• Features

  • Columns

    • The Cultist

      CHOIRE SICHA on the rich kids of Instagram

    • The Best-Seller List

      HEATHER HAVRILESKY on Wonder Woman's lost feminist career

    • Food

      MELANIE REHAK on Laurie Colwin's kitchen dispatches

    • Roundup

      CHRISTOPHER LYON on recent art books

  • Fiction

    • MICHELLE ORANGE: Marilynne Robinson's Lila

    • BRENDA WINEAPPLE: John Williams's Augustus

    • JAMES CAMP: David Mitchell's The Bone Clocks

    • EMILY RABOTEAU: Marlon James's A Brief History of Seven Killings

    • LINDSAY ZOLADZ: John Darnielle's Wolf in White Van

    • MINNA PROCTOR: James Ellroy's Perfidia

  • Current Affairs & Politics

    • KATHLEEN GEIER: James K. Galbraith's The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth

    • JEDEDIAH PURDY: Erwin Chemerinksy's The Case Against the Supreme Court

    • MEGHAN O'ROURKE: Eula Biss's On Immunity: An Inoculation

    • EMILY WITT: Jonathan Eig's The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

    • JAMELLE BOUIE: Jeff Hobbs's The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

    • THOMAS GEOGHEGAN: Jake Halpern's Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld

  • Arts & Letters

    • LAUREN O'NEILL-BUTLER: Moyra Davey and Alison Strayer's Burn the Diaries

    • ALBERT MOBILIO: The Essential Cy Twombly

    • ERIC BANKS: Mary Beard's Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up

    • CARL WILSON: Bob Stanley's Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

    • MARK POLIZZOTTI: Marius Hentea's TaTa DaDa: The Real Life and Celestial Adventures of Tristan Tzara

    • SARAH NICOLE PRICKETT: Jo Ann Callis's Other Rooms

    • LIZZIE FEIDELSON: Bill T. Jones's Story/Time: The Life of an Idea

    • J. C. HALLMAN: Charles D'Ambrosio's Loitering: New and Collected Essays