Nation Topics - Books and Ideas
America as Empire Autobiography and Memoir Biography Civil Rights Movement Crossword Cultural Criticism and Analysis Essays Fiction History Humor Letters Lexicography Linguistics Literacy and Reading Literary Criticism Literature Nation History Non-fiction Patriotism Philosophy Poetry Publishing Industry Slavery in America
News and Features
Why is Léon Krier defending anew the work of the Third Reich’s master builder?
Ralph Lemon’s Come Home Charley Patton
The war between democracy and aristocracy in Janet Malcolm’s Forty-One False Starts.
Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight
One anthropologist’s place in his field’s ongoing battle over questions of power, means and ends.
The slowly panic-making power of Renata Adler’s novels Speedboat and Pitch Dark.
Why a passionate history of global alternatives to liberal capitalism becomes an exercise in nostalgia.