How a jazz artist’s relationship to black identity gave his music its stormy weather.
An Iranian director’s ongoing meditations on the nature of illusion and reality, truth and consequences.
Hollywood’s wonkiest director hasn’t stopped working. He’s finding new problems to solve—and toying with us again.
Robert Neer’s Napalm: An American Biography; Juliette Volcler’s Extremely Loud: Sound as a Weapon
The Unwinding is a fine-grained account of economic collapse that runs aground on causeless abstractions.
The author opens up about his latest art exhibition, magic, failure and unexpected success.