Criticism

Books

How to Continue

The poetry of HIV/AIDS four decades on
Sam Huber
Release of pink and white balloons.
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
Books

No-No Man

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s nihilist masterpiece
Roy Scranton
Blue and yellow illustration with two faces on either side of a hanging lamp

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Criticism

A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Books

The Achievement of Norman Maclean

Marie Borroff
April 1, 1994