Articles of Note

Truman Capote described In Cold Blood as ?immaculately factual,' which was in fact not true. He never let reality interfere with a good story... more »

New Books

Her dresses ? strange colors, wondrous sleeves ? were a sensation, but her husband, Oscar, wrested the limelight. The life of Constance Wilde... more »

Essays & Opinions

The idea that life has a purpose, a destination, has for 400 years been denounced as antirational nonsense. Yet it endures. Why?... more »