Articles of Note

Editing is like alchemy, its careful practice a form of creation. Line by line, word by word — “hansom” or “brougham”?... more »

New Books

In 1941, Gallimard was eager to publish a novel by an unknown Algerian, Albert Camus. One problem: They couldn't find any paper... more »

Essays & Opinions

We're used to irony and polemic from our public intellectuals, but a higher standard is to be found. Exhibit A is Jürgen Habermas... more »