Books & Arts
The poet discusses "accidental theologies," Gerard Manley Hopkins, faith in literature, and what it's like no longer being the editor of Poetry magazine.
Yuval Levin reconstructs the conflict over Edmund Burke’s angry 'Reflections on the Revolution in France' and Thomas Paine’s incandescent reply, 'The Rights of Man.'
Pierpont presents a picture of Philip Roth’s works that contains necessary qualifications: there is no dutiful approval of every word the master has written.
How should a fair-minded biographer deal with a literary subject’s “sensational underside,” and when does that endeavor turn into "pathography"?
Four books on the failures of moral imagination and political will, spread across the political landscape, that doomed Europe to decades of totalitarian terror.
Aronofsky, a master of misery, is very much in his element as he envisions the sinful self-destruction of nearly the whole damned human race.
By 1982, although nominally still a Democrat, Michael Novak had become an enthusiast for Reaganomics and for every Republican administration to follow.
'The Dark Box' is so suffused with anger that its author, for all his intelligence, is seldom capable of balanced historical analysis.
The Protestant Establishment once dominated American politics and intellectual life. Then, in the course of a decade or two, its authority collapsed.
An increasing number of cosmologists now believe in the existence of a multiverse. It’s a thrilling prospect; but does a multiverse really exist?
With her ambitious second novel, Paula Huston jumps into the territory where politics and religion meet, and she's equipped with a wide-angle lens.
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