A brilliant writer, a misogynist, a small-town boy with a haughty, big-city gaze: Naipaul’s life was marked by a sense of doubleness.
Oxford’s Dr. Anders Sandberg is using his whiteboard to calculate the world’s existential risks.
On the way fortune-telling has served both to reify and subvert the logic of capitalist economics.
On what is lost when we spend our lives trying to avoid feeling alone.
What happens to the mind when the body looks its best?
Why is art with themes and readily available meanings so often privileged above pure aesthetic beauty?
Chris Reynolds Gordon was a multimillionaire before losing it all and slipping into prostitution. Now he’s on a mission to win it all back.