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In Focus: Jane and Louise Wilson’s Sealander


British artists and twin sisters Jane and Louise Wilson utilize photography and other media to revisit locations associated with recent European history. Their Sealander series, from 2006, features bunkers erected by Hitler along the European Atlantic coast during World War II. The Wilsons’ eerie photographs of these abandoned monuments are on view through July 2 at the Getty Center. 

Books Are Risen Giveaway

A new book giveaway! Follow the directions, because only people who follow the directions will get books. I have duplicates, galleys, etc, to give away. ONE book PER PERSON, US RESIDENTS ONLY. Email me the title of the book you want at roxane at roxanegay.com along with your name and mailing address. YOU MUST EMAIL, not some other form of electronic communication. If you don’t follow these directions, I can’t help you. Please don’t say, “You choose,” because I don’t want to choose. If I respond to you, you won the book. If I don’t you didn’t. (I would reply to everyone but I get a lot of responses to these giveaways.) Have at it! Books are great. REFRESH OFTEN. You will receive your books in a few weeks if you win.


A.J. Verdelle The Good Negress
A.O. Scott Better Living Through Criticism

Abdellah Taia Another Morocco
Adam Hamdy Pendulum
Adaptation of Novel by Jane Austen A Guinea Pig Pride and Prejudice
Adrian Matejka Map to the Stars (2)
Alana Massey All the Lives I Want
Alex Gilvarry Eastman Was Here
Alexandra Brodsky & Rachel Nalebuff The Feminist Utopia Project
Alexandra Fuller Quiet Until the Thaw
Alice Hoffman Faithful
Amanda Maciel Tease
Amber Tamblyn Dark Sparkler
Amit Majmudar Dothead: Poems
Anderson Cooper and Glora Vanderbilt The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss
Anis Mojgani The Pocket Knife Bible
Anna Pitoniak The Futures
Anton Disclafani The After Party
Ayesha Mattu & Nura Maznavi Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women
Ayobámi Adebáyó Stay With Me
Barbara Browning The Gift
Barbara Seyda Celia, a Slave
Ben H. Winters Underground Airlines
Beth Macy Truevine (2)
Bianca Marais Hum If You Don’t Know the Words
c n lester Trans Like Me
Camille T. Dungy Guidebook to Relative Strangers
Cara Hoffman Running
Cat Marnell How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir

Cathleen Schine They May Not Mean to, NBut They Do
Chanelle Benz The Man Who Shot Out of My Eye is Dead

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee Tell Me Everything You Don’t Remember
Chuck Palahniuk Lullaby

Claire Vaye Watkins Gold Fame Citrus
Cordelia Fine Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society
Courtney Maum Touch
Daisy Johnson FEN
David France How to Survive a Plague: The Inside STory of How Citizens and Science Tamed Aids
David Hoppe Food for Thought: An Inidiana Harvest
David Shields  Other People Takes & Mistakes
Dawn Tripp Georgia
Debora Greger In Darwin’s Room
Deborah Levy Hot Milk

Diane Von Furstenberg The Woman I Wanted to Be
Dinty W. Moore The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life
Dodie Bellamy the TV Sutras
Donia Bijan The Last Days of Cafe Leila (2)
Donna Seaman Identity Unknown
Doree Shafrir Startup
Dreamland Burning Jennifer Latham
Edited by Ben Marcus New American Stories
Edited by Travis Dinicola & Zach Roth Indy Writes Books: A book lovers anthology

