Judith Long was The Nation’s copy chief.
In Fire Season Philip Connors offers a tribute to the life of solitude he leads as a fire lookout in the Gila National Forest.
Lewis was a true Renaissance man, a lover of music, history, literature, language, botany, geography, sports, boating, cards—the list is endless—all of which enliven his puzzles.
There's no better antidote to orange alerts and duct-tape dictums than good fiction, and if the terrorists occupying the White House have shot your attention span, try a book of short stories.
A report by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's Space Commission advocates circumventing the intent of international laws that seek to keep space free from war and urges that the President "have the option to deploy weapons in space."
As soon as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney take up the reins of government, they'll give a big boost to waging war in and from space.
"Master of Space"--a motto of the United States Space Command, a joint Air Force, Army and Navy command set up by the Pentagon in 1985--says it all.