Articles of Note

The Proust of science fiction. Gene Wolfe, author of Catholic-tinged, modernist-leaning pulp fiction, died on Sunday. He was 87... more »

New Books

Schadenfreude is surreptitious and subtle. It is not, as a woeful book on the subject has it, simply the range of small, everyday miseries... more »

Essays & Opinions

Both Tolkien and Lewis experienced World War I’s Western Front. But it’s not clear how this formed either Middle Earth or Narnia... more »