Timothy Leary sucked the revolutionary potential out of psychedelic science, concludes Kim Adams after reading Benjamin Breen’s “Tripping on Utopia...
Brian Attebery offers a critical reflection on five of Ursula K. Le Guin's short novels, recently reissued by Library of America.
Sheila Liming gets to the bottom of Apple TV+ and Katherine Jakeways’s “The Buccaneers.”
Jonathan Bolton uses the occasion of a new edition and translation of Karel Čapek’s play “R.U.R.,” first published in Prague in 1920, to revisit the...
Kaya Genç reviews Turkish author Nazlı Koca’s debut novel “The Applicant.”
Caryl Emerson reviews Jacob Emery’s “The Vortex That Unites Us: Versions of Totality in Russian Literature.”
Valerie Duff-Strautmann reviews Katie Peterson’s “Fog and Smoke.”
James Perrin Warren reviews Kurt Caswell’s “Iceland Summer: Travels Along the Ring Road.”
Aditya Narayan Sharma reviews Esther Kinsky’s “Rombo.”
Zoe Hu reviews Han Ong’s 2001 novel “Fixer Chao” and sees an allegory of the writers and con artists of our own era.
Kate Wolf speaks to cultural critic and historian Lucy Sante about her latest book, “I Heard Her Call My Name: A Memoir of Transition.”
Michael Szalay compares apples and Apples in parsing the streamer’s strategy financially, aesthetically, narratively, and otherwise.
Victoria Wiet looks at “May December” as a melodrama that exceeds the genre’s ideological limits and binaries.
Annie Buckley describes her experiences working with incarcerated artists via the Prison Arts Collective.
Michael Knapp reviews Peter Stamm’s “The Archive of Feelings.”
Outside the Crypto.com Arena, the grief and love of grown men briefly erupted in a gush of tears and chants and memories.