Asset 1

A Site by Beck & Stone

The Critic's Notebook

The week in culture.

Recommendations from the editors of The New Criterion, delivered directly to your inbox.

* indicates required

I would like to receive


The latest releases, from novels to memoirs, history to poetry.


Exhibitions to see in New York and beyond.


Concerts, albums, and news from the music scene.

Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Feb 23, 2021The Critic’s Notebook

On Luise Kaish, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Moynihan Train Hall & more from the world of culture.

Feb 17, 2021The Critic’s Notebook

On Bruce Bawer, Francisco Goya, music for Ash Wednesday & more from the world of culture.

Connect with us.