Articles of Note

The future belongs to automated, error-free prose, no stylistic vampirism, clichéd characters, or shopworn narrative devices... more »

New Books

Dismissing art as “pretentious" often reveals the accuser’s own anti-intellectual snobbery. Ambitious art merits better treatment... more »

Essays & Opinions

In which a critic reacts to a book with such intense antipathy that he decides he must meet the author. "I wanted to understand who he is and why he wrote this”... more »