Articles of Note

Next year, Russians will observe the centenary of the Russian Revolution. And their government will make sure they know almost nothing about it... more »

New Books

Kafka liked swimming, hiking, zooming around on a motorbike, illustrating erotic fiction, and frequenting brothels. Did any of that inform his writing?... more »

Essays & Opinions

You are not necessarily a more intelligent reader at 65 than 25, but you are more subtle. Rereading -- a pleasure and necessity of age -- sometimes means changing your mind... more »