Articles of Note

For Carlyle, some minds were like ducks. Melville likened critics to asses. Blake wrote about “reptiles of the mind.” Why animal metaphors describe how we think... more »

New Books

Klaus Mann: published in his teens, a celebrity in his 20s, a fixture among the cultural elite. But he couldn't cope with having Thomas Mann as a father ... more »

Essays & Opinions

Dave Hickey writes about art but issues no judgments. He's not trying to convince you of anything. He doesn't write criticism. He writes love songs... more »