Articles of Note

Known to friends as “Ogie” — as in ogre — and to Virginia Woolf as “the gigantic grasshopper,” Aldous Huxley loomed large... more »

New Books

Vladimir Nabokov never tired of writing to his wife. He addressed her as “Kittykin,” “poochums,” “mousikins,” “my beloved insecticle.” She rarely wrote back... more »

Essays & Opinions

A Prada handbag, an Armani suit, a Rolex watch: The history of an object matters to the pleasure we get from it. Paul Bloom on the lure of luxury... more »