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In ‘Coventry’, events seem to happen to somebody else, to a person Cusk repeatedly exposes and judges

By Brian Dillon

Reckoning with the legacy of Jim Harrison, whose writing portrayed women like meals – meant to give pleasure and comfort, without having any hunger themselves

By Julia Langbein

Like Vivian Maier’s photography, Christina Hesselholdt’s novel embraces digression and relishes humanity in its multiplicity

By Mitch Speed

Diana Hamilton reflects on the dual urges to be beautiful and well-reviewed – even when you want to reject both desires

By Diana Hamilton

The author of ‘Beloved’ and Nobel Laureate was a leading light of US literary life in her work as an editor and writer

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Robert Rauschenberg, Buffalo II (detail), 1964, oil and silkscreen ink on canvas, 2.44 x 1.84 m. Courtesy: 

Sara Sinclair’s new anthology of interviews recalls the parties, the poverty and the ongoing hero worship

By Cal Revely-Calder

Christina Hesselholdt’s newly-translated book, Vivian, turns the late American photographer’s life into a novel

By Tom Overton

The frieze editors recommend medieval feminist experimental fiction, 1930s socialist tracts and the latest sci-fi

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Three new books – from T. Fleischmann, Kathryn Scanlan and Anne Walsh – make a case for the importance of intimacy

By Emily LaBarge

In her new memoir, the poet asks whether art has a purpose beyond representation

By Diana Hamilton

Amy Fung’s new essay collection is an infuriated breakup letter to the art world

By Mitch Speed

Her lyrical, haunting novel Celestial Bodies exposes the global forces that preclude literary value from flowing in both directions

By Sarah Jilani