Articles of Note

The word meme" was coined for ideas, songs, and religious ideals. Not LOL cats. Memes have never been more trivial - or more important"... more »

New Books

Feeling distracted, as if advertisers, Facebook, and Apple had colonized your mental space? Is silence ever harder to find? Blame Kant... more »

Essays & Opinions

Literary translation is low-paying, painstaking labor. Why bother? It's the best way to understand how language works... more »