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December 24, 2001 Issue

  • Books and the Arts

    Community Values

    Allison Xantha Miller reviews The Rise and Fall of Synanon: A California Utopia, by Rod Janzen, and Shoes Outside the Door: Desire, Devotion and Excess at San Francisco Zen Center, by Michael Downing.

    Allison Xantha Miller

  • Holocaust Imponderables

    Paul Reitter reviews Essays on Hitler's Europe, by István Deák.

    Paul Reitter

  • Witnessing Germany

    Eric Weinberger reviews The Healing Wound: Experiences amd Reflections on Germany, 1938–2001, by Gitta Sereny.

    Eric Weinberger

  • Static Electricity

    Stuart Klwans reviews two films: In the Bedroom, by Todd Field, and The Man Who Wasn't There, by the Coen brothers.

    Stuart Klawans

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