An engaging new memoir explores how the fusion of man and machine is about maintaining humanity, not creating monsters.
An increasingly popular movement in the visual arts prides itself on picturing everything that is the raw, untutored, and irrational.
A new book gives a philosophical analysis of American culture’s obsession with nonsense.
Sci-fi master Samuel Delany’s latest novel is a mystery set in the ancient world. Phallos, by Samuel R. Delany. (Bamberger Books) By Vincent Czyz Samuel R. Delany is best known as “l’enfant terrible” who published his first novel at age 20 and then went on to win science fiction’s most prestigious awards — the Nebula […]
This novel about an American radical of the ’60s who flees to Africa displays a cool grasp of the barbaric machinations of globalization.
Dance icon Bill T. Jones confounds expectations about race and the power of stereotypes in two new dance pieces. “Reading, Mercy and the Artificial Nigger” and “Mercy 10×8 On a Circle” by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company By Debra Cash Bill T. Jones would no doubt take umbrage at being compared to the white […]
A new dance show by Rennie Harris serves as a valuable response to MTV’s commercialization of hip hop.
Nicholson Baker’s new novel is about a man obsessed with killing President Bush.