Olympians on the march: the courts & the culture wars
by Robert Bork
On the “liberal transformation” of the judiciary in America.
The ancient Greeks: were they like us at all?
by Victor Davis Hanson
On “Coming of Age in Ancient Greece,” an exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Were the lives of the Greeks anything like our own?
New York chronicle
by Jay Nordlinger
On the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony at Carnegie Hall, a violin recital presented by Maxim Vengerov, with Fazil Say at the piano & Salome at the Metropolitan Opera.
Not to comment, but to illustrate
by Max Watman
A review of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, by Andrew Sean Greer; The Dew Breaker, by Edwidge Danticat; Bandbox: A Novel, by Thomas Mallon; Little Children: A Novel, by Tom Perrotta; I Dream of Microwaves, by Imad Rahman & I Sailed with Magellan, by Stuart Dybeck.