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Cruelty & Perversity: Postprandial Reflections on the PEN Protesters

The grim satire of the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ controversy, in context

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In Paris, PEN Boycott Makes Americans Look Like Crude Provincials

Why the political and cultural battles being fought here have nothing to do with what happened over there

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PC Thought-Bots Embarrass Themselves With PEN Boycott

What’s really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?

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In the PEN Controversy, Lessons on Art, Politics, and Really Bad Ideas

Or, why all great writers are conservative

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What to See at the PEN Festival

Events to pencil in