In This Issue
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Britannica 3, History Of
At Encyclopaedia Britannica headquarters it was time for Something To Be Done, time for some of the old whizbang called product innovation.
The Peripatetic Reviewer
Emperor of China: Self-Portrait of K'ang-Hsi
Gather Together in My Name
Stones, Bones & Skin: Essays in Ritual & Shamanic Art
Dying in the Sun
Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered
Cows, Pigs--Wars & Witches: The Riddles of Culture
The Colors of Ink
Innocent Bystander: Pabulum to the General
Ideology: The Christian Anti-Communism Crusade
Second Man on a String
You can look down between your boots and see air: for a rock climber, that’s the beginning of peace.
The Historical Mind and the Literary Imagination
As historians, Messrs. Vidal and Updike are good novelists and playwrights.
My Petition for More Space
(Of Man Coming Down Steps Of Court House After Acquittal On Charge Of Having Shot To Death An Episcopal Minister Reported To Be Working Up the Niggers)
"Scoop" Jackson Goes for Broke
“I haven’t waffled,” says Senator Henry M. Jackson, who offers consistency as his pre-eminent virtue. But consistency may prove to be the hobgoblin of his next bid for the presidency.
Snapshot: The Third Drunk
My Horse, Amanda: The Summer of the Watergate Hearings
Anatomy of a National Book Award