Articles of Note

There are many shades of blue — cerulean, azure, navy, royal — but not a new one in two centuries. Until now... more »

New Books

Mozart in Vienna. In 10 years he composed a half-dozen symphonies, 17 piano concertos, and several operas. It was as close to perfect as he ever came... more »

Essays & Opinions

Geniuses are often obsessive, self-centered, and offensive. As Edmond de Goncourt put it: Almost no one loves a genius until he or she is dead... more »