Articles in arts & in & society tagged with literature

John Tinnell

Walden is often championed as an anti-technology manifesto. But this misses the value Thoreau found in conversations spread across vast spans of time and distance.

Margaret Atwood Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz interviews Margaret Atwood about The Handmaid's Tale, political dystopias, and Drake.

Marta Figlerowicz

A new generation of young Polish novelists has turned to dystopia to express Poland's cultural and economic contradictions.

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Boston Review

New poetry from Chen Chen, Jennifer Kronovet, Jennifer Scappettone, Alli Warren, and Andrew Wessels.

William Waddell

Susan Stewart's new poetry collection questions the power and potential of her own art. 

Neil Gordon

The art and life of John Fante.

Samuel R. Delany Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz interviews science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany about what it means to be an aging sex radical and why he wrote the essay “Ash Wednesday.”

Samuel R. Delany

“I’m known as a sex radical, but the fact is I felt there was a world of experience that had been slipping away.”

Geneviève Robichaud

The Book of Disquiet performs something like a literary vanishing point.

David Micah Greenberg

Poetry and activism share an uneasy relationship.