Amy Carleton describes how Jami Attenberg created a positive online community with #1000WordsofSummer.
A look at Edith Wharton's "The Custom of the Country" reveals how the main character, Undine Spragg, bares a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump.
A look into Polish writer Sławomir Mrożek's black humor illustrates how comedy and laughter challenge totalitarian rule.
Affonso Uchoa's and João Dumans's new film "Araby," shows that the worker's plight crosses time and space from 20th-century Ireland to present-day Brazil.
Robert Abele remembers the "peculiarly joyous specialty born of eating with Jonathan Gold."
Mattie Wyndham reflects on corporeality and freedom from shame at a Maggie Nelson reading of "Something Bright, Then Holes" at Skylight Books.
Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel, "Tess of the D'Urbervilles," offers a useful socio-economic framework for the #MeToo Movement.