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The Adults in the Room

What does it mean that most of Trump’s so-called grownups come from the military?

So When Are You Getting Married?

For the characters of ‘Srugim,’ dating isn’t casual or diversionary: it is existential.

Menashe

a film directed by Joshua Z. Weinstein

Srugim

a television series created by Laizy Shapiro and Havvah Deevon


The Cultural Axis

Benjamin Martin’s ‘The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture’

The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture

by Benjamin G. Martin


The Master of Eglfing-Haar

Should Eugen Gabritschevsky be called an outsider artist? The question hovers over his pictures, adding yet another level of mystery to them.

Eugen Gabritschevsky: 1893–1979

an exhibition at La Maison Rouge, Paris, July 8–September 18, 2016; Collection de l’Art Brut, Lausanne, November 11, 2016–February 19, 2017; and the American Folk Art Museum, New York City, March 13–August 13, 2017


The Seal of the Poets

The Conference of the Birds

by Attar, translated from the Persian by Sholeh Wolpé


A Family Cruise

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

by Daniel Mendelsohn


A Visionary of the Real

Donald Judd Writings

edited by Flavin Judd and Caitlin Murray


Rushdie’s New York Bubble

Salman Rushdie’s ‘The Golden House’

The Golden House

by Salman Rushdie


Freud’s Clay Feet

Frederick Crews’s biography ‘Freud: The Making of an Illusion’

Freud: The Making of an Illusion

by Frederick Crews


The Tragic Sense of Frank Bidart

Half-light: Collected Poems 1965–2016

by Frank Bidart


Dialogue With God

What is the correct reaction when we open the ‘Confessions’? It should, perhaps, be one of acute embarrassment.

Confessions

by Augustine, translated from the Latin by Sarah Ruden


A River Runs Through It

Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur River at the Borderlands of Empires

by Dominic Ziegler


In Praise of Ambiguity

On Empson

by Michael Wood


Routine Horrors

Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror

by Helen C. Epstein


Corrective Affinities

Tumult

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by Mike Mitchell

New Selected Poems

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by David Constantine, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Michael Hamburger, and Esther Kinsky

Mr Zed’s Reflections: or Breadcrumbs He Dropped, Gathered Up by His Listeners

by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, translated from the German by Wieland Hoban

Writing with the Words of Others: Essays on the Poetry of Hans Magnus Enzensberger

by Alan J. Clayton


She Shampooed & Renewed Us

Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

by David Yaffe


Good Lord

First Confession: A Sort of Memoir

by Chris Patten

Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir

by Ken Clarke

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