Articles of Note

Picture Hamlet. Is he lean, pensive, brooding? Probably, because that's how the role has been cast. But what if Hamlet were fat?... more »

New Books

Neither victim or avenger, Primo Levi was a witness. And though he bristled at the label "Holocaust writer," it's in that role that he matters most... more »

Essays & Opinions

Mark Edmundson was a Catholic for 12 years, a period he associates with feelings of shame and denial as well as gratitude. The church provided an education in ideals... more »