Spring 2003


Coffee Table: Barry Schwabsky and Andy Grundberg on art and photo monographs

Invisible Lit: Mark Dery on Saddam Hussein, romance novelist

Going Global: Daniel Pinchbeck on the perils of globalization

Interview: Allan Robbe-Grillet talks with Tom McGonigle

Good Humor Man: Meghan O'Rourke on Kenneth Koch

Fiction Forecast by Kera Bolonik

First Novels by Darcy Cosper

Show Me the Money: Peter Plagens on art and commerce

Exploded View: Tom Vanderbilt on industrial architecture and Earthworks

The Young and the Listless: Anuj Desai on kids these days

Jenifer Berman on Behindlings, by Nicola Barker

Claire Messud on Paris Stories, by Mavis Gallant

Francine Prose on On Being Ill, by Virginia Woolf

Joseph Donahue on Selected Poems, by Giuseppe Ungaretti, translated by Andrew Frisardi

Jim Gibbons on Dark Property, by Brian Evenson

Joseph McElroy on The Time of Our Singing, by Richard Powers

Patrick McGrath on Shroud, by John Banville

Yona Zeldis McDonough on Property, by Valerie Martin

Peter Plagens on Exquisite Corpse, by Robert Irwin

Myla Goldberg on A Box of Matches, by Nicholson Baker

Lee Smith on Abandon, by Pico Iyer

Molly Nesbit on Immemory, by Chris Marker

Arthur C. Danto on The Unknown Night: The Genius and Madness of R.A. Blakelock, An American Painter, by Glyn Vincent

David Toop on Yes Yes Y'all: The Experience Music Project Oral History of Hip-Hop's First Decade, by Jim Fricke and Charlie Ahearn

Luc Sante on Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful of Gitanes, by Sylvie Simmons

Shelley Jackson on Pox: Genius, Madness, and the Mysteries of Syphilis, by Deborah Hayden

Howard Hampton on The Manchurian Candidate, by Greil Marcus

Minna Proctor on On the Natural History of Destruction, by W.G. Sebald

Jon Raymond on Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution, 1963-1975, by Patrick Rosenkranz

Geoffrey O'Brien on A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking, by Samuel Fuller, introduction by Martin Scorcese

Luc Sante on River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West, by Rebecca Solnit

Maggie Paley on Yoga For People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It, by Geoff Dyer

Carlo McCormick on Alternative Art New York, 1965-1985, edited by Julie Ault

Jeff Gibson on Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual, by Lynn Gamwell


Horse's Mouth: readers' tips compiled by Laura Mauk