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Cool Britannia

Conversation With Reuel Golden, Author of London. Portrait of a City

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.03.2012 | Books
Hannah Gal

This thoroughly stylish book feels like a celebration of the magnificent metropolis, with hundreds of meticulously researched, beautifully presented photographs.

The Ghost(s): Of Tony Blair, Roman Polanski, and A War on Terror

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer is one of the best films I've seen in recent years. Yet it seems unlikely, at least in America, to break out beyond the art house hit status.

Tony Blair's Cautionary Tale For Obama

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Under Blair, Britain "modernized" as "Cool Britannia," and indicators on the economy, the environment, and crime improved. Then came Iraq, the war too far.