Skip to content
If you are a current Subscriber and are unable to log in, you may have to create a NEW username and password. To do so,
and use the “NEW USER” sign-up option.
Forgot Your Password?
If you are not a Subscriber,
Autobiography and Memoir
October 12, 2016
The Brat Pack Grows Up
Once the voice of youthful dissatisfaction, Jay McInerney, Tama Janowitz, and Bret Easton Ellis experience the growing pains of middle age.
October 5, 2016
Le Carré’s Other Cold War
The wonder and rage the English novelist felt toward his own country.
September 29, 2016
Everything Is Interesting
Nicholson Baker goes back to school.
September 9, 2016
Affliction and Salvation
Love was a learned art for Iris Murdoch, because it involved realizing that something other than the self is real.
August 4, 2016
An Hour Without Trump
Susan Faludi on her trans father, Edward Snowden’s lawyer on the NSA, and Tom Lutz on politics and travel.
Start Making Sense
Get a Digital Subscription for just $9.50!
August 3, 2016
Georges Perec’s books are designed to stir readers to think actively, freshly, and imaginatively about what could have been, and what might come next.
July 6, 2016
Svetlana Alexievich’s Voices
At a time when populism is in vogue, the Nobel Laureate has gone in the opposite direction. We need to read her and listen to the people she hears.
June 24, 2016
The Depressing Truth About How Sexism Changes Us
, Jessica Valenti asks “Who would I be if I didn’t live in a world that hated women?”
June 1, 2016
Michael Hayden Played Right Up to the Edge of Legality—and Then Took a Big Leap Off
In his new memoir, the former director of the NSA and the CIA shows how his many failures were followed, one after the next, by promotions.
May 19, 2016
Benedict Anderson’s View of Nationalism
The child of late empire, who transformed the field of area studies, lived a life beyond boundaries.