Articles of Note

1915 should have been a good year for Virginia Woolf: new novel, new publishing house, new bulldog. Instead she plunged into madness... more »

New Books

Academic historians condemn the past to somehow reform the present. The tendency isn't new, says Gordon Wood. But it's getting worse... more »

Essays & Opinions

The natural world is not easily shoehorned into a mathematical formula. Thus the long, strange history of efforts to reimagine the calendar... more »