Apr 202018
 

We would have far fewer and far better books if they could only be published posthumously.

Apr 182018
 

Whether the world is a certain way is one question, and whether one should act as if it is that way is another.

Apr 172018
 

Regressions Toward the Mean

5. John Podhoretz
4. Charlie Sheen / Emilio Estevez
3. The Rockefellers
2. The family business
1. The Kennedys

Apr 132018
 

A dangerous idea must be, if not true, at least plausible.

Apr 122018
 

No conversation has ever been preceded by a demand for one.

Apr 112018
 

Always speak Truth to Power, once you’re sure Power isn’t going to option your novel.

Apr 102018
 

The world will end; and, tragically, no one will survive to say I told you so.

Apr 092018
 

The argument is for feeling good about the invective, and the invective is for feeling good about oneself.