A Moral Education

In praise of filth
Garth Greenwell

Theater of Shame

The rise of online humiliation
Charlie Tyson

Tender Light

The bond between photography and narrative
Emmanuel Iduma

Remembering Benares

The city that inspired The Romantics
Pankaj Mishra

You Were the Bird

Petite Maman and the axis between mother and daughter
Georgia Cloepfil

Ode to Babel

The ecstasy of Michael K. Williams
Roger Reeves



Visibility in Fiction

Edith Wharton
March 1, 1929
A painting of a woman reading at a table.

How Should One Read a Book?

Read as if one were writing it
Virginia Woolf
September 1, 1926