The Barrel of the Apartheid GunJuly 2013
The Nobel laureate on Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, a new biography of South Africa’s revolutionary couple.
Interior LivesMay 2013
The award-winning novelist on the fluidity of sexuality, the intersections of art and selfishness, and her most recent book, The Woman Upstairs.
Editors’ Picks: Read About LoveFebruary 2013
Some stories of love, passion, and sex to get you through the winter.
Love, ActuallyJune 2012
Eva Illouz on why modern courtship hinges on social validation.
The desert is a virgin— / its skin only as old / as the last thought.
What the heart wants? The heart wants / her horses back.
Secret BoyfriendJune 2011
The year we went to the Camps, my sister Leila was eighteen years old and had just begun her secret affair with Sammy.
Love in the Time of CapitalJune 2010
The rising intellectual star on how commodities create feelings, the modern lingua franca of therapy-speak, and Israel’s emotional style.