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Nick McDonell

Nick McDonell’s The Civilisation of Perpetual Movement, about contemporary nomadism, was published last month.

Diary: In the ER, in Baghdad

Nick McDonell, 4 May 2016

No one​ has a monopoly on violence in Iraq today. Competing Shia militias are as powerful as the army and police. They are seen as integral to the fight against Isis and officially sanctioned by the state, though they’re widely reported to commit war crimes, mostly against Sunnis. The Imam Ali Brigade, a Shia militia known for posing with severed heads and for its close ties to both...

Nick McDonell

William Skidelsky, 5 September 2002

Nick McDonell’s first novel (written, in case you haven’t read a newspaper recently, when he was 17) is set on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and focuses on a group of teenagers...

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