THE WEEK THAT WAS (29/10-2/11/2012)
Other writers and publication featured this week include: James Parker in The Atlantic and James Wolcott in The New Republic on the good and the bad of Martin Amis; Ian McEwan in The New Yorker on the beauty of the novella; and Carol Blue on Christopher Hitchens. Time after time, Christopher has the last word.
In Israel, the spirit of Yitzhak Rabin endures, as 20,000 march for social justice on the anniversary of his assassination. In the election, the right bloc remains ahead, the merger of Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu having changed everything and nothing.
In lieu of an absence of updates today, your Friday song. I wish I had a river I could skate away on…: