Articles of Note

Lord Monboddo was known for exercising naked and theorizing that orangutans were, in fact, humans too lazy to learn how to speak... more »

New Books

Poe’s triumph. He made polymathic contributions despite the challenges he faced first as an orphan and then living in debt, with an invalid wife... more »

Essays & Opinions

Alice Neel’s career as a struggling typist, stenographer, and painter raises a question: How do broke, self-supporting female artists do it?   ... more »