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                                                                                                Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1974 = 12 Issues, 193 Articles
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                                                                                                  January 7, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                  2. "The Crocodile and You" by Calvin Tomkins, p. 27
                                                                                                  3. "Pablo" by Lyll Becerra de Jenkins, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                  4. "Working in Winter" by Keith Althaus, p. 32
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Tony Bennett) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                  6. "Peril" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 36-43
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                  8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 47-51
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Garrison, N.Y. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 52-58
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 59-62 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Exorcist (1973 Film) by William Friedkin
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 63-64
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                                                                                                    Books: How the Other Half Lives by Anthony Hiss, pp. 65-71 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Psychology of Consciousness by Robert E. Ornstein
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                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 72 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Slipway by Graham Billing
                                                                                                    2. Desperate Games by Pierre Boulle
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General De Gaulle, by Brian Crozier, pp. 72-74 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. De Gaulle by Brian Crozier
                                                                                                    2. Before Civilization by Colin Renfrew
                                                                                                    3. Defeated: Inside America's Military Machine by Stuart H. Loory
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Beria Papers, by Alan Williams, pp. 75-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Beria Papers by Alan Williams
                                                                                                    2. The Second Death of Ramon Mercader by Jorge Semprun
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Charles E. Martin
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                                                                                                  January 14, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                  2. "Ethiopia" by John Updike, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  3. "The Grandfather Poem" by Stephen Dobyns, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                  4. "Erika" by Joyce Warren, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Willy Brandt) by Joseph Wechsberg, pp. 35-57
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 58
                                                                                                  7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                  8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 61-66
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Thailand by Robert Shaplen, pp. 67-83
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 84-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Dirty Harry (1971 Film) by Don Siegel
                                                                                                    2. Magnum Force (1973 Film) by Ted Post
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Men Behind the Throne by Naomi Bliven, pp. 95-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Cromwell: The Lord Protector by Antonia Fraser
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Sweet Dreams by Michael Frayn
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Encounter with Anthropology, by Robin Fox, pp. 98-102 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Encounter with Anthropology by Robin Fox
                                                                                                    2. Dorothy Richardson: A Critical Biography by John Rosenberg
                                                                                                    3. The Old Ones of New Mexico by Robert Coles and Alex Harris
                                                                                                    4. The Thousand and One Mornings by Colette
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Charles Saxon
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                                                                                                  January 21, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                  2. "Whenas in Gilt My Julio Goes" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  3. "What She Is and Isn't" by Alan Campbell, p. 30
                                                                                                  4. "An American at the Movies" by H.L. Mountzoures, p. 31
                                                                                                  5. "Cockaigne: A Dream" by L.E. Sissman, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                  6. Reflections (The American Social Process---I) by Richard N. Goodwin, pp. 35-60
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 61-62
                                                                                                  8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 63-66
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Boston by Calvin Trillin, pp. 67-71
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                  11. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 74-78
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 79-83 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Alfredo, Alfredo (1973 Film) by Pietro Germi
                                                                                                    2. Cinderella Liberty (1973 Film) by Mark Rydell
                                                                                                    3. The Laughing Policeman (1974 Film) by Stuart Rosenberg
                                                                                                    4. The All-American Boy (1973 Film) by Charles Eastman
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Shades of Black by John Updike, pp. 84-93 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Great Ponds by Elechi Amadi
                                                                                                    2. In the Fog of the Seasons' End by Alex La Guma
                                                                                                    3. Agatha Moudio's Son by Francis Bebey
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Nickel Mountain by John Gardner
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Other De Gaulle: Diaries, 1944-1954, by Cl..., pp. 94-98 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Other De Gaulle: Diaries, 1944-1954 by Claude Mauriac
                                                                                                    2. The Novel as Faith by John Paterson
                                                                                                    3. So Short a Time by Barbara Gelb
                                                                                                    4. The Portrait Game by Ivan Turgenev and Marion Mainwaring
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Donald Reilly
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                                                                                                  January 28, 1974 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "The Photographs" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  3. "Grief" by Daniel Menaker, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  4. Reflections (The American Social Process---II) by Richard N. Goodwin, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  5. "Corps D'Esprit" by Heather McHugh, pp. 40-68
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 69
                                                                                                  7. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 70-72
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 73-75 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Gordon's War (1973 Film) by Ossie Davis
                                                                                                    2. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1973 Film) by John Korty
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Indo-China by Robert Shaplen, pp. 76-98
                                                                                                  10. Football by J.W.L., p. 99
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 103-106 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Great Transfer by V.S. Yanovsky
