Articles of Note

What bound the artists Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon? A love of gambling and drinking, an interest in horses, and their belligerence and cruelty... more »

New Books

Alain de Botton wants to teach you how love really works. So he wrote a novel full of insights too trite to be even superficial... more »

Essays & Opinions

“It is as if Chekhov had written Lolita.” That’s Philip Roth describing Richard Stern’s novel Other Men’s Daughters. But the similarities don’t mean much... more »