A Political and Literary Forum
About This Author
George Scialabba (www.georgescialabba.net) is a contributing editor of The Baffler and the author of What Are Intellectuals Good For? and For the Republic.
Matthew Crawford reflects on the political economy of attention in The World Beyond Your Head.
In Response to Vivian Gornick.
On utopia, the hive mind, reviewers, and intellectuals.
Lindsey Gilbert, George Scialabba
Are conservatives more moral?
Philip Rieff’s problem with freedom.
Review: Staying Human in an Engineered Age .
Almost unanimously, Democrats and liberals are pointing the finger at third-party candidate, Ralph Nader.
By Lionel Trilling.
The Twilight of the Intellectuals: Politics and Culture in the Era of the Cold War
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
Copyright © 1993-2021 Boston Review and its authors.
Support Boston Review
Make a tax-deductible donation today
Printing Note: For best printing results try turning on any options your web browser's print dialog makes available for printing backgrounds and background graphics.