Articles of Note

We talk about books we haven’t read and books we’ve read but forgotten. Maybe one day we’ll discuss books that we’ve imagined... more »

New Books

What if the story of civilization — from savagery to hunting/gathering to the invention of writing and leisure and freedom — is wrong?... more »

Essays & Opinions

The job of the critic is changing, says Lionel Shriver. It's not to assess a book’s storytelling, but to castigate writers guilty of any crimes of the imagination... more »