Sex and Real Estate: Why We Love Houses , by Marjorie Garber. Pantheon, 243 pages, $23.
As I write this, the birds chirp; the trees rustle in the breeze; and my live-in sits upstairs with The New York Times Real Estate section creased hopefully under one fist and a telephone clutched in the other, punting Read More
Is Truth Beauty? Is Beauty Truth? Sometimes it’s useful to be reminded that what passes for eternal wisdom may not have the unshakable foundation that mere rote repetition has endowed it with.
Consider the equation of Truth and Beauty that appears in John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” for instance. A thought-provoking essay by Read More