Thinking about debt has become pop, and David Graeber’s Debt is the genre’s “Stairway to Heaven.”
The beauty and muchness of Ai Weiwei’s art is often underwhelming.
Auntie man? Black writer? Negress? In The Women, Hilton Als is Hilton Als.
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic of Hannah Arendt is a film about ideas that remains intellectually detached from them.
The life and work of Victor Serge represents the Russian democratic revolution that never was.
The humanitarian impulse has not vanished from US foreign policy. It has simply split into two camps.
Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler.
Being poor in the United States has rarely meant anything so simple as having too little money.
Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.