Articles of Note

Enough with angst over the future of poetry. It isn't popular, but it isn't endangered. Poetry won't perish. Being a poet, though, is a more complicated matter ... more »

New Books

What should a left-leaning intellectual do when fascism is on the rise? Frankfurt School theorists of the 1930s lost faith in the power of their ideas... more »

Essays & Opinions

Book reviewing used to be blood sport. But now new titles aren't so much criticized as endorsed, as if every book deserves at least a modest thumbs-up... more »