Culture Digest

Royal bodies, the ‘incel’ mindset and those Childish Gambino hot-takes: what to read this weekend

The X Files, period feminism and a pub crawl with Marx: what to read this weekend

Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this week

The fate of Italy’s museum sector, Hayden White’s voices and Hitler’s American model: what to read this weekend

50 years after ‘rivers of blood’, the politics of fitness culture, Isle of Dogs and language as power: what to read this weekend

The politics of the red cap, a tribute to Studio Ghibli cofounder, and rewatching The Breakfast Club in the age of #MeToo

What to read this weekend: secrets of the magic lantern, ‘Soul of a Nation’ in Arkansas, and China’s bleak democratic prospects

Instagram influencers’s minimalist ploy, democratizing the art world and camp’s radical potential: what to read this weekend

Gazumped by John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, a story of Dustbowl climate refugees who rise up against their oppressors

Sex is not a sandwich, how to change the world and Lukács in Orbán’s Hungary: what to read this weekend

The commodified atmosphere of Time’s Up and the Male Glance: what to read this weekend

What to read this weekend: in praise of the negative review, food and authenticity, and the desires of the Tory Brexiteers