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Valeria Luiselli speaks with John Wray about why white boys love hip-hop, why social media is fascist, and his new book, ‘Godsend,’ which explores why a young Christian American would go to Afghanistan to fight with the Taliban.
In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion, and our resident poets take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Kaveh Akbar is on the line.
Mark Polizzotti on translating Patrick Modiano's latest book: "Few things are as difficult as ease."
Our monthly column Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors.
“As a girl—twelve, thirteen years old—I was absolutely certain that a good book had to have a man as its hero, and that depressed me.”
Our Fall contributors—Sharon Olds, Henri Cole, Venita Blackburn, Carl Phillips, and more—share their favorite poetry, prose, and memes.
Cooking up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.
If you, X, take this woman, Y / and if you, Y, take this man, X, / you two who have taken each other / many times before, then this / is something to be trusted
The dove returns; it found no resting place;It was in flight all night above the shaken seas;Beneath ark eavesThe dove shall magnify the tiger’s bed; Give the dove peace;The split-tail swallows leave the sill at dawn,At dusk blue swallows shall return.On the third day the crow shall fly;The crow, the crow, the spider-coloured crow,The crow shall find new mud to walk upon.