Articles of Note

How writers write. For Kingsley Amis, it was simply about applying the seat of his pants to the seat of his chair... more »

New Books

Did Jane Austen weave clues into her novels of her secret, radical politics? No, but her wit and wisdom were radical in and of themselves... more »

Essays & Opinions

Intellectuals are unreliable students of populism, finding it too prone to ignorance and demagogy. Beware anyone who claims to speak for "the people," but listen... more »