The measure of smartness
by Mark Steyn
On Reading Lyrics: More Than a Thousand of the Century’s Finest Lyrics, edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball, Jane Eyre by Paul Gordon and John Caird, and The Music Man by Meredith Wilson.
by Daniel Kunitz
On “R. B. Kitaj: How to reach 67 in Jewish Art,” at the Marlborough Gallery; “Richard Diebenkorn: Early Abstractions 1949-“1955,” at Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art & “Miro: 16 Late Masterworks,” at Salander O'Reilly Gallery.
“Inventing the Skyline”: the career of Cass Gilbert
by Francis Morrone
Reflections on the pianist’s recent concert & two new recordings.
No idiocy like educated idiocy
by Anthony Daniels
A review of The Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot, by Plinio Alueyo Mendoza, Carlos Alberto Montaner, and Alvaro Vargas Llosa & In the Shadow of the Liberator: The Impact of Hugo Chavez on Venezuala and Latin America, by Richard Gott.