When French Irrationality Was Deadly
May 31, 2014
France was the seat of the Enlightenment and intellectual order. Perhaps this made its writers fall in love with disorder.
The Battle in Ukraine Means Everything
May 11, 2014
The battle in Ukraine means everything
The Writer, Seducer, Aviator, Proto-Fascist, Megalomaniac Prince Who Shaped Modern Italy
February 08, 2014
At the turn of the twentieth century, Gabriele D'Annunzio was as famous as any writer alive and certainly as well-sexed. If his personal example was naughty, his political example was dangerous.