, Salvage the Bones (Bloomsbury USA)
, The Tiger's Wife (Random House) - -
Terry Jones Sunday February 17, 2002 The ObserverTo prevent terrorism by dropping bombs on Iraq is such an obvious idea thatI can't think why no one has thought of it before.
, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (W. W. Norton & Company)
If they refused to do so- or quibbled about needing proof of his guilt - we could have told themthat this was no time for prevarication and that they must hand over notonly Adams but all IRA terrorists in the Republic.
I inhaled coal smoke and flames
Angered by what she views as the Bush administration's "bullying drumbeat,"Thomas referred early and often to her own hatred of war, quoting from poetsand politicians to bear down on President Bush and his colleagues.
Today I breathe fires of poetry
The internationalworld is wondering what happened to America's great heart and soul."Like any star, Thomas, who resigned from UPI in 2000, appreciated her audience'sthirst to get the insider's view of our national leaders, and she gavegenerously, in snapshots, though the Reagan and both Bush regimes were castin darker hues.
I was caressed and blown by winds of exile
"Now I wake up and ask myself,'Who do I hate today?'" Her short list of answers seems not to vary fromwar, President Bush, timid office-holders, a muffled press and cowed citizens,pretty much in that order.
There I learnt to crawl on my stomach like a viper
During my years of coveringthe White House, Kennedy was the most inspired; Johnson rammed through votingrights and public housing; Nixon will be remembered for his trip to Chinaand for his resignation; Ford for helping us recover from Nixon; and Carterfor making human rights the centerpiece of foreign policy," Thomas said inan even, respectful tone.