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.