The day following Michael Jackson’s death, I was constructing my own memorial for him. I played his videos on YouTube and sat in the kitchen at night, with the iPod light at the table’s centre the only source of illumination. I listened to ‘Man in the Mirror’ and ‘Ben’, my favourite, eve…
Thank You for Having Me
State of Mind
Nothing to be afraid of | State of Mind
Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.
Brother | State of Mind
Max Porter on an extraordinary therapy session with his brother.
A Mingling | State of Mind
Siri Hustvedt on contagious emotions.
Mistaken | State of Mind
Maru Ruefle on the complexity of names.
Threshold | State of Mind
Berry Lopez on the interplay between love and fear.
Agnes of Iowa
‘Her mother had given her the name Agnes, believing that a good-looking woman was even more striking when her name was a homely one.’
The New Man | Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi in Conversation with Hisham Matar
Devorah Baum, Josh Appignanesi, Hisham Matar
What are the merits of the institution of marriage? What divides art and reality? And are our relationships all performative?