The NEH vs. America
PC propaganda at the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The higher education bubble
On inflation at the academy.
Henry Moore revisited
by Eric Gibson
On “Henry Moore," originally on view at Tate Britain currently on view at Art Gallery of Ontario, in reduced form and retitled as “The Shape of Anxiety: Henry Moore in the 1930s.”
New York chronicle
by Jay Nordlinger
On Valery Gergiev, the American Composers Orchestra in Zankel Hall, A Quiet Place at the City Opera, Don Pasquale at the Met & the Tallis Scholars at Alice Tully Hall.
by William Logan
On I Love a Broad Margin to My Life by Maxine Hong Kingston; Walking Papers: Poems 1999-2009, by Thomas Lynch; The Sun-Fish, by Eliéan Ní Chuilleanáin; Toxic Flora by Kimiko Hahn; Maggot by Paul Muldoon; and Heavenly Questions by Gjertrud Shcnackenberg.
Hints, fragments & scintillations
by Eric Ormsby
on Ralph Waldo Emerson: Selected Journals 1820-1842 (Library of America) & Ralph Waldo Emerson: Selected Journals 1841-1877 (Library of America) by Ralph Waldo Emerson,Lawrence Rosenwald