Our November issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
South Korea is rising while still maintaining the cultural hallmarks of its poorer days
By Josh Glancy
A remote Chesapeake outpost is turning to soup
I’m leaving the big show, canceling my print subscriptions, packing up my DC apartment and chucking away all those unread back issues of the Atlantic
Hummus is the cement of the Levant and claimed, like the land, by both Israelis and Palestinians
The nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle show the depth of American royalism.
I’m leaving America with a lack of faith in its media
The island that time forgot
Let’s eat: Israeli cuisine is coming of age
How the British royal family became a very American obsession
Heart and Seoul
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.