Book Reviews

Different People, Different Stories

On the complexities of lumping psychiatric patients into categories

by Kathryn Tabb | Monday, August 01, 2022

he Ceiling Outside: The Science and Experience of the Disrupted Mind · by Noga Arikha

More Than a ‘Mere Echo’

English versions of foreign literature must stand on their own

by Lauren Elkin | Monday, July 11, 2022

Translating Myself and Others · by Jhumpa Lahiri

What a Long, Strange Trip It Was

The explosive writer who created worlds alien and mundane

by Madison Smartt Bell | Thursday, June 30, 2022

I Used to Live Here Once: The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys · by Miranda Seymour

Morals, Meaning, and Nonsense

Ethical inquiry requires lived experience, not just logical examination

by Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life · by Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman

A Whale of a Story

The parallel lives of   Moby-Dick’s creator and the historian who rescued him from obscurity

by Steven G. Kellman | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times · by Aaron Sachs

California Scheming

Has one of the 20th century’s greatest unsolved crimes finally been cracked?

by Susan Berfield | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Who Killed Jane Stanford? A Gilded Age Tale of Murder, Deceit, Spirits, and the Birth of a University · by Richard White

Subatomic Inspiration

The enigmatic thinker behind the Large Hadron Collider

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass · by Frank Close

From Counterculture to Culture

How a teenage rebel rose to the summit of British literary life

by N. S. Thompson | Monday, May 23, 2022

A Name Not Writ in Water

Revisiting an immortal 19th-century English poet

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, April 25, 2022

Keats: A Brief Life in Nine Poems and One Epitaph · by Lucasta Miller

Arctic Fantasies

The region has long been an object of dreams, desire, and misunderstanding

by Neil Shea | Monday, April 11, 2022

Extreme North: A Cultural History · by Bernd Brunne

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