Articles of Note

“I’d like to be thought of as just another rookie,” George Plimpton told the Detroit Lions. Does his participatory sportswriting still hold up?... more »

New Books

Climate affects art, especially in England: Shelley was fascinated by wind, Wordsworth by clouds, other English poets by persistent dampness.... more »

Essays & Opinions

Where deconstruction came from. Americans blame French theorists, like Derrida, for the idea. Its rise, however, is an American story... more »