Montale as Couplet Montale as Couplet

The publication of Jonathan Galassi's translation and meticulous annotation of Eugenio Montale's Collected Poems, 1920-1954 has been justifiably celebrated on both sides of the ...

Mar 11, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Michael Mewshaw

The Shame of our Nursing Homes The Shame of our Nursing Homes

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

Mar 11, 1999 / Feature / Eric Bates

More Beds, More Money More Beds, More Money

Beverly Enterprises controls more than 60,000 nursing-home beds, more than any other company worldwide.

Mar 11, 1999 / Feature / Eric Bates

Sanctions as Siege Warfare Sanctions as Siege Warfare

The continuing American bombing of Iraq has drawn attention away from the international debate over economic sanctions against Baghdad and their toll on the Iraqi people.

Mar 4, 1999 / Feature / Joy Gordon

A Partisan’s Review A Partisan’s Review

In A Partisan View, one of the many memoirs in which score-settling refugees from the glory days of the anti-Stalinist, pro-Modernist quarterly bite each other on their kneecap...

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / John Leonard

On the Dismissal of Ken Bode On the Dismissal of Ken Bode

'Cause Washington Week in Review Had made insufficient ado, A jazzy new boss Gave Bode the toss, Not knowing a storm would ensue.

Mar 4, 1999 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Kazan and the Bad Times Kazan and the Bad Times

Dalton Trumbo, a militant blacklisted screenwriter and novelist, commenting on the fifties struggle against government attempts to throttle the American left, said that in that b...

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Arthur Miller

Touched by an Angel Touched by an Angel

It's characteristic of Erick Zonca's extraordinary first feature, The Dreamlife of Angels, that we never learn how Isa got that scar across her right eyebrow.

Mar 4, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Stuart Klawans

Reckoning in Guatemala Reckoning in Guatemala

The recent release of the report of the Historical Clarification Commission in Guatemala has injected new energy into a process that has been faltering since the signing of the D...

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / David Holiday

Re: Juanita Broaddrick Re: Juanita Broaddrick

We will never know the truth behind Juanita Broaddrick's claim that Bill Clinton raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in l978.

Mar 4, 1999 / Editorial / Katha Pollitt