Articles of Note

We live in a golden age of profanity. But the vocabulary is small, and we're diminishing it from overuse. Time to invent new obscenities... more »

New Books

What is forgiveness? A victim can't separate the wrong from the wrongdoer. And the wrongdoer can't remake himself. At most, we can hope for generosity... more »

Essays & Opinions

When Vasily Grossman went to war, he carried one book, War and Peace. And what he discovered in battle is that the old distinction between war and peace no longer holds... more »