Articles of Note

Street art used to be about anti-establishment activism, punk rock, and community spirit. Now it's the handmaid of consumerism ... more »

New Books

Charles de Gaulle, intellectual. He hated Proust, enjoyed the work of Henri Bergson, and, even as president, read two or three books a week... more »

Essays & Opinions

A scourge has taken hold of English departments: niceness. Where once political criticism thrived, fandom now reigns... more »