Help

Nation Topics - Books and the Arts

Topic Page

Nation Topics - Books and the Arts

Subsections:

Arts and Entertainment Books and Ideas

Articles

News and Features

Nations like Haiti don’t “fail” because of their people, 
but because they’ve been relentlessly exploited by 
the more “developed” world.

Drum-Taps is the effort of an essentially prosaic mind to lift itself, by a prolonged muscular strain, into poetry.

Chicago's struggle to recover from the Great Fire is engaging the study of its best and most conservative minds.

Just as soon as one "boss" is evicted, another rises to take his place.

American parents should keep their sons out of the game.

The dragging down of the mighty has been not unpleasing sport in all ages.

Whenever a small force of Americans undertakes an expedition, the woods and hills become alive with enemies.

The Nation’s publisher writes about “the negro problem” during the very week he helped found the NAACP.

To get the story you must pay the price.

Blogs

In this week's Altercation Eric honors artists and writers whose careers have stood the test of time.

May 5, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/4/15?

May 4, 2015

The May Day occupation is part of an escalating campaign to get the Guggenheim to end the exploitation of migrant workers at the museum's Abu Dhabi site.

May 4, 2015

The Nation's critic in 1931 said the museum would abet the snobbery that believes "American painting is a second-rate affair."

April 27, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/26/15?

April 24, 2015

This week's Altercation includes reviews of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's tributes to music icons and the darkly comedic Broadway hit Hand To God.

April 23, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/21/15?

April 21, 2015

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s 10,000-word excoriation of Dr. Cornel West is highly personal. But there is a political fight thrumming beneath the surface.

April 20, 2015

The best live shows, audiobooks and Eric's funeral playlist: it's all inside today's Altercation.

April 14, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/9/15?

April 9, 2015