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Set in 1960s New York, the author's debut novel looks at who is given a voice, as well as satirizing the concept of work as a cure for alienation 

BY Leila Sackur | 02 MAR 23

From the science fiction of N.K. Jemisin to the final essays of Janet Malcolm, members of the frieze team select the books they’re most excited about this season

BY frieze | 18 JAN 23

Eloise Hendy interrogates the complexities of merciless mother-daughter bonds in the author's latest book Is Mother Dead 

BY Eloise Hendy | 26 OCT 22

In her new book, Animal Joy, poet and psychoanalyst Nuar Alsadir explores the role of the ‘inner clown’ in art and politics

BY Laura McLean-Ferris | 28 SEP 22

Alastair Curtis reviews two memoirs by the French writer and looks at the lessons he learned from past relationships

BY Alastair Curtis | 16 SEP 22

The author's debut book, Which As You Know Means Violence, reveals the politics of self-injury in performance art and contemporary culture

BY Esmé Hogeveen | 14 SEP 22

A wry interrogation of 'The Twilight World' and the literary sequel to the Hollywood blockbuster 'Heat'

BY Ed Luker | 12 SEP 22

Édouard Louis’s A Woman’s Battles and Transformations and Lynne Tillman’s Mothercare both look at the struggles of their mothers through the socioeconomics lens of caregiving

BY Jennifer Kabat | 25 AUG 22

The British artist revisits a classic 1970s photobook interrogating ‘unruly’ archival images

BY David Campany | 25 AUG 22

The writer’s new book riffs on the work of Édouard Levé while highlighting his own predilection for the absurd

BY Bailey Trela | 26 JUL 22

The novelist watches Joanna Hogg’s two recent films and muses on how they convey the lessons learned in creative practices

BY Elif Batuman | 24 JUN 22

What’s worth packing in your suitcase? The frieze team offers their picks for holiday reads

BY frieze | 17 JUN 22

Released this month, Jhumpa Lahiri's new book explores her relationship with the Italian language as a writer and translator

 

BY Anandi Mishra | 11 MAY 22

The writer’s new collection of essays repositions Indiana as a prescient analyst of US art and politics

BY Daniel Felsenthal | 31 MAR 22

The artist and author’s new novella, ‘Tuesday or September or The End’, imagines an alternative collective future

BY Travis Diehl | 14 MAR 22

Part memoir, part literary portrait, the author’s new book on Berlin goes beyond familiar narratives of the German capital

BY Mitch Speed | 10 MAR 22

Nicole Rudick’s new biography weaves together her own writing with that of Saint Phalle, offering a more complex portrait of the artist

BY Kate Wolf | 03 MAR 22

Ian Bourland speaks to the writer about the persistence of university narratives and what it means to write novels in 2022

BY Ian Bourland AND Julia May Jonas | 02 MAR 22

A new book of Derek McCormack's collected writing captures his irreverent take on fashion, from Kathy Acker to Jean-Paul Gaultier and the late Thierry Mugler

BY Sophie Tolhurst | 25 JAN 22

In his first book, the author offers a scholarly account of the life and work of Minoru Yamasaki – the esteemed architect of the World Trade Center

BY Terence Trouillot | 10 JAN 22