OCT/ NOV 2004 TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

AMERICAN FRICTION
Benjamin Anastas
on Philip Roth

SINNER TAKE ALL
Matthew Price
on Graham Greene

F FOR EFFORT
Robert S. Boynton
on the critics of Brown v. Board of Education

Marisa Bowe
on Clara Silverstein's White Girl: A Story of Desegregation

TWILIGHT OF THE IDOL
Stephen J. Campbell
on Joseph Leo Koerner

ARTS & LETTERS

Michael Roth on Stanley Cavell's Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life and Emerson's Transcendental Etudes

Gabriel Sanders on Slavenka Drakulic's They Would Never Hurt a Fly: War Criminals on Trial in the Hague

Dana Stevens on Judith Butler's Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence

Tom Vanderbilt on Alastair Gordon's Naked Airport: A Cultural History of the World's Most Revolutionary Structure

Barry Schwabsky on Guy Brett's Carnival of Perception: Selected Writings on Art

Steven Henry Madoff on Doris von Drathen's Vortex of Silence: Proposition for an Art Criticism Beyond Aesthetic Categories

COLUMNS

BETWEEN THE LINES
Mark Rothko, from The Artist's Reality

Virginia Rutledge on intellectual property

James Surowiecki: A Fan's Notes

David Hajdu profiles Marjane Satrapi

Adam Zagajewski, from A Defense of Ardor

The Bookforum Question

Robert Polito: Shooting the Piano Player

Letters

BOOKIES
Eric Banks talks with Marshall Sahlins

Jennifer Allen on Revolver

LUXURY AND DEGRADATION
Rhonda Lieberman on foodie books

INTERVIEW

Bookforum talks with David Lodge


FICTION

Vince Passaro on Russell Banks's The Darling

Joseph Donahue on Robert Kelly's Lapis

Shelley Jackson on David Ohle's Motorman and The Age of Sinatra

Mark Swartz on Neil Jordan's Shade

Geoff Nicholson on T.C. Boyle's The Inner Circle

Paul Maliszewski on Scott Bradfield's Good Girl Wants It Bad

Dani Shapiro on Elena Poniatowska's The Skin of the Sky

Claire Messud on Francisco Goldman's The Divine Husband

Brandon Stosuy on Dodie Bellamy's The Letters of Mina Harker and Pink Steam

MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGUES

Christopher Wool, East Broadway Breakdown

Roni Horn, Wonderwater (Alice Offshore)

Germano Celant, Piero Manzoni: Catalogo Generale

Hannah Hch, Album

NOTED

Maxine Swann on Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum's Madeleine Is Sleeping

Darcy Cosper on Dorothea Tanning's Chasm, A Weekend

Lisa Shea on Wayne Koestenbaum's Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes

Meghan O'Rourke on Adrienne Rich's The School Among the Ruins: Poems 20002004

Klaus Kertess on Masayo Duus's The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders

Michael Duncan on Susan Manning's Modern Dance, Negro Dance: Race in Motion

Jonathan Raymond on Gerard Jones's Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book

   
   
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