Volume 60, Issue 30: April 11, 2014

April 07, 2014


The Chronicle Review

  • Do We Know Philip Roth?

    He’s sprinkled doppelgängers all over his work. But they amount to an ingenious camouflage.

  • The Upside of Narcissism Premium Link

    When American social critics adopted the psychoanalytic concept almost a half-century ago, they forgot the good part.

  • Alone in the Cosmos

    Fine, so Earth is a speck of cosmological dust. But it’s our speck, and we should prioritize accordingly.

  • History in the Heartland Premium Link

    Jon K. Lauck has written a history of Midwestern histories.

  • Alumni Relations: a Horror Story Premium Link

    Dear alma mater, if you’re going to interrupt my dinner 
and patronize me, at least get my name right. 

  • A Caricature, Not a Critique

    The author of "Through a Screen Darkly" challenges Toby Miller’s review.