Books by Brian Dillon and Christopher de Hamel.
A woman’s life is upended after two strange sources report seeing her doppelgänger; a magisterial mélange of hard-core biology, philosophy, and octopuses around the world.
Books by Maggie Nelson and Jonathan B. Losos.
A collection of short stories and the portrait of a young university student.
A survey of humanity and a stunning collection of personal essays.
Essential reading for spring.
Explorations of whether loneliness is a social malice, or something prehistorically determined, even necessary.
It’s a good time for scouring any vestiges of Platonism from one’s head.
Vulnerability, confusion, and irrational fears.
From games and gaming to puzzles and crafting, our preferences and tastes during leisure time can prove indicators of other aspects of ourselves, individually and as a social body.