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As newspapers become increasingly irrelevant, is making them tax-exempt their last, best hope?

The collapse of journalism threatens democracy itself--that's why we need a government rescue.

Will the Obama administration reaffirm the civic mandate of the Postal Service that was damaged during the Bush years?

Cynthia Ozick, Norman Podhoretz and Alfred Chester contribute to the education of an editor. Second of a two-part memoir.

An unfinished memoir by the late literary editor and critic. The first part of a two-part article.

The economy of reading is rapidly collapsing. If we can bail out banks, why not the book industry?

An editor ponders the publishing industry meltdown--and the precarious future of books.

An account of the most recent installment in the nation's sick love affair with literary exhibitionists.

Driven by a tabloid episode from her own marriage, the novelist joins the debate over the mass marketing of trashy books to young black readers.

You thought Arthur was gone for good? The indie magazine beloved for its music coverage and antiwar politics will resume publishing this summer.


The conversation about diversity in Science Fiction & Fantasy reveals how racism constrains even imagination. 

September 10, 2013

 Who gives a [insert expletive] about an Oxford comma?

July 11, 2011

A historian admits he denounced rivals anonymously on the internet.

April 19, 2010