                                                                                                    2. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness by Erich Fromm
                                                                                                    3. Mayakovsky: A Poet in Revolution by Edward J. Brown
                                                                                                    4. The Rothschilds: A Family of Fortune by Virginia Cowles
                                                                                                    5. The Best in the World by John K. Hutchens and George Oppenheimer
                                                                                                  13. Cover by Perry Barlow
                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                  February 4, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "Hanka" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                  3. "Letter from an Institution" by Michael Ryan, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                  4. Profiles (Woody Allen) by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                  5. "The Winter of the Separation" by Philip Booth, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                  7. Reflections (The American Social Process---III) by Richard N. Goodwin, pp. 48-91
                                                                                                  8. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 92-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Thieves Like Us (1974 Film) by Robert Altman
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 97-100
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, p. 101
                                                                                                  11. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 102-106
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Evelyn Waugh Redivivus by L.E. Sissman, pp. 107-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Evelyn Waugh and His World by David Pryce-Jones
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Darkness in Summer by Takeshi Kaiko
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Winter in Castille, by Honor Tracy, pp. 110-114 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Winter in Castille by Honor Tracy
                                                                                                    2. True Patriotism by Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Edwin H. Robertson
                                                                                                    3. Men and the Matterhorn by Gaston Rebuffat
                                                                                                    4. The Could Not Trust the King by William V. Shannon
                                                                                                  15. Cover by George Booth
                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                  February 11, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "A Journey" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                  3. "Peripeteia" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                  4. "Crimes You'll Never Read About" by F.P. Tullius, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  5. The Sporting Scene (Football) by Roger Angell, pp. 42-70
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 71-73
                                                                                                  7. U.S. Journal: Suffolk County, Long Island by Calvin Trillin, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                  8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 82-94
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 95-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Last Detail (1973 Film) by Hal Ashby
                                                                                                    2. McQ (1974 Film) by John Sturges
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                  11. Letter from Israel by Joseph Kraft, pp. 102-117
                                                                                                  12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 118-124
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: A Most Interesting Experience by L.E. Sissman, p. 125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Stay of Execution by Stewart Alsop
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Falling Bodies by Sue Kaufman
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General Plain Speaking, by Merle Miller, pp. 127-130 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Plain Speaking by Merle Miller
                                                                                                    2. This Sun of York by Mary Clive
                                                                                                    3. Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution by Stephen F. Cohen
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                  February 18, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "The Mortal Milk" by Sylvia Townsend Warner, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                  3. "Last Day There" by Richard Hugo, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                  4. "The Old Boat" by W.S. Merwin, p. 39
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter at Large (Cuba) by Frances FitzGerald, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  6. "Exotica" by Frederick Morgan, pp. 42-73
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 74-76
                                                                                                  8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 77-85
                                                                                                  9. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                  10. On and Off the Avenue (Feminine Fashions) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 92-97
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 98-103 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Zardoz (1974 Film) by John Boorman
                                                                                                    2. Blazing Saddles (1974 Film) by Mel Brooks
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 104-107
                                                                                                  13. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 108-112
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Under a Black Sun by George Steiner, pp. 113-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Hope Abandoned by Nadezhda Mandelstam
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Jaws by Peter Benchley
                                                                                                    2. The Last Supper by Chaim Bermant
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Whistler: A Biography, by Stanley Weintraub, pp. 119-122 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Whistler: A Biography by Stanley Weintraub
                                                                                                    2. Four Reforms by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                                                                                                    3. Aneurin Bevan: A Biography by Michael Foot
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Robert Weber
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                                                                                                  February 25, 1974 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "Letters to the Editore" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  3. "Three Encounters" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  4. "Five Flights Up" by Elizabeth Bishop, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Ted Adams) by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                  6. "Mirror" by Peter Cooley, pp. 46-82
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 83
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                  10. Letter from Oregon by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 88-99
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 100-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Walking Tall (1973 Film) by Phil Karlson
                                                                                                  12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 107-110
                                                                                                  13. U.S. Journal: St. Croix, American Virgin Islands by Calvin Trillin, pp. 111-116
                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, p. 117
                                                                                                  15. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 117-121
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Mortal Games by John Updike, pp. 122-125 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Flight of Icarus by Raymond Queneau
                                                                                                    2. All Fires the Fire, and Other Stories by Julio Cortazar
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 126-130 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Partners by Louis Auchincloss
