Books

A West Point Literature Professor's Inspiring Plea for Creativity in Our Military
October 27, 2014

If you could give one book to a soldier, what would it be?

Deciding How to Die Has Never Been Harder
October 24, 2014

We do not like to think about our decrepit and declining future—and so we end up unprepared for it.

Is a Community Still a Community Without a Bookstore?
The Bronx is hoping to not find out
October 24, 2014

The borough’s lack of a literary institution is due to neglect, rather than disinterest.

Matt Yglesias Entirely Misunderstands Why the Book Publishing Industry Exists
October 24, 2014

And he paints a picture of a sad, sad literary world. 

For $2,500 You Can Now Own Joan Didion’s Sunglasses
October 22, 2014

A Kickstarter campaign is selling all sorts of weird Didion paraphernelia. 

Walter Benjamin Was My First Crush
October 21, 2014

"I found German writer Walter Benjamin through my middle-school history teacher ..."

Pages