Articles tagged with literature

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Mark Bould

Trump’s Space Force is a bad reboot of the old imperial fantasy of control from above.

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Marta Figlerowicz

A new anthology is dedicated to the scholar who saw nostalgia as a radical rebellion against modern ideas of time.

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Gaiutra Bahadur

Neel Mukherjee is part of a new generation of Indian writers dissecting postcolonialism’s failed promise of a classless society.

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John Crowley

A science fiction writer remembers his early correspondences with Ursula Le Guin.

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Henry Farrell

We live in Philip K. Dick’s future, not George Orwell’s or Aldous Huxley’s.

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China Miéville

An interview with China Miéville.

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Stephen Phelan

“However you find your society . . . you do not have to embrace its lies, or become complicitors in its cruelties,” wrote E. L. Doctorow, whose novels offer a map for navigating the Trump era.

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Merve Emre

Bad readers were not born, they were created. To know them is to understand literature and politics in postwar America.

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Nalo Hopkinson

Nalo Hopkinson on the politics of dystopia, writing from the Global South, and the enduring importance of black mermaids.