Articles of Note

In Latin America, birthplace of the cultural Cold War, artists and writers were courted by superpowers. Which revealed the political impotence of intellectuals... more »

New Books

Born "ordinary, hillbilly, and poor," Helen Gurley Brown made her life a monument to artifice and the belief that any problem could be redeemed by humor and an upbeat ending.... more »

Essays & Opinions

The Frankfurt School, today. Adorno and Horkheimer didn’t live to see social media, but they would recognize its corruption of human personality... more »