Articles of Note

Dickens was both a critic of industrialization and a creature of capitalism. Indeed, he was the original authorpreneur... more »

New Books

Saul Bellow disdained literary criticism. Thus his cheery greeting to Lionel Trilling at a party: "Still peddling the same old horseshit?"... more »

Essays & Opinions

The anti-aphorism, a seemingly wise but ultimately meaning-resistant turn of phrase, is a literary staple. It is also the stuff of great poetry... more »