On Those Who Must Work as Whores, and Those Who Can Afford to Just Play at It | 24 Jul 2014 // 9:30 PM
The debate about sex work is usually about the spectacle that accompanies “sex”, rather than about the sex workers and the work of sex. That needs to change.
Enjoy Orientalism-Lite with 'Stranger Magic' | 29 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM
Stranger Magic is an exhaustive compendium of the various tales in the Arabian Nights collection, as well as a robust and energetic investigation into how these stories of “Oriental” myth and folklore have seeped into the European imagination from the 18th century onward.
Spinsterhood and Its Discontents in Daniel Sada's 'One Out of Two' | 24 Apr 2016 // 9:05 PM
A bewitching story about sisterhood, spinsterhood, and identity by a celebrated Mexican writer.
'The Other Woman' Tells of Class, Status, and Ambition in Gender Relations | 10 Mar 2016 // 9:05 PM
This is a small gem of a novel, translated from Swedish, that looks at class and heterosexual desire, as well as female friendship, from the perspective of a dissatisfied and lonely young woman.