Articles of Note

Paul Valéry hobnobbed with princesses, ministers, and scientists. By the 1930s, he was France’s poetic stuffed shirt extraordinaire ... more »

New Books

The White Operation. For decades, Dr. Robert J. White pursued his quest: to transplant a human head. He came close ... more »

Essays & Opinions

The French journal Le Débat is no more. Cause of death? American social theory. How the intellectual tides have turned   ... more »