Articles of Note

Jane Jacobs was a writer of caustic, lucid, vigorous prose, and an activist with a slippery political orientation... more »

New Books

Self-confident rogue with a gold hoop in his ear? Disoriented schlub with a vacant stare? What did Shakespeare look like?... more »

Essays & Opinions

H.L. Mencken, America's foremost "village atheist," was unmoved by Christianity, but he could not help being intrigued by it... more »