Articles of Note

To be a writer is to accept abuse. Here's D.H. Lawrence to Bertrand Russell: "The article you send me is a plausible lie, and I hate it." They were friends... more »

New Books

Slapstick and the Soviets. Charlie Chaplin turned industrial labor into a circus act. This connected with Petrograd's avant garde - at first... more »

Essays & Opinions

Maybe you discovered Jane Austen in your teens. Reread her and you may find that your feelings have changed. The novels are no less addictive, but they are less romantic... more »