Articles of Note

The wholesale discrediting of Victorian art lasted from the 1910s into the 1960s. Its rehabilitation is a great and understudied phenomenon... more »

New Books

In praise of pessimism. It’s the anxious cynics among us who tend to get things right, both politically and artistically... more »

Essays & Opinions

Murakami and Franzen: Why are their new books so familiar? Commercially successful novelists have a tendency to repeat the same old formula... more »