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January 21, 2017

To Believe Your Own Thought 0

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Recommended Reading: Sophie Atkinson on Frank Ocean as Emersonian hero.

January 21, 2017

Forty-Four 0

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To mark the end of the Obama years, the crew at n+1 rounded up their best writing from his presidency. Head on over to read Aziz Rana, George Blaustein, and more.

January 20, 2017

“you have not thought thru clearly” 0

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Recommended Reading (Inauguration Day edition): “Haecceity” by Joshua Clover.

January 20, 2017

The Age of Fiction: How Donald Trump Rewrote My Life 3

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Trump’s campaign brought the prevalence of sexual assault into the open, and then brushed it away. It felt like a nation turning its eyes on victims and asking what my male friend asked me: Are you sure? You’re not sure. Anyway, it doesn’t matter. There are other issues. Turn the page, tear it out, write it better.

January 19, 2017

Indie Lit Wish List 0

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The recently-revived HTMLGiant previewed twelve indie lit books being published in 2017, and the list is a terrific supplement to our own Great 2017 Book Preview.

January 19, 2017

Silver Press Launches 0

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Silver Press is a new feminist publisher based in London. Forthcoming titles include Leonora Carrington’s The Debutante and Other Stories, which you can read about here, as well as the first U.K. edition of Audre Lorde’s essays and poetry.

January 19, 2017

Surviving Trump: Lewis Lapham Wants Democracy to Rise from the Ashes 1

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Our problem is how do we make a political discourse out of emojis?

January 18, 2017

The Way Individuals Survive: On Jen George’s ‘The Babysitter at Rest’ 0

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George’s frank dystopias do not rely on beauty or brutality or humanistic appeals to sell themselves. Just a vision and a ghoulish sense of humor.

January 18, 2017

“Can’t you stay? Can’t I go with you?” 0

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Recommended Reading: “The Shallows” by Christopher R. Alonso.

January 18, 2017

What We Talk About When We Talk About Boycotts 24

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People are mad as hell about the rise of the so-called “alt-right.” But how do we try to harness this anger productively? Successfully boycotting S&S is not going achieve what many of us really want — which is to boycott 2016.