Articles of Note

"I’ve lost my nerve a little bit. I think it’s growing older, and a certain reservoir of anger literally runs out," says James Wood. He’s "not slaying people anymore"... more »

New Books

Paris's Left Bank during the war: Strict rationing, shocking poverty, and yet: “I lived in a kind of blessed island, in the middle of an ocean of mud and blood”... more »

Essays & Opinions

Since Rousseau, at least, we've told ourselves a story about the shape and direction of human history. Big problem: It isn't true... more »