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“Ninety-Nine Percent Fearless,” on Laura Dern (New York Times Magazine)

“Sally Rooney’s Great Expectations” (The New Republic)

“The Furies,” on Karyn Kusama (New York Times Magazine)

“Bergman in the Making,” on Crisis and A Ship to India (Criterion’s Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema book)

"The Rage and Tenderness of David Wojnarowicz's Art" (New York Times Magazine)

"State of Affairs: John Updike's Couples" (Bookforum)

"The Strange, Enduring Appeal of Biarritz," on Le Rayon Vert (T)

"Never Done: The Impossible Work of Motherhood" (Harper's)

"Reading in the Dark" (Harper's)

"Greta Gerwig's Radical Confidence" (New York Times Magazine)

"New Books" (Harper's)

"The Curtain Falls," on artists' final works (T)

"Pleasure and the Text," on art-world erotica (Bookforum)

“Laura Kipnis’s Battle Against Vulnerability" (New Yorker)

“Memories of Cats” (New Yorker)

"Desert Course," on Geoff Dyer's travel writing (Bookforum)

"Short Cuts," on the American short story (Bookforum)

"Manure, A Saga,” on cow dung and design (T)

“Solitude and the Sea,” on traveling alone in Gotland (T)

“The Mother-Daughter Thing," on Susan Howe and R.H. Quaytman (T)

“The Test of Time,” on Kazuo Ishiguro's Buried Giant (Harper's)

“Shorn and Slathered," on Reynard the Fox (London Review of Books)

"Outside In,” on outsider art (T)

“On Edge," on Cate Blanchett (T)

"Hollywood on the Tiber," on an Italian theme park (T

"The Grain of the Choice," on Lydia Davis's Can't and Won't (Bookforum)

"Ghosts in the Stacks," on books about books (New Yorker)

"Hilton Als" (Bookforum)

"Bed-Wetting" (Harper's)

"Making a Scene," on Willa Cather's correspondence (Harper's)

“The Counter-Life," on Lionel Shriver's Big Brother (New Yorker)

“Spike Jonze’s Abandonment Issues," on Her (New Yorker)

"Herzog’s Cave," on 3D cinema (n1fr)

“Apichatpong ‘Joe’ Weerasethakul” (n1fr)

“Greater Expectations," on Susan Sontag's journals (Bookforum)

“The In-Between World," on Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardennes' Kid with a Bike (New York Review of Books)

“The Crime of Blackness: Dorothy B. Hughes’s Forgotten Noir” (New Yorker)

“Norman Mailer, Auteur” (New Yorker)

“The Debasement Tapes," on Chris Kraus's Summer of Hate (Bookforum)

“Mental Weather," on Zadie Smith's NW (Harper’s)

“Breeds of New Yorker," on a re-writing of The Group (London Review of Books)

“Claire Denis" (n1fr)

“Heartache and the Thousand Natural Shocks," on Jonathan Franzen's Freedom (Harper’s)

"What Does the Internet Look Like?" (The Baffler)

"Stewartsville," on George R. Stewart's Names on the Land (The Nation)

"My Bondage, My Freedom," on Robert Walser (The Nation)