Articles of Note

What’s behind the blurb arms race? And can anything arrest publishings deepening dependence on inane, over-the-top praise?... more »

New Books

Is authoritative criticism a problem? No, criticism is not a passive medium of arbitration. It is an act of creation... more »

Essays & Opinions

“We are keen to nestle into a nice category,” says Matt Feeney. “This is a lot of things besides funny, but it’s also funny”... more »