Articles of Note

Genius has distinctions: Scientific genius is different from literary or painterly genius. Celebrity, however, is more predictable... more »

New Books

War photography obscures death, destruction, and displacement. The images tend to be heroic, inoffensive -- and false ... more »

Essays & Opinions

Hemingway's published prose is muscular, energetic, lean, straightforward, his stories vivid and arresting. His letters are just plain dull... more »