Rebecca VanDiver hopes that her book will appeal to readers interested in “what it means to be Black in the 20th century, what it means to Black in the 21st century.”
A visual poem about her father’s battle with dementia, Ephameron’s Us Two Together resonates in multiple senses.
In Against Our Will, Vivien Green Fryd makes a convincing case for the need to examine artworks through the lens of sexual trauma, a violent reality that unfortunately spans across gender, ethnicity, race, and time.
Oftentimes it feels as though art satisfies itself by “raising the question” or “complicating ideas” about a subject. Puzzles, by contrast, hold an inherent promise of resolution.
Escaping Wars and Waves culls Olivier Kugler’s contributions to Harper’s, Le Monde diplomatique, The New Yorker, and more.