Mobile units

My younger brother did his small part in re-designing the military Humvee into the Hummer, GM's MSLM (mobile suburban land mass). Yes, book/daddy has officially notified him that he'll eventually be tried for environmental war crimes -- for working on the Hummer and the great-Jebus-it's-ugly, Escalade.

After all that, here's Jon Grinspan on why the Jeep may ultimately be better in warfare than its bigger, more unwieldy brother.

August 5, 2007 10:57 AM |



Best of the Vault


Pat Barker, Frankenstein, Cass Sunstein on the internet, Samuel Johnson, Thrillers, Denis Johnson, Alan Furst, Caryl Phillips, Richard Flanagan, George Saunders, Michael Harvey, Larry McMurtry, Harry Potter and more ...


Big D between the sheets -- Dallas in fiction


Reviewing the state of reviewing


9/11 as a novel: Why?


How can critics say the things they do? And why does anyone pay attention? It's the issue of authority.

The disappearing book pages:  

Papers are cutting book coverage for little reason

Thrillers and Lists:  

Noir favorites, who makes the cut and why



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