Issue 8.6

2 March, 2009

Ben Eidelson

When Getting it Wrong is Getting it Right

Democratic politics and the Most Likely World assumption

Eddie Gerald

Traffic in Tel Aviv

A photographic essay on brothels in Israel

Nakul Krishna

On Polyphony

The many voices of Zadie Smith

Joshua Billings

Waiting for Detonation

John Adams’s Doctor Atomic at the English National Opera

Joshua Matz

A Reverberating Past

David Reynolds's America, Empire of Liberty: A New History

Review of Reviews

Bernie Madoff, Elie Wiesel and Mad Desire