• What About Lila? English Grad School and Emotional Labor in Netflix’s The Chair

    Shannon Draucker explores the subtle but powerful portrayal of graduate student marginalization in Netflix's popular new series "The Chair."

    “It’s the Black House Now!”: Mansoor Adayfi’s Don’t Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo

    Erin L. Thompson examines the poignant yet playful recollections in Mansoor Adayfi’s memoir "Don’t Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo."

    Miguel’s War and the Shattered Mirrors of Queer Redemption

    Paul Amar inspects Eliane Raheb’s cross-Mediterranean documentary film "Miguel’s War."

    The Art of Temporal Resistance

    Karla Kelsey inspects the interrelation of ecology and time in Cole Swensen's "Art in Time."

    Expert Isolation: Reading Jhumpa Lahiri’s Whereabouts

    Helena Roy reviews Jhumpa Lahiri's latest novel in translation, "Whereabouts (Dove mi trovo)."

    Pandemic Story Time

    Julia Walton reflects on the books that got her young family through the COVID-19 tedium.