Before the Sartorialist, there was Monet
A work of art's true meaning can take a while to be uncovered. Think of the rich veins of wisdom, long threaded through our cultural bedrocks, that we mere mortals stumbled upon years, after their authors first brought them into the world: the economic allegory at the heart of L. Frank Baum's The ... More >>
Today is National Absinthe Day, another booze holiday that kicks off a month known for combining drinking with the color green.
Señor Skymiles gets a big retrospective
Mapping taste: Between individual and aggregate choice
Michel Houellebecq gives the legendary Lovecraft a new platform
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Bibliophile Paul Collins Pumps Up the Volumes