Articles of Note

Books have long been pronounced dead. The cause? Newspapers, screens, “telephonic sermons,” “crystomatrices.” And yet books endure... more »

New Books

Was one ménage à trois (featuring a famous mezzo-soprano, her art-dealer husband, and Ivan Turgenev) at the heart of Europe’s cultural boom?... more »

Essays & Opinions

“The art of rest,” “how to do nothing,” “digital minimalism” — new self-help books abandon productivity tips for a celebration of solitude... more »