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November 4, 2002 Issue


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  • Books & the Arts

    What Are They Reading?

    “It’s hard to imagine a more boring book” than Robinson Crusoe, declares Gilles Deleuze, “it’s sad to see children still reading it.

    Sandy McCroskey

  • The Culture Blockade

    The Bush Administration seems to be gunning to make history as the first great unilateralist government of the twenty-first century.

    James Ledbetter

  • Prairie Home Companion

    When the University of Nebraska Press sent my review copy of the Selected Short Stories of Weldon Kees with a note asking that I please accept the book with the compliments of the author

    Kathy Rooney

  • Fire at Will

    The author may be contacted regarding this piece at

    Jon Wiener

  • Did the CIA Blow the Call?

    Shortly after Ronald Reagan became President of the United States, the nation's capital got a second morning newspaper. Eventually, Dr. Ronald Goodwin, formerly the Rev.

    Dusko Doder

  • Jerusalem Calling

    On his new album, country-rocker Steve Earle lets politics infuse his music.

    David Corn
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