• On the 192nd Anniversary of the Birth of Jules Verne

    Howard A. Rodman looks back on the legacy of Jules Verne and his most powerful narrative creation, Nemo.

    Nothing Gold Can Stay: Reflecting on the Legacy of Kobe Bryant

    Mansoor Khan reflects on what the basketball legend meant to him as a child, an adult, and a Pakistani-American.

    “What Is Not But Could Be If”: On the Death of David Berman

    Elliot Schiff remembers David Berman.

    Clive James, 1939–2019

    Robert Daseler remembers television critic and intellectual luminary Clive James.

    In Memoriam: George Craig (1931–2019)

    Gabriel Josipovici remembers his friend, George Craig (1931–2019), the translator of the letters of Samuel Beckett.

    Appelfeld’s Funeral — A Triptych

    David Stromberg reflects on the funeral of Aharon Appelfeld who died in January of 2018.

    Remembering Eileen Battersby

    Susan Curtis remembers author, journalist, and literary critic Eileen Battersby, who died on December 23 at the age of 60.