Articles of Note

When he dictated his autobiography, Mark Twain said whatever came to mind: “I collect pets: young girls from 10 to 16 years old; girls who are pretty and sweet... more »

New Books

When T.S. Eliot married Valerie Fletcher, he was nearly 70 and she was 30. Obscene poems followed. Explicitness, of course, is less erotic than suggestion... more »

Essays & Opinions

In America, booze is a necessary balm and tippling an essential liberty. Indeed, drink fueled democracy — and almost destroyed it... more »