Articles of Note

“I could either shut up, that’s the end, get on with dying. Or, get gripped, which is what happened.” Jenny Diski on turning death into sentences.... more »

New Books

Mary Shelley wasn’t overtly political in her seven novels, two travelogues, and 23 short stories. But the influence of her outspoken mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, is evident throughout... more »

Essays & Opinions

The realism of Anna Karenina. Tolstoy’s novel seems like reportage, and his technique casts a dream spell on readers. Janet Malcolm explains... more »