Books
19 June 2000
Between Camps is dense, difficult, inconsistent and over-ambitious. It makes many questionable claims, and some that, I...
Books
03 April 2000
A year on from the Kosovo war, it is difficult to feel anything but ever-deepening gloom about the results. Even those...
Books
14 February 2000
Lost Lives records, so far as possible, every person who has died as a result of the violence in Northern Ireland since...
Food and Drink
08 November 1999
The historian Edward Hallett Carr was a man of strange paradoxes. An establishment figure by any definition - Cambridge...
Food and Drink
19 July 1999
The CD-Rom books market surely ought to be a vast and rapidly expanding one. Instead, it remains comparatively small...
Culture
28 June 1999
The upper end of the Garvaghy Road in Portadown runs past a dreary 1960s housing estate, once mixed but now Catholic....
Food and Drink
09 April 1999
In Belgrade, two years ago, I watched a pigeon fall from the sky. Sick or hurt, it fluttered on to a tramline, but just...
Culture
05 February 1999
South Africa and Nigeria are, actually or potentially, the twin giants of the African continent, even if their...
Books
08 January 1999
In 1798 Ireland was convulsed by an attempt at revolution. Its leaders, the United Irish movement, aimed to destroy...

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