The National Catholic Review

May 9, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 16Whole No. 4691

Editorials

Benedict XVI

The editors on Joseph Ratzinger's election as pope

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
If You Can Make It There
Peter Heinegg
India has turned into something like the center of the world.
Books
Original Child Bomb and Other Gems
James S. Torrens
This volume presumes an older one of Selected Poems, which was published by New Directions in 1959 and again in 1967, in an enla
Books
Ethics As Fiction
George Kilcourse
The Catholic fiction writer from Georgia, Flannery O’Connor (1925-64), once volunteered that it would be 50 years before readers understo

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Really Happened?
Dianne Bergant
Letters
Letters