Articles of Note

Edward Copleston was a shrewd observer of the literary scene. His essay "Advice to a Young Reviewer" was published in 1807. It holds up disturbingly well... more »

New Books

A puzzle of the French Revolution: Paris was alive with scientific progress, yet many scientists were imprisoned or murdered... more »

Essays & Opinions

The tragedy of Dorothy Parker. Intelligent and clever, she won fame early in life. Death and suicide, however, were never far from her thoughts... more »