Articles of Note

How Shakespeare wrote. He leaned heavily on George North, a minor figure in the court of Queen Elizabeth. The clue: “trundle-tail”... more »

New Books

For Rob Rieman, there's nothing wrong with Europe that its own best traditions can’t cure. Specifically, a rekindled nobility of spirit -- whatever that means... more »

Essays & Opinions

Zadie Smith has been ordained a public intellectual, adopted the attendant seriousness, and learned a lesson: Middle age is no fun... more »