Articles of Note

New ideas are necessary engines of progress. Most aren't new, however, but result from what Steven Poole calls the looping "evolution of ideas"... more »

New Books

Tim Parks disdains the conventions of book talk and the posturings of the literary establishment. He ridicules everyone but himself... more »

Essays & Opinions

Rousseau was a hypocrite for our times. He preached family values but exposed himself to women and was given to compulsive masturbation, though he warned against it in his writings... more »