Articles of Note

J. Edgar Hoover is not the villainous caricature you think you know, but a man of profound contradictions with an empathetic side... more »

New Books

1888 was a tragic year for Nietzsche. His mind was unraveling just as his reputation was starting to rise... more »

Essays & Opinions

Does Joan Didion's dining-room table hold some residual energy from her? It's another kind of magical thinking... more »