• Features

  • Columns

    • The Cultist

      CHOIRE SICHA on the stubborn myths of the Hemingway clan

    • Food

      MELANIE REHAK on a novel of Midwestern food and families

    • The Best-Seller List

      HEATHER HAVRILESKY on Atul Gawande's surprise memento mori best seller

    • Roundup

      CHRISTOPHER LYON on this summer's noteworthy art books

    • Luxury & Degradation

      ANN FRIEDMAN on a stand-up comic's advice to the lovelorn

  • Fiction & Poetry

  • Current Affairs & Politics

    • SIVA VAIDHYANATHAN: César Hidalgo's Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies and Jeremy Rifkin's The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

    • CARL WILSON: Stephen Witt's How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, the Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Piracy

    • CHRIS WILSON: Nathaniel Popper's Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

    • JIM SLEEPER: Fareed Zakaria's In Defense of a Liberal Education

    • JOHANN HARI: Roberto Saviano's ZeroZeroZero

    • DAVID V. JOHNSON: Jason Stanley's How Propaganda Works

    • KATE CHRISTENSEN: Mark Schatzker's The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor

    • JACK RAKOVE: David K. Shipler's Freedom of Speech: Mightier than the Sword

  • Arts & Letters

    • THOMAS BELLER: Thomas Kunkel's Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker

    • TONY WOOD: Barry Bergdoll, Carlos Eduardo Comas, Jorge Francisco Liernur, and Patricio del Real's Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980

    • CLIVE THOMPSON: Matthew Battles's Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word

    • ALEX ABRAMOVICH: William Finnegan's Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

    • ALBERT MOBILIO: Mark Cohen's Dark Knees

    • GAL BECKERMAN: Etgar Keret's The Seven Good Years: A Memoir

    • HOWARD HAMPTON: Diedrich Diederichsen and Bob Nickas's No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984–1989

    • BARRY SCHWABSKY: Jeff Nunokawa's Note Book

    • NOAH ISENBERG: Andreas Huyssen's Miniature Metropolis: Literature in an Age of Photography and Film