Julia Sirmons compares three adaptations of Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando”: “Freak Orlando,” “Orlando,” and “Orlando: My Political Biography.”
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Ed Simon reviews Benjamín Labatut’s newest book “The MANIAC.”
A new poem from Palestinian writer Mosab Abu Toha in Gaza.
Jenna N. Hanchey reviews Yvette Lisa Ndlovu’s “Drinking from Graveyard Wells.”
Joy Horowitz speaks with Laurie Winer about her book “Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical.”
Emily Ann Zisko spent a night at the opera, darling, and found herself among skeletons and ghosts, feminists and revolutionaries.
MT Vallarta reviews Angela Peñaredondo’s “nature felt but never apprehended.”
Rebecca Teich reviews Kimberly Alidio’s “Teeter.”
Brittany Menjivar finds the perfect balancing point between twentysomethings and their parents in a Violent Femmes mosh pit.
LARB editor Michelle Chihara speaks with graphic designer Ella Gold about the website’s new look.
Tanya Ward Goodman reviews Minna Dubin’s “Mom Rage: The Everyday Crisis of Modern Motherhood.”
Peter Holslin reviews Yasmine El Rashidi’s “Laughter in the Dark: Egypt to the Tune of Change.”
Oluremi C. Onabanjo describes the wealth of art exhibited at the 35th Bienal de São Paulo.
Johann Neem reviews Jessi Streib’s new book, “The Accidental Equalizer: How Luck Determines Pay After College.”
The Many Worlds of China: On Joshua Kurlantzick’s “Beijing’s Global Media Offensive” and Michael Berry’s “Jia Zhangke on Jia Zhangke”
Yangyang Cheng reviews Joshua Kurlantzick’s “Beijing’s Global Media Offensive: China’s Uneven Campaign to Influence Asia and the World” and Michael...
Eric Newman and Medaya Ocher are joined by award-winning director Nicole Newnham to discuss her latest film, “The Disappearance of Shere Hite.”