Eight of Marianne Moore's major poems were published in The
Nation in the 1940s and '50s, including "The Mind Is an Enchanting
Thing," "In Distrust of Merits" and "A Carriage From Sweden
With each last reverberation from the world of 1960s and '70s
radicalism--the recent parole of Kathy Boudin, for example, a member of
the Weather Underground who served twenty-two years in pris
The hero of The Namesake is an American of Bengali parentage
named Gogol Ganguli.
Philip Roth's novel The Human Stain attracted considerable
attention some years back; it was widely read as a fictionalized version
of literary critic Anatole Broyard's life.
Eben Moglen has been
representing parties sued by the recording industry and is working on a
book about the death of intellectual property.
HBO's new political program is a vivid (and disgusting) expression of our decayed democracy.
The antigay bias that permeates the Republican Party can be clearly seen
in Bush's judicial appointments. Among the unalloyed homophobes Bush has
nominated for the federal bench:
Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: A Musical Journey
"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers