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From the October 2011 issue

Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real SexEdited by Erica JongEcco, 256 pages When Erica Jong’s autobiographical novel Fear of Flying was published...

To the Editor: I certainly agree with Douglas J. Feith and Seth Cropsey regarding American goodness and even American exceptionalism [“The Obama Doctrine Defined,” July/August]. I disagree,...

To the Editor: After reading Kay Hymowitz’s article, “The National Adultery Ritual” [July/August], I would suggest that part of the reason the phenomenon of celebrity adultery...

To the Editor: John Steele Gordon’s “Growth: The Only Way Out of This Mess” [July/August] omits one important point and misstates another. Gordon doesn’t discuss the...

Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City LifeBy Evan HughesHenry Holt and Company, 352 pages Is there a Brooklyn style of...

American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a NationBy Michael KazinKnopf, 352 pages Michael Kazin—coeditor of Dissent magazine, one-time leader of the Harvard chapter of Students...

In the weeks before the UN General Assembly began debating a resolution that would recognize an independent Palestinian state, the world got a preview of...

I remember when it was socially acceptable to like and even admire Dick Cheney, whose memoir In My Time was greeted last month with unanimous...

In 1799, Charles Brockden Brown packed three grisly killings into Ormond, and ever since, the American novel has churned with ambivalence toward murder. On one...

In the midst of last year’s election season, the website of the Atlantic revealed that Richard Iott, then Republican nominee for Ohio’s 9th Congressional District,...

As they observed the massive economic protests that convulsed Israel this summer, Americans and Europeans had reason to wonder why Israelis would have cause to...

An 18th-century fortress town an hour north of Prague, Terezín provided the Nazis with a convenient transit center and the venue for a sham “model”...

On September 18, the Obama administration signaled that it would be incorporating the so-called “Buffet Rule” for millionaires into the president’s new plan to increase...

A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish NationBy Jeremy Ben-AmiPalgrave Macmillan, 256 pages When the self-dubbed “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby group J...

After an unimpressive filibuster by members of the centrist Kadima party and the left-wing Labor and Meretz parties on the evening of July 10, Israel’s parliament...

Of all the unlikely developments in American politics over the last two decades, the most astonishing is this: liberals suddenly love Ronald Reagan. They have...

It’s 1947, and Liebowitz the dress salesman has a meeting with Smithson, the head buyer at Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue. They come to...

In 1972, Tony Bennett hit the skids. For two decades he had been one of Columbia Records’s best-selling artists, but when rock came to dominate...

To the Editor: Seth Mandel doubts the ability of Avigdor Lieberman, the controversial leader of the secular nationalist, predominately Russian immigrants’ party Yisrael Beiteinu to reach...

The riots that erupted in London on August 6 finally petered out after four days. By then thousands of police officers had been drafted from...
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October 2011