Brian Dillon

The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison review the culture of suffering

All the ways a women can hurt': this collection by a young journalist and novelist excels when it focuses on the female body and pain A little over a decade ago a number of Americans began to report a novel and alarming disorder: they itched like the damn

How art turned the lights on

A new show at London's Hayward Gallery is devoted to artists of the past 50 years for whom light itself is a medium In November 1966 the artist James Turrell , then aged 23, embarked on a master's degree at the University of California. He rented two ro