Articles of Note

Gunter Grass - novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, sculptor, printmaker, social critic, member of the Waffen-SS - is dead. He was 87... more »

New Books

The study of literature has to change. But the embrace of big data must be tempered by critical reflexes that come only from reading, reading, reading... more »

Essays & Opinions

Couldn't we say that a tie is really a symbolic displacement of the penis, only an intellectualized penis dangling not from one's crotch but from one's head?... more »