Saturday, February 14, 2004

Authors on Iraq War

I am a dedicated bibliophile, and so I offer this Valentine to other bibliophiles out there. The Guardian asked a number of authors for their thoughts on the war in Iraq. The list is pretty long, and includes Margaret Drabble, Nadine Gordimer, Michael Holroyd and John Le Carre. A tiny taste:

Julian Barnes begins his statement:
We went to war because America had already decided to go to war for - unsurprisingly - American reasons (9/11, Bush family history, oil, military cojones.)

here is the link, enjoy