Literature

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 ‘We have lost one of the best and greatest of us,’ Keene writes. ‘She helped us to see and become ourselves, to put pen to paper and language to our lives.’

BY John Keene |

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

BY Rainer Diana Hamilton |

Fifty years ago, when a lump of extra-terrestrial iron fireballed towards Belfast, a stampede of street kids stopped in their tracks

BY Pádraig Ó Meiscill |

In My Mother Laughs, Akerman’s pain while watching her mother’s health worsen becomes entwined with the shock of heartbreak

BY Steven Zultanski |

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

BY Sarah Jilani |

On the emergence of transgender literature

BY Juliet Jacques |

‘At the first site, the freedom of the United States of America is honoured; at the second, the history of its immigrants is conserved’

BY Carina Bukuts |

Storms arise, the boat pitches and rolls, passengers are literally and figuratively tossed together

BY Emily LaBarge |

A Nobel Prize-winning writer, a misogynist, a small-town boy with a haughty, big-city gaze: Naipaul’s life was marked by a sense of doubleness

BY Cody Delistraty |

The continued dominance of UK-US writers makes a mockery of the Man Booker’s ‘global outlook’

BY Harry Thorne |

The frieze columnist's first novel is an homage to, and embodiment of, the late, great Kathy Acker

BY Olivia Laing |

Publishing elegant, peculiar studies in fine attention and finer craft, how the small London press is producing some of the best writing around

BY Cal Revely-Calder |

The novelist explored Jewish identity in the US through a lens of frustrated heterosexuality

BY Andrew Durbin |

The US writer, who died last week, brought a quality of inestimable importance to the modern novel: a mind that was wholly in tune with the times

BY Michael Bracewell |

Homages to the writers and friends at Tate St Ives and Turner Contemporary pay tribute to their affection for the sea as a cipher for the self

BY Phoebe Cripps |

Before ‘fake news’ and the turn against Facebook, painter David Salle remembers a book that predicted how the media sphere would shatter

BY David Salle |

As the Man Booker Prize debates whether to nix US writers, the ‘homogenized future’ some novelists fear for British literature is already here

BY Andrew Durbin |

Curators Tom Eccles and Amy Zion take a literary theme for 2018

The artist reveals the books that have influenced him 

BY Christian Nyampeta |