Articles of Note

"The way that male critics write about women is always a little funny," says Zadie Smith. "It’s part romantic, part corrective, part 'now listen, young lady'"... more »

New Books

In 1969, a 13-part documentary made Kenneth Clark high culture’s classiest superstar. In his own mind he was just an aesthete, a mere popularizer... more »

Essays & Opinions

For Norman Mailer, some Salinger stories "seem to have been written for high school girls." It wasn't true, but it was the worst insult he could think of... more »