BIPOLAR DISORDER COMES TO BRITAIN Annie Maccoby Berglof Prospec

A NEW ISRAEL LOBBY Why liberals are finally taking on the Israel hawks in Washington By Gershom Gorenberg

APRIL 2008

POLITICS ESSAYS ARGUMENT

TIME TO STOP WORRYING ABOUT RUSSIA Stephen Kotkin

HAPPY HOOKERS’MEMOIRS Howard Jacobson

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In this issue:

PHILIP HENSHER What’s wrong with the state of the nation novel?

KATHARINE QUARMBY Dubai—an Arabian mirage?

TOM CHATFIELD WMDtruths and conspiracies

HUGH MILES Ibecame a Muslim in less than two hours

LEO BENEDICTUS on the men who made advertising into an art form

MISHA GLENNY How the EU cocked up Kosovo

MICHIO KAKU Why invisibility could be possible

ANDREW ADONIS on Asquith’s tragic failure

ADAM MARS-JONES What has happened to the art of the blurb?

MARK HANNAM meets the master of microcredit

FICTION by Rose Tremain