Articles of Note

Dear Yale English majors: You're right, the canon is sexist, racist, colonialist, ableist, and transphobic. You must read it anyway... more »

New Books

The majority of philosophers in history have not had Ph.D.s. They were not members of organizations. They were gadflys, sages, mandarins, courtiers... more »

Essays & Opinions

Walk the Nile, see Shakespeare in China, voyage by train as a well-dressed hobo — and be sure to write about it. We’ve never had more travel writing, but is it any good?... more »