Articles of Note

Before he went mad and declared himself Lord Byron, John Clare composed poems about acorns and wildflowers. At least his environmental vision lives on... more »

New Books

The ennui of the killer in A Yi’s novella, A Perfect Crime, is both a critique of contemporary China and a question: “Is this all there is?”... more »

Essays & Opinions

Cultural appropriation has become fair game for a drubbing at the hands of race activists. But who, after all, owns folklore?... more »