From Carnegie Council, a panel on Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization by David Singh Grewal; and a panel on Creative Capitalism: A Conversation with Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Other Economic Leaders, ed. Michael Kinsley (and an interview). An excerpt from The Holocaust Is Over: We Must Rise From Its Ashes by Avraham Burg. From Newsweek, an interview on how to steal ships. Now comes a completely revised version of The Joy of Sex, written, for the first time, for women as much as for men. Future schlock: PJ O'Rourke on Disney's new, furiously unimaginative House of the Future. A review of Trouble with Strangers: A Study of Ethics by Terry Eagleton. A review of books about humanitarian intervention. A look at how the recession is good for Barack Obama's green agenda.  A review of Liberty by Garrison Keillor (and more). Sex and the single cerebrum: The best smut engages the body and the mind; Nerve.com co-founder Rufus Griscom talks about controversy, confession and, of course, arousal. Abolish the Dept. of Homeland Security: Six years on, it's still a catastrophe. Here are the top twelve insights of prominent conservatives in 2008. A review of Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth by David Bevington. A review of Marjorie Garber's Shakespeare and Modern Culture

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