Articles of Note

Robert Lowell in love. He was a depressive, philandering alcoholic who treated women terribly. Yet he saw them as intellectual equals... more »

New Books

Forty-five years after publishing his first book, Giorgio Agamben continues to inspire condemnation, misunderstanding, frustration — and praise... more »

Essays & Opinions

On the wall behind Gore Vidal's desk were 20 or so framed magazine covers with his face on each one. At work, he said, “I like to be reminded who I am”... more »