Understanding is the Proof of Error
by Katrina Dodson
The trials and tribulations of translating the great Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector.
At Home in Filmistan
by William Nakabayashi
Inside the music, magic, and motion of Mumbai’s Filmistan Studios.
by Zaina Arafat
How a collect call brought a Palestinian man back to the small Minnesotan town he fell in with in his youth.
Stuff I’ve Been Reading
by Nick Hornby
Interviewed by Noah Pisner
The Process: Kirstine Roepstorff
by Travis Jeppesen
Jessica Bruder and David Blei
Interviewed by Meehan Crist
Microinterviewed by Charlotte Shane
Paul Beatty in conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen
“Grand Canyon Sketchbook”
by Anders Nilsen
by Ben Passmore
A man’s neighbor disappears inside the Louisiana prison system.
“Week after Wedding”
by Andrea Tsurumi
A comic about a shift in perspective while wandering, newly married, through a museum.
by Ann Xu
Colette DeDonato on why we love Frankenstein; Garrett Caples on the Mallarmé of short fiction; Rachel Z. Arndt on The Autobiography of a Face; and Stephanie Burt on the book she wishes she could have read as a teen.
Household Object: Taxidermied Alligator Head
by Carmen Maria Machado
The Believer Book Award Readers’ Survey
How to Make a French Exit
by Eugene Lim
by Vanessa Hua
“This is Where They Plant Cheap Pine”: a new poem
by Sandra Simonds
“After the Skinny Repeal is Voted Down”: a new poem
by Shane McCrae
“Beset by a Disk of Radiating Feathers”: a new poem
by Heather Christle