Articles of Note

Instead of bending to the dictates of socialist realism, Isaac Babel simply wrote less. He told people he was mastering a new genre: silence... more »

New Books

The tyranny of time travel. The subject has had brilliant thinking from Borges, Stoppard, Sebald, and many scientists and philosophers — but to what end?... more »

Essays & Opinions

What can Margery Kempe, medieval mystic, teach us about literature today? That our relationship with it can be personal, immediate, physical, emotional, and excessive... more »