Ten years ago, we started Tropics of Meta. The world of 8,000-word essays about Detroit wartime housing would never be the same.
In his dying years, Tony Judt cautioned us that remembering the 20th century just as a catalog of horrors flattens what actually happened.
A jittery world watches fascism on the march from Bolivia to India, and Twitter importantly doubles down on Indian food.
Is it possible that the fire-haired death chanteuse actually has something to say? A ToM special report.
Impostor syndrome is the shame that dares speak its name.
Naomi Osaka’s display of grace and integrity reminds us about what matters in a topsy-turvy and bad-faith world.
Georgia State’s Kell Hall was a mystifying yet charmingly awful symbol of the university’s long ramp from the swamps to the stars.
For David Berman, the edge was an asymptote.