Articles of Note

Newark, N.J., has figured in half of Philip Roth's novels. It is an unusually expansive literary portrait of an American city, a chronicle of urban decline... more »

New Books

“Identity is never singular but is multiply constructed,” wrote Stuart Hall, founder of cultural studies. Do his reflections on his identity help us understand our own?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Virginia Woolf's diary includes her thoughts on other people’s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre... more »