Articles tagged with literature

Toni Morrison Joy James
Joy James

A timely new documentary celebrates Morrison’s novels, but downplays the enduring power of her work as an editor and essayist.

John Crowley Ted Chiang
John Crowley

Science fiction author Ted Chiang wrote the story for the Academy Award–winning film Arrival. Now his new collection of short stories gives us further glimpses of possible futures.

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Boston Review

A radical revisioning of our creative writing programs.

Marta Figlerowicz Jozef Czapski
Marta Figlerowicz

From the bisexual demimonde of prewar Paris to investigating Soviet war crimes, Józef Czapski’s life encapsulates the extremes of twentieth-century Europe.

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John Crowley

The cult artist and author proves an evasive subject for biography, a fact that would surely have delighted him.

Bould Monsters Empire
Mark Bould

Trump’s Space Force is a bad reboot of the old imperial fantasy of control from above.

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Marta Figlerowicz

A new anthology is dedicated to the scholar who saw nostalgia as a radical rebellion against modern ideas of time.

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Gaiutra Bahadur

Neel Mukherjee is part of a new generation of Indian writers dissecting postcolonialism’s failed promise of a classless society.