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A Non-Poet’s Notes on a Poetry Collection

January 5, 2020

On Franny Choi's strange, new, delightful "Soft Science"

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Girl, Interrupted

January 4, 2020

The first black woman to win the Booker Prize was only given half the award....

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Star Struck Wonder Struck

November 17, 2019

Paige Lewis' debut book of poetry, Space Struck is alive and breathing in a...

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I’m Still Here

November 10, 2019

In her new memoir, Chanel Miller reclaims her identity and ownership over her...

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In Translation: Verses de los muertos

November 4, 2019

First edition of Lit's new In Translation series: Calaveritas for the Dia de...

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Viagra Condos and the Erasure of the Working...

October 25, 2019

An interview with Chicago poet Kevin Coval, on his new book, Everything Must

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The Beautiful and Doomed

October 17, 2019

An essay on Connie Willis's science-fiction-historical classic.

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Dear Mr. Hicok

October 3, 2019

Bob Hicok recently penned an essay called the "The Promise of American Poetry,"...

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The Bookstore Your Dad Warned You About

September 18, 2019

A niche new bookstore opens in Pilsen, with little apparent interest in the...

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Emily Nussbaum Likes to Watch – and Question

September 11, 2019

Emily Nussbaum examines what types of television are taken seriously, and the...

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Harvesting Joy in On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

August 22, 2019

On intimacy, tenderness, and pain in Ocean Vuong's debut novel.

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Caricatures and Characters in John Banville’s The Untouchable

August 12, 2019

Celebrated contemporary Irish novelist John Banville's The Untouchable is a...

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