Robert Duncan saw in H.D.'s poetry “The story of survival, the evolution of forms in which live survives.”
Merrill Gilfillan’s The Bark of the Dog and The Warbler Road; Tony Judt’s The Memory Chalet.
A talk-show like Dick Cavett's, intelligent but not intellectual, offered television a new twist.
Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, Robert Darnton's Poetry and the Police, Jeremy Harding's Mother Country
Who is Rigoberta Menchú?
The double book-keeping of Christopher Hitchens.
Kai Bird's Crossing Mandelbaum Gate is a meditation on the collective failure of Israelis and Palestinians to reconcile their histories of loss and victimhood.
A rock bottom, a bottom line, a body in extremis all make the poems of Graham Foust quaver and reel.
Taylor Branch and a president's prodigious appetite for vindication before the bar of history.
Howard Zinn's writings remain essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the upheavals of the '60s