Since Aimé Césaire’s death in 2008 at the age of 94, as democracies devolve into autocracies, his Discourse on Colonialism remains prescient about the barbarity that informs civilization.
“Unions Renewed” explores the changing role of organized labor under financial capitalism. It maps meaningfully onto the arts.
In a first-ever biography of the recently deceased, Polish-born sociologist and theorist, there are lessons for creative people — and everyone else — about perseverance and personal truth.
Two new books focusing on journalism and news, and on how they are delivered, offer expansive visions of what “the media” have become.
Navid Kermani puts his finger on what’s divisive in poetry and culture.