Articles of Note

There was a time when college presidents did more than raise funds. They expressed views ? resolute, edgy ? about contentious issues... more »

New Books

War poets. The literary fate of those who survived World War I was little different from those who died in it. Consider Sassoon and Blunden... more »

Essays & Opinions

Dexedrine, champagne, Antigone. Few actresses seemed to have less need for serious reading, yet Marilyn Monroe was all for the intellectual life... more »