Articles of Note

A lifetime of looking. To view Bruegel’s monumental works is to encounter an encyclopedic totality and a love for the world’s multiplicity... more »

New Books

Reading Catcher in the Rye in Moscow. For Soviet audiences, imbibing Western culture — and misinterpreting it — was an expression of a freedom... more »

Essays & Opinions

E.H. Carr and the fate of facts. “By and large, the historian will get the kind of facts he wants. History means interpretation”... more »