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Lucy Ives by Tan Lin
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Ives discusses chasing false lures, testing the limits of relationships, and what’s been cut from her novel Impossible Views of the World.

The New Political Novel: An Interview with David Burr Gerrard by Nicholas Mancusi
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“I admire my characters for their ability to do something that I would find far too embarrassing to do myself. Fiction can get us to experience what we might do if we were braver. Or dumber.”

Motherland by Cecilia Corrigan

A lighthearted psychodrama about mommy issues and Hillary Clinton.

Miguel Gomes by Tânia Cypriano
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“What I believe is that you just keep filming.”

Hosing Down the Slaughterhouse by Micaela Morrissette
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On Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Mark Doten & Peter Dimock
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“People struggling to control language, control conversation, literally to control the world.”

The Slanted Life of Emily Dickinson by Rosanna Bruno
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Martha Wilson & Clifford Owens by Martha Wilson & Clifford Owens
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“I never wanted to be a performance artist.”

Fantasy Football Psychoanalysis by Sina Najafi
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Some time in late June, in the middle of the World Cup, a friend asked me an apparently simple question: “If you could psychoanalyze one football player, who would it be?”

Michael M. Bilandic by Gary M. Kramer
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The art world, horror rap, and Delaware.

We Have a Pope by Nicholas Elliott
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A Pope-to-be gives the “No thanks” to the Vatican. Where’s Skywalker when you need him?

Jessie Stead’s You Are Now Running On Reserve Battery Power by Andrew Lampert
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One of the highlights of the generous and sprawling Views from the Avant-Garde section at the recent New York Film Festival was when the dreaded low-battery warning appeared on screen amid intense flickering white light at the start of Jessie Stead’s latest video.

The Chadwicks by Ellen Harvey
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Drawings from 21 Love Poems and The Fried Tale (London Zoo) by Caroline Bergvall
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All juicit with an arseful of moola, wonga, clams & squids

Genevieve Belleveau by Lena Valencia
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One of the most difficult parts about moving to New York City is finding a community.

Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne by Salvatore Pan
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Teddy Wayne’s first novel, which involves a Middle Eastern computer programmer’s move to New York City in the days before 9/11, is a work that is ripe with beauty and potential. Salvatore Pane deconstructs the superstructure.

Léon Krier’s Drawing for Architecture by David van der Leer
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Anti urban segregation through zoning. 

Thomas Bradshaw by Margo Jefferson
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Jefferson describes Bradshaw’s plays as treacherous territories peopled with high-achieving suburbanites and professors gripped by sexual and racial manias. Their most dangerous quality: they act on pure id.

Tala Madani by Diana Al-Hadid
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When I look at Tala Madani’s paintings, I notice a peculiar relationship between what is direct (the manner) and what is ambiguous (the matter).

Eric Kraft by Andrei Codrescu
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I thoughthad discovered Eric Kraft when reading Taking Off, the first in a series about his alterego Peter Leroy.

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