Literature should show us how to live and to live well.
Books, Arts & Manners
A show that’s both fun and substantive shows the pop star’s continuing influence.
American ambition and achievement take a back seat to cynicism and wifely resentment.
Ike Barinholtz’s new movie The Oath isn’t balanced. It’s a dog’s breakfast.
Ross Douthat reviews A Star Is Born.
James Matthew Wilson reviews The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis, by Alan Jacobs.
Theodore Kupfer reviews The Souls of Yellow Folk: Essays, by Wesley Yang.
"Past and future stored away, Under seat and overhead..."
Cuarón shows that what matters most is what happens in your family, not this week’s march in the streets.
First Man takes a gloriously contrarian look at the moonshot.