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September 1, 2003 Issue

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  • Books & the Arts

    Urban Legend

    Here's our man, starring in a movie about himself.

    Stuart Klawans

  • The Mess in Mesopotamia

    If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on Iraq, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article ever.

    Andrew Cockburn

  • Untimely Meditations

    Beethoven has been particularly fortunate in his recent critics and biographers.

    Edward W. Said

  • Space Is the Place

    I recently returned to dingy England after a road trip in America, where, as usual, I failed to take any photographs.

    Geoff Dyer

  • Creative Destruction

    Edward Burtynsky's photographs are large, colorful and mostly ravishing, despite their subjects.

    Rebecca Solnit
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