Issue 8.5

23 February, 2009

Ryan Thoreson

False Idols and Golden Statuettes

Milk and the Future of LGBT Rights in America

Sam Kahn

The Pain of Susan Sontag

Reborn: Early Diaries, 1947-1963

Nakul Krishna

Vision, Poetry, America and Sex

The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder

Jennifer O'Sullivan

Mining the Artistic Depths

The Pitmen Painters at the National Theatre

Elizabeth Kelly

Fair-Weather Ends

Michael Kinsley’s Creative Capitalism and the Financial Crisis

James Appell

Dividing Opinion

An exchange with sports writer Martin Samuel

Review of Reviews

The Post-Book World World of the Post