Articles of Note

Beethoven and freedom. "We may judge what is merely beautiful, but sublime art judges us, or better said, it challenges us to judge ourselves”  ... more »

New Books

Of the many misrepresentations about Adorno, the most persistent is that he had little aptitude for practical politics. Nonsense ... more »

Essays & Opinions

Why have restaurant reviews become smackdowns? Our appetite for blood sport distorts how critics write and think about food ... more »