Articles of Note

Brian Wood spent seven years among hunter-gatherers in Tanzania, studying what they ate and how they got it. He also learned about naturefaking... more »

New Books

The Code of Hammurabi, Pliny’s Natural History, The Joy of Sex: The reference shelf contains multitudes, from ancient Babylon to Wikipedia... more »

Essays & Opinions

A sinister parasite on the work of Stravinsky, or a musical genius in his own right? The shady, irascible, exceptionally talented Robert Craft... more »