Articles of Note

Far from helpless, young Emily Dickinson bombarded the world with her poems. As Camille Paglia puts it, "The brutality of this belle of Amherst would stop a truck"... more »

New Books

King of the rock 'n' roll underworld? David Litvinoff was an aficionado of head-shaving, a vicious lowlife, and, says Eric Clapton, "a stupendous intellect"... more »

Essays & Opinions

In an academic and intellectual culture that emphasizes safe and comforting patterns of thought, what becomes of free thinking - and what happens to the clash of ideas?... more »