Detainees face horrific conditions in U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities, where the law’s reach is tenuous and a culture of impunity prevails.

Adolph Menzel, The Iron-Rolling Mill (Modern Cyclops)

Brexit is an episode in a long contest between technocracy and participatory democracy, not just an expression of working-class rebellion.

"Morris" by Trisha Shattuck

When your father is trans, memoir is both personal and political. Two new works feature daughters grappling with their parents' identity.

Yuri Herrera's first two novels translated into English seek the indigenous, Muslim, and medieval origins of Mexican culture, exploring what it means to have a border identity.