Articles of Note

Cynthia Ozick used to think it was wrong to live only for literature, to approach it with idolatry. “At this point, I don’t think it’s wrong”... more »

New Books

We want to believe in the idea of limitless potential, with success more a matter of willpower than of talent. But believing doesn't make it true... more »

Essays & Opinions

Obsessions with Truth and Beauty get in the way of art. Poetry isn’t just about Shakespeare in the park and seminars on modernism — it’s about politics... more »