Articles of Note

Our perception of color cannot be reduced to physics or to psychology. It’s neither external or internal, but somehow in between... more »

New Books

The British writer Ann Quin wrote novels that took aim at aesthetic orthodoxy. They didn’t catch on in the 1960s, but has their time arrived?... more »

Essays & Opinions

We’re awash in life-hacking tips and self-optimization. Do yourself a favor: Put away the self-help guides. Read a novel... more »