Kaylan, a journalist in New York, covers culture for The Wall Street Journal.

“Art Ink”

The art world has embraced the evolution of Western art, but when it comes to China, we seem stuck in the past. A new exhibit at the Met wants to shake up these stereotypes.

Lawrence of Arabia

Is there anything new to say about T.E. Lawrence? Yes, as Scott Anderson’s book on the making of the Middle East shows.

Publication of Jimmy Carter’s White House Diary have pundits comparing him to Obama. But 44 is nothing like the incompetently messianic Carter—and has more in common with Tricky Dick.