PS Picks: John Carey's 'The Intellectuals and the Masses'
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.
Dispatches: The Secret to Enjoying the AWP Writing Conference
News and notes from Pacific Standard staff and contributors.
The People Behind ‘Pacific Standard': Dana Goldstein
Dana Goldstein reviews the long, strange history of testing and education science, from phrenology to today’s value-added measurement.
Study Finds Less Anger, Disgust and Surprise in 20th Century Books
Researchers mining a Google books database report a decline in mood-related words in English-language books over the past 100 years.