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