Articles of Note

Unlike French, English has no academy to protect it. The fate of the language is left to market forces, a battle between Berks and Wankers... more »

New Books

Darwinism is loaded with cultural and aesthetic baggage rarely found in science. Has evolutionary theory become a religion?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Innocence and guilt are legal standards. When we talk about Woody Allen, we deal with murkier issues. A.O. Scott on what most troubles him... more »