Lexi Freiman Wrote the Year’s Funniest Novel. It’s About Ayn Rand.
December 5, 2023
“I do think we’ve been terrorized by lunatics on Twitter for long enough now.”
Will Benedict’s Pandemonium Is Living in a Bubble of Camp
November 9, 2023
“Riots are probably pretty good publicity, in France anyways.”
“It’s a Bit of a Puzzle”: Justin Torres on His Sophomore Novel, Blackouts
October 10, 2023
“For my own personal development, as somebody who’s interested in literature, I’d rather fail.”
Lina Bo Bardi and Bottega Veneta’s Matthieu Blazy Take Brazil
June 1, 2023
The latest installment of Bottega Veneta’s The Square, in São Paolo, revives the generous creative spirit of architect Lino Bo Bardi.
Jannik Sinner Is Ready for Tennis Superstardom
May 1, 2023
Talking cars, dietary concerns, and rivalries with Italy’s next great tennis player.
Marcus Brutus Likes Making a Mess
October 31, 2022
Our editor-at-large called up the artist to discuss painting, thinking like a fashion designer, and what it means to be “self-taught.”
Andrew Sean Greer Finds Himself
September 20, 2022
Christopher Bollen talks to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author about his second novel “Less Is Lost,” a gay odyssey for our weird, divided age.
Chris Pavone Is Reinventing the Revenge Novel
June 22, 2022
The author tells us what’s lurking under the surface of “Two Nights in Lisbon.”
Meet Eight Artists Reshaping the 59th Venice Biennale
April 21, 2022
The celebrate most diverse roster in the history of the biennale, we spotlight eight people showing their work this spring in the most beautiful city on the planet.
The Novelist Mona Awad Pushes Shakespeare off the Stage
August 2, 2021
The Canadian author joins us to discuss the deep entanglement of tragedy and comedy in her latest novel, “All’s Well.”
Omar El Akkad on “the Privilege of Instantaneous Forgetting”
July 23, 2021
The Egyptian author joins us for a conversation about his second novel, “What Strange Paradise.”
Katie Kitamura on the Psychological Residue of Bearing Witness
July 16, 2021
To celebrate the release of “Intimacies,” the author reflects on the allure of the thriller genre, her rationale for the novel’s setting, and all that gets lost in translation.
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“I’ll Make You Bigger Than Life”: A Few of Catherine Opie’s Favorite Portraits
June 25, 2021
The eponymous new monograph serves as a reminder of all the reasons the Los Angeles–based artist is one of the most radical and sharp-eyed artists of this century.
Hermione Hoby’s Virtue Captures the Seduction of New York City
June 21, 2021
“The author might have just written the defining New York City novel of our fraught, socially anxious, and politically tumultuous times.”
Novelist Andrew O’Hagan’s New-Wave Ode to Youth and Friendship
May 26, 2021
The Scottish author’s latest novel, “Mayflies,” is a particularly personal project, and a promise fulfilled.
Thomas Grattan on His Dazzling Debut Novel, The Recent East
March 15, 2021
The author discusses his city in Germany, real and imagined.
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Peter Schlesinger Documents a Yemen That No Longer Exists
March 11, 2021
The photographer’s new book “Eight Days in Yemen” offers a rare look at a republic still recovering from recent unrest.
For Louis Fratino, Painting Offers a More Permanent Kind of Pleasure
March 10, 2021
The artist’s work seems to exist in its own floating, fantastical world, a purely authentic dinner table ruled by joy, relationships, and communal moments of intimacy and wonder.
Author Daniel Loedel on Ghosts, Tango, and “The Odyssey”
January 18, 2021
The Brooklyn-based debut novelist wrangles with the forces of love, torture, and death in his ghost story, “Hades, Argentina” set in the 1970s.
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How Lucky DeBellevue Came to Expose Some of History’s Greatest Artists
December 17, 2020
“Let’s just say I’ve used a lot of artistic license.”