At the core of Luiselli’s two books now available in English—Faces in the Crowd, a novel, and Sidewalks, an essay collection—is an interest in cities and their fragmented representations in literature, maps, and GPS devices.
Rankine and Berlant parse the implications of having to maneuver everyday racism, as well as Rankine’s incisive choice of images for her new poetry book, Citizen: An American Lyric.
"Roussel wrote the kind of French that students were instructed to write at the Lycée: grammatically correct and totally limpid and cold. I don’t know why it appealed to me so much. I don’t think I’m a cold person myself. Maybe that’s why."
Jon Robin Baitz on the unpretentious, pleasing nature of Tom Slaughter’s paintings.
Robert Gober’s sculptures call everyday objects into question. A retrospective of his work, The Heart Is Not a Metaphor, is now at MoMA through January 18, 2015