The bold, vivid worlds of Rachel Kushner’s novels
Infatuated by his own greatness, the former 'Commentary' editor's memoir reveals the price of success.
Literary saint or arrogant fraud—why do we need Thoreau to be one or the other?
Chloë Sevigny, Patti Smith, and Kim Gordon get it
On language and class at the copy desk
How to assess the promising, posthumous work of a 22-year-old
The New Yorker editor on difficult writers, Obama's shortcomings, and learning from Anna Wintour
Except these people
Because he's so busy showing us what an adult he is
The legendary magazine alters its DNA for the Internet era
He's apologized for intellectual dishonesty. But not for intellectual laziness.