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Weekend Reading List

From a short history of plagiarism to Trisha Brown's walk: what to read this weekend

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Paul Scheerbart, Nusi-Pusi, 1912. Courtesy: Berlinische Galerie/Kai-Annett Becker

Paul Scheerbart, Nusi-Pusi, 1912. Courtesy: Berlinische Galerie/Kai-Annett Becker

  • Miserable deal: the extraordinary story behind the publication of Victor Hugo’s most celebrated novel.

  • Schools of unlearning: on Marianne Moore’s involvement in a school set up to assimilate young Native Americans.

  • Picturing utopia: the drawings and writings of Paul Scheerbart.

  • Liberté, égalité, fraternité: will social democracy end with the coming French election?

  • How do you start a revolution? In our latest frieze video, we visit New York’s Interference Archive, a collection of social and political objects and ephemera.

  • Making it up: why do writers lie, plagiarize and fabricate?

  • ‘Trisha took the walk and tamed it’: five artists discuss working with choreographer Trisha Brown, who recently passed away.

  • Daily reviews on frieze.com: read about the latest openings in Berlin, LondonNew York, Rome and Shanghai.

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

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