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From a wild child to a talking mongoose: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Playgrounds as radical propositions, the problem with Okja, and debating ‘the dirtbag left’: what to read this weekend

From unmasking an author to literary dress sense: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Whose Streets?, 2017, film still. Courtesy: Sundance Institute; photograph: Lucas Alvarado Farrar 

This year’s Sundance Film Festival featured more movies directed by women than ever before, but gender discrimination in the industry is still endemic

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

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

By Paul Clinton
Gill-Revue, Le Salon Pour Rire, 1868, lithograph. Courtesy: Chewday’s, London

From why its good to repeat jokes to how to keep it impersonal: what to read about this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Jacqueline de Jong, The Situationist Times, 1962–67, covers of issues 5 and 6, designed and edited by Jacqueline de Jong. Courtesy: the artist and the Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven

From situationists to shame: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

From the virtues of cannibalism to how to photograph yourself naked: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Maeve Brennan, The Drift, 2016, video stills. Courtesy: the artist; produced by Chisenhale Gallery, London, and Spike Island, Bristol; commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery, London, Spike Island, Bristol, The Whitworth, Manchester, and Lismore Castle Arts

A new film by Maeve Brennan reflects on lives caught up in the conflict in Lebanon

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

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

By Paul Clinton

How should the artistic community respond when an art space, explicitly or implicitly, associates itself with right-wing sentiment?

From the Women's Strike to a march that cancels itself out: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton