May 18, 2012 - Cabinet - Issue 45, out now
May 18, 2012

Issue 45, out now

Cabinet issue 45, out now

With a special section on “Games,” available now.

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Cross your fingers, roll the dice, and enjoy these thrilling returns:
—James Trainor explores New York City’s adventure playgrounds
—D. Graham Burnett on how to win games by influencing people
—Geeta Dayal shuffles through a deck of Oblique Strategies
—William H. Sherman diagrams Walter Conrad Arensberg’s anagrams
—Barbara Levine and Jessica Helfand display their dexterity games
—Joshua Glenn heralds H. G. Wells’s little wars
—Joanne Laws and Seán Ó Súilleabháin recall the traditional trickery at Irish wakes
—Jeff Dolven plays poetry games
—Sina Najafi talks with Bertell Ollman, creator of the Marxist board game Class Struggle

Then cash in your chips and kick back with:
— Michael Wang on the origin of the Heck “aurochs”
—Celeste Olalquiaga on fervent reliquaries
—Colby Chamberlain on the Barrès trial and Dada’s dissolution
—The first English translation of L’Affaire Barrès, by Alex Stein
—Fleur Macdonald on the passionate gluttony of Dodin-Bouffant
—Wayne Koestenbaum on the men in the white suits
—Leland de la Durantaye discusses friendship with Giorgio Agamben
—Volker Welter on the furniture of psychoanalysis
—Lytle Shaw on the martial overtones of madder lake
—Ginny Maki on a very colorful day

Cabinet is on sale in the US at independent bookstores, Barnes & Noble, Tower, Hudson News, and Universal News. Also available in Canada, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. A partial list of retailers worldwide can be found here.

Cabinet is published by Immaterial Incorporated, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Cabinet receives generous support from the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, the Orphiflamme Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Warhol Foundation, and the Katchadourian Family Foundation.



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