for fans and admirers of James Nachtwey (the award-winning war photographer and "documentarian"), he has a photo essay out alongside an article by Christopher Hitchens. i believe this is his first photo essay in VF (could be wrong, dun take my word for it), and it's entitled "A Prayer for Indonesia". it's about Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population, and how it's been affected by the recent activities of Arab fundamentalists like bin Laden.

visit your friendly neighbourhood bookstore today and check out January 2004's Vanity Fair. it's worth a browse thru...

for more info about James Nachtwey and his works, visit - http://www.jamesnachtwey.com/