Articles of Note

Isaac Stern’s genial personality was well-suited for television. But the violinist was no mere crowd-pleaser... more »

New Books

Lead was not turned into gold, and astrology got us nowhere — what such magical impulses reveal is that the mind cannot bear too much reality... more »

Essays & Opinions

Does republishing George Eliot as Mary Ann Evans "reclaim" her lost female identity? No, it misses the point of writing pseudonymously... more »