Articles of Note

Art in a time of tyranny. Most art produced under the Third Reich has been destroyed or hidden. Is it time to give those pieces a museum of their own?... more »

New Books

Roland Barthes regarded biography as “a novel which dare not speak its name.” He preferred to reduce life to a few distinct moments, details, inflections he called “biographemes”... more »

Essays & Opinions

The logic of hating new poems. They’re impenetrable, elitist, and fail to measure up to those of the past. But this contempt reveals just how badly we need them... more »