Tag Archives: Literary Magazines

Books: TLS/Times Literary Supplement- Jan 27, 2023

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Times Literary Supplement (January 27, 2023) @TheTLS , featuring @TimParksauthor on Italo Calvino; @15thcgossipgirl on the Wife of Bath; @NshShulman on Prince Harry; Fredrik Logevall on Jefferson the writer; @lejhouston on queer poetry; @RSmythFreelance on Ronald Blythe – and more.

Previews: The New Yorker Magazine- January 30, 2023

Christoph Niemanns “Highway and Byways”

The New Yorker – January 30, 2023 Issue:

The Mayor and the Con Man

Bishop Lamor Whitehead and Eric Adams stand while speaking at a bar.

Eric Adams’s friends and allies have puzzled over his relationship with Lamor Whitehead, a fraudster Brooklyn church leader.

After Bolsonaro, Can Lula Remake Brazil?

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, photographed by Tommaso Protti.

Following a prison term, a fraught election, and a near-coup, the third-time President takes charge of a fractured country.

What’s the Matter with Men?

A girl leap-frogging over a boy in a superhero costume.

They’re floundering at school and in the workplace. Some conservatives blame a crisis of masculinity, but the problems—and their solutions—are far more complex.

Arts & Culture: The New Criterion – February 2023

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The New Criterion – February 2023 Issue:

Caesar & the republic  by Adrian Goldsworthy
Otto von Habsburg’s legacy  by Edwin J. Feulner
Garshin: a genius at suffering  by Gary Saul Morson
Saarinen & starchitecture  by Michael J. Lewis


New poems  by Rachel Hadas, Ryan Wilson & Duncan Wu

Books: TLS/Times Literary Supplement – Jan 20, 2023

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Times Literary Supplement @TheTLS (January 20, 2023) features an extract from Lawfare by Geoffrey Robertson KC (published tomorrow by TLS Books); @NoreenMasud and Jade French on H. D.; Michael Hofmann on Shirley Hazzard; Gwendoline Riley on Michael Bracewell; Jenny Uglow on Anthony Gross – and more.

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine- January 16, 2023

A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. smiling with his four children.

The New Yorker – January 16, 2023 issue:

How Should We Think About Our Different Styles of Thinking?

A person writing their thoughts on paper.

Some people say their thought takes place in images, some in words. But our mental processes are more mysterious than we realize.

The Crisis of Missing Migrants

A shadow of a boat looms over the scene of a pathology lab.

What has become of the tens of thousands of people who have disappeared on their way to Europe?

Can UPS Still Deliver a Middle-Class Life?

Antoine Andrews pushes a collection of packages on wheels, in Bay Ridge.

The company offers steady jobs and is enjoying record profits. So why is a strike looming?

Books: Literary Review Of Canada – January 2023

January–February 2023 | Literary Review of Canada

Literary Review of Canada: January–February 2023:

What the Blazes?

Dark Days at Noon: The Future of Fire

Dark Days at Noon

By Edward Struzik

The catastrophic runaway wildfires advancing through North America and other parts of the world are not unprecedented. Fires loomed large once human activity began to warm the climate in the 1820s, leading to an aggressive firefighting strategy that has left many of the continent’s forests too old and vulnerable to the fires that many tree species need to regenerate.

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Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – Jan 2 & 9, 2023

A woman walks alone on New York City's High Line in winter.
Art by Ryo Takemasa

The New Yorker Magazine – December 26, 2022:

Trapped in the Trenches in Ukraine

A soldier holding a gun in Ukraine, photographed by David Guttenfelder.

Along the country’s seven-hundred-mile front line, constant artillery fire and drone surveillance have made it excruciatingly difficult to maneuver.

What Donald Trump’s Trial Might Look Like

Excerpts from Secret Service reports displayed on a screen during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol in Washington, DC, US, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.

Presidents have been impeached, but none has ever been asked, after leaving office, to turn himself in for arraignment. The January 6th committee’s final actions could help change that.

Seventy-five Years After Indian Partition, Who Owns the Narrative?

A man towering over a landscape draws a line on the ground, which separates two sides of a tent camp and its inhabitants.

Literature once filled in archival gaps by saying the unsayable. Now a younger generation is devising new modes of telling the story and finding new stories to tell.

Books: London Review Of Books – January 5, 2023

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London Review of Books (LRB) – January 5, 2023:

The first issue of LRB volume 45 is now online, featuring Alan Bennett’s diary for 2022, @_jamesmeek on flooding, Anne Enright on Toni Morrison, Jenny Turner @neepmail on Colette, @xlorentzen on Cormac McCarthy and a cover by @Jon_McN.

Eyes that Bite

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.

Underwater Living

James Meek on housebuilding in the aftermath of the 2013 floods

Books: TLS/Times Literary Supplement – Dec 23, 2022

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The Times Literary Supplement @TheTLS (December 23-30, 2022) features @pgodfreysmith on deer and birds; @LaurenElkin on Sophie Calle; @natsegnit on Craig Brown; a new poem by @glynofwelwyn ; reflections on the BBC at 100; @BorisDralyuk on A. E. Stallings; @irinibus on gifts – and more.

Arts & Culture: The New Yorker – December 26, 2022

A hand draws an intricate drawing involving two characters Circle and Square.
“Ups and Downs”  by Chris Ware

The New Yorker – December 26, 2022 issue:

Roz and Emily Eat Their Way Through Midwood

Our first stop: a cheese Danish. Can’t skip breakfast

What Kevin McCarthy Will Do to Gain Power

Kevin McCarthy behind a shadow of Trump.

The Republican leader’s ambition has always been his defining characteristic. Attempting to placate both Trumpists and moderates may lead to his downfall.

Picturing the Cove Inn

Memories of a high-school job at a local seafood restaurant, blurred by time.