She was not beautiful, but she looked like she was. She was practically famous for it in the cloistered social universe of the liberal arts […]
Your Hatch alarm clock gently brightens your bedroom, tricking you into thinking you’re rising with the sun. You yawn as you sit up, stretching out […]
Art is committed to that perception of the world which alienates individuals from their functional existence and performance in society—it is committed to an emancipation […]
I seem to be getting more and more superficial as I get older. As a teenager, I was a devotee of Hamlet, whose horror at […]
The history of painting is often told as a procession of beautiful achievements, running roughly from the fifteenth century to the mid-nineteenth, at which point […]
Up the street from my house in Amman, Jordan, there is an empty lot. Central Amman is built on steep hills, with narrow valleys between […]
For five months last year I was going to be a mother.