Articles of Note

Peggy Guggenheim is known for her wealth and sex appeal. Biographers overlook the intelligence of one of the great heroines of 20th-century art... more »

New Books

Stacy Schiff is brilliant at setting scenes, sketching characters, vivifying the past. She understands people, but not how history changes them... more »

Essays & Opinions

The plots are predictable, the character fails to develop. Yet he continues to fascinate us. Sherlock Holmes is like mental comfort food... more »