                                                                                                    2. George IV: Prince of Wales 1762-1811 by Christopher Hibbert
                                                                                                    3. Drew Pearson Diaries, Vol. I: 1949-1959 by Tyler Abell and Drew Pearson
                                                                                                    4. Charmed Circle by James R. Mellow
                                                                                                  18. Cover by Rea Irvin
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                                                                                                  March 4, 1974 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "A Hill in Southern England" by Ted Walker, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  3. "A Happy Survival" by Elizabeth Libbey, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                  4. "The Chance" by Berry Morgan, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Georgia O'Keeffe) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  6. "Spring Trains" by Alan Williamson, pp. 42-67
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 68
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 68-72
                                                                                                  9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 73-79
                                                                                                  10. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 85-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Mother and the Whore (1973 Film) by Jean Eustache
                                                                                                  12. "Rainier" by William Burford, p. 89
                                                                                                  13. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 90-96
                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 97-104
                                                                                                  15. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 105-108
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Carnal Knowledge by George Steiner, pp. 109-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Eye of the Storm by Patrick White
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America by John Dunn Hunter and Richard Drinnon
                                                                                                    2. Walls by Hiltgunt Zassenhaus
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Maigret Loses His Temper, by Georges Simenon, pp. 114-118 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Maigret Loses His Temper by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                    2. Yet She Must Die by Sara Woods
                                                                                                    3. The Salisbury Manuscript by William M. Green
                                                                                                  19. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                  March 11, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "Come Down to Queue" by Peter De Vries, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  3. "Reading Late at Night, Thermometer Falling" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  4. "The Favorite" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter in Washington, D.C. (Political Notes---I) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 42-101
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 102
                                                                                                  7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 105
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Imperial County, California by Calvin Trillin, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 112-118
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 119-124 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Conrack (1974 Film) by Martin Ritt
                                                                                                    2. Mame (1974 Film) by Gene Saks
                                                                                                  12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 125-130
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Per Ardua ad Astra by Winthrop Sergeant, pp. 131-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Mahabharata by J.A.B. van Buitenen
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Case Worker by George Konrad
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General Lord Hervey: Eighteenth-Century Courtier, by R..., pp. 134-138 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Lord Hervey: Eighteenth-Century Courtier by Robert Halsband
                                                                                                    2. Vegas: A Memoir of a Dark Season by John Gregory Dunne
                                                                                                    3. Dummy by Ernest Tidyman
                                                                                                    4. Popular Prints of the Americas by A. Hyatt Mayor
                                                                                                  16. Cover by James Stevenson
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                                                                                                  March 18, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "You Are As Brave As Vincent Van Gogh" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  3. "Journey to Eddie" by Maureen Connell, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                  4. "Winter Radio" by Sheldon Flory, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter in Washington, D.C. (Political Notes---II) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 41-49
                                                                                                  6. "Fishing" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 50-106
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 107
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                  9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 110-121
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, pp. 122-128
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 129
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 130-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Sugarland Express (1974 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                    2. Badlands (1973 Film) by Terrence Malick
                                                                                                  13. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 139-141
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Portrait of a Lady by George Steiner, pp. 142-149 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Shakespeare the Man by A.L. Rowse
                                                                                                    2. Shakespeare's Sonnets by A.L. Rowse and William Shakespeare
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 150-151 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Other South by Carl N. Degler
                                                                                                    2. Albert: A Biography of the Prince Consort by Reginald Pound
                                                                                                    3. Where Has Last July Gone? by Drew Middleton
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, by La..., pp. 152-154 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane by Laird Koenig
                                                                                                    2. Tuesday the Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Ronald Searle
                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                  March 25, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "Gods Must Yield" by Strowan Robertson, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  3. "Coming Home" by Tess Gallagher, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  4. "Certain Hard Places" by Linda Arking, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  5. "The Arena" by Naomi Lazard, pp. 44-80
                                                                                                  6. A Reporter at Large (Firewood) by John McPhee, pp. 81-106
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 107-109
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                  9. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 112-116
                                                                                                  10. Jazz Records by Whitney Balliett, pp. 117-127
                                                                                                  11. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 128-132
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Books: Inward and Onward by John Updike, pp. 133-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Inward Turn of Narrative by Erich Kahler
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 140-141 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Yonnondio: From the Thirties by Tillie Olsen
                                                                                                    2. Pasmore by David Storey
