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The performer’s recently reissued autobiography, Man Enough to Be a Woman, offers an unapologetic blueprint for gender non-conformity

BY Sam Moore | 24 MAY 21

An open letter to n+1’s new anthology, which explores themes of racial aggression and privilege as well as celebrating solidarity

BY Ysabelle Cheung | 14 MAY 21

Hatty Nestor's new book Ethical Portraits examines portraiture’s central role in understanding the discriminatory nature of the US criminal justice system 

BY Gwen Burlington | 28 APR 21

A slew of new books discuss the social and political history of scent, from holy smokes to slave ships

BY Jonathan P. Watts | 03 DEC 20

The author’s latest novel, ‘The Silence’, is full of questions with obvious answers

BY Jackson Arn | 06 NOV 20

The prolific Beat poet, who died aged 86 on 25 October, left behind a powerful and ever-urgent call to action in her Revolutionary Letters

BY Iris Cushing | 02 NOV 20

The author's new novel is a smart, sharply observed critique of literary tropes and the art world

BY Philippa Snow | 16 OCT 20

Frog Pond Splash, published 20 November by Siglio Press, presents four decades of the artist’s mail-art exchanges with poet William S. Wilson

BY Tausif Noor | 08 OCT 20

A new publishing project misunderstands the anti-patriarchal motivations behind historical pen names

BY Rosanna McLaughlin | 28 AUG 20

Revisiting the author’s prescient 'manifesto for a fair fight' - first published as an essay in 2014 - now out as a full-length book

BY Haley Mlotek | 25 AUG 20

The author of Glitch Feminism on correcting the cyberfeminist canon, the Black trauma at the root of memes and why online space is still ‘real’

BY Momtaza Mehri AND Legacy Russell | 19 AUG 20

In the author’s debut novel, ‘the threat of a sharp edge is on every page’ 

BY Haley Mlotek | 15 JUL 20

A bleak tale of a girl raised in isolation, ‘I Who Have Never Known Men’ takes on new meaning amidst the current wave of lockdown narratives

BY Haley Mlotek | 08 JUN 20

‘Death in Her Hands’ toys with the conventions of crime fiction in ways that are often heavy-handed 

BY ​Tyler Patterson | 22 APR 20

Learning to survive a jittering feed of survivalist pro tips and transhumanist dreck

BY Brian Dillon | 12 FEB 20

Green unpleasant land? As the UK braces for election week, it might be time to abandon the myth of Englishness

BY Adam Harper | 10 DEC 19

The most remarkable thing about ‘The Mysterious Correspondent’ is the way it deals directly with gay and lesbian characters

BY Aaron Peck | 28 NOV 19

Awarding the Nobel to a Milosevic apologist, splitting the Booker Prize, and the death of the Western canon’s most ardent defender: what is the political function of literary culture today?

BY Helen Charman | 08 NOV 19

Radical feminist Valerie Solanas is the ambivalent guiding force in Chu’s debut book Females

BY Bryony White | 07 NOV 19

In ‘All That Beauty’, it’s not a matter of seeing better, or more clearly; it’s a matter of seeing more widely and wildly

BY Steven Zultanski | 30 OCT 19