Post Archive

January 25, 2007

I love old books and I (mostly) like the gentle souls who sell them. Yet an elderly, convalescent antiquarian bookseller seems an improbable hero in...

Much has been said (including by contentions blogger Emanuele Ottolenghi) about the execution of Saddam Hussein, including vocal criticism of the widely disseminated photographs and...

On the heels of my last post about Israeli-Syrian negotiations comes Michael Oren's op-ed in the January 24 New York Times, "What if Israel and...

The Scooter Libby case is very complicated. Nicholas Lemann, the dean of the Columbia University School of Journalism, has now offered a brief account of...