Articles of Note

"We don’t learn much of anything from the past," says David Rieff. The crimes of then provide no prophylactic against those of now... more »

New Books

Have you ever wanted to be a badger? A goat? The long, weird history of artists and intellectuals trying to become animals involves Tolstoy, Joyce, Heidegger... more »

Essays & Opinions

Reading Edward Said in a warming world. The critic had no time for tree-huggers, who he felt lacked a proper cause. But tree-huggers should make time for Said... more »