                                                                                                    3. The Fan Man by William Kotzwinkle
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Von Richthofen Sisters, by Martin Burgess ..., pp. 142-146 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Von Richthofen Sisters by Martin Burgess Green
                                                                                                    2. The Uneasy Chair by Wallace Stegner
                                                                                                    3. Gettysburg: The Final Fury by Bruce Catton
                                                                                                    4. Locked Rooms and Open Doors by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Laura Jean Allen
                                                                                              2. [+]
                                                                                                Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1974 = 12 Issues, 204 Articles
                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                  April 1, 1974 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "The New Year Party" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                  3. "From a Town Trafficked by Crickets" by Carolyn Stoloff, p. 38
                                                                                                  4. "Son" by Berry Morgan, p. 39
                                                                                                  5. "Two" by Greg Kuzma, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                  6. Our Local Correspondents (Jimmy Rowlse) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 43-51
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Indonesia by Robert Shaplen, pp. 57-92
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 93-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Great Gatsby (1974 Film) by Jack Clayton
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 99-102
                                                                                                  12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 103-110
                                                                                                  13. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 111-117
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    World of Its Own by Naomi Bliven, pp. 118-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II by Fernand Braudel
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 122 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Watership Down by Richard Adams
                                                                                                    2. The River Gets Wider by R.L. Gordon
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Byron's Letters and Journals, by Leslie A. Mar..., p. 123 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Byron's Letters and Journals by Leslie A. Marchand and George Gordon Byron
                                                                                                    2. The Anguish of Change by Louis Harris
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Slayride, by Dick Francis, pp. 124-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Slayride by Dick Francis
                                                                                                  18. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                  April 8, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                  2. "Let's Hear It for a Beautiful Guy" by Bruce Jay Friedman, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                  3. "Lost in Translation" by James Merrill, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  4. "A Platonic Relationship" by Ann Beattie, pp. 42-46
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Uganda Asians) by Jane Kramer, pp. 47-93
                                                                                                  6. U.S. Journal: Kansas City, Missouri by Calvin Trillin, pp. 94-102
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 103
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 108-112 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Lucia (1974 Film) by Humberto Solas
                                                                                                    2. In the Name of the Father (1971 Film) by Marco Bellocchio
                                                                                                    3. The Three Musketeers (1973 Film) by Richard Lester
                                                                                                  11. Letter from Rome by William Murray, pp. 113-129
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 130-136
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    A Messed-Up Life by John Updike, pp. 137-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Great Tom by T.S. Matthews
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 140-141 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Toll by Michael Mewshaw
                                                                                                    2. As We Are Now by May Sarton
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General Enid Starkie, by Joanna Richardson, pp. 142-146 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Enid Starkie by Joanna Richardson
                                                                                                    2. Viet Journal by James Jones
                                                                                                    3. The Armies of the Streets by Adrian Cook
                                                                                                    4. Sir Walter Ralegh by Robert Lacey
                                                                                                    5. Civilized Man's Eight Deadly Sins by Konrad Lorenz
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Raymond Davidson
                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                  April 15, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                  2. "Long Distance" (Section One) by Penelope Mortimer, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  3. "The Sandpipers" by David Posner, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  4. "Unwinding the Glacier" by Ann Stanford, pp. 44-103
                                                                                                  5. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                  6. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                  7. Reflections (American Presidents) by Richard Harris, pp. 108-114
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 115
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 116-119 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Conversation (1974 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                                                                                    2. Attica (1974 Film) by Cinda Firestone
                                                                                                  10. The Sporting Scene (Skiiing) by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 120-141
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 142-146
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Uneasy Rider by George Steiner, pp. 147-149 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Guiltless by Hermann Broch
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Great School Wars, by Diane Ravitch, pp. 151-154 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Great School Wars by Diane Ravitch
                                                                                                    2. The Freud/Jung Letters by William McGuire, Sigmund Freud, and C.G. Jung
                                                                                                    3. The Glory of the Violin by Joseph Wechsberg
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Charles Addams
                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                  April 22, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                  2. "Long Distance" (Section Two) by Penelope Mortimer, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                  3. "At the Masseur's" by Howard Moss, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                  4. "The Lesson" by David Wagoner, pp. 44-102
                                                                                                  5. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 103
                                                                                                  6. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 103-105
                                                                                                  7. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 106-108
                                                                                                  8. A Reporter at Large (Cave Art) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 109-128
                                                                                                  9. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 129-134
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 135-140 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. I.F. Stone's Weekly (1973 Film) by Jerry Bruck, Jr.
