Issue 21.4

3 March, 2013

Tom Cutterham

Last Clowns Dancing

Lars Iyer's latest novel completes a trilogy dedicated to thought, foolishness, and the university, writes Tom Cutterham

Charles Nixon

Variations on Wallace

Charles Nixon finds too many faults in the latest posthumous collection of David Foster Wallace's writing.

Kevin Brazil

Pop Goes History

Kevin Brazil is left cold by Tate Modern's new Lichtenstein retrospective but gets hooked on Kurt Schwitters at Tate Britain.

Ceri Hunter

Jane Austen’s Material World

Paula Byrne gets big ideas from some very small objects in her new biography of Jane Austen, Ceri Hunter writes.

Paul Sweeten


An original short story by Paul Sweeten.