THE DANGERS and impending impacts of climate change are now so well documented that they risk becoming journalistic and scientific tropes. As Geoff Mann and Joel Wainwright note in their new book ...
In mid-March, while teaching a University of Arizona English Department course called “Survey and Practice of Memoir,” I stepped out for a drink of water, to encounter a group of uniformed and armed ...
GROWING UP in an Irish-American family, I always felt a kind of knee-jerk loyalty to Ireland and, especially, the Republican cause: “Up the IRA,” and all of that. But when I lived in Dublin ...
IN ONE OF the essays in Peter Ginna’s illuminating 2017 collection of essays, What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing, editor Betsy Lerner writes that every author she has ...
In 1969, N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, helping usher in the Native American Renaissance. It was his first novel and second published book, after the ...
PITY THE POOR translator in the age of Trump. Finding the mot juste to convey one’s own thoughts is already difficult; perhaps more so is finding the mot juste to convey another’s thoughts.
Lucinda Rosenfeld is the author of five novels, most recently Class (2017). Her stories have appeared in Harper’s, N+1, and The New Yorker. Rachel Cline is the author of the novels What to Keep (2004) ...
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IN MAY 2014, I went to a “Sexism Workshop” at the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths, a college in the University of London system. “Sexism,” the organizers explained, “is a ...
I READ David Shields’s new book, The Trouble with Men: Reflections on Sex, Love, Marriage, Porn, and Power, and asked Shields what kind of toll writing the book must have taken. Shields feigned ...
On March 15, 2019, a young man strode into a mosque in the quiet city of Christchurch, New Zealand and was welcomed as a “brother” by a community member standing at the door as other worshippers ...
THERE IS A riveting scene in the documentary Finding Pictures (Bilder finden, 2002) by German filmmaker Benjamin Geissler, when Agnieszka Kijowska, part of the team searching for remnants of a ...