Feb/Mar 2006


Tom Whalen on Robert Walser

Tess Lewis on Peter Altenberg

Jonathan Baskin on Harold Brodkey

Tom Piazza on Jelly Roll Morton

Gerald Howard on Gilbert Sorrentino

Unearthing a culinary treasure; Erle Loran’s Cézanne; Billy Collins greets Catullus; Q&A on Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle

Virginia Rutledge: Creative License

Vladimir Jankovic on natural disasters and blame

Brent Hayes Edwards on Kamau Brathwaite’s Born to Slow Horses

René Steinke on Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus and Jeanette Winterson’s Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

Albert Mobilio on Stephen Wright’s The Amalgamation Polka

Maurice Manning on Verlyn Klinkenborg’s Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile

Francine Prose on Anita Brookner’s Leaving Home

Eric Banks on Claire Harman’s Myself and the Other Fellow: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

Joy Press on Deborah Eisenberg’s Twilight of the Superheroes

Mark Swartz on Emily Barton’s Brookland

David Bowman on Jay McInerney’s The Good Life

Marcela Valdes on Joanna Scott’s Liberation

Tom Holert on Edgar Morin’s The Cinema, or the Imaginary Man and The Stars

Ilan Pappe on Norman G. Finkelstein’s Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History

John Mack Faragher on Kerry A. Trask’s Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America and Stuart Banner’s How the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier

Michael Roth on Bernard-Henri Lévy’s American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville

Kent Jones on Marshall Fine’s Accidental Genius: How John Cassavetes Invented the American Independent Film

Gerd Gemünden on Johannes von Moltke’s No Place Like Home: Locations of Heimat in German Cinema

Noah Isenberg on Stephen D. Youngkin’s The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre

Gary Indiana on Luigi Pirandello’s Shoot! The Notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, Cinematograph Operator

Joan Richardson on Ronald A. Bosco and Joel Myerson’s The Selected Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Louis Auchincloss on Michael Rosenthal’s Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

James Meyer on Briony Fer’s The Infinite Line: Re-Making Art After Modernism

Alexi Worth on Peter Ackroyd’s J. M. W. Turner

Kadee Robbins, Peter Doig: Works on Paper

Mary Ellen Mark, Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay

Antony Penrose, ed., Lee Miller’s War

Slide Show: The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt

Killoffer, Six Hundred and Seventy-Six Apparitions of Killoffer

Radhika Jones on Dara Horn’s The World to Come

Stacey Levine on Kenneth Goldsmith’s The Weather

Brian Evenson on Richard Kalich’s Charlie P

Darcy Cosper on Heather McGowan’s Duchess of Nothing

Eileen Myles on Michelle Tea’s Rose of No Man’s Land

Irene Gammel on Tom Sandqvist’s Dada East: The Romanians of Cabaret Voltaire

Stephanie Hanson on Brian Priestley’s Chasin’ the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker

Nancy Princenthal on Betty Bright’s No Longer Innocent: Book Art in America, 1960–1980

Rebecca Donner on Kate Braverman’s Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles: An Accidental Memoir

Nicole Rudick on Nikolaï Maslov’s Siberia

Bookforum talks with Nadine Gordimer