Kaya Genç: Ian McEwan’s Sweet ToothNovember 2012
McEwan’s new novel raises questions of artistic independence.
Natasha Lewis: Zadie Smith’s NW and Big IdeasSeptember 2012
Despite what Kakutani says, Smith’s new novel is not "Mrs. Dalloway Lite."
Rebecca Bates: Anne Carson’s Collapse of HistoryJuly 2012
The author’s Antigonick is an affecting interpretation of Sophocles’ classic.
Ann DeWitt: Marina Abramovic’s Gestures of Empathy in an Absentee WorldJune 2012
The documentary Marina Abramovic The Artist Is Present gives an inside look at the artist’s discipline, creative process, and love story.
Rachel Riederer: Human Rights Horror StoriesJune 2012
The scariest movies of the summer are at the Human Rights Watch film festival.
Abby Rabinowitz: Sex, Lies, and Young Women’s TheaterJune 2012
A theater collection of teenage girls takes on child sex trafficking, and the challenges of portraying exploitation in art.
Juliet Jacques: XXXora’s Newer GenderJune 2012
A London artist explores third-sex identity through pop culture icons from Michael Jackson to Margaret Thatcher.
Leah Carroll: A Journey to the Center of the InternetMay 2012
A new book reveals the hidden physical infrastructure of the internet.