May 15, 2018

Finding the Magic Writing Ritual

By Caroline Hagood

Writers’ rituals are central to the way they work and are often treated as acts of spirituality or even seance. Haruki Murakami refers to his routine as “a form of […]

May 30, 2016

The Books We Keep: Part Two

By Sejal Shah

Getting married ushered in a new stage of dealing with things—beginning with registry gifts. Though I had declared I was not going to change—I was still the same person, same […]

May 7, 2015

How the West Inverted its Literary Values

By Amit Majmudar

In a true missing-the-forest-for-the-trees phenomenon, modern literary criticism has left unremarked, to my knowledge at least, the totally anomalous body of “great literature” that has come out of Europe and […]