Sept/Oct/Nov 2006


Excerpts from Ginsberg’s letters and the obscenity trial

Liza Kirwin on David Wojnarowicz

Catherine Texier on Kathy Acker

Paul Grimstad on Honoré de Balzac’s The Centenarian, or, The Two Beringhelds

Johannah Rodgers on Mark Swartz’s H2O

Nicole Rudick on Jennifer Egan’s The Keep

Richard Howard on Dorothy Gallagher’s Strangers in the House: Life Stories

Karen Karbo on Jennifer Gilmore’s Golden Country

Radhika Jones on Marisha Pessl’s Special Topics in Calamity Physics

Irene Gammel on Djuna Barnes’s Collected Poems: With Notes Toward the Memoirs

Lisa Shea on Heidi Julavits’s The Uses of Enchantment

Taline Voskeritchian on Marcel Cohen’s In Search of a Lost Ladino: Letter to Antonio Saura

Stefanie Sobelle on Mark Z. Danielewski’s Only Revolutions

Maxine Swann on Aminatta Forna’s Ancestor Stones

Suzanne Ruta on Assia Djebar’s Children of the New World: A Novel of the Algerian War

Donna Seaman on Lynne Tillman’s American Genius: A Comedy

Jon Raymond on William Boyd’s Restless

Michael Newman’s Richard Prince: Untitled (couple)

Gregory L. Blackstock’s Blackstock’s Collections: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant

Banksy’s Wall and Piece

William S. McFeely on Nicholas Lemann’s Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War

Kent Jones on Joseph McBride’s What Ever Happened to Orson Welles? A Portrait of an Independent Career and Simon Callow’s Orson Welles, Volume 2: Hello Americans

Matthew Price on Simon Winder’s The Man Who Saved Britain: A Personal Journey into the Disturbing World of James Bond

Verlyn Klinkenborg on Alistair Cooke’s The American Home Front, 1941–1942

Nico Israel on Daniel Mendelsohn’s The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million

Jeffrey Frank on Toril Moi’s Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy

Charlotte Taylor on Martin Scofield’s The Cambridge Introduction to the American Short Story

Arthur C. Danto on Johann Gottfried Herder’s Selected Writings on Aesthetics

Andrea Walker on Adam Sharr’s Heidegger’s Hut

Tom Nawrocki on Brad Snyder’s A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports

Eric Banks on David G. Schwartz’s Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

David Levi Strauss on Henri Alleg’s The Question

Sally Eckhoff on Diane L. Beers’s For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States

Anthony Swofford on Mark Kurlansky’s Nonviolence: Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea

Stacey Levine on Douglas Messerli’s Listen to the Mockingbird: American Folksongs and Popular Music Lyrics of the 19th Century

Matt Madden on Jason’s The Left Bank Gang