Sept/Oct/Nov 2006


  • Features

    • Excerpts from Ginsberg’s letters and the obscenity trial

    • A to D: Writing the Lower East Side

      Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles on the downtown scene

    • Liza Kirwin on David Wojnarowicz

    • Catherine Texier on Kathy Acker

  • Featured Reviews

    • Art Winslow on The Lay of the Land

    • Tom Piazza on Charlie Chan Collection, Volume I and The Charlie Chan Chanthology

    • Harry Cooper on Writings on Art

  • Fiction

    • Jon Raymond on Restless

    • Donna Seaman on American Genius: A Comedy

    • Suzanne Ruta on Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War

    • Maxine Swann on Ancestor Stones

    • Taline Voskeritchian on In Search of a Lost Ladino: Letter to Antonio Saura

    • Stefanie Sobelle on Only Revolutions

    • Paul Grimstad on The Centenarian, or, The Two Beringhelds

    • Johannah Rodgers on H2O

    • Nicole Rudick on The Keep

    • Richard Howard on Strangers in the House: Life Stories

    • Karen Karbo on Golden Country

    • Radhika Jones on Special Topics in Calamity Physics

    • Lisa Shea on The Uses of Enchantment

    • Irene Gammel on Collected Poems: With Notes Toward the Memoirs

  • Columns

  • Arts & Culture

    • William S. McFeely on Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War

    • FILM

      Kent Jones on What Ever Happened to Orson Welles? A Portrait of an Independent Career and Simon Callow’s Orson Welles, Volume 2: Hello Americans

    • Matthew Price on The Man Who Saved Britain: A Personal Journey into the Disturbing World of James Bond

    • MEMOIR

      Verlyn Klinkenborg on The American Home Front, 1941–1942

    • Nico Israel on The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million

    • LITERARY HISTORY

      Jeffrey Frank on Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy

    • Charlotte Taylor on The Cambridge Introduction to the American Short Story

    • PHILOSOPHY

      Arthur C. Danto on Selected Writings on Aesthetics

    • Andrea Walker on Heidegger’s Hut

    • SPORTS & DIVERSIONS

      Tom Nawrocki on A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports

    • Eric Banks on Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

    • NOTED

      David Levi Strauss on The Question

    • Sally Eckhoff on For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States

    • Anthony Swofford on Nonviolence: Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea

    • Stacey Levine on Listen to the Mockingbird: American Folksongs and Popular Music Lyrics of the 19th Century

    • Matt Madden on The Left Bank Gang

  • Monographs

    • Michael Newman’s Richard Prince: Untitled (couple)

    • Gregory L. Blackstock’s Blackstock’s Collections: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant

    • Banksy’s Wall and Piece


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