Articles of Note

"Never forget" is one of humanity’s highest moral obligations, an unassailable piety of our age. But what we need is more forgetting... more »

New Books

Albert Speer had a flair for the theatrical, for colossal scale, and for self-preservation. But unlike the man he served, Speer lacked architectural imagination... more »

Essays & Opinions

Pink teacups, crumbling frescoes, and a brown typewriter. What can one learn from a journey to James Baldwin’s house in Saint-Paul de Vence? A great deal, it turns out... more »