"...interviews last week with historians, advertising executives,
pollsters and Democratic and Republican image-makers turned up this
In the end, Tony Blair had nothing to fear but fear itself. As the
Labour Party assembled for its annual conference here on Britain's
Yiddish Riviera, the news looked grim.
The people of California have spoken.
"Change is the order of the day," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown declared
after California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis and replaced him
with film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Brown is right.
Sorry to betray such a low level of lust for revenge, but as a card-carrying member of the American Civil Liberties Union, I am duty-bound to defend the rights of even those I loathe.
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.
Gray Davis, good riddance! Into the political coffin with you and off
you go to the crypt.
The President now says that Kay's report--
Which plainly states that weapons of the sort
Clint Eastwood's Mystic River, which opened this year's New York
Film Festival on a somber but resonant note, is perhaps the finest
western ever to be set in South Boston.
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.
A review of Fortress of Solitude, by Jonathan Lethem.