Dreams for Sale
A history of the American movie industry.
Set in Mexico, Anita Desai's latest novel is a compact but multilayered tale of pilgrimage.
What Do You Mean, 'Moral' Fiction?
John Gardner, Martin Amis, and the ethics of the novel.
The conclusion of our seasonal roundup—and, at last, truly, this time we mean it, The Worst Book of the Year.
From the Big Bang to my Office
More books to note from 2004.
A savory collections of essays by Alan Jacobs.
Can We Talk?
A project sponsored by Gordon College's Center for Christian Studies offers models for constructive engagement across lines of division.
The Top Ten Books of 2004
And a warning about the risks of reading.
Fill an Empty Cradle
Falling birthrates demand new priorities for families.
Reaching the Light
A review of
On Broken Legs: A Shattered Life, a Search for God, a Miracle That Met Me in a Cave in Assisi.
Some that stand out in this season's plenty.
A roundup from the National Communication Association's annual convention.
An unsparing new memoir by the author of
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Whose Independence?
All the Founding Fathers of America celebrated independence, but what the word meant depended on who was speaking.
In Memoriam: Jacques Derrida (1930-2004)
Remembering a philosopher who never forgot about death.
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: What's Love Got to Do with It?
Susan Howatch's new novel explores the transformation of sexual attraction to sacrificial love.
The Poet Who Remembered
Poland (mostly) honors Czeslaw Milosz upon his death.
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: The Great American Hustle
The first volume of an ambitious new history of America highlights the engine of worldly ideals—and the role of evangelical religion in creating a distinctive American identity.
A Forgotten Founder's Fatherhood
Race, nature, and patriarchy meet in Rhys Isaac's biography of early American diarist Landon Carter.
A lively conference offers a state-of-the-art assessment of the concept of worldview, with both advocates and dissenters represented.
Top Story March 29, 2023After Nashville, Moral Numbness Is Our Enemy
Shootings have become normal to the American public. But as Christians, we know better.
Enter The Vault
Browse our Full Library of online archives, including past issues of CT magazine.Access the Archives