Repeat a word enough and it starts to sound so weird that sense dissolves into questions about language itself. Take the word “life”: Why are…
The Future is Filled With Bees
Any attempt to say what this novel is becomes a statement of what the novel feels itself becoming and declines to be.
On Danzy Senna's NEW PEOPLE.
...now carries the weight of what hadn’t yet happened, but now seems like it always would have...
Rather than asking why the New York Times—the paper of record, a bastion of free inquiry, and champion of the fact-based community—would employ Bret Stephens,…
Life is a bad handshake.
Whiteness is a thing because white supremacists needed a name for their violent subjugation of others, and so they gave it one. In this way, whiteness is a uniquely virulent and pathological form of social identity. It cannot survive its loss of supremacy; it cannot abide competition or mixture or “impurity.”
Doing the impossible in the Anthropocene: Henrietta Rose-Innes' Nineveh.
But you already knew that.
Forget the story.
Ge Fei's The Invisibility Cloak
oceans are big. ripples fade.
"African fiction" contemporary -NYC
An interview with Eduardo Rabasa.