Articles of Note

Jacques Barzun was all elegance and quiet authority. Lionel Trilling was melancholic and disaffected. Their improbable friendship shaped literary scholarship... more »

New Books

Bibliophiles dream of discovering Byron’s memoir or Plath’s missing novel. Lost books tantalize because they represent holes in the intellectual firmament... more »

Essays & Opinions

The strangely contested legacy of Antonio Gramsci. His thought is championed in the pages of Marxism Today and by pundits on the far right — why?... more »