Articles of Note

How a Swiss sociologist gave rise to the café mortel, where the talk is of good deaths and bad deaths, near deaths and grief... more »

New Books

Eliot in love. The poet's first wife called him ?Wonkypenky?: not a term of endearment. Sexual difficulties weren't the worst of it... more »

Essays & Opinions

Poetry and the short story have slipped from minor arts to crafts, of interest primarily to other poets and short-story writers... more »