Articles of Note

Violette Leduc - thief, smuggler, writer, lesbian - articulated a feminism of lived experience. Not like her mentor, Simone de Beauvoir... more »

New Books

Often dandyish on the page, Wallace Stevens could be vicious in person. He traded punches with Hemingway. He lost... more »

Essays & Opinions

Marianne Moore’s poetry of the small produces “the feeling that life is softly exploding around us,” as John Ashbery put it. Is she our greatest modern poet?... more »