Articles of Note

This is the era of the first sentence: supposedly a writer's only chance to entice a reader. Too often, however, a great first sentence is the only great sentence... more »

New Books

The folly of the New Atheists: They've turned science into a religion — and become evangelicals in the process. John Gray explains... more »

Essays & Opinions

"The camera is just as capable of lying as the typewriter," wrote Brecht. How then should we handle this devious tool?... more »