Articles of Note

The novel is in the doldrums. Sales are down, something called snackable content" is in demand. The solution? A return to the past: serialization... more »

New Books

Eugene O'Neill was grim and unsmiling. O'Neill didn't deny it: "I'll write about happiness if I ever happen to meet up with that luxury"... more »

Essays & Opinions

Driver's License, Drone, Remote Control, Blanket, Phone Booth: Academic studies of everyday things aren't new. And the new ones aren't good... more »