Articles of Note

“The most bank-clerky of all bank clerks” is what Aldous Huxley called T.S. Eliot. If only Huxley had known that the poet walked around London with his cheeks powdered and his lips rouged... more »

New Books

Two pillars of physics – general relativity and quantum mechanics -- have been borne out in countless experiments. But they contradict each other... more »

Essays & Opinions

Ancient Rome was gripped by a mania for public displays of reading. Wealthy Romans felt the need to boast of their intellect to the world. Some things never change... more »