Weekend Reading List

Negar Azimi on Jane Bowles and bell hooks on Beyoncé: what to read this weekend

  • ‘Money-making has no colour’ – bell hooks on Beyoncé’s new visual album Lemonade.

  • Was Freud right about the Ego? And could LSD be of therapeutic use? 

  • New frieze columnist Negar Azimi on the complicated life and eccentric fiction of Jane Bowles.

  • Why won't philosophy diversify? Why is non-European thought marginalised in Western universities?

  • What would it be like if we gave up on assimilation? Martine Syms interviewed in Studio International. Also read Laura McLean-Ferris's frieze article on her work.

  • A roundtable on Lapham's Quarterly on the past and future of the aphorism. 

  • ‘It is the sex of bureaucracy’ – Jennifer Doyle on the policing of sex on campus. 

  • Could a literary journal repurpose the dark web as a site of political resistance?

Paul Clinton is a writer, editor and curator based in London, UK.

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