Articles of Note

The signature literary genre of the Stalinist era was the production novel: Outsider at factory solves problem. Bohumil Hrabal was a master of the form... more »

New Books

A metaphor creates a "little event in the mind of the reader." It can make the familiar strange and the strange familiar... more »

Essays & Opinions

Philosophy has been overrun by Kant and by moralistic rules. We need a version that appeals to people — we need a return to Hume... more »