David Foster Wallace, "Host"; Jeffrey Rosen, "Rehnquist the Great?"; Robert D. Kaplan, "America's African Rifles"; James Fallows, "Getting Out Right"; Michael Scheuer, "Inside Out"; Joshua Green, "The Air America Plan"; Christopher Hitchens, "Civilization and Its Malcontents"; Timothy W. Ryback, "The Hitler Shrine"; fiction by Michael Lohre; and much more.
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"He wanted to thank God for his life, and he did. He didn't know what was next, but saw no point in being fearful now"
Warnings from many experts went unheeded before we entered Iraq. Let's listen as we prepare to "shape the exit"
Why it's so hard to infiltrate al-Qaeda
Liberal talk radio is off the ground. Will the electorate turn blue, or just red in the face?
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Most of what we learn from confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court chief justice will be misleading or irrelevant
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Against the Beast, edited by John Nichols; War and the Iliad, by Simone Weil and Rachel Bespaloff; Understanding Dante, by John A. Scott
Five books by extremely engaging misogynists
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Alongside a "peace" demonstration in London, a crisis of micro-terrorism
How We Are Hungry, by Dave Eggers
Rightly championed for decades by genre and literary readers alike, John le Carré has written a novel that may appeal to neither camp
March, by Geraldine Brooks
Go-ahead at Gitmo; the People's economist; Caesar renders unto you
Remembering Peter Davison