The Art of the Essay: Four Masters of the Form Discuss Their Craft
Alexander Chee, Sloane Crosley, Laura Kipnis, and Luc Sante on inspiration, curiosity, and finding their voice.
If Peter Buttigieg was only the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Twitter would care less about what he reads. But he is running for the highest office in the land, and that makes a difference. Aaron Hicklin People love lists almost as much as they love to hate them. Take our latest, by the Democratic […]
The specialized world of rare book sellers has come into focus again thanks to the Oscar-nominated movie, Can You Ever Forgive Me? But although diminished by Amazon, high end book buyers cling on. In her best-selling memoir, 84 Charing Cross Road, the American writer Helene Hanff captured a vanished world in which an English book buyer, […]
Dysfunctional Families: A Primer Televisions and movies would have us believe that the time from late November to the new year is a run on love, togetherness, and eggnog sipped in front of an open fire, but real-life seldom plays out so nicely. There are a multitude of reasons to dread the holidays, but whom […]
An exclusive excerpt from Mya Spalter’s new book, Enchantments: A Modern Witch’s Guide to Self-Possession. EVERYONE’S KIND OF STUPID ABOUT LOVE, OR ATTRACTION MAGIC Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. —Rumi Can you believe I just quoted […]