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The Unassailable Virtue of Victims

On the rise of Hillary Clinton and other underdogs

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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A Passage to Forster

A Passage to Forster

The voice for the ‘sensitive’ and ‘plucky’

Feb 22, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 22

Prodigy in Pictures

Prodigy in Pictures

When films were movies, Irving Thalberg was the (young) man to see in Hollywood.

Jan 18, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 17

The Yenta

Barbara Walters asks the questions celebrities want to answer.

Nov 30, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 11

Funny Papers

Nov 2, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 07

A Genius of Temperament

Joseph Epstein remembers Irving Kristol.

Oct 5, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 03

Fit To Be Tied

Joseph Epstein, fit to be tied.

Sep 14, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 48

The Oxford Man

Maurice Bowra, tutor to the stars.

Sep 14, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 48

Sound Off

Joseph Epstein lowers the volume.

Jul 20, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 41

Home Mechanic

Joseph Epstein, unhandyman.

Jun 15, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 37

Eminent Victorian

The story of George Eliot's 'Daniel Deronda'.

Jun 8, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 36

Joseph Epstein Has a Cold

Joseph Epstein, Sneezy.

Apr 13, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 29

Jack-Out-of-the-Box

Malcolm Gladwell, explainer.

Mar 9, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 24

Another Season, No Whoopee

Joseph Epstein braves the cold.

Feb 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 22

Senate, for Sale or Rent

It's all about the Jacksons.

Dec 29, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 15

End of the Road

On the journey to oblivion.

Dec 15, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 13

Obama's Good Students

A dissent on the 'valedictocracy'.

Dec 8, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 12

Prizeless

Joseph Epstein, prizeless.

Nov 24, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 10

Loathing Sarah Palin

The Two Months Hate of feminists.

Oct 27, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 07

Good for Art

Money helps, and talent too.

Oct 13, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 05

Cool Chapeau, Man

Joseph Epstein, glad hatter.

Sep 8, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 48

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