Articles of Note

David Brooks is all too self-aware: "I'm paid to be a narcissistic blowhard, to volley my opinions, to appear more confident about them than I really am"... more »


New Books

A critic's education. At Columbia, Morris Dickstein got the real thing: Trilling, Morgenbesser, Dupee. It was not to be encountered again... more »


Essays & Opinions

In Victorian London, intellectuals looked for love in the British Museum's reading room. One of the most disastrous unions: Eleanor Marx and Edward Aveling... more »