Articles of Note

Tipping: It's a form of payment, an expression of gratitude, a sign of respect. Or is it a mark of condescension?... more »

New Books

James Laughlin had exceptional taste and a knack for turning personal problems into aesthetic ones. In the end, he was undone by his insecurities... more »

Essays & Opinions

Attention is a finite resource. Everywhere it is harvested by advertisers. Searching for silence amid the cacophony of commerce? Good luck with that... more »