This most timely new translation of Sallust’s The War Against Catiline describes the ancient version of a phenomenon we will recognize instantly: a cold-blooded grift transmuted into terrorism posing as patriotism.
Jack Kerouac would have turned 100 on March 17. A 2014 conversation about the writer with his literary executor, the late John Sampas.
The cognitive architecture approach espoused by the Human Architecture and Planning Institute is applying a welcome new paradigm that responds in a fresh way to the built environment.
In Colombia and Encanto, willful ignorance is the price paid for reassurance.
George Crumb, who crafted some of the 20th-century’s most brazenly original-sounding and haunting music, lived his life and guided his career on his own terms.
It is natural to believe that there is (or should be) a close connection between the personality and the work.
Remembering film critic Michael Wilmington, a unique guy, and friend, whom I knew for 53 years.
Drawing the Line is grounded in the work of ethicists and psychologists. Its prose is clear and its arguments systematic. But every avenue of investigation only opens up another pathway that ends as a cul-de-sac or doubles back on itself.
Our theater critics pick some of the outstanding productions in a year mangled by COVID.
An eclectic round-up of the favorite books of the year from our critics, including some disappointments.