One anthropologist’s place in his field’s ongoing battle over questions of power, means and ends.
How thrillers inform spycraft, and the fictions that belie them both.
W.G. Sebald’s Across the Land and the Water: Selected Poems, 1964–2001; Saturn's Moons; Grant Gee’s Patience (After Sebald).
Institutionalized torture says not look what we can do, but look what we disown, what only the bad apples among us require.
Gitmo in the present millennium is no departure at all from the American tradition in Guantánamo Bay.
In the stories of Deborah Eisenberg, life keeps piling up, unsolved and unsolvable.
Electoral reform in the United States will require federal intervention to empower voters and overcome the challenges posed by state and local autonomy.
A recent collection of essays brings George Orwell into the new millennium.
Norman Podhoretz and Daniel Pipes consider how the newly elected President should proceed in the world arena. The first act of a five-act play.