Feb/Mar 2005

COLUMNS

Bettina Funcke talks with Peter Sloterdijk

Boris Vian, from Manual of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

Robert Polito: Shooting the Piano Player

Andrew Ross: Weather Report

Jacqueline Rose, from The Question of Zion

James Surowiecki: A Fan's Notes

Bookies

David Rimanelli on Gustave Flaubert

CHARLES BERNSTEIN on Jackson Mac Low (1922–2004)

PETER TRACHTENBERG on John Edgar Widerman's God's Gym: Stories, Brothers and Keepers, and Philadelphia Fire

NICOLE RUDICK on Andreï Makine's The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme

PHILIP LOPATE on Louis Auchincloss's East Side Story

MARY V. DEARBORN on René Steinke's Holy Skirts

DAVID BOWMAN on Steve Erickson's Our Ecstatic Days

EMILY BARTON on Judy Budnitz's Nice Big American Baby

KAREN KARBO on Francine Prose's A Changed Man

DANIEL GREEN on Stephen Dixon's Old Friends

THOMAS MCGONIGLE on Uwe Johnson's A Trip to Klagenfurt: In the Footsteps of Ingeborg Bachmann

Christopher S. Wood on David Summers's Real Spaces: World Art History and the Rise of Western Modernism

MARGARITA TUPITSYN on Toni Stoos's Ilya Kabakov: Installations: Catalogue Raisonné, 1983–2000 and Boris Mikhallov's Look At Me, I Look At Water . . . or Perversion of Repose

RICHARD MEYER on Gregg Bordowitz's The AIDS Crisis Is Ridiculous and Other Writings, 1986–2003

SCOTT SAUL on Stephen J. Bottoms's Playing Underground: A Critical History of the 1960s Off-Off Broadway Movement

DANIEL MORRIS on Eli Friedlander's J.J. Rousseau: An Afterlife of Words

EMILIE BICKERTON on Ulf Hannerz's Soulside: Inquiries into Ghetto Culture and Community

Bookforum talks with William Boyd

Pamela Kort, ed., Cosmic Grotesque: Wit and Mockery in German Art, 1870–1940

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, ed., Do It

Thomas S. Hansen, Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter

Philip Jodidio, Ando: Complete Works

Lynne Tillman on Vedrana Rudan's Night

Darcy Cosper on Sam Lipsyte's Home Land

Ha-yun Jung on Yom Sang-seop's Three Generations

Reena Jana on Germano Celant's Architecture and Arts 1900–2004: A Century of Creative Projects in Building, Design Cinema, Painting, Photography, Sculpture

Joseph Witek on Ho Che Anderson's King

Brian Paul Clamp on Mark Rice's Through the Lens of the City: NEA Photography Surveys of the 1970s