From National Journal, President Bush has been taking a beating from the Right lately, with members of his own party heaping abuse on his administration — has Bush gone wobbly? Maybe We Can't: Cinque Henderson on the black case for Obama-skepticism. Jeffrey Goldberg interviews Barack Obama on Zionism and Hamas; and an interview with Joseph O'Neill on The Great Gatsby, post-9/11 New York, and his new novel, Netherland (and more and more). An interview with Keli Goff, author of Party Crashing: How the Hip-Hop Generation Declared Political Independence. Just give peace a chance? Christopher Hitchens reviews Human Smoke by Nicholson Baker (and an interview). From Colorlines, Kai Wright on her high school sex life; and an article on the rise of street literature. From Portfolio, depending on who's talking, the Fed's Tim Geithner either kept the financial world from collapsing or did Goldman Sachs' bidding. An interview with Ophelia Benson, co-author of Why Truth Matters and The Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense. The supernatural frogs falling from the sky, mysterious airships, spontaneous human combustion — it all fascinated Charles Fort, whose appetite for the paranormal lives on today in sci-fi, conspiracy theories and that quirky chronicle of the unknown, The Fortean Times. More on Ron Paul's The Revolution: A Manifesto.

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