Articles of Note

The meaning of death. Diogenes wanted his body left outside for the animals. His request still shocks. Why?... more »

New Books

How Stanley Fish, literary theorist and scholar of 17th-century poetry, became a newspaper columnist. Hint: It's the way he thinks, not the views he espouses... more »

Essays & Opinions

What happens when a poet who writes about fame becomes famous? Eileen Myles, renegade outsider, is now an insider. Welcome to the hall of mirrors... more »