Articles of Note

We live in an age of offense. Never has outrage enjoyed more legitimacy or been more a marker of moral status ... more »

New Books

Dwight Garner on Camille Paglia: "Reading this book is like being stranded in a bar where the jukebox has only two songs, both by Pat Benatar" ... more »

Essays & Opinions

Long before he encountered Marx, Lenin was radicalized by literature. He read Shakespeare, Goethe, and Pushkin aloud. He was hostile to the avant-garde... more »