James McGirk writes a monthly column for 3quarksdaily, and his essays and journalism have appeared in The Economist, The Awl and several other publications. His website is jamesmcgirk.com.


Are the big publishing houses using independent presses as a farm league to scout for talent? James McGirk reports.

Atlas What?

What’s there beyond ‘Atlas Shrugged’? James McGirk on other candidates, and why it’s so hard to find good conservative fiction.