Cry Havoc’s message: We expend energy in preparing young men and women for war, but no effort in re-engaging them into the life of not-war.
Andrew Roberts has succeeded in a single volume in reconciling the two faces of this historical colossus.
In this novel, author Ismet Prcic’s confusion is so vivid that it becomes ours, making us participants in the story.
But The Image in Question begs a crucial question: Isn’t modern media supposed to be flashy, colorful, and loud beyond all sane toleration? Aren’t shrill, unceasing proclamations a part of what drives some individuals away from television and video-games to art galleries, the concert-hall, and the cinema? THE IMAGE IN QUESTION. WAR — MEDIA — […]
Two books by left-wing pundits grapple with why they supported the Bush Administration’s invasion of Iraq. “The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq” by George Packer. (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux) “Power and the Idealists: Or, The Passion of Joschka Fischer and its Aftermath” by Paul Berman. (Soft Skull Press) By Harvey Blume The inescapable question for […]