Spring 2004


Life of PI

JOHN PAUL RIQUELME on Hugh Kenner's legacy

BETWEEN THE LINES Avital Ronell on Valerie Solanas's SCUM Manifesto

Lee Smith on Wilfred Thesiger

Andrew Ross: Weather Report

ART INK Daniel Birnbaum on Fischli & Weiss

ART INK Nancy Princenthal on Onestar Press

LUXURY AND DEGRADATION Rhonda Lieberman on the letters of Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger

AMMIEL ALCALAY on The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov

VIVIAN GORNICK on Walter Abish's Double Vision

STACEY D'ERASMO on Edward St. Aubyn's Some Hope

ART WINSLOW on Jim Shepard's Love & Hydrogen: New and Selected Stories and Project X

NEIL GORDON on Harvey Swados's Nights in the Gardens of Brooklyn

RICHARD HELL on Robert Creeley's If I Were Writing This

PETER PLAGENS on John Le Carré's Absolute Friends

EMILY BARTON on Gary Lutz's I Looked Alive

KERA BOLONIK on Kate Christensen's The Epicure's Lament

MARJORIE PERLOFF on Guillaume Apollinaire's Self-Dismembered Man: Selected Later Poems

FRANCINE PROSE on Lucasta Miller's The Brontë Myth

GREG BOTTOMS on Geoffrey O'Brien's Sonata for Jukebox: Pop Music, Memory, and the Imagined Life

MATTHEW PRICE on Murray Kempton's Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties, James T. Farrell's Studs Lonigan: A Trilogy, and Robert K. Landers's An Honest Writer: The Life and Times of James T. Farrell

KENT JONES on Colin MacCabe's Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at Seventy

MICHAEL RUSH on Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel's Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary After Film

THOMAS CROW on Philippe-Alain Michaud's Aby Warburg and the Image in Motion

MARK GODFREY on Mel Bochner's Spéculations: Écrits, 1965–1973

EDDIE DEAN on Ed Cray's Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

June Newton, Mrs. Newton

Constance M. Lewallen and Steve Seid, Ant Farm: 1968–1978

Ed Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings Vol. 1: 1958–1970

Radu Stern, Against Fashion: Clothing as Art, 1850–1930

Nicole Rudick on Jacques Jouet's Mountain R

Yona Zeldis McDonough on Catherine Texier's Victorine

Thomas D'Adamo on Joseph Gangemi's Inamorata

Barry Schwabsky on Barbara Guest's Dürer in the Window: Reflexions on Art

Martha Schwendener on Jerry Saltz's Seeing Out Loud

Kate Bolick on Robert Sullivan's Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

Michael Wilson on Vik Muniz's Natura Pictrix: Interviews and Essays on Photography

JAMES KELMAN with David Bowman