Articles of Note

Philip Larkin will soon have a flagstone at Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey, alongside the memorials to writers he did his best to avoid... more »

New Books

Challenges of a Bloomsbury childhood: growing up in a ménage à trois, being courted by a parent’s former lover, paternity secrets, emotional blackmail... more »

Essays & Opinions

Once the shocks no longer shock, and the taboos are shattered, what will be left of high culture is sentimental nihilism. Popular culture is a necessary corrective.... more »