Articles of Note

Joyce Maynard left Yale after two semesters to be with J.D. Salinger, the man she loved. She never returned, to her deep regret... more »

New Books

Those who don't praise Ulysses, wrote Ezra Pound, earn themselves a place in the lower intellectual orders." But to praise it, shouldn't we understand it?"... more »

Essays & Opinions

Those who claim Mencken was incapable of writing a boring sentence haven't read the 1,200 pages of post-publication notes he appended to his memoirs... more »