FEB/MAR 2007ï TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

HIS BACK PAGES
James Gibbons on Paul Auster


REASONS TO BELIEVE
Gerald Howard on
Philip Rieff

ON THE RECORD
Albert Mobilio on the talk writers talk
Interviewing the Interviewers:
Terry Gross, Bernard Pivot, Studs Terkel, and Michael Silverblatt
Excerpts:
Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Theodore Dreiser, and Jack Kerouac

FEATURED REVIEWS

Ross Benjamin on Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s Selected Writings

Mary V. Dearborn on Norman Mailer’s The Castle in the Forest

Geoff Nicholson on Roddy Doyle’s Paula Spence

Vivian Gornick on Susan Sontag’s At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches

Gal Beckerman on Michael B. Oren’s Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present

Suzanne Ruta on Anouar Benmalek’s The Lovers of Algeria and The Child of an Ancient People

Aruna D'Souza on Kirk Varnedoe’s Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art Since Pollock

FICTION

Maya Jaggi on Nuruddin Farah’s Knots

Jenifer Berman on Mischa Berlinski’s Fieldwork

Lauren Sanders
on Joshua Ferris’s Then We Came to the End

Stefanie Sobelle on Dumitru Tsepeneag’s Vain Art of the Fugue

Lenora Todaro on Tom McCarthy’s Remainder

Thomas Meaney on André Aciman’s Call Me by Your Name

Lisa Shea on Louise Dean’s This Human Season

Nicole Rudick on Andrea Levy’s Fruit of the Lemon

Masha Tupitsyn on Natsuo Kirino’s Grotesque

Joseph Donahue on David Shapiro’s New and Selected Poems (1965–2006)

Max Winter on Anna Moschovakis’s I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone

Benjamin Lytal on Joel Rose’s The Blackest Bird: A Novel of Murder in Nineteenth-Century New York

Ed Park on Adam Rapp's The Year of Endless Sorrows

INTERVIEW

Bookforum talks with William T. Vollmann

COLUMNS

COMING ATTRACTIONS
Perfume, the oral history; the George Plimpton statue; collected works on the Web; the Bookforum literary calendar


COLLECTIONS
Radhika Jones on
Edward Mendelson

FOCUS
Photography


SHELF LIFE
Marcela Valdes on Indies Under Fire: The Battle for the American Bookstore

LUXURY & DEGRADATION
Thad Ziolkowski on surf photography

ARTS & CULTURE

MUSIC
Paul Griffiths on Peter Williams’s J. S. Bach: A Life in Music and Martin Geck’s Johann Sebastian Bach: Life and Work

BIOGRAPHY
Aaron Matz on Claire Tomalin’s Thomas Hardy

LITERARY CRITICISM
Nick Tosches on Erich Auerbach’s Dante: Poet of the Secular World

CLASSICS
Joy Connolly on Virgil’s The Aeneid, translated by Robert Fagles

LITERARY CRITICISM
Emilie Bickerton on The Novel, Volume 1: History, Geography, and Culture and The Novel, Volume 2: Forms and Themes, edited by Franco Moretti

PHILOSOPHY
Arthur C. Danto on Roger Woolhouse’s Locke:
A Biography


REFERENCE
Katie Hafner on Fred R. Shapiro’s The Yale Book of Quotations

FOOD
Eric Banks on Warren Belasco’s Meals to Come: A History of the Future of Food and Tristram Stuart’s The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times

HISTORY
William S. McFeely on Aaron Sachs’s The Humboldt Current: Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American
Environmentalism

POLITICS
Stephanie Hanson on Eric Hershberg and Fred Rosen’s
Latin America After Neoliberalism: Turning the Tide in the 21st Century? and Nancy Grey Postero’s Now We Are Citizens: Indigenous Politics in Postmulticultural Bolivia

NOTED
Claire Harman on Linda Lear’s Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature

Alice Echols on Gail Levin’s Becoming Judy Chicago: A Biography of the Artist

Rebecca Walker on Jennifer Baumgardner’s Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics

Douglas Mullins on Iain Anderson’s This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture

Matt Madden on Osamu Tezuka’s Ode to Kirihito

Woodrow Phoenix on Roland Kelts’s Japanamerica: How Japanese
Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S.

MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGUES

Robert A. M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove’s New York 2000: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Bicentennial and the Millennium

Rainer Kahsnitz’s Carved Splendor: Late Gothic Altarpieces in Southern Germany, Austria, and South Tirol

E. C. Segar’s Popeye, Volume l: “I Yam What I Yam”

 
 
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