Harry’s Travails Harry’s Travails

Imagine, in the same month as the death of the muse of high camp, Susan Sontag, we have England in an uproar about Prince Harry and his silly armband.

Jan 20, 2005 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

The Other Africans The Other Africans

When V.S.

Dec 9, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Leela Jacinto

L’Amérique, Mon Amour L’Amérique, Mon Amour

Along with the Bible and Moby-Dick, Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America has got to be one of the world's least-read classics.

Apr 8, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Lazare

Divide and Misrule Divide and Misrule

One of the old school of the British colonial service, a man with the irresistible name of Sir Penderel Moon, wrote a book about the end of empire and titled it Divide and Quit. At...

Jan 17, 2002 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

The Battle of Algiers The Battle of Algiers

A new memoir stirs long-suppressed memories of the “war without a name.”

May 31, 2001 / Books & the Arts / Adam Shatz

The Cartography of Death The Cartography of Death

Certainly...get him hanged! Why not? Anything--anything can be done in this country. --Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness So here we are, barely into the next century, and...

Oct 5, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Tom Engelhardt

Ulster Says Maybe Ulster Says Maybe

Ireland's struggle to extricate itself from the British Empire contributed early and disproportionately to the political vocabulary of the twentieth century: colonial domination ...

Dec 2, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors