Issue: June 2009

Deep Thought Over Computers

‘Is it possible that the next generation of computers will solve chess?

Requiem

From Endpoint and other poems

Religion Resurrected

God is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith is Changing the World by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge

Arms and the Man

The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One by David Kilcullen; War Since 1990 and War: A Short History by Jeremy Black

Global Warning

An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming by Nigel Lawson, and Blueprint for a Safer Planet by Nicholas Stern

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens
Search