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March 5, 2007

Out to sea, hunting Nazi war ships, Saul Bellow’s Augie March encounters a sailor, a brilliant autodidact, who tells him, “Pascal says people get in...

One of the discouraging things about the Arab world is the epistemological deficit. I am visiting Saudi Arabia now, on a State Department speaker’s program, giving...

• Frank MacShane, The Life of Raymond Chandler (1976): This past winter holiday I did something I do almost every year: I got down my...

I was happy to receive Dan Fleshler's reply to my previous post about him and other "progressive" critics of Israel. Since the column he wrote...