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>"The author discusses “Good-Looking,” her story from this week’s issue of the magazine."
>"The author discusses “Good-Looking,” her story from this week’s issue of the magazine."
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"Deluge Books x Role Play LA (2021). Image courtesy the artists. There's the usual sense of _...Read More_
"Deluge Books x Role Play LA (2021). Image courtesy the artists. There's the usual sense of _...Read More_
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>"Lockdown has triggered a boom in the exchange of intimate shots – and now a new book called Sending Nudes is celebrating the pleasures and perils _...Read More_
>"Lockdown has triggered a boom in the exchange of intimate shots – and now a new book called Sending Nudes is celebrating the pleasures and perils _...Read More_
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“Ignota friends and family choose their books of the year, Part 2!
“Ignota friends and family choose their books of the year, Part 2!
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Perhaps because I had a teacher who made reading aloud into ceremony, ritual and compelling drama, I grew up to find my cause in pediatricians’ promoting reading _...Read More_
Perhaps because I had a teacher who made reading aloud into ceremony, ritual and compelling drama, I grew up to find my cause in pediatricians’ promoting reading _...Read More_
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>"Amid a global gold rush for digital weapons, the infrastructure of our daily lives has never been more vulnerable."
>"Amid a global gold rush for digital weapons, the infrastructure of our daily lives has never been more vulnerable."
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>"The author of Taschen’s newest Library of Esoterica book explains why astrology is for everyone, even Ronald Reagan."
>"The author of Taschen’s newest Library of Esoterica book explains why astrology is for everyone, even Ronald Reagan."
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>"Juan José Saer refused to take history at face value."
>"Juan José Saer refused to take history at face value."
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“Talking about smells can feel a little like talking about dreams—often tedious, rarely satisfying. The olfactory world is more private than we may think: even when we share space, such as a particularly ripe subway car, one commuter may _...Read More_
“Talking about smells can feel a little like talking about dreams—often tedious, rarely satisfying. The olfactory world is more private than we may think: even when we share space, such as a particularly ripe subway car, one commuter may _...Read More_
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Lauren Oyler's Fake Accounts and Patricia Lockwood's No One Is Talking About This ask the same questions about the internet. Their answers sound nothing alike.
Lauren Oyler's Fake Accounts and Patricia Lockwood's No One Is Talking About This ask the same questions about the internet. Their answers sound nothing alike.
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The experience of diaspora has something to teach those who are new to this kind of distancing from family and friends and familiar sights
The experience of diaspora has something to teach those who are new to this kind of distancing from family and friends and familiar sights
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"This is the funny thing about any kind of art – whatever your intentions are for it are immaterial, because it belongs to the reader, and then the cultural context changes," the novelist tells BBC Culture."
"This is the funny thing about any kind of art – whatever your intentions are for it are immaterial, because it belongs to the reader, and then the cultural context changes," the novelist tells BBC Culture."
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"I’ve heard it argued—and I agree—that fiction that builds a universe whose rules depart from our own allows for the contemplation of ethical _...Read More_
"I’ve heard it argued—and I agree—that fiction that builds a universe whose rules depart from our own allows for the contemplation of ethical _...Read More_
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"WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD" "Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride."
"WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD" "Once we thought monsters lived there. In the Enlightenment we scaled them to commune with the sublime. Soon, we were racing to conquer their summits in the name of national pride."