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.