Roger Kimball

Mr. Kimball is publisher of Encounter Books, and co-editor and publisher of The New Criterion.

Mr. Kimball is publisher of Encounter Books, and co-editor and publisher of The New Criterion.

The Woeful Whitney

About a decade ago, Time magazine (remember Time?) voted the Genoese-born starchitect Renzo Piano one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He’s won every architectural award possible, ...

WFB at 88

It is hard to believe that Bill Buckley left us five years ago. He departed before the Age of Obama, before, that is, a president of the United States set ...

Inaugurating President Chamberlain

Obama’s speech: Very long on gaseous generalities; exiguous with details. “Par for the course,” you say. Yes and no. Yes, an inaugural speech is intended to set the tone for ...

An Eye for the Real

The English geneticist J. B. S. Haldane, though an incorrigible commie pinko, was a tart and brilliant observer of life’s panoply. “My own suspicion,” he wrote, “is that the universe ...