Articles of Note

Nina Simone was fierce, apocalyptic, "the patron saint of rebellion." That tyrannical will helped forge her art but ruined her life... more »

New Books

Diane Arbus was depressed. She was in an incestuous relationship with her brother. She was a mess. But that had nothing to do  with her art... more »

Essays & Opinions

How Hemingway became Hemingway. He gathered a group of friends, headed to Pamplona, and returned a middlebrow revolutionary... more »