Good Reasons to Dodge the Draft

It's not the magic solution to our defense problems.

Feb 17, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 22 • By WOODY WEST

 

Furst Among Equals

Alan Furst masters the spy story.

Dec 2, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 12

Decline of the West

Thomas McGuane's flawed fiction.

May 6, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 33

How to Ruin an Institution

Virginia Military Institute ain't what it used to be.

Mar 4, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 24

The Missing Lynx

Is honesty in government an endangered species?

Jan 28, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 19

Missing Saigon

James Webb's tale of those who can't forget Vietnam.

Oct 8, 2001, Vol. 7, No. 04

The Naive Moose

And other cutting-edge biodiversity problems.

Jun 11, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 37

The New, Improved FDR

From tough, World War II commander in chief to non-smoking disability activist

Jan 29, 2001, Vol. 6, No. 19

Kill All the Lawyers, Part 9

The Florida fiasco is what you would expect given our national penchant for suing

Nov 27, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 11

Inspecting the Throne Room

It's the ultimate inside-the-Beltway perk

Oct 2, 2000, Vol. 6, No. 03

To Kill a Mockingbird

Make sure you have a federal permit -- and watch out for reporters

12:00 AM, Aug 28, 2000

Lone Star

Larry McMurtry's Return to Texas

Nov 22, 1999, Vol. 5, No. 10

BLIND TO GIBBON'S CHARMS

Nov 9, 1998, Vol. 4, No. 09

THE VANISHING FRONTIER

Cormac McCarthy Concludes the Border Trilogy

Jun 1, 1998, Vol. 3, No. 37

THE SUMTER OF ALL THINGS

Oct 20, 1997, Vol. 3, No. 06

A WOBBLY TOME

Sep 8, 1997, Vol. 2, No. 50

DEWEY DEFEATS MALLON

The Pol's Hometown, Vivid but Insubstantial

Feb 3, 1997, Vol. 2, No. 20

THE BOOK OF PAUL

12:00 AM, Sep 23, 1996

THE SPARROW'S PREY

11:00 PM, Mar 31, 1996

THE AMERICAN CREED

11:00 PM, Feb 25, 1996

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