Articles of Note

Literature is full of impostors, but few have pulled off a hoax as brazen or bizarre as JT Leroy, the novelist who wasn't who he seemed ... more »

New Books

Books burn at 451 degrees F. The human body burns at 1,500 degrees. “Where they have burned books," said Heinrich Heine, "they will end in burning human beings”... more »

Essays & Opinions

What is modernism? How a term that's come to mean so much — as a literary movement, a design aesthetic — has always lacked a clear definition... more »