• Growing Up with Original Plumbing

    Caden Mark Gardner on the enduring power of pioneer transgender publication "Original Plumbing" at 10 years.

    Birdsong of the South

    Austin Adams looks at nature and sturdy Southern resolve in Margaret Renkl's recent "Late Migrations."

    Designing for Death: On Hito Steyerl’s Drill

    Bailey Trela looks at Hito Steyerl’s installation "Drill" at the Park Avenue Armory.

    Beyond Compensation: Student Athlete and NCAA Exploitation

    Nathan Kalman-Lamb reviews the HBO documentary "Student Athlete" and the unfair dynamic between payment and promise in college athletics.

    Ducks, Summer

    Alexandra Marraccini goes on a Twitter journey with "Ducks, Newburyport," Lucy Ellmann's ambitious 998-page single-sentence novel.

    The Magic of Byrd Baylor’s Literary Odes to Nature

    Monica Uszerowicz rereads Byrd Baylor's tranquil children's novel "The Other Way to Listen."

    A Survey in Light: Mary Corse at LACMA

    Natasha Boyd reviews the Mary Corse exhibition "A Survey in Light" at LACMA, on display now until November 11, 2019.