The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee

The last attempt on the life of Andrew Haswell Green took place on Park Avenue in 1903. News of his murder filled the front page of the New York Times: “‘Father of Greater New York’ Shot in Front of His Home.”

Idealism and Cynicism: Psychology Today by Extreme Animals Reviewed by Maxwell Paparella

Videos that mix children’s entertainment and existential dread.

Battle and Coexistence: Miho Hatori Interviewed by Paul Ha

On her latest album, anime, and Édouard Glissant.

The Refugee as a Cosmopolitan Figure: Eric Nguyen Interviewed by Abbigail N. Rosewood
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A novel set in Vietnam and the United States, about inheriting stories and forging new ones.

Self-Preservation by Margaret Malone
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A mother on getting acquainted with her postpartum libido.

Good Bad: Amelie von Wulffen Reviewed by Isabel Parkes
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Painting the delirium of everyday life.

BOMB Retrospective: Steve Reich’s Playlist
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Celebrating 40 years with curated selections from the archive.

BOMB 152, Summer 2020

Our summer issue includes interviews with Amoako Boafo, Jibz Cameron, Brenda Goodman, Odili Donald Odita, Jenny Offill, Nicolas Party, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Craig Taborn; poetry by Safia Elhillo and Nathaniel Mackey; prose by Lydia Davis, Marie-Helene Bertino, and Saidiya Hartman; and more.

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BOMB 153, Fall 2020

Our fall issue features interview with Erica Baum, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Carolyn Lazard, Nathalie Léger, Martine Syms, and Rufus Wainwright; fiction by Kevin Brockmeier and C Pam Zhang; poetry by Yi Sang and Vijay Seshadri; nonfiction by Lorraine O’Grady and Paula Mónaco Felipe; a special project by Garrett Bradley; and more.

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BOMB 154, Winter 2021

Our winter issue includes interviews with Tashi Dorji, Danielle Evans, Walton Ford, Guadalupe Maravilla, Mary Lovelace O’Neal, the Ross Brothers, and Aaron Turner; DIY cookbooklets from Dindga McCannon; poetry by Rae Armantrout, Imani Elizabeth Jackson, and Allison Parrish; prose by Langston Cotman, GennaRose Nethercott, and Brontez Purnell; a comic by Michael DeForge; protest drawings by Steve Mumford; and more.

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BOMB 155, Spring 2021

Our spring issue features interviews with Tiffiney Davis, Alex Dimitrov, Melissa Febos, Valerie June, Tarik Kiswanson, Ajay Kurian, and Karyn Olivier; fiction by Jonathan Lee, Ananda Naima González, and Tara Ison; poetry by Jo Stewart, Farid Matuk, and Joyelle McSweeney; a comic by Somnath Bhatt; an essay by Wendy S. Walters; an archival interview between Barbara Kruger and Richard Prince; and more.

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Mining the Underground: Nicolas Sassoon Interviewed by Alison Sinkewicz The Nature of Artifice by Ari Spool Before They Are Forgotten: Carlito Dalceggio Interviewed Form and Politics: Theodore A. Harris Interviewed by Kristin Prevallet Ariel Pink by Gary Canino Rocks and Gravel: Light Industry by Alex Zafiris Roberto Bolaño by Carmen Boullosa Robert Altman by Albert Mobilio First Look: Kleber Mendonça Filho by Dennis Lim Maíra Bühler & Matias Mariani by Gary M. Kramer Stephen Collier & Michael St. John BOMB #154 Preview: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore by Amy Gall Allan Sekula by Edward Dimendberg Skygreen Leopards by Andrew Aylward The Illusion of Permanence: Nick Flynn Interviewed by Yvonne Conza Palmbomen by Gary Canino Lou Reed by Tim Nye A Surface of Circulation: Lewis Klahr Interviewed by Courtney Stephens The Home of Easy Credit by Whitney Curry Wimbish Lost Time by Leah Umansky

From the BOMB Archives

A selection of some of our favorites from the archives.

Walter Mosley by Thulani Davis
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Reanimating History: Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom by Monica Uszerowicz
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Summoning the spirits.

Carrie Mae Weems by Dawoud Bey
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In 1976 I had been making photographs for a couple of years. I had certainly been looking at a lot more photographs than I had actually made.

Stanley Whitney by Mimi Thompson
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Mimi Thompson on how Stanley Whitney’s colorful grid paintings aspire to “density with a lot of air.”