Articles of Note

W.G. Sebald’s fiction is parasitical. It preyed on the Jewish quest for an obliterated past to recover a usable German present... more »

New Books

Between 1953 and 1976, private foundations lavished money on orchestras and operas, to the detriment of folk and jazz... more »

Essays & Opinions

The trial of Oscar Wilde tends to be used to distill his character rather than to dramatize its contradictions... more »