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Micah Mattix

Micah Mattix is a senior editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of the Prufrock newsletter. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, the Atlantic and many other publications.

Prufrock

The debasement of art

Plus: Dimes Square, the new Top Gun and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Bicycles: machines of the left

Plus: Inigo Philbrick serves time, lost Amazonian cities and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Return of the writing guide

Plus: mid-century rhymers, misunderstanding sleep and more

By Micah Mattix

Book Review

The energetic and tragic Keats

Keats: A Brief Life in Nine Poems and One Epitaph by Lucasta Miller reviewed

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

The crisis in American higher ed

Plus: Watergate, UNC’s Nikole Hannah-Jones fiasco and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Tallying race in post-war American fiction

Plus: Demons, hating Jane Austen, and more

By Micah Mattix

Books

Can right-wing comedy be funny?

The left is more convinced it’s dangerous, which is a joke all its own

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

The Atlantic’s clichéd new books section

Plus: George Orwell as comic writer and Peter Hitchens on ferries

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Richard Wilbur’s Molière

Plus: Everyday Old English, Les Murray’s last poems and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Remembering Midge Decter

Plus: The useless public apology, Bono’s memoir, and other news

By Micah Mattix

Europe

The failure of Marine Le Pen

And the surprising success of Emmanuel Macron

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Medievalists going medieval

Plus: Matt Labash on writing, psychology’s failure and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

A contradictory book on free speech

Plus: Toxic books, the first Holocaust victim and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Jean Rhys in full

Plus: In praise of paper, Pablo Neruda’s question poems and more

By Micah Mattix

Politics

What happens after Roe?

With the infamous decision off the table, can either party take advantage?

By Micah Mattix

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