Articles of Note

A writer’s private preoccupations emerge in his writing. Take D.H. Lawrence and posteriors. They are “like hillocks of sand.” They are “globes.” They “thrust"... more »

New Books

Jews and jokes. The Old Testament isn't funny. Jews, however, produce so much humor. Why? Theories abound, few of them funny... more »

Essays & Opinions

Art and the Awokening. As politics and pop culture converge, we must distinguish between what's engineered to flatter contemporary taste and what says something new... more »