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Winter 2006–07


Illustration by James Steinberg
 

FEATURES

COVER STORY
Fighting Words

by Paul Hond

A Proud Inheritance
At age 35, Kiran Desai became the youngest author to win the Man Booker Prize, proving that the guava didn’t fall far from the tree
by Suzanne Snider 03SOA

Legal Combatant
Devil’s advocate or civil-rights champion? Activist attorney Michael Ratner challenges the detention of Guantánamo Bay prisoners in and out of court.
by David J. Craig

Bob the Builder
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Cellbound

by Beth Kwon

 

DEPARTMENTS

LETTERS
Letters to the editor

COLLEGE WALK
Holes in the Argument . . . Heads and Tales . . . Daydreamer . . . A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

NEWS
Istanbulers . . . The messy science . . . Campaign to bankroll faculty hires, constuction, aid . . . Grants to replace loans for low-income students . . . Farewell, Zvi . . . All the presidents . . . Anderson to step down as SIPA dean . . . Expert on African pop culture to lead revitalized institute . . . Fourth-straight shutout a keeper . . . Not half bad . . . New home for the New Leader . . . In brief . . . Newsmakers



SCIENCE, MEDICINE, TECHNOLOGY


REVIEWS
Free to Serve the King . . . The Artifice of the Deal . . . The Cineasts Companion . . . Columba livia on the Grass, Alas . . . Between the Bridges . . . My Sister, My Self

MY COLUMBIA

FINALS
Right on the money