How can you go about finding out ‘who you really are’ if the whole idea is a cultural fabrication?
Does speaking in a second language make you a more moral person?
Why is art with themes and readily available meanings so often privileged above pure aesthetic beauty?
With the writers we read again and again, our interpretation of their stories and legacies tends to change over time.
On the new style of summer music festival and the rise of the capitalist bohemian.
On Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and the sexual anxiety of the Lost Generation for The Paris Review
The neurology behind why creatives are so often depressed — and why they tend to make awful lovers