When my son sees a phone his face lights up It was when I started collecting bruises on my face that I knew it was a problem. Even though I’d known for a while that my son’s phone use was something I to
A rose is never just a rose. The recent flourishing of nature poetry is a reminder that – like the best still lifes – the best wildlife poems are often veiled self-portraits. Mina Gorji’s octopus “seeks
Anne Chisholm is touched by Frances Wade's portrait of five women writers, who all found a home in the same London square. The appetite for straightforward cradle-to-grave biographies has dwindled, among
In 1933, the American poet Hilda Doolittle visited Sigmund Freud. Her writing, she said, was trapped by “psychic weeds”, and since Hitler had come to power, she felt paralysed by “my own personal little
As one of the world’s oldest civilizations, it comes as no surprise that China boasts a rich history of art. Over the course of over 3,000 years, the country has crafted a vibrant culture made up of countless
Welcome to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of January 19, 2020. Well,
Michael Redhill is the author, most recently, of the poetry collection Twitch Force, and the novel Bellevue Square, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2017. Cull a bookshelf, go down a rabbit hole.