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The New Yorker Deems Emily Dickinson Film a Masterwork February 23, 2016: Richard Brody reviews Terence Davies’s A Quiet Passion, a new film about Emily Dickinson starring Cynthia Nixon, for The New Yorker. “I’m thrilled to say that it’s an absolute drop-dead [...] by

The Troubling Power of Frederick Seidel’s Work February 16, 2016: At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson considers the sixteenth collection of poetry by Frederick Seidel, Widening Income Inequality (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). “To encounter a poem by Seidel is . [...] by

The New Yorker Eyes South Korea’s Literary Efforts February 1, 2016: Eyes on the prize, South Korea. The New Yorker’s Mythili G. Rao maps the South Korean government’s efforts to bring literature into the mainstream, and its interest in the [...] by

The New Yorker Draws Attention to a Somewhat Literary Moment on the Campaign Trail January 29, 2016: In her debate recap at The New Yorker, Amy Davidson points out a remarkable moment between Sanders and Clinton: HRC’s odd statement that “you campaign in poetry, you govern in [...] by

The New Yorker Looks at Robert Pinsky’s Video Game Mindwheel January 22, 2016: At The New Yorker, James Reith remembers when “text adventures” were at the forefront of video gaming–and that Robert Pinsky was at the forefront of text adventures. “U.S. [...] by

May You Rest in the Sun That Pins the Branches to the Sky January 11, 2016: David Bowie has died, impossibly. His idea of perfect happiness, according to his completed Proust Questionnaire? Reading. His most overused word? “Chthonic,” “miasma.” His [...] by

We’ve Only Just Begun: Anne Carson’s Short Stories January 8, 2016: Bookforum reminds us that Anne Carson has turned to writing short stories, having recently published one in Harper’s (“We’ve Only Just Begun”) and another, this week, in the [...] by

The New Yorker Profiles Farrah Field and Jared White of Berl’s Bookshop November 10, 2015: Regarding poetry bookstores’ remarkable success, The New Yorker looks no further than Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop in Dumbo. The classy outfit, run by Farrah Field and Jared White, is [...] by

‘Talking—it’s real dangerous’: Language & David Lynch October 29, 2015: Dennis Lim, director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and author of the forthcoming David Lynch: The Man from Another Place, writes for The New Yorker about Lynch’s use of [...] by

The New Yorker Puts Two & Two Together: John Wieners, Meet John Updike October 28, 2015: The New Yorker’s Dan Chiasson looks at “The Boston Boys,” by which he means poet John Wieners, whose posthumous collections Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners, has just [...] by