Peter S. Beagle at eighty.
The anxiety of criticism.
Swords, dragons, and burning talmuds.
Short, bearded beings exiled from their homeland who have forever dreamed of returning.
The Obama administration’s eschewal of military intervention in favor of diplomacy has benefited Iran and Bashar al-Assad at the expense of Israel and the Syrian rebels.
A new collection of Kafka short stories retold for children is scarier than any fairy tale—but only for parents.