Arts & Culture


A review of Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland, by Jonathan M. Metzl

A review of American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, selected and introduced by Tracy K. Smith

Three culture recommendations from our editors.

Her performance is a powerful inversion of expectations for Asian women in America.

The film is an extension of Fred Rogers' love for others. 

It is impossible to spill about my Gran without spilling some uncomfortable truths. 

Dylan’s Christianity had less in common with Jesse Jackson’s and had more in common with Jerry Falwell’s.

A clear-eyed viewing demands lament for the suffering caused by war.