Articles of Note

Think of the great theorists of the past century. All European, right? Benedict Anderson proposes two American exceptions: Noam Chomsky and Milton Friedman... more »

New Books

“I have never cared for Thomas Mann’s way of walking on water,” said Joseph Roth. His own approach was, “How many words, by when, and how much?”... more »

Essays & Opinions

Housewives have been declared boring, but novelists can't seem to get enough of them. What gives? Laura Miller has the answer... more »