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The Plot Against America

The Mexicanadian Threat

Francis Levy | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

European and Middle Eastern countries are often bounded by hostile neighbors. The Battle of Britain was a turning point in the Second World War. Yet ...

Bush At War

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

What happens when a great nation -- and this is a great nation -- elects a ruler who is not up to the task of being president? The answer is to be found in George W. Bush's memoirs, Decision Points.

Easy Reader: Philip Roth's Nemesis an Instant Classic

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Roth tells a story about the summer of 1944 when a virulent polio epidemic struck his city. The hero is devastatingly thwarted when the boys he's coaching baseball begin dropping.

Philip Roth's "The Humbling": Axler's Theater

The New York Review of Books | Elaine Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Axler's Theater Elaine Blair The New York Review of Books "The Humbling" by Philip Roth. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 140 pp., $22.00 One of the ...

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."