Articles of Note

Virginia Woolf's Orlando ? all sex changes, cross-dressing, transgressive desire ? is the most joyful of her books. It also liberated her prose style... more »

New Books

Hissing, clanking, buzzing. Human history can be studied aurally ? assuming, of course, that we don't lose our hearing in the effort... more »

Essays & Opinions

The guerrilla paradox. Irregular fighters often humble richer and more-advanced foes. Then they tend to do something silly: adopt conventional tactics... more »