Eliza Griswold explores the fault line between Christianity and Islam in The Tenth Parallel.
Cass Sunstein’s Going to Extremes.
Martin Amis’ new novel: sex, sex, and more sex.
John Clare, peasant, lunatic, poet.
Waugh Was Best as a Young Man
The Wildean Sally Without the Wildean Wit
Can Jane Smiley make Tom Wolfe happy?
Why English books are crummy.
Was the Greatest Generation Bad for Women?
The Narcotic Dart of Academia
Look for Interesting Domestic Flourishes
A Metonym for Bush’s Ills
A New York Times reporter confesses that war turns him on.
The self-righteousness of the long-distance traveler.