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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 3

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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 35

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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.

January 17, 2017

NBCC 2016 Finalists, Leonard Prize, and Balakian Award Winners 0

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The finalists for the NBCC Book Award have been announced.

January 17, 2017

A Tree That Is All Branches: On Rachel Cusk’s ‘Transit’ 2

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The peripheral narrative construction of Transit — the feints and evasions and elisions — is finally peripheral to the central pleasure: spending time with the book’s animating intelligence.

January 17, 2017

The Boss’s Papers 0

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Bruce Springsteen’s archive is headed to Monmouth University, which is located in his hometown: Long Branch, New Jersey.

January 17, 2017

Ghosts of the Tsunami 0

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People Who Eat Darkness author Richard Lloyd Parry’s forthcoming book on the Tōhoku earthquake and its aftermath, Ghosts of the Tsunami, will be released some time in late summer/early fall, and BBC Radio put together a 30-minute teaser to tide you over until then. You can also check out Parry’s moving yet unsettling piece for the […]

January 17, 2017

Tuesday New Release Day: Kang; Moshfegh; Ronsino; Xilonen; Cusk 0

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New this week: Human Acts by Han Kang; Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh; Glaxo by Hernán Ronsino; The Gringo Champion by Aura Xilonen; and Transit by Rachel Cusk. For more on these and other new titles, go read our most recent book preview.