Articles of Note

Literary culture won't disappear, but it will continue to shrink. "It will go back to what it was when I started out," says Martin Amis, "which is a minority interest sphere"... more »

New Books

Ezra Pound called Jean Cocteau -- poet, playwright, theatre director, jeweler -- the best writer in Europe. But his life story was riches-to-rags... more »

Essays & Opinions

The museum of the past was one of objects, focused on its permanent collection. The museum of the future is a cafe with "art on the side"... more »