Applying neuroscience to the study of literature is fashionable. But is it the best way to read a novel?
How did the conservative ideas of Friedrich Hayek and the Austrian school become our economic reality? By turning the market into the realm of great politics and morals.
Profligate, prolific, towering over the landscape: Is Taylor Swift China?
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
The Whitney’s adventurous, awkward attempt to explore abstract art through the blues.
Nikolai Leskov’s The Enchanted Wandered and Other Stories; Ludmilla Petrushevskaya’s There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister's Husband, and He Hanged Himself
How music plagiarism ruined a composer’s career and literally drove him mad.
In Israel, an architectural competition and its winner have been sabotaged by the bad faith of its sponsors.
A history of how risk management profits from manufacturing new forms of uncertainty and insecurity.