Articles of Note

Few relics of the traditional book business remain. Then there's Fred Bass, 86. Four days a week, he mans the book-buying desk at The Strand... more »

New Books

In the years before World War II, there was at least one thing intellectuals could agree on: Stefan Zweig wasn't a very good writer... more »

Essays & Opinions

One billion Facebook users, 400 million tweets per day. The ethos of our time: I want not to be alone. Are social media making people less interested in God?... more »