Articles of Note

The avant-gardists Arthur Cravan and Mina Loy were happily married — until he disappeared. Did he fake his death to become a counterfeiter of Oscar Wilde manuscripts?... more »

New Books

An octopus is a soft-bodied mollusc with three hearts that beat blue-green blood. It is also remarkably clever... more »

Essays & Opinions

Nobody played Schubert like Sviatoslav Richter. His secret: tempo. Slow, even glacial, or making no sense at all, but all mesmerizing... more »