Articles of Note

Darwin and women. Publicly dismissive of the female intellect, in private he was completely dependent on it... more »

New Books

“I have a natural horror of letting people see how my mind works,” wrote John Ashbery at 23. Why is he now engaged in a project of self-exposure?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Charles Fourier thought men would grow tails. John Humphrey Noyes had a penchant for awkward sexual metaphors. Meet the founders of America’s utopian experiments... more »