Articles of Note

We may pay little attention to how we walk. Our gait, however, may eventually identify us as surely as a fingerprint... more »

New Books

W.S. Merwin's translations of Horace and Apollinaire aren't as faithful as could be. It's the sound of the language he's after, not the sense... more »

Essays & Opinions

Michael Dirda is giving up blogging. The furrows of the brain occasionally need to lie fallow. Besides, his book-buying budget calls for the big bucks now... more »