Articles of Note

Book blurbs existed long before the practice had a name. For more than a century, they’ve trafficked in hyperbole and hysteria... more »

New Books

Late bloomer. Amy Clampitt was unknown to the literary world in 1978, when she had her first poem published. She was 58... more »

Essays & Opinions

“Nobody would have the balls today to write The Satanic Verses,” says Hanif Kureishi. But if someone did, would anyone have the balls to defend them?... more »