February 2006

Infomation idol

How Google is making us stupid

Crouching tiger

After years of struggle Vietnam’s economy is finally improving. But will the lights stay on?

The Nation Reviewed

Arts & Letters

The man in black

James Mangold’s ‘Walk the Line’

Dating longing

The work of Mutlu Çerkez

Welcome to the new Neil

Master producer Rick Rubin’s reinvention of Neil Diamond

The sea

‘The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper’ by Simon Leys