The Outlaw Ocean: by Ian Urbina
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The Outlaw Ocean: by Ian Urbina

The Outlaw Ocean offers up in-depth looks at people, places and events that few of…

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Return of the Spirit: by Tawfiq al-Hakim
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Return of the Spirit: by Tawfiq al-Hakim

A new Penguin Classics edition will bring this literary culture to a new audience who…

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Give Us Back the Bad Roads: by John Waters
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Give Us Back the Bad Roads: by John Waters

In this latest in a series which chronicles both his journalism and his thoughts as…

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The Grand Dark: by Richard Kadrey
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The Grand Dark: by Richard Kadrey

A book best imagined in black and white while a propulsive score to something like…

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Severance: by Ling Ma
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Severance: by Ling Ma

Severance posits that society can’t move forward if it’s stuck on how things used to…

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Ghoster: by Jason Arnopp
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Ghoster: by Jason Arnopp

Playing Changes: by Nate Chinen
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Playing Changes: by Nate Chinen

Playing Changes takes on the unenviable task of dissecting a scene that is still very…

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I Like to Watch: by Emily Nussbaum
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I Like to Watch: by Emily Nussbaum

Nussbaum’s reviews are close readings of media texts in which she demonstrates a gift for…

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Aesthetics Equals Politics: Edited by Mark Foster Gage
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Aesthetics Equals Politics: Edited by Mark Foster Gage

Aesthetics Equals Politics throws out the first ball in what could have been a provocative,…

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Ducks, Newburyport: by Lucy Ellmann
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Ducks, Newburyport: by Lucy Ellmann

Offers a genuine and humorous grappling with the contemporary American moment and the effects it…

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