Articles of Note

Doris Lessing’s MI5 file opens in 1943 and ends in 1959. Along the way, we learn little about Lessing but much about British intelligence... more »

New Books

As a novelist, Marilynne Robinson writes with humility, avoiding dogma. As an essayist, she is a hectoring sermonizer... more »

Essays & Opinions

William Blake has had many guises, in life and after: radical visionary poet, engraver and illustrator, Marxist protester, London dreamer, psychological mythmaker, pioneer of tantric sex... more »