Articles of Note

The Job-like trials of Hugh Gordon Porteus. A disciple of Wyndham Lewis, he tried his hand at sinology, map designing, and dirty limericks. Success was elusive... more »

New Books

The cinematic prohibitions of Robert Bresson. “No psychology,” wrote the director, no ostentatious camera movements, and “no music at all.” He believed in adding by subtraction... more »

Essays & Opinions

Dangerous lunatic or charming if irresponsible young man? The Romanian philosopher Emil Cioran was, at his core, a connoisseur of failure... more »