October 25, 2018

E.M. Forster on Fantasy and Prophecy

By Aatif Rashid

There is a strange distinction made in the later chapters of E.M. Forster’s Aspects of the Novel, a collection of lectures the author gave at Cambridge in 1927. I’ve already […]

June 2, 2011

Mix Tape: Growing Pains

By Maggie Smith

Listen carefully, kids, because the prompts have changed: Sit up straight, eat your peas, read your poems. You, too, parents. Looking back on David Foster Wallace’s advice for college grads. […]

June 5, 2009

In a Landlocked Summer City

By Jay Thompson

What does your summer mean, chap? The summer my summers mean, it turns out, is this one: for the first time in years, I’m sleeping in grass, playing guitar, drinking […]