Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

Revolting Taxation

On April 15, U.S. taxpayers will pay the last installment on their duty to government for 2003. The bill for federal, state, and local government totaled a staggering $3.3 trillion, of which one out of every seven dollars was in the form of “buy...

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  • REVIEWS

    De Oppresso Liber

    To say that Edward Fitzgerald is a retired lawyer who has written a memoir of his military experiences in the 1950’s may not make his book sound at first like the most exciting literary project of the year.

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    Custom and Ceremony

    The first volume of R.F. Foster’s acclaimed biography of William Butler Yeats (The Apprentice Mage) appeared in 1997. Yeats’ son and daughter (now in their 70’s) chose him to be their father’s official biographer after their previous...

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  • IN THE DARK

    Monsters

    In Monster, director Patty Jenkins rehearses yet again the pitiful career of Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron), the Florida highway prostitute who gunned down seven of her johns in 1989.

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