Nymphomaniac is Lars von Trier’s latest ode to titillation and traps.
How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.
The Guggenheim’s Futurism exhibition and the Whitney Biennial offer competing visions of present-mindedness.
Squarepop—public squares of refusal—is the broken madness of the world stood on its head.
Inclusionary zoning laws are among the few tools left to ensure the creation of affordable housing.
A new film about the labor leader reduces him to a caricature and ignores his true strengths as an organizer.
The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.
Dave Eggers’s The Circle; Richard Powers’s Orfeo