Dec/Jan 2007


A. S. Byatt on Sebald's oeurve

Hans Magnus Enzensberger on publishing Sebald

Brian Blanchfield on Crane's legacy

Appreciations by Wayne Koestenbaum, John Yau, C. D. Wright, and Robert Kelly

The Moviegoer: Richard Linklater's Fast Food Nation; The Insider: Jonathan Littell's Les Bienveillantes; Talking Pictures: David Bailey

Radhika Jones on Paula Fox

Bess Rattray on Hungary, 1956

Corey Levitan on Las Vegas's Reading Room

Natasha Randall on Eugene Ostashevsky's Oberiu: An Anthology of Russian Absurdism

Tess Lewis on Daniel Kehlmann's Measuring the World

Clare Cavanagh on Jerzy Andrzejewski's Holy Week: A Novel of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Myla Goldberg on Eileen Chang's Love in a Fallen City

Vince Passaro on Anthony Swofford's Exit A

Christopher R. Beha on Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Subcomandante Marcos's The Uncomfortable Dead (What's Missing Is Missing)

Andrew Hultkrans on Jonathan Raban's Surveillance

Leonard Schwartz on Harryette Mullen's Recyclopedia: Trimmings, S•PeRM••K•T, and Muse & Drudge

Craig Morgan Teicher on Laird Hunt's The Exquisite

Liz Brown on Karen Russell's St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

Andrea Walker on Alice Munro's The View from Castle Rock

Karl Galinsky on Adrian Goldsworthy's Caesar: Life of a Colossus

Daniel Pick on Phillip Cole's The Myth of Evil: Demonizing the Enemy and Henry Ansgar Kelly's Satan: A Biography

Rachel Shteir on Caroline Moorehead's Selected Letters of Martha Gellhorn

ben Ratliff on John Corbett's The Wisdom of Sun Ra: Sun Ra's Polemical Broadsheets and Streetcorner Leaflets

Stephanie Hanson on Jason Weiss's Steve Lacy: Conversations

Michael Roth on George Prochnik's Putnam Camp: Sigmund Freud, James Jackson Putnam, and the Purpose of American Psychology

Brian Sholis on Vincent Kaufmann's Guy Debord: Revolution in the Service of Poetry

Susan Elizabeth Ryan on Donna M. Cassidy's Marsden Hartley: Race, Region, and Nation and Jay Bochner's An American Lens: Scenes from Alfred Stieglitz's New York Secession

Gal Beckerman on Primo Levi's Auschwitz Report

Jennifer Baumgardner on Jack Holland's Misogyny: The World's Oldest Prejudice

Maurice Manning on Kim Todd's Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis

Reena Jana on Kristen Haring's Ham Radio's Technical Culture

Laurel Maury on Ivan Brunetti's An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories

Adam Lindemann's Collecting Contemporary

Olaf Breidbach's Visions of Nature: The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

Tom Leclair on Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

William Sherman on Tom Phillips's Merry Meetings

Alex Abramovich on Calvin Trillin's About Alice

Francine Prose on Rachel Cusk's Arlington Park

Sam Lipsyte on Will Self's The Book of Dave

Sarah Kerr on Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's Why Arendt Matters