Articles of Note

The problem with Wikipedia. This is not about factual reliability, but about monopolistic ubiquity. We run the risk of living in an information monoculture... more »

New Books

The Kama Sutra has long been misunderstood as a handbook on what to do in bed. It is, in fact, a series of devious strategies for seduction... more »

Essays & Opinions

Poets and their birthdays. An annual excuse for mopey and rueful words: It's their party and they’ll cry if they want to. And poets want to... more »