Spring 1998


Artists' Books by Nancy Princenthal

On Photography by Andy Grundberg

One on One: Talking with Nadine Gordimer, by John Brenkman

Debuts: Arthur Golden on first novels

Editor's Choice: this spring's fabulous finds

The Story: James Marcus on recent short-story collections

Matthew DeBord on Two Guys from Verona: A Novel of Suburbia, by James Kaplan

Sharon Thompson on Spending, by Mary Gordon

Joy Katz on Hell: A Novel, by Kathryn Davis

David Plante on Love and Death in the American Novel, by Leslie A. Fiedler

Jonathan Taylor on Enduring Love, by Ian McEwan

Fanny Howe on No Lease on Life, by Lynne Tillman

Jacqueline Woodson on The Healing, by Gayl Jones

James Wood on The Life of Insects, by Victor Pelevin

Kathy Acker, 1947-1997, by Amy Scholder

John Szwed on Solibo Magnificent, by Patrick Chamoiseau

Katherine Dieckmann on Cavedweller, by Dorothy Allison

Mayer Rus on Isaac Mizrahi Presents the Adventures of Sandee the Supermodel, by Isaac Mizrahi

J. Hoberman on Director's Cut, by John Waters

Larissa MacFarquhar on Photographs: Theater of Manners, by Tina Barney

Peter Plagens on The Flow of Art: Essays and Criticisms, by Henry McBride

Howard Hampton on The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book, by Robert Crumb

David Rimanelli on I Love Dick, by Chris Kraus

Peter Plagens on Greatest Works of Art of Western Civilization, by Thomas Hoving

Richard Howard on The Libertine Reader: Eroticism and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century France, edited by Michel Feher

Michael FitzGerald on A Day with Picasso: Twenty-four Photographs by Jean Cocteau, by Billy Klüver

Lisa Liebmann on The Words of Gilbert & George, edited by Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Robert Violette

Hilton Als on Galliano, by Colin McDowell

Andrew Hultkrans on All American: A Style Book, by Tommy Hilfiger with David A. Keaps

Dave Hickey on Soapbox: Essays, diatribes, homilies and screeds, by Glenn O'Brien

Barbara Kruger on Paradoxia: A Predator's Diary, by Lydia Lunch

Marjorie Perloff on The Picasso Papers, by Rosalind E. Krauss

Joyce Kozloff on Robert Kushner: Gardens of Earthly Delight, by Alexandra Anderson-Spivy

Martin Jay on The Panorama: History of a Mass Medium, by Stephan Ottermann