WAYGOOKS: STORIES FROM KOREA: Compiled and Edited by J. Scott Burgeson
J. Scott Burgeson has been living in East Asia since 1994 and is currently based in Northeast China, where he is working on a novel about Korea. He has previously published five books on Korea, several of which have been bestsellers, and can be visited online at: www.kingbaeksu.com.
Ethan Ryman: Series: Still Lives and DioramasBy Phong Bui
DEC 21-JAN 22 | ArtSeen
Ethan Rymans exploration of his idiosyncratic idiom that lies in-between the functions of photography and sculpture is distinctly unique in that he is neither a photographer nor a sculptor. Yet, in his particular and singular pursuit in both practices Ryman appears to be singularly particular.
Margaret Atwood’s Old Babes in the Wood: StoriesBy Yvonne C. Garrett
MARCH 2023 | Books
Margaret Atwoods first fiction since 2019s Booker Prize winning The Testaments and her first story collection since Stone Mattress (2014), these fifteen stories are a master class in how to write, a rollicking good time, and a deep exploration of human relationshipsthe damage we do to each other and the ways we come together.
Farewell to the F-Word?
By Paul Mattick
Bruce Kuklick's Fascism Comes to America
MARCH 2023 | Field Notes
As part of an early stage of these developments, fascism still seems useful to learn about, though Kuklick may be right to urge us to commit the F-word to the historical dustbin. Even he seems to understand why his advice is unlikely to be taken.
This Strange Thing, the Word*By Trinh T. Minh-ha
NOV 2021 | Critics Page
It pains you terribly to hear it. The word. It was dropped casually, as if of no importance. The moment it hit your ears, your heart got stoned. The immediate reaction was a full silence. It weighed on you as you turned mute. You wanted to throw it out, back to where it came from, but to no avail. All you could hear yourself uttering were some rasping throat sounds.