Articles of Note

Moralists like Zola and Camus have given way to propagandists like Zemmour and Houellebecq. The French intellectual is dead. Long live the French intellectual... more »

New Books

Step aside, beauty and truth. You were central artistic signifiers for millennia, but no more. The new alpha and omega: identity.... more »

Essays & Opinions

Writers like Sarah Manguso, have brought the aphorism back in vogue. But the form, which started with Hippocrates, means something new in the time of Twitter... more »