Articles of Note

Wagner or Verdi, fatalistic Teuton or lyrical Latin? The answer depends on whether you believe that music should, foremost, be intelligent or pleasing... more »

New Books

The popularity of Tennyson's work was not unequivocally good news for someone whose métier was founded on the opposite of success... more »

Essays & Opinions

Relationships between writers and publishers are fraught, marked by mutual admiration and mutual suspicion. Consider Thomas Bernhard and Siegfried Unseld... more »