Emily Segal’s novel provides a wickedly sharp depiction of the socioeconomic and cultural conditions of New York’s creative community.
In its expanded new edition, Meyerowitz’s photo book makes incidental details the leading characters.
The Benjamin Files by Fredric Jameson explains everything by reference to everything else, in a way that often makes the narrative all but impenetrable.
Amid the recent wave of art worker unionizing, Sarah Jaffee’s Work Won’t Love you Back offers some instructive takeaways for understanding the trap of that persistent Neoliberal myth: the “labor of love.”
Tarn’s meditation on the German Romantic poet Friedrich Hölderlin explores both human ecstasy and suffering.
Intended as a satire of the Parisian Symbolist milieu, Gide’s novel Marshlands is a sendup of writing itself.
Kearney’s language — exquisitely torqued and modulated, sheering from the formal to the vernacular — reminds us that we are in the hands of a masterful performer.
Using a mix of art, military, and intellectual history, Cynthia Saltzman argues that controlling art is a powerful way to control hearts and minds.
Patented by Thomas Rinaldi is an illustrated journey through more than a century of American trends and technologies.
“Nature’s Palette” reproduces the groundbreaking color systems and illustrates them with lush engravings.
Aminder Dhaliwal’s new graphic novel, “Cyclopedia Exotica,” challenges stereotypes by delivering broader messages on the complexity of race, gender, and identity.
Andrew Levy’s poems explore contemporary life with globe-spanning sweep and intensive probing.