Just How New Is the Terror Paradigm? (on The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan Faludi; The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot by Naomi Wolf; Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy by Charlie Savage; The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration by Jack Goldsmith; and Monstering: Inside America’s Policy of Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War by Tara McElvey)

Anis Shivani is the author of My Tranquil War and Other Poems (NYQ Books, 2012), The Fifth Lash and Other Stories (C&R Press, 2012), Against the Workshop: Provocations, Polemics, Controversies (Texas Review Press, 2011), and Anatolia and Other Stories (Black Lawrence Press, 2009). Recent work appears in Southwest Review, Boston Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Threepenny Review, Green Mountains Review, Harvard Review, and elsewhere.