Articles of Note

Modernity is the feeling that we are profoundly different from the people who lived before us. It is a disorientation that began in the 16th century and is still with us... more »

New Books

Benjamin vs. Brecht. Their chess matches pitted the mercurial self-confidence of Brecht against the quiet focus of Benjamin. Brecht usually won... more »

Essays & Opinions

What stands between you and the act of writing? The insidious Imps of Inertia: Disenchanted Imp, Jaded Imp, Loneliness Imp, and Sloth Imp. Mark Edmundson explains... more »