The Banal, Infected: On Ben Marcus’s Notes from the Fog

Austin Adams reviews Ben Marcus's "Notes from the Fog."

In Defense of Feeling: On Abdellah Taïa’s An Arab Melancholia

Thomas Patier writes on feeling in Abdellah Taïa’s “An Arab Melancholia.”

Can Democracy Survive Capitalism?

Tom Gallagher reviews Robert Kuttner's "Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?"

Funny, Messy, Real: On Condoms and Hot Tubs Don’t Mix

Suhasini Yeeda reviews "Condoms and Hot Tubs Don't Mix: An Anthology of Awkward Sexcapades."

Slumber as Self-Preservation: Oblomov and My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Lori Feathers on two sleep-obsessed heroes, one in Ottessa Moshfegh's "My Year of Rest and Relaxation," and the other in Ivan Goncharov’s "Oblomov."

Adam Tooze’s Crashed: From the Global Financial Crisis to Know-Nothing Nativism

Jonathan Kirshner reviews "Crashed," a "sprawling, ambitious, undisciplined, and often deeply insightful book" by Adam Tooze.

Not Getting Away With It

Kelly Candaele, himself an identical twin, on the documentary "Three Identical Strangers."