Articles of Note

Critics have long said that the life of Langston Hughes – not his poetry – is his true legacy. Time to put that notion to rest... more »

New Books

In May 1937, Orson Welles met Ernest Hemingway, who accused him of being gay. They swung at each other, then became drinking buddies... more »

Essays & Opinions

Constance Fenimore Woolson was a popular American writer beset by depression, deafness, and an inability to make a romantic connection. Then, in 1879, she went abroad... more »