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Christine Smallwood

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Christine Smallwood

Christine Smallwood, a writer in New York, is former associate literary editor of The Nation.


News and Features

Environmental writer Elizabeth Royte plumbs our obsession with bottled water.

The Canadian filmmaker discusses his new film, My Winnipeg, and the importance of cultivating a personal mythology.

Writer and activist Raj Patel explains why shopping better won't solve the food crisis.

The longtime New York Review of Books illustrator discusses the delicate art of political cartooning.

Poet Honor Moore talks about her family's response to her memoir, The Bishop's Daughter.

British punk rocker and activist Billy Bragg talks about his new album and the politics and economics of free online music.

Photographer Tod Papageorge reflects on the links between American sports and the Vietnam War.

Actor John Turturro discusses his latest project, a production of Beckett's Endgame at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

In the debut of a new biweekly series, the author of Human Smoke discusses pacifism and World War II.

Three new films--Rendition, The Kingdom and Redacted--take on the clash of civilizations. How does the "war on terror" look on the big screen?


NBC has abandoned, in the words of the American Family Association website , its plans to "Attack Christians with Spears."...
Muslims across Europe have taken offense to the Dutch editorial cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed; some countries have boycotted...