Articles of Note

Classical music offers the last true unmediated listening experience: no microphones, no amplifiers, no speakers ... more »

New Books

In a new book of essays, Zadie Smith offers advice for getting through the pandemic: “Think, reflexively, of whoever suffers”  ... more »

Essays & Opinions

A new translation casts Beowulf as a modern bro, making a point about toxic masculinity and leaving a trail of clichés ... more »