Articles of Note

Kant is associated with optimism, ambition, progress. But he suffered from depression and “general morbid feelings.” His last word: “Enough”... more »

New Books

Young T.S. Eliot. Virginia Woolf feared him; Ezra Pound envied him; Bertrand Russell respected him – though not enough to decline an affair with Eliot’s wife... more »

Essays & Opinions

The tattered tradition of summer reading: Once it was an exercise in middlebrow art, in the importance of leisure, in ambitious edification... more »