“We live in a country where Americans assimilate corpses in their daily comings and goings.” New writing from Claudia Rankine at the Times.
Also highly recommended: Alexander Chee’s “Future Queer” in The New Republic.
Taffy Brodesser-Akner wrote about Taylor Swift for The Paris Review.
Checking in with Terry Riley at 80.
At The Guardian, a review of Robert Macfarlane’s Landmarks.
A report from this year’s Superscript Conference.