A new anthology about climate change acknowledges that we are both willing participants in and at the mercy of the systems that are destroying us.
A new book challenges the dominant narrative that malls are dying.
These ostensible paradises have a dark side.
Abbott Awaits makes the everyday aspects of parenting objects of tender observation.
What I’ve learned about Dublin, and myself, in a lifetime of reading Ulysses
When writing across cultural divides flattens characters
A father dares to explore his rage.
Melissa Febos’s recent essay collection shows us not only how to capture the difficult, intimate details of our lives in writing, but why we should.
Jody Rosen’s new history of our two-wheeled machines proves that they might be the one thing we all have in common.
Hernan Diaz’s new novel audaciously tells a tale of American capital—again, and again, and again.
As a teen, I didn’t always know how to express myself. A now-forgotten novel helped me find my voice.
The director brings his signature theme—adventurers who share his quixotic compulsions—to his debut novel.
Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s writings reveal where the revolution lost steam, and how to rebuild its momentum.
Penelope Mortimer’s 64-year-old novel is a powerful argument for letting women choose when and whether they become a parent.
Tom Perrotta reassesses his ’90s antihero.
The shared history of apes and humans has long been put to political use.
The past two years have shown us that we need to open our eyes to the biases built into our homes.
A new book explores the way anti-loitering laws targeted Black women.
Elif Batuman’s curious experiment in fiction
Two recent novels depict modern labor as a hallucinogenic hall of mirrors.