Back in the years when we spent all our time arguing about Vietnam, there were the arguments with the moralists and the arguments with the...

Japan: The Fragile Superpower. by Frank Gibney. Norton. 347 pp. $10.00. Many more people should read this book than will. Mr. Gibney has set out to tell us...

At last, the final reckoning in Vietnam is at hand. Barring some unforeseen and unexpected reversal, the last act in what has seemed a never-ending...

“Thronging the streets in Canton and bugging pedestrians to distraction was once the most scabrous passel of beggars this side of Calcutta. There are no...

In discussing the bigoted attitudes toward the general American populace which have become so widespread within the intellectual community in the past few years, James...

Mao's Economy Industrial Society in Communist China. by Barry M. Richman. Random House. 968 pp. $15.00. This massive volume lives up to its subtitle: A Firsthand Study of Chinese...

Sentimental Journeys Hanoi. by Mary McCarthy. Harcourt, Brace & World. 134 pp. $2.45. Trip to Hanoi. by Susan Sontag. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 91 pp. $1.45. For at least four years the...

The Third World Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations. by Gunnar Myrdal. Pantheon. 3 vols., paperbound. 2284 pp. $8.50. It is always difficult to review the...

After the Bomb Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima. by Robert Jay Lifton. Random House. 594 pp. $10.00. The premise of this book, that extraordinary historic events must have...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: “The West,” the Israeli diplomat was saying, “has a secret weapon it doesn’t yet know about. More explosive then nuclear warheads where...

A critic writing in the Times Literary Supplement (May 11, 1967) declared that the name of Osip Mandelstam “has ceased to be the esoteric password...

Once Japan is destroyed as an aggressive force, we know of no other challenging power that can appear in the Pacific. . . . Japan...