January 14, 2015
Henry James Thought Oscar Wilde Was a Talentless Self-Promoter. Here's What Happened When The Two Met.
Sometimes it's better to admire your heroes from afar.
One-Armed Nazis and Albino Children: The Year's Surprise Bestseller Turns the Holocaust into a Sentimental Mess
When history is just used as a pretty backdrop, we have a problem.
92 percent of students in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Slovakia believe they concentrate better on text in print than on screen.
A cartoonist's dilemma.
January 13, 2015
Found in Translation
Arthur Goldhammer brought us Piketty—and so much more.
Clint Eastwood's film gives Chris Kyle too much credit.
January 12, 2015
Hollywood presented its most high-minded version of itself at the Golden Globes: progressive, humble, and aware of the world outside the Beverly Hilton’s walls.
January 11, 2015
Only 64 people used it, but they were more diverse than the rest of the applicant pool.
January 10, 2015
What will the Iowa Writers' Workshop do to Hannah?
January 09, 2015
Big Pharma Is Making Progress in Finding an Ebola Vaccine, But They May Be Fighting The Wrong Battle
Basic nursing care isn't as sexy as the race for a vaccine, but it's a lot more effective.