Winter 2003


Poetic Invention

PAUL MALISZEWSKI on Peter Carey's My Life as a Fake and the art of the hoax

Danish Modern

HEATHER CALDWELL on the stories of Hans Christian Andersen

BETWEEN THE LINES David Farber on the New Left's legacy in biography and autobiography

Andrew Ross: Weather Report

Jeffrey Mehlman on Régis Debray

ART INK Michael Wilson on The Paper Sculpture Book

LUXURY AND DEGRADATION Rhonda Lieberman on Elizabeth Förster-Nietzsche

JAMES GIBBONS on Basil Bunting's Complete Poems

ROBERT GLÜCK on Gail Scott's My Paris

JAY CANTOR on John Updike's The Early Stories, 1953-1975

JOHN PALATTELLA on Henry Dumas's Echo Tree

CRAIG SELIGMAN on Christopher Isherwood's Where Joy Resides and The Condor and the Cows: A South American Travel-Diary

GEOFF NICHOLSON on Jim Crace's Genesis

KAREN KARBO on Stuart Dybek's I Sailed with Magellan

VINCE PASSARO on Martin Amis's Yellow Dog

PETER TRACHTENBERG on Dale Peck's What We Lost

RICK MOODY on J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello

RICHARD SIEBURTH on Victor Segalen's René Leys

MARK DERY on Troy Paiva's Lost America: The Abandoned Roadside West and Clive Piercy's Pretty Vacant: The Los Angeles Dingbat Observed

MATTHEW PRICE on Victor Serge's The Case of Comrade Tulayev and Susan Weissman's Victor Serge: The Course is Set on Hope

PATRICIA E. MEARS on The Cambridge History of Western Textiles

BRUCE HAINLEY on James McCourt's Queer Street: Rise and Fall of an American Culture, 1947–1985

CHRISTOPHER BYRD on A.D. Nuttall's Dead From the Waist Down: Scholars and Scholarship in Literature and the Popular Imagination

DAVID A. ROSS on Michael Rush's Video Art

Boris Groys and Max Hollein, eds., Dream Factory Communism

Mike and Doug Starn, Attracted to Light

Marianne Aav, ed., Marimekko: Fabrics, Fashion, Architecture

Meghan O'Rourke on August Kleinzahler's The Strange Hours Travelers Keep

Chris Kraus on Rebecca Brown's The End of Youth

Jennifer Liese on David Caute's The Dancer Defects: The Struggle for Cultural Supremacy During the Cold War

Joseph Donahue on Barry Schwabsky's Opera: Poems 1981-2002

Nico Israel on Susan Buck-Morss's Thinking Past Terror: Islamism and Critical Theory on the Left

Eric Banks on Simon Winchester's The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

PAT BARKER with Maya Jaggi