The first lines of the famous poem by John Donne seemed to haunt me as I read the final testaments—one of them even recorded on voice mail—of men about to die at the World Trade Center or in the skies
America and Ireland After Sept. 11
I boarded an airplane for the first time in my life in 1965. I left Dublin, where I had studied for three years, and flew to Chicago.
The Child Soldiers of Gusco
Spend one afternoon at Gusco camp, and I promise you it will be impossible ever again to take for granted the joys of your childhood.
Books and Culture
By any estimate the Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz must be reckoned among the most important writers of the 20th century.
Eamon Duffy, president of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and Reader in Church History at the university, is widely known for his award-winnin