Trump coverage

From Politico, Hadas Gold on how Donald Trump and "Morning Joe" made up: While critics lash out, MSNBC's morning talker builds a pipeline to Trump Tower. It's time for MSNBC to address reports that Joe Scarborough is advising Donald Trump. A study finds Clinton-Trump coverage was a feast of false equivalency (and more). Meet the press: Rick Perlstein on the hustlers, hucksters, hacks, and cowards who helped elect Donald Trump. "Really sick of this cycle: Trump lies, lie is disproven, no press

Paper Trail

Kia Corthron’s novel, The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter, has been awarded the 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Martin Amis has announced two new projects. A book of essays and reporting, The Rub of Time, will be published next October. Amis’s other project is a still-untitled autobiographical novel focused on death, which will


Reading for the Next Four Years

Margaret EbyIt is still unclear exactly what America under the presidency of Donald J. Trump will look like. But if we believe his campaign promises—deporting of millions of people, registering Muslims, gutting

Daily Review

The Trauma of the Gifted Child

Somewhere a child is being hidden. The time is mid-July, 1942, and the first great roundup of Jews—more than thirteen thousand foreign Jews in all, including four thousand children—has begun in Paris, to be followed by more arrests days later in the unoccupied zones.


Alexandra Kleeman

Alexandra Kleeman's fiction may share affinities with the luminaries of our postmodern canon—Don DeLillo, Robert Coover, and Ben Marcus—but her sensibility equally recalls the films of David Lynch.


Elephants in Lake Charles

Arlie Russell Hochschild

"YOU CAN TELL I’m a Republican,” Janice Areno says as she invites me to sit down in her office, Elephants fill three shelves of a wall opposite her desk, One is blue-and-white porcelain, a second is gold, a third is red, white, and blue and stands near a young child’s drawing of a yellow one.