                                                                                                    2. Lovin' Molly (1974 Film) by Sidney Lumet
                                                                                                  11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 141-143
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                  13. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 146-150
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Help Wanted by Naomi Bliven, pp. 151-152 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Coping by Daniel P. Moynihan
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 153 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Rosalind Passes by Frank Swinnerton
                                                                                                    2. Final Analysis by Lois Gould
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, by Pi..., pp. 154-158 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors by Piers Paul Read
                                                                                                    2. An Inquiry into the Human Prospect by Robert L. Heilbroner
                                                                                                    3. A Home for the Heart by Bruno Bettelheim
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Laura Jean Allen
                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                  April 29, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "Beliard" by Sylvia Townsend Warner, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  3. "Guardians" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                  4. "Milkman's Boy" by H.L. Mountzoures, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                  5. Reflections (Leningrad) by George F. Kennan, p. 41
                                                                                                  6. "For the Record" by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 42-62
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 63
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 63-70
                                                                                                  9. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 71-82
                                                                                                  10. The Sporting Scene (Quarter-Horse Racing) by John McPhee, pp. 83-114
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 115-119 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Claudine (1974 Film) by John Berry
                                                                                                  12. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 120-124
                                                                                                  13. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 125-130
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Suffer Little Children... by Robert Coles, pp. 131-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Victim Is Always the Same by Irving S. Cooper
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Jack the Bear by Dan McCall
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist, by Edward C..., pp. 135-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist by Edward Crankshaw
                                                                                                    2. This Bright Day: An Autobiography by Lehman Engel
                                                                                                  17. Cover by R.O. Blechman
                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                  May 6, 1974 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                  2. "Jewels and Binoculars" by Henry Bromell, pp. 35-38
                                                                                                  3. "Kaddish and Other Matters" by Helen Yglesias, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                  4. "Two Poems" by W.H. Auden, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                  5. Onward and Upward with the Arts (Grand Ole Opry) by Garrison Keillor, pp. 46-74
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 75
                                                                                                  7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                  8. "The Colors" by William Heyen, pp. 77-78
                                                                                                  9. On and Off the Avenue (Feminine Fashions) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 79-87
                                                                                                  10. U.S. Journal: Kahoka, Missouri by Calvin Trillin, pp. 88-98
                                                                                                  11. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 99-111
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 112-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1970 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                  13. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 116-121
                                                                                                  14. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 122-126
                                                                                                  15. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 127-129
                                                                                                  16. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 130-137
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Sons of Slaves by John Updike, pp. 138-141 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Sultans by Noel Barber
                                                                                                    2. The Sultan by Joan Haslip
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Death of a Schoolboy by Hans Koning
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Life of Captain James Cook, by J.C. Beagle..., pp. 142-143 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Life of Captain James Cook by J.C. Beaglehole
                                                                                                    2. A Darkening Green by Peter S. Prescott
                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Lester Affair, by Andrew Garve, pp. 144-146 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Lester Affair by Andrew Garve
                                                                                                  21. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                  May 13, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                  2. "Down the [Adjective Deleted] Road" by Calvin Trillin, p. 37
                                                                                                  3. "Sam Palka and David Vishkover" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                  4. "The Humanities Building" by Karl Shapiro, pp. 40-44
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Supertankers---I) by Noel Mostert, p. 45
                                                                                                  6. "City" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 46-101
                                                                                                  7. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 102-122
                                                                                                  8. On and Off the Avenue (This and That) by K.F., pp. 123-127
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 128-135 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Age of the Medici (1973 Film) by Roberto Rossellini
                                                                                                    2. Blaise Pascal (1972 Film) by Roberto Rossellini
                                                                                                  10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 136-140
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 141-146
                                                                                                  12. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 147-149
                                                                                                  13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 150-154
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Decline and Fall by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 155-156 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Sketchbooks of Reginald Marsh by Edward Laning and Reginald Marsh
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 157 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Mooncranker's Gift by Barry Unsworth
