Articles of Note

Digesting Knausgaard. An author both heralded and derided is sucked down the alimentary canal of academic literary criticism... more »

New Books

Our feel-good culture is allergic to ideas of sin and wickedness. These days the dark side of the soul is simply a dozen or so shades of gray... more »

Essays & Opinions

How to distinguish good sex writing from pornography? Both require a dirty mind, but the former demands exactitude, daring, and cleverness... more »