Articles of Note

John Updike was most openly himself as a poet. Thus his focus on the erotic and on bodily functions: “Fellatio,” "Mouse Sex," “The Beautiful Bowel Movement”... more »

New Books

The globalization of literature. While English has acquired elite literary status, other languages are dying at an unprecedented rate... more »

Essays & Opinions

Poor Richard Feynman. He bemoaned the incompleteness of scientific theory. But just because we don’t have a theory of everything doesn’t mean we can’t have a theory of anything... more »