philosopher
Noreen Khawaja
Portrait of Sheila Heti
Essays

The Subject of Pain

On Louise Bourgeois
Madhu H. Kaza

Criticism

It Me

The trouble with memes
Marta Figlerowicz

Books

Machado de Assis’s Afterlives

The Brazilian novelist’s overlooked politics
Ratik Asokan
Television

Has Anyone Talked About How It Feels

Oprah Winfrey’s reign
Kathryn Lofton
Oprah Winfrey wears a tiara, standing with cast members of SNL

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Criticism

Books

Why So Serious?

Sang Young Park’s angrily funny work charts a new path for gay fiction
Spencer Lee-Lenfield
May 16, 2022
Film

Making a Home In the Multiverse

Everything Everywhere All At Once reinvents the immigrant family drama
Simon Wu
May 9, 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
Release of pink and white balloons.
Books

AIDS Elegies After Ashbery

Sam Huber
September 20, 2021
Oprah Winfrey wears a tiara, standing with cast members of SNL
Television

Has Anyone Talked About How It Feels

Oprah Winfrey’s reign
Kathryn Lofton
September 20, 2021
Collage with images from social media
Essays

Now Is Pretty Creepy

On Miranda July
Min Li Chan
September 20, 2021
Black and white portrait of Machado de Assis
Books

Machado de Assis’s Afterlives

The Brazilian novelist’s overlooked politics
Ratik Asokan
June 28, 2021
Blue and yellow illustration with two faces on either side of a hanging lamp
Books

No-No Man

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nihilist masterpiece
Roy Scranton
June 28, 2021
Essays

The Subject of Pain

On Louise Bourgeois
Madhu H. Kaza
June 28, 2021