The European Review of Books is a magazine of culture and ideas, in print and online, in English and in a writer’s own tongue. They publish book-length print issues three times a year, and digital pieces each week. They publish many kinds of writing: fiction, travelogue, provocation, parody, poem, come what may. In general we champion the essayistic mode. A good essay is the antidote to the measly « opinion », the enemy of the airy platitude. They want avenues to the arcane, the profane, the grand.