Daniel Mendelsohn on the Odyssey


An Interview with Daniel Mendelsohn


The classicist and acclaimed critic talks about about why the Odyssey has survived for so long.

Original Sin


Corruption: it’s everywhere. An excellent new history of the subject helps explain why.

The Prussians Are Coming!


Prussian efficiency, right? That’s usually what people invoke when it comes to the popular conceptions of what is undoubtedly Germany’s most significant state.