Is online memory preservation a form of healthy grieving or digital necrophilia?
Is sexual folk art a democratic repository of human creativity?
Houman Barekat looks closely at “You Are Not Human: How Words Kill” by Simon Lancaster.
Houman Barekat considers “Alt-Right: From 4chan to the White House,” an analysis of far-right internet culture by Mike Wendling.
Houman Barekat questions “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” by Jordan B. Peterson.
Houman Barekat is struck by “The Last Bell,” a collection of stories by German Bohemian writer Johannes Urzidil.
Houman Barekat journeys through “The Correspondence: Essays” by J. D. Daniels.
Houman Barekat on journalist Lara Pawson's memoir, "This Is the Place to Be."
Houman Barekat appreciates the old-school rigor of “Monstrous Century: Essays in The Age of the Feuilleton” by Stoddard Martin.
Houman Barekat delves into “The Aesthetics of Degradation” by Adrian Nathan West.
A cautionary tale of love and internet celebrity.
Adulterous prurience served cold.