SUMMER 2003
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

SOCRATIC APOLOGY
Richard Wolin
on Jean Grondin's Hans-Georg Gadamer: A Biography

EDITORS' NOTES
Mark Wigley
on Alison and Peter Smithson's The Charged Void: Architecture

CALIFORNIA SCHEMING
Steve Erickson
on James M. Cain's Hollywood noir novels

REFLECTIVE REFLECTIONS
Minna Proctor
on Italo Calvino's Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings

ARTS & LETTERS

James Surowiecki on Michel Foucault's "Society Must be Defended": Lectures at the Collège de France, 1975ñ76

Lee Smith on Edward William Lane's An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians and Edward W. Said's Freud and the Non-European

Greil Marcus on Paul Berman's Terror and Liberalism

William R. Ferris on Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934ñ1997 and The Land Where the Blues Began

Andy Grundberg on Mary Warner Marien's Photography: A Cultural History and Robert Hirsch's Seizing the Light: A History of Photography

Aruna D'Souza on Carol Armstrong's
Manet Manette

Kevin Killian on Nan Alamilla Boyd's Wide-Open Town: A History of Queer San Francisco to 1965

Meghan O'Rourke on Joe LeSueur's Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara: A Memoir

Marisa Bowe on Andrew Ross's No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and Its Hidden Costs

COLUMNS

BETWEEN THE COVERS

Ross Posnock on Leslie Fiedler's legacy

Letters to the Editor

Robert Rosenblum on The Burlington at 100

Geoffrey O'Brien on Theodore Dreiser

ART INK

Katy Siegel on Richard Tuttle's artist's books

INVISIBLE LIT

Mark Dery on suicide notes

 


INTERVIEW

Robert Stone with Kera Bolonik

FICTION

John Banville on Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis

Geoff Nicholson on Barry Unsworth's The Songs of the Kings

David Bowman on Joseph McElroy's Actress in the House

Rick Moody on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Twenty Days with Julian & Little Bunny
By Papa

James Gibbons on Norman Rush's Mortality

Gary Shteyngart on Ken Kalfus's The Commissariat of Enlightenment

Peter Trachtenberg on Jim Lewis's The King Is Dead

Catherine Texier on Dani Shapiro's Family History

Peter Bush on Rosmarie Waldrop's Lavish Absence: Recalling and Rereading
Edmond Jabès

MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGUES

Pierre Klossowski, Decadence of the Nude

Margaret Bourke-White, The Photography
of Design

Jemima Stehli, Jemima Stehli

Thomas Ruff, Nudes

Bill Henson, Lux et Nox

NOTED

Darcy Cosper on Marianne Wiggins's Evidence of Things Unseen

Dodie Bellamy on Susan Howe's The Midnight

Alan Gilbert on Matthew Derby's Super
Flat Times

Alex Coles on Clement Greenberg:
Late Writings

Jennifer Liese on James Reidel's Vanished Act: The Life and Art of
Weldon Kees

Eddie Dean on Cecil Brown's Stagolee
Shot Billy

Bruce Hainley on Jacques Pépin's The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen