Criticism

Criticism

It Me

The trouble with memes
Marta Figlerowicz
Corgi jumping from floating dock into water after a tennis ball with great abandon
Books

Olga Tokarczuk’s Radical Tenderness

Reading the Nobel Laureate
Marek Makowski

Books

The Unthinkable

How do you put into words the boundless pain of losing a child?
David L. Ulin

Books

Tove Jansson’s Genius

The radical imagination that built the visionary world of the Moomins
Evan James
Books

Incalculable Loss

How writing can help make sense of grief
Christopher Spaide
New York Times Cover reading "US Deaths near 100,000, an incalculable loss
Television

Act Your Age

Swapping bodies, swapping ages, and re-inventing youth
Benjamin Naddaff-Hafrey
Still from Pen15, a television show

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Criticism

A man stands behind a large plant.
Film

The Films of Alice Rohrwacher

A review of the director's work in Italian cinema
Elizabeth Leake
July 1, 2019
The book cover Feel Free by Nick Laird.
Criticism

The Poetry of Nick Laird

A review of Feel Free
Stephen Yenser
July 1, 2019
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Books

On "kaddish.com"

Fiction in review
David Galef
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Music

On Modern Composition

Music in review
Timothy Young
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Books

On Nine Recent Collections

Poetry in review
Stephanie Burt
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Film

The Cinematic Afterlife of James Baldwin

Film in review
Ayten Tartici
April 1, 2019
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Film

Children of Thanos

Film in review
Roy Scranton
January 1, 2019
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Books

Don Paterson on Poetics

Poetry in review
Stephen Yenser
January 1, 2019
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Books

On 'The Novel of Ferrara'

Fiction in review
Marta Figlerowicz
January 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Art

On Andy Warhol

Art in review
Richard Deming
January 1, 2019