Weekend Reading List

From a biography of the Daily Mail to monuments to Karl Marx: what to read this weekend

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Sol Calero, ‘Interiores’, 2017, installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy: Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund; photograph: Simon Vogel

Sol Calero, ‘Interiores’, 2017, installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy: Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund; photograph: Simon Vogel

  • ‘The Daily Mail is like the drunken lout at a party who can’t get anyone to like him’ – a biography of Britain’s most controversial national newspaper.

  • Daily reviews on frieze.com from Berlin, Chicago, Dortmund and London.

  • ‘I’m not sure we’re in the middle of post-truth’ – Judith Butler on Donald Trump and the rise of the far right.

  • Sylvia Plath on Santa Claus: two new poems and the story of their discovery.

  • Monumental Marxism: what to do with an unwanted statue of the father of communism?

  • Moving events on frieze.com: dance work and a response to this week’s tragic events in Manchester.

  • Twin Peaks twice: remembering the radicalness of David Lynch’s first foray into television.

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

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