The New Criterion Latest Blog en-us Copyright 2017, All Rights Reserved Week in review April 3, 2020 15:44 On Van Gogh, Encounter & the ideal teacher of literature. Robert S. Erickson Music for a While #22: Music as balm—and delight April 1, 2020 18:03 Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger Chickens and eggs April 1, 2020 12:10 On the “Edison of Medicine” and his contribution to the study of vaccines. Timothy Jacobson The Critic’s Notebook March 31, 2020 10:31 On crosswords, the early Third Reich, lives of the saints & more from the world of culture. The Editors Under one roof March 30, 2020 15:23 On Hitler’s First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich by Peter Fritzsche. Clayton Trutor Week in review March 27, 2020 15:07 On J. K. Huysmans, Elizabeth Bishop & artists and their studios. Robert S. Erickson Pocket patriot March 26, 2020 17:28 On Alexander Woollcott at war. Timothy Jacobson Sweet hysteria March 26, 2020 13:11 On preposterously morbid projections for COVID-19. Michael Fumento A Major Brain and his music March 26, 2020 10:36 On Charles Wuorinen (1938–2020). Jay Nordlinger Rare company March 25, 2020 13:45 On Margaret Terry “Daisy” Chanler. Stephen Schmalhofer The Critic’s Notebook March 24, 2020 09:52 On British masonry, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Internet Archive & more from the world of culture. The Editors A country boy made good March 23, 2020 13:45 On “Jean Ranc: Un Montpelliérain à la cour des rois” at the Musée Fabre, Montpellier. James F. Penrose Music for a While #21: A little program for kids (and their parents, and others) March 23, 2020 12:31 Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger Remember, remember March 21, 2020 14:45 On Forgetting by Gabriel Josipovici. Scott Beauchamp Week in review March 20, 2020 16:34 On Van Eyck, Saladin & Orwell’s love life. Robert S. Erickson Hyperpartisanship March 19, 2020 14:40 From the Winter 2020 edition of the Claremont Review of Books. James Hankins Stephen Sondheim’s felicitous flop March 19, 2020 11:45 On the successful failure of the 1981 musical Merrily We Roll Along. Tim Rice Seducer, seductress March 18, 2020 17:29 On new productions of Don Giovanni and Samson and Delilah at the Washington National Opera. Paul du Quenoy Eric Gibson joins “The Bookmonger” March 17, 2020 11:22 The author of The Necessity of Sculpture discusses his work with John J. Miller. John J. Miller and Eric Gibson The Critic’s Notebook March 17, 2020 10:28 On Maine, the Met Opera, Scottish style & more from the world of culture. The Editors Port and a poppy March 16, 2020 11:55 Remembering Winston Churchill fifty-five years after his death. Timothy Jacobson Week in review March 14, 2020 17:12 On aphorisms, Picasso’s lovers & the undead. Robert S. Erickson Guides to Maine on the ides of March March 15, 2020 17:15 On At First Light: Two Centuries of Maine Artists, Their Homes and Studios & Maine and American Art: The Farnsworth Museum. Andrew L. Shea Compared to what? March 13, 2020 17:56 On the misguided response to COVID-19. Heather Mac Donald Lessons in wrong-ology March 12, 2020 13:45 On bad math and worse logic. James Bowman Visions of the implausible March 12, 2020 10:07 On “Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect” at the Morgan Library & Museum. Mario Naves A burnt and fruitless garden March 11, 2020 11:00 On Weather by Jenny Offill. Hannah Yoest The Critic’s Notebook March 10, 2020 10:51 On Brahms, William Bailey, country house canines & more from the world of culture. The Editors Roger Kimball introduces the March issue March 9, 2020 15:28 A new podcast from the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion. Roger Kimball Is Joe Biden Tommy Smothers? March 8, 2020 14:43 On the rhetorical style of the former Vice President. James Piereson