Articles of Note

'One writes a repellent book not to be repellent but to represent the repellent, to expose it, to reveal how it looks.' Roth rereads Portnoy's Complaint... more »

New Books

Smart watches, refrigerators, doorbells: As the 'Internet of Things? takes over, our privacy recedes. Is privacy just a bourgeois affectation?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Scorsese on 50 years of the NYRB. We could have had Smartfellas. Instead we got a breathless documentary smothered in unrelenting piety... more »