Articles of Note

For James Patterson ? 305 million books in print, 24-book contract ? writer's block is never a problem. 'I look at it the way Henry Ford would look at it?... more »

New Books

Why Homer matters. Readers join a chain of inspiration that spans the history of Western culture. At the start was the poet's Muse herself ... more »

Essays & Opinions

The Seventies, once known for its lack of significance, is now a source of mournful nostalgia, for a time when we lost what we had become... more »