Articles of Note

Is there perfection in art? Sam Anderson conducts an aesthetic investigation in Florence, home of Michelangelo’s “David" and Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot... more »

New Books

Was the Holocaust a single event or a post-hoc label for disparate events? The reality seems to be a strange mixture of intent and improvisation... more »

Essays & Opinions

We live in a time of rampant narcissism. We are told this is exceptional. It matters less whether that's true than whether we believe it's true... more »