Dominique Crenn on the poetry of cooking, the power of memory, and rejecting limits for women in the cooking industry.
Rebecca Solnit on the difference between hope and optimism, and the dangers of activism without a plan.
On the female flâneur, the plight of visibility, and why the history of walking requires revision.
A conversation with best-selling author Michael Lewis and a deep-dive into the limits of the narrative nonfiction formula.
A conversation with the Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel.
The photographer Henry Leutwyler on portraiture and the magic of inanimate objects.
If the contemporary art world now seems like a place of pretension and status-seeking, it’s the critic Jerry Saltz who may be its last hope.
A conversation with the MacArthur-winning poet and novelist.
An interview with James Harris—author of Hume: An Intellectual Biography—on misconceptions, skepticism, and Humean lessons.
Daniel Le Bailly de La Falaise on private caterings for celebrities, the sexuality of a peach, and how the simplicity of food is the ultimate luxury.