Articles of Note

Science is supposed to be self-correcting. It isn't. It's rife with bias and error. Can scientists be persuaded to stop fooling themselves?... more »

New Books

Helen Vendler, 82, has seen theories of literature come and go. She's immune to doctrines of taste, stubbornly idiosyncratic and unsystematic... more »

Essays & Opinions

The importance of getting paid. "One should never forget the role money plays in shaping the writer's life, and the life inevitably informs the work"... more »