Articles of Note

0.7 percent of books published in the U.S. every year are translations of fiction and poetry. That's why you?d never heard of Patrick Modiano... more »

New Books

Yeats called Poe's poetry ?vulgar and commonplace?; Henry James called it ?decidedly primitive.' Poe was simply too far ahead of his time... more »

Essays & Opinions

When everyone is an artist and no one buys art, artists starve. So it goes in America, where the professional dancer's annual salary can be $15,000... more »