Edward Carey Heap House
Elan Mastai All Our Wrong Todays
Emily Fridlund History of Wolves
Emma Flint Little Deaths
Ethel Rohan The Weight of Him
Eula Biss On Immunity
Garrard Conley Boy Erased
Gary Younge Another Day in the Death of America
Gene Stone The Trump Survival Guide
Gengoroh Tagame My Brother’s Husband
Gerri Hirshey Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown
Giuseppe Catozzella  Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid
Hannah Tennant-Moore Wreck and Order
Harper Lee Go Set a Watchman
Heather Havrilesky How to Be a Person in the World
Helene Cooper Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Hida Viloria Born Both: An Intersex Life
Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik Notorious RGB
Isaac Fitzgerald & Wendy MacNaughton Knives & Ink
Isabel VIncent Dinner With Edward
J.M. Coetzee The Schooldays of Jesus
Jade Sharma Problems
Jami Attenberg The Middlesteins
Jane Smiley Golden Age
Jaroslav Kalfar Spaceman of Bohemia (2)
Jasmine Warga My Heart and other Black Holes
Jennie Melamed Gather the Daughters
Jeremiah Moss Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul
Jerry Pinto EM and the big HOOM
Jessica Hopper The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic
Jessica Knoll Luckiest Girl Alive

Jesús Carrasco Out In the Open
Jillian Tamaki Super Mutant Magic Academy
Joan Didion The White Album
John Freeman, Ed. Freeman’s The Best New Writing on Arrival
Jonathan Franzen Purity
Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor Welcome to Night Vale

Joe Ide IQ
Julie Murphy Ramona Blue
Karl Ove Knausgaard Autumn
Kate Harding Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture - and what we can do about it

Kelcey Parker Ervick The Bitter Life of Bozena Nemcova
Kemper Donovan The Decent Proposal
Khadijah Queen I’m So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On

Kiini Ibura Salaam When the World Wounds
Kimberley Mcreight The Outliers
Kimberly Mcreight Where They Found Her
Laird Hunt The Evening Road
Laird Hunt Neverhome
Lauren Grodstein Our Short History
Lauren Groff Fates and Furies

Laurie Jean Cannady Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry
Lisa Ko The Leavers

Lisa Wade American Hookup:The New Culture of Sex on Campus (2)
Lori Ostlund After the Parade
Loryn Brantz Feminist Baby
Louise Bennett Pond
Louise Erdich LaRose
Lucy Ives Impossible Views of the World
Lynsey G. Watching Porn And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist

Mallory Ortberg Texts from Jane Eyre

Mara Wilson Where Am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame
Marie Vieux-Chaubet Dance on the Volcano

Marina Abramovic Walk Through Walls: A Memoir
Mark Bailey and Edward Hemingway All the Gin Joints (2)
Mary Laura Philpott Penguins with People Problems (2)
Mary Mahoney & Lauren Mitchell The Doulas
Masha Gessen The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy
Max Barry Lexicon
Max Porter Grief is the Thing with Feathers
Meena Kandasamy When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
Melanie Bowden Simon La Americana
Melissa Ginsburg Sunset City
Michaela Carter Further Out Than You Thought
Mira Pitacin Poor Your Soul
Monica Dux & Zora Simic The Great Feminist Denial
N.K. Jemisin The Fifth Season

Patricia Lockwood Priestdaddy:  A Memoir
Patricia Park Re Jane
Pattiann Rogers Quickening Fields
Penelope Lively The Purple Swamp Hen
Rabih Alameddine An Unnecessary Woman
Rachel B. Glaser Paulina & Fran
Renee Engeln, PH.D. Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obesession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women
Reni Eddo-Lodge Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Robert Wrigley Box (2)
Rosecrans Baldwin The Last Kid Left
Roxane Gay Bad Feminist (5)
Roxane Gay Difficult Women (6)

Roxane Gay Hunger (Galley) (3)
Roxane Gay Difficult Women Audiobook (2)
Rumaan Alam Rich & Pretty
Ruth Bader Ginsburg My Own Words

Ruth Fowler No Man’s Land: A Memoir
Ryan North Romeo and Juliet
Sabaa Tahir An Ember in the Ashes

Samantha Hunt The Dark Dark
Samantha Irby We Are Never Meeting in Real Life

Sarah Knight the life changing magic of not giving a f*ck
Sarah Manguso Ongoingness: The End of a Diary
Sarah Perry After the Eclipse: A Mother’s Murder, A Daughter’s Search
Sarah Pinborough Behind Her Eyes
Shann Ray American Copper
TED Fellows Swimming Against the Tide
Therese O'Neill Umentionable
Thomas Page McBee Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man