In Praise of Reading Whatever the Hell You Want
June 05, 2014
Don't let anyone make you feel ashamed for reading books that you love
My Genghis Khan biography eats your Kindle for lunch, little bro.
We'd love to see what Colson Whitehead could do with a subway wall, or what Joshua Ferriss could tag on corprate elevators.
You don't read Shakespeare in a straight line, and other lessons from eye-tracking research
Why E-books Are Banned in My Digital Journalism Class
January 22, 2014
The printed page still matters, even where you wouldn't expect it.
Is Reading Necessarily a Hostile Experience for Young Women?
December 10, 2013
In 2007, several n+1 editors discussed books they’d read or wished they had read in college. The series of dialogues was published in a pamphlet called What We Should Have Known.
What to Read Over Thanksgiving Weekend
November 28, 2013
With the long Holiday weekend ahead of us, here is a collection of links.
Romney Has a Problem In Pennsylvania: Math
October 30, 2012
Obama's strength in southeastern Pennsylvania is just a little too much for Republicans to overcome.
Live, From 2012, It’s The Best Essays From 2011!
October 05, 2012
The Best American book series is valuable, but needs to be saved from its own outdatedness.
Richard Posner Responds to Antonin Scalia’s Accusation of Lying
September 20, 2012
In the September 13 issue of TNR, Richard Posner reviewed Reading Law, a new book by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner. Soon afterwards, TNR published an exchange between Garner and Posner about the review. Here, Posner responds to the latest critical response by Antonin Scalia: Reuters invited me to respond to a statement made by Justice Scalia in an interview of him by Stephen Adler on September 17. The statement comments on a purported statement of mine in a review in the New Republic of Reading Law by Justice Scalia and Bryan Garner.