Articles of Note

John Clare claimed to be Shakespeare, Lord Byron, and Sir Walter Scott. His poetry, like the asylum he inhabited, was a place of introspection, delusions, and despair... more »

New Books

We might think of magic as medieval, but its impulse permeates our own society. Consider modern physics or economic theory, suggests Rowan Williams... more »

Essays & Opinions

The meaning of diversity in literature. Do we want fiction to present aspirational versions of ourselves, or do we want something else entirely?... more »