Now you can read and listen to some of your favorite articles from The New Criterion. We will be expanding our collection of audio articles in the coming months. Preview this new feature, exclusive to subscribers, by logging in and selecting an article below.  

“King cotton,” by Gene Dattel (October 2014)
The story of cotton reveals that America’s problematic history with race is just as much a northern problem as a southern one.

Dublin, ca. 1900

“Doubling in Dublin,” by Dominic Green (May 2017)
On The Real People of Joyce’s Ulysses by Vivien Igoe.

“The architect of the Reich,” by Michael J. Lewis (March 2016)
On the architectural horror of Albert Speer.

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