Articles of Note

Francis Barber was born on a sugar plantation in Jamaica and died 57 years later in London. This is the true story of the slave who became Samuel Johnson’s heir... more »

New Books

“It has been my nightmare,” said Germaine Greer, “that Tolkien would turn out to be the most influential writer of the 20th century." Her nightmare has come true... more »

Essays & Opinions

For all the criticism of Francis Fukuyama, we still inhabit the ideological landscape that he described a quarter-century ago. The end of history hasn’t ended yet... more »