Dushko Petrovich,"Handcrafted data," Boston Globe, 24 August, previews Audubon: Early Drawings, Introduction by Richard Rhodes, Scientific Commentary by Scott V. Edwards, Foreword by Leslie A. Morris, and discusses why, in our high tech era, specialists often prefer handcrafted illustrations. Hat tip.
Edward Kosner,"Inquiring Minds Still Want to Know," WSJ, 12 August, reviews Jack Vitek's The Godfather of Tabloid: Generoso Pope, Jr., and the National Enquirer.
John Lewis Gaddis,"Ending Tyranny: The Past and Future of an Idea," American Interest, September/October. Beyond the running drivel of Victor Davis Hanson's contemporary commentary, this may be the first attempt at a positive reappraisal of the Bush administration's legacy in foreign policy. Can you say the Stanford/Yale axis of hackery? Thanks to an unnamed Yale graduate student in history for the tip.
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