JONATHAN CHAIT JANUARY 11, 2010
If you haven't yet seen TNR's new online literary site, The Book, you should absolutely check it out. It's an extraordinary new resource of online literary criticism, done in a first-rate way. The backdrop for understanding this site is that the New Republic is a magazine of politics and culture, but to date only the political side has really adapted itself to the internet. The Book represents a real foray into adapting the justly-esteemed literary section to the online medium. The result is unique and compelling.
I especially enjoyed this video of Lionel Trilling and Vladimir Nabokov discussing "Lolita":