Works in Progress
Point of Departure
Forty years after their deaths, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin now seem part of the mainstream culture they rebelled against
When Lady Chatterley's Lover ran afoul of Britain's 1959 obscenity law, the resulting case had a cast worthy of P.G. Wodehouse
Must we persist in using the military option when it so rarely works?
Is selflessness in our nature?
How Lincoln went from frontier lawyer to Great Emancipator
Enmity at the intersections of religious radicalism
Truths both hard and timeless
Thomas Chatterton Williams
What we don't know about what chimps know