- October 1, 2007
- Schlong of Myself
Mourning the death of Philip Roth’s funny bone.
- August 13, 2007
- Harry Potter and the Ignominious Cop-Out
In which a franchise chickens out of the very thing that would have redeemed it.
- July 30, 2007
- Who Wants to Be a Cultural Billionaire?
Economist Tyler Cowen aims to help us live richer lives, and maybe get our kids to do their chores.
- May 7, 2007
- The Frozen People
In Michael Chabon’s marvelous new novel, the Alaskan panhandle is an imperiled, makeshift holy land.
- April 23, 2007
- The Kids Are—Yawn—Alright
Teenagers assumed their current form in 1945, says Teenage. No wonder their antics can seem a little stale.
- April 16, 2007
- Textual Liberation?
Reflections on digital communication from the last generation that remembers uni-tasking.
- April 2, 2007
- DNasty Boy
Dana Vachon, the investment banker turned blogger turned novelist, is one very sincere satirist.
- March 26, 2007
- The Talking Cure
In How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman cuts through our fear—and fetishization—of M.D.’s.
- March 12, 2007
- By Our Contributors: ‘Heyday’
In Kurt Andersen's Heyday, we find ourselves in a past that can’t stop hurtling toward modernity, a world where things are changing so fast that one character suffers from “anticipatory nostalgia.”
- March 5, 2007
- Is This Book Worth Getting?
A no-frills guide to the just-published nonfiction shelf.