Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah is a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly. This piece first appeared in Backbencher. He is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It.


The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Malick

Terrence Malick’s films probe nature and sin with painterly beauty and occasionally eye-rolling monologues. “A Hidden Life,” the director’s vision of sainthood in the Alps was ignored in 2019. Thanks to the journal “Liberties,” it may get the viewers it deserves.