Articles of Note

In 1896, Paul Gauguin painted a young Polynesian woman with baby in a barn. Odd choice for a dissolute adherent of the
avant-garde... more »

New Books

Chimen Abramsky made room in his London home for 20,000 volumes, including first editions by Spinoza and Marx. Meet one of the 20th
century’s great bibliophiles... more »

Essays & Opinions

Academics are sometimes cautioned to put scholarship over politics. Benedict Anderson regarded this as a false and foolish distinction... more »