A Partisan of Eternity
by Christopher R. Beha
A reconsideration of the oeuvre of Thornton Wilder, whose plays gave their author the reputation of being the Norman Rockwell of words.
Kill All Superheroes
by Oliver Broudy
A decidedly unanarchic Democrat drives his rental car into the woods to live and train among the anarchists.
by Todd Pruzan
Proust had his madeleines; Todd Pruzan has a CD of noisy New Zealish pop from the ’90s.
by Brock Clarke
Self-consciousness and contrivance in Muriel Spark’s work is part of the story, but it’s not the whole story.
in conversation with Christian Hawkey
Potato farming as theater, unsolicited headshots, and the space between theatrical realism and reality.
interviewed by Travis Nichols
How difficult is it to write an overtly political poem that still functions as poetry?
in conversation with Tom Bissell
What are the implications for art, civic engagement, and emotional intelligence in a generation of gamers?
interviewed by Sheila Heti
The author of Veronica and Bad Behavior explains the difference between shame and guilt, between emotion and sentimentality.
micro-interviewed by Rachel Khong
by Eugene Mirman
Robyn Schiff’s Revolver
reviewed by Stephen Burt
Brian Francis Slattery’s Liberation
reviewed by Jeff VanderMeer
Lisa Russ Spaar’s Satin Cash
reviewed by Jennifer Chang
Chris Ware’s Acme Novelty Library #19
reviewed by Mark Edmund Doten
Bragi Ólafsson’s The Pets
reviewed by Lara Tupper
S. Yizhar’s Khirbet Khizeh
reviewed by Mark Kamine
Real Life Rock Top Ten
by Greil Marcus
The Fifty Greatest Things That Just Popped Into My Head
by Jack Pendarvis
Avian: The Loggerhead Shrike
by John O’Connor
Ground: A new poem
by Rae Armantrout
Gone Through: A new poem
by Elizabeth Bradfield
Schema: Untimely Demises of Celebrated Philosophers
by Simon Critchley