Articles of Note

"I have one consistency, which is being against the totalitarian – on the left and on the right. The totalitarian is the enemy." Christopher Hitchens's last interview... more »

New Books

When a bag of urine taped to the leg of Clive James broke, a nurse mopped up. "I hope that sum total of my writings has been as useful to the world as her kindness"... more »

Essays & Opinions

The idea of portraiture rests on a simple premise: A face contains the ineradicable essence of character. That belief is under assault, says Simon Schama... more »