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Mothers and daughters

Lions and Daughters

The underrated art of not getting gored

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Going Nowhere, Fast

From The Newlyweds, which will be published next month by Atria Books. For most of my mother’s life, she has lived in the house she was born in. It is…

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Good Mother

Custody and care in the shadow of colonization

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“If Only I Could Begin Again!”

The mystery of a writer’s métier

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New Things in My Life

By Lydia Davis, from a manuscript in progress. Her collection of essays, Essays One, will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in November. It takes me so long to…

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What Remains

By Richard Lloyd Parry, from Ghosts of the Tsunami, which was published this month by MCD. Parry is the Asia editor of the Times of London. On the afternoon of…

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The March on Everywhere

The ragged glory of female activism

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Death Watch

By Sophie Calle, a French conceptual artist, from an interview with Eleanor Wachtel for CBC Radio One that was published in the Winter 2016 issue of Brick. Her work Pas…

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April 2016

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