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‘If You Go After Power, There Are Costs’: An Interview With Naomi Klein
Alexandra Kimball Talks To The Author Of This Changes Everything
A Book About Writers That Even Civilians Can Enjoy
On Ben Lerner's new novel, 10:04
The Sympathetic Guide to William T. Vollmann
How to read William Vollmann
The attraction of lunatic balls seems to have come not only from the fear of violence or unpredictability in asylum-dwellers’s behaviour, but from the existential threat of being forced to ponder the blurry distinction between sanity and insanity.— Linda Besner

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‘If You Go After Power, There Are Costs’: An Interview With Naomi Klein

The author of This Changes Everything on how the environmental movement went awry, and why it needs to rediscover its sense of radicalism—demanding deep change from the status quo.

Survivor’s Guilt

Robert of Timothy Findley’s The Wars is a survivor, and he curses himself. What does it mean to be the sole survivor?

The Black Notes of Owen Pallett

An email exchange with the singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist about his new album, song sequencing, dysphoria, and moving to Montreal.

How to Learn to Dance

Can learning the Lindy Hop make you a better thinker, doer, internet user? Lessons from Daniel Levitin’s The Organized Mind hint that it might

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Julia Dault: Beauty at a Complicated Angle

We pay a visit to the Canadian artist’s Brooklyn studio and take in her latest work. Discussed: creating versus criticism, the logic of colour, and what pretty means.

‘Their Methods Were Not Gentle’

From a decaying airport lounge to fighting on the streets of Bangui—phantoms of the past loom large over the current conflict in the Central African Republic. The second in a series of dispatches.

The Sympathetic Guide to William T. Vollmann

Vollmann isn’t post-modern so much as a 19th-century Romantic, roping himself to his desk. If you’re not in the mood it’s too rich; if you are, it’s a banquet.

Wagers I’ve Lost

Life as an NFL player is a series of risks. Really had a good feeling about these bets, though.

The attraction of lunatic balls seems to have come not only from the fear of violence or unpredictability in asylum-dwellers’s behaviour, but from the existential threat of being forced to ponder the blurry distinction between sanity and insanity.— Linda Besner

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Our Pet Queen

How royalty went from almighty overlords to household mongrels — a new perspective on the monarchy. An excerpt from the latest Hazlitt Original.

The Cyclist as Cannibal

In this excerpt from Braking Bad, about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and the greatest doping conspiracy in sports history, we ask what kind of man is best fit to excel at the Tour de France?

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Pagelicker 5.0: Andrew Kaufman

Host Robert Dayton makes a cup of hot cocoa for author Andrew Kaufman as they discuss Kaufman’s latest novel, Born Weird, and the many ways in which families both make you and mess you up.