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Reckoning with the legacy of Jim Harrison, whose writing portrayed women like meals – meant to give pleasure and comfort, without having any hunger themselves

BY Julia Langbein | 18 AUG 19

Like Vivian Maier’s photography, Christina Hesselholdt’s novel embraces digression and relishes humanity in its multiplicity

BY Mitch Speed | 14 AUG 19

Diana Hamilton reflects on the dual urges to be beautiful and well-reviewed – even when you want to reject both desires

BY Diana Hamilton | 06 AUG 19
News

The author of ‘Beloved’ and Nobel Laureate was a leading light of US literary life in her work as an editor and writer

BY Frieze News Desk | 06 AUG 19

Sara Sinclair’s new anthology of interviews recalls the parties, the poverty and the ongoing hero worship

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 27 JUN 19

Christina Hesselholdt’s newly-translated book, Vivian, turns the late American photographer’s life into a novel

BY Tom Overton | 19 JUN 19
Culture Digest

The frieze editors recommend medieval feminist experimental fiction, 1930s socialist tracts and the latest sci-fi

BY frieze | 13 JUN 19

Three new books – from T. Fleischmann, Kathryn Scanlan and Anne Walsh – make a case for the importance of intimacy

BY Emily LaBarge | 11 JUN 19

In her new memoir, the poet asks whether art has a purpose beyond representation

BY Diana Hamilton | 02 JUN 19

Amy Fung’s new essay collection is an infuriated breakup letter to the art world

BY Mitch Speed | 31 MAY 19

Her lyrical, haunting novel Celestial Bodies exposes the global forces that preclude literary value from flowing in both directions

BY Sarah Jilani | 30 MAY 19

A new book by Jay David Bolter chronicles the demise of cultural gatekeeping

BY Houman Barekat | 14 MAY 19

Snapchat guru Nathan Jurgenson’s new book argues that our surfeit of images has ushered in a new way of existing in the world

BY Daniel Penny | 03 MAY 19

Beatriz Colomina’s latest book, X-Ray Architecture, argues that the spaces and technologies of the sanatorium gave rise to the modern movement’s iconic forms

BY Thomas McMullan | 25 APR 19

On the emergence of transgender literature

BY Juliet Jacques | 18 APR 19

Somewhere between prose poem and novel, the author’s second book channels the polluted landscapes and xenophobic discourse of contemporary Britain

BY Tom Overton | 15 MAR 19

Newly published in the US, ‘Birthday’ sees the Argentinian writer at his most personal – and vulnerable

BY Steven Zultanski | 27 FEB 19

‘History is full of people who just didn’t,’ reads the first line of her riveting opening essay, which also serves as a sort of statement of intent

BY Negar Azimi | 23 FEB 19

The poet’s new collection chronicles a father’s succumbing to dementia and a daughter’s attempt to endure

BY Harry Thorne | 22 FEB 19
Fan Letter

The Psychology of an Art Writer provides a beautiful account of Lee’s looking and feeling and thinking and writing about art’

BY Vivian Sky Rehberg | 06 FEB 19