Summer 2003


Editors' Notes

MARK WIGLEY on Alison and Peter Smithson's The Charged Void: Architecture

Socratic Apology

RICHARD WOLIN on Jean Grondin's Hans-Georg Gadamer: A Biography

Ross Posnock on Leslie Fiedler's Legacy

Letters to the Editor

Robert Rosenblum on The Burlington at 100

Geoffrey O'Brien on Theodore Dreiser

Katy Siegel on Richard Tuttle's artist's books

Mark Dery on suicide notes

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

GEOFF NICHOLSON on Barry Unsworth's The Songs of the Kings

JOHN BANVILLE on Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis

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

JAMES SUROWIECKI on Michel Foucault's "Society Must be Defended": Lectures at the Collège de France, 1975-76

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 1934-1997 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

MEGHAN O'ROURKE on Joe LeSeur's Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara: A Memoir

Jemima Stehli, Jemima Stehli

Pierre Klossowski, Decadence of the Nude

Margaret Bourke-White, The Photography of Design

Thomas Ruff, Nudes

Bill Henson, Lux et Nox

PETER BUSH on Rosmarie Waldrop's Lavish Absence: Recalling and Rereading Edmond Jabès

ROBERT STONE with Kera Bolonik

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