Articles of Note

Wasps are a threat, often putting us at risk of a sting. But wasps lead exemplary lives, and they're responsible for a great shift in cultural history... more »

New Books

Clive James is not a Proust scholar, but he is a Proust appreciator — an enthusiast, not an expert. The distinction is what matters... more »

Essays & Opinions

Death is unavoidable and suffering is everywhere, says Julian Baggini. The only debate should be about the nature and extent of our participation. So let's talk about eating meat... more »