How Princeton preserves its "lazy beauty"
By Mark F. Bernstein ’83
Two rows of Japanese yews line the approach to the center of campus from the Dinky station. The trees were planted in the 1920s by Beatrix Jones Farrand, the great landscape architect; eight decades later, on an afternoon in early April, W. Barksdale...
Theodore Spencer '23's journals, on display at Firestone, offer vignettes of the last century's great writers
By Mark F. Bernstein '83
It may be easier to evaluate others than to look hard in the mirror, but literary critics seem able to do both.
Edmund Wilson ’16, to pick the...
By Merrell Noden ’78
Nigel Smith came to Princeton nine years ago from Oxford University. He is now a professor of English specializing in 17th-century poetry, chairman...
My time as a police officer in Baltimore
By Peter Moskos '94
Peter Moskos ’94 is an assistant professor of law, police science, and criminal-justice administration at the City University of New York’s John Jay...