Articles of Note

Helen DeWitt went to Oxford to study Euripides and discovered she’d rather be Euripides. Now she rages against the publishing industry: “Plato did not have an editor”... more »

New Books

By all accounts, including his own, Evelyn Waugh had an aptitude for unpleasantness, beholden as he was to his personal trinity: religion, rudeness, and drink... more »

Essays & Opinions

To be a wife is not to engage in “wifing.” To be a friend is not to engage in “friending.” Yet parents talk about "parenting." That verb is a big mistake ... more »