Articles of Note

Derrida dressed like a rakish ski instructor; Foucault was fond of leather jackets. Caring about clothes isn’t mere vanity — it can signal intellectual commitment... more »

New Books

Economic equality seems like a very good thing. Too bad it tends to occur only under the most barbaric of conditions... more »

Essays & Opinions

The author of a novel is not always well placed to interpret it. Ask Orhan Pamuk, who has spent a decade reflecting on the pitfalls of teaching his own books... more »