10 Ways Ms., Sassy, and Jezebel Changed Your Life!

How contradiction drove fifty years of feminist media
Maggie Doherty

Service or Servitude?

The Bear and The Menu give us very different views of capitalism
Daniel W. Drezner

Ordinary Allurements

Christina Sharpe’s reading lessons
Elleza Kelley

The Consolations of Failure

Two new books look at what failing can—and cannot—teach us
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

How Emily Wilson Reimagined Homer

Her boldly innovative translation of the Iliad is an epic for our time
Emily Greenwood

Lou Reed Didn’t Want to Be King

A new biography tries to pin the rocker down
Hannah Gold



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

On "The Mars Room"

Fiction in Review
Abigail Deutsch
July 1, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

On The New York Philharmonic’s 175th Anniversary

Recordings in Review
Dewey Faulkner
July 1, 2018
A man and woman sit at a desk in a still shot of the film Phantom Thread / Courtesy Focus Features

Springes to Catch Woodcocks

On Phantom Thread
Paul Franz
July 1, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

Wrestling with Machado

Ilan Stavans
July 1, 2018
The cover of the book Feeling Jewish by Devorah Baum.

A Problem Shared

A review of Devorah Baum's Feeling Jewish
Leah Mirakhor
April 1, 2018
Scene from movie, The Post. Meryl Streep looks at Tom Hanks.

Her Guy Bradlee

A review of Steven Spielberg's The Post
Charles Taylor
April 1, 2018
Musician Peter Doherty

Musician Peter Doherty

From The Libertines to Babyshambles to solo artist
R. Clifton Spargo
April 1, 2018
The writer Thomas Pierce and the cover of his book The Afterlives.

The Afterlives

A review of Thomas Pierce's first novel.
David Galef
April 1, 2018
Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman

The Poetry of Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Miller Oberman

Their shared preoccupation with the body
Danielle Chapman
April 1, 2018
pastoral scene with sheep

Ashbery’s Pastoral Art

Echoes of an older age
Giulio J. Pertile
November 1, 2017