Jack Hitt on a war criminal who went new-age.

Clive James on the sexual harassment allegations and neverending controversy surrounding the Oxford Professorship of Poetry.

James Crabtree on a television station making noise in Pakistan.

Martin Stannard on Muriel Spark.

The Boston Review on anti-Semitism in Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.

And, the most strange and disturbing piece you are likely to read this month.

--Isaac Chotiner