A long trip gives us reason to complain. If only it—no. Set aside impatience. Resign yourself to writing on the train. [more]
The Common Review ceased as a print publication with the Fall/Winter 2011 issue. However, we will be posting a series of ten new articles on this site over the next couple of months, at approximately 1-week intervals. We trust that you will find these articles interesting, provocative, and equal in quality to the high standards set by The Common Review during its ten-year run.
I turned to pedagogy: “Self-consciousness is a beautiful thing if the self is conscious of its beauty. Need a self so beautiful also be selfconscious? In this matter, cats have it all over us. Not only do they not concern...[more]
Bachelor Number One comes to us from Denmark. His royal blood has been angried by an adolescence of sleepless nights and suicide attempts. Ladies, this man has got the three Rs on his mind: reading, writing, and retaliatory...[more]