Articles of Note

Literary history is male-dominated. Literary journalism, too. But rest assured that editors are keenly aware of the problem... more »

New Books

From Gilgamesh on, the afterlife has taken many guises. Our view is an incoherent projection of needs and impulses, irreconcilably at odds... more »

Essays & Opinions

Self-criticism is integral to our sense of self. What does this unrelenting, unforgiving, internal nag want? Adam Philips hazards an answer... more »