Articles of Note

Max Beerbohm — critic, novelist, caricaturist — remains an inspiration and a mystery: Why did this major talent limit himself to relatively minor achievements?... more »

New Books

Naked is what you are when you haven't got your clothes on. Nude is what you are when you have intentionally taken your clothes off. Here's why the difference matters... more »

Essays & Opinions

The job of writing is more and more about not writing. It is about readings, interviews, conferences, Q&As. A solitary profession has become excruciatingly social ... more »