Articles of Note

Sixty years ago, George Steiner declared tragedy dead. Terry Eagleton has come to bury that idea... more »

New Books

Leïla Slimani wins literary accolades for busting taboos around sex and violence. But does her work actually reinforce those conventions?... more »

Essays & Opinions

The goal of all art is inexhaustible precision — something simple, like Melville’s whale, that gains endlessly in complexity... more »