• Philip Roth and the Secret of Rock ’n‘ Roll

    Seth Kaufman on rock's secret weapon — audacity — and what Philip Roth can teach us about it.

    Facebook Society. Does it Matter?

    An excerpt from Roberto Simanowski's "Facebook Society: Losing Ourselves in Sharing Ourselves," translated by Susan H. Gillespie.

    The Body’s World: Writing the Body Different

    An essay by Kenny Fries, excerpted from the recent collection "Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing (2nd Edition)."

    Pulling Back the Curtain on the Labor of Professional Sport

    An excerpt from "Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport" by Nathan Kalman-Lamb, forthcoming from Fernwood Publishing in May.

    Jewess in Wool Clothing

    Susan Golomb's essay "Jewess in Wool Clothing" is excerpted from "We Wear the Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America," from Beacon Press.

    For The Future of the Truth: An Excerpt from Nothing Ever Dies

    By Viet Thanh Nguyen (author of Pulitzer-Prize winning novel The Sympathizer) for the Provocations series, in conjunction with UCI’s “The Future of Truth” conference As a …

    “Translating Little Black Boxes,” an Excerpt From the November 2016 Issue of World Literature Today

    An Excerpt from World Literature Today In November 2016 — for the first time in the magazine’s 90-year history — …