Articles of Note

The cult of science. As it gains more and more prestige, it attracts opportunists and charlatans spewing an ocean of nonsense... more »

New Books

Authenticity is overrated. It's pretense and flagrant artifice that create culture. We'd have no art without it... more »

Essays & Opinions

"I wonder why Arab prisons are not full of writers," says the poet Adonis. "I wonder why, because it means that Arab writers are not doing their jobs"... more »