Women writers are far outnumbered by men in magazines and book reviews, but why? Part of the answer lies in book publishing.
Afflicted with a mental disorder, Carrie Mathison is an unlikely American hero, and seems a bad bet besides.
Janet Malcolm can be brutal in her judgments, but it is the casual brutality of keen observation.
The enigma of George Price: He derived an equation for the evolution of altruism, yet he died believing himself a failed good Samaritan.