Articles of Note

The riddle of the modern economy is not that overworked professionals are miserable. It's that they are not. When did work become a refuge?... more »

New Books

Stefan Zweig’s endless retreat. Devoid of political conviction, the displaced Austrian essayist wandered Europe, writing hymns to fraternity and brotherhood... more »

Essays & Opinions

Literary translation is an imperfect art; errors and omissions flourish. Finding the original is like seeing an oil painting after the discolored varnish has been removed... more »