Issue 8.8

16 March, 2009

Laura Kolbe

Besieging the Barbarian

Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones

Therese Feiler

The Human Face of Liberation

William I. Hitchcock rethinks the Allied liberation in World War II

Daniel Hemel

Strange Bedfellows of Philanthropy

Peter Singer, Bear Stearns and charitable giving

Zoe Marks

Diagnosing Dongo

Dambisa Moyo's Dead Aid

Jonathan Gharraie

What’s Eating Peter Porter?

Peter Porter's Better than God

Amanda Johnson

From Shelley to Nelly

Adam Bradley's Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop

Rebecca Rosen

Making Biggie Small

George Tillman Jr.'s Notorious

Review of Reviews

Competitive poetry contests and the fate of Irish pubs