Summer 2002


First Novels by Darcy Cosper

Fiction Forecast by Kera Bolonik

Interview: Cees Nooteboom talks with Tom McGonigle

You Don't Know Dick: Jonathan Lethem on Philip K. Dick

UR Texts: Daniel Pinchbeck on esoteric scholar Julius Evola

Consumers Like Us: Curtis White on Empire, by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri

Invisible Lit: Mark Dery on daily affirmations

Coffee Table: Barry Schwabsky and Andy Grundberg on art and photo monographs

Horse's Mouth: readers' tips compiled by Laura Mauk

Neil Gordon on The John Fante Reader, edited by Stephen Cooper

Andrew Klavan on the novels of P.G. Wodehouse

Andrew Solomon on The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions, by Rick Moody

Maggie Paley on The Seal Wife, by Kathryn Harrison

Arnon Grunberg on The Real McCoy, By Darin Strauss

Rob Spillman on The Rider, by Tim Krabbé

Jennifer Gilmore on Some of Her Friends That Year: New and Selected Stories, by Maxine Chernoff

Flaminia Ocampo on Lands of Memory, by Felisberto Hernández

Joshua Clover on Borrowed Love Poems, by John Yau

Minna Proctor on The Shape of Water, by Andrea Camilleri

Aleksandar Hemon on Selected Stories, by Robert Walser, preface by Susan Sontag, and Jakob von Gunten, by Robert Walser, Introduction by Christopher Middleton

Luc Sante on There is No Eye: John Cohen Photographs

Saul Anton on Olafur Eliasson: Surroundings Surrounded––Essays on Space and Science, edited by Peter Weibel

Tiffany Lee Brown on An Emotional Memoir of Martha Quinn, by Alan Licht, and When Surface was Depth: Death by Cappuccino and Other Reflections on Music and Culture in the 1990s, by Michael Bracewell

Robert Christgau on Between Montmartre and the Mudd Club: Popular Music and the Avant-Garde, by Bernard Gendron

Robert Glück on Hatred of Capitalism: A Semiotext(e) Reader, edited by Chris Kraus and Sylvére Lotringer

Paul Berman on May '68 and Its Afterlives, by Kristin Ross

Margaret Sundell on Image Duplicator: Roy Lichtenstein and the Emergence of Pop Art, by Michael Lobel

Greil Marcus on Survival City: Adventures among the Ruins of Atomic America, by Tom Vanderbilt

David Gates on Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters, by Robert Gordon, foreword by Keith Richards

Geoff Dyer on The Immediate Experience: Movies, Comics, Theatre and Other Aspects of Popular Culture, by Robert Warshow, essay by David Denby, epilogue by Stanley Cavell