Articles of Note

Sure, the French Foreign Legion is about honor, bravery, adventure, endurance. But really, it's about simplifying men's lives... more »

New Books

The brontosaur never existed. Spinach isn't as healthful as you think. Science makes errors, and its history is one of constant revision... more »

Essays & Opinions

Benjamin Britten still evokes discomfort and confusion. No surprise there: He was a crabby loner who specialized in composing the unspeakable... more »