                                                                                                    2. Let's Fall in Love by Carol Hill
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Darwin on Man, by Howard E. Gruber, pp. 158-162 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Darwin on Man by Howard E. Gruber
                                                                                                    2. The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. V: 1947-1955 by Gunther Stuhlmann and Anais Nin
                                                                                                    3. John Frum He Come by Edward Rice
                                                                                                    4. Italia, Italia by Peter Nichols
                                                                                                    5. The Romantic Rebellion by Kenneth Clark
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                  May 20, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                  2. "Pipe All Hands---Chimeras Dead Ahead!" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 35-36
                                                                                                  3. "The Blameless Triangle" by Sylvia Townsend Warner, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                  4. "Ode to My Desk" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  5. "River" by Greg Kuzma, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  6. Profiles (Supertankers---II) by Noel Mostert, pp. 46-99
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Tokyo by Robert Shaplen, pp. 105-123
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 124-131 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Going Places (1974 Film) by Bertrand Blier
                                                                                                    2. The Deserter and the Nomads (1968 Film) by Juraj Jakubisko
                                                                                                    3. The Daisies (1966 Film) by Vera Chytilova
                                                                                                  11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 132-138
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 139-141
                                                                                                  13. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 142-145
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    How to Be Numero Uno by Naomi Bliven, pp. 146-149 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Talleyrand: The Art of Survival by Jean Orieux
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 150 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Wanderers by Richard Price
                                                                                                    2. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Lincoln Steffens: A Biography, by Justin Kaplan, pp. 150-154 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Lincoln Steffens: A Biography by Justin Kaplan
                                                                                                    2. The Devil's Decade by Claud Cockburn
                                                                                                    3. Paine by David Freeman Hawke
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Robert Weber
                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                  May 27, 1974 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                  2. "Where Is Jenny?" by Mark Halliday, p. 27
                                                                                                  3. "The Lady Knife-Thrower" by Daniel Halpern, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  4. "The Inquiring Demographer" by Calvin Trillin and Edward Koren, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  5. "An Accident" by Elizabeth Cullinan, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  6. "To Return to the Trees" by Derek Walcott, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                  7. Profiles (Georg Solti) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 38-63
                                                                                                  8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 64
                                                                                                  9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 64-68
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 69-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Daisy Miller (1974 Film) by Peter Bogdanovich
                                                                                                  11. "Among the Alternatives" by John N. Morris, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                  13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                  14. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                  15. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 87-94
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Cullen Skink and Curly Kail by M.F.K. Fisher, pp. 95-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Cornucopia by Judith Herman and Marguerite Shalett Herman
                                                                                                    2. Much Entertainment by Virginia Maclean
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Bijou by David Madden
                                                                                                    2. Stringer by Ward Just
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    General Justices and Presidents, by Henry J. Abraham, p. 106 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Justices and Presidents by Henry J. Abraham
                                                                                                    2. Morning Without Noon by Salvador de Madariaga
                                                                                                    3. The Symmetrical Family by Michael Dunlop Young and Peter Willmott
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Ripley's Game, by Patricia Highsmith, pp. 107-226 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith
                                                                                                    2. Dingdong by Arthur Maling
                                                                                                    3. Most Deadly Hate by Harry Carmichael
                                                                                                  20. Cover by Abe Birnbaum
                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                  June 10, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                  2. "Balcony" by Henry Bromell, p. 37
                                                                                                  3. "Amazing Grace, 1974" by L.E. Sissman, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                  4. "I'd Know You Anywhere" by Charles Saxon, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                  5. "Celestial Events" by Frank Conroy, pp. 43-45
                                                                                                  6. Reflections (Watergate Prosecutions) by Richard Harris, pp. 46-63
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 64
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                  9. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                  10. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 70-84
                                                                                                  11. The Sporting Scene (Basque Games) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 85-103
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 104-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. That's Entertainment (1974 Film) by Jack Haley, Jr.
                                                                                                  13. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 108-116
                                                                                                  14. U.S. Journal: Truth or Consequences, N.M. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 117-124
                                                                                                  15. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 125-128
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Connoisseur of Destruction by Naomi Bliven, pp. 129-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Rigadoon by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                  June 17, 1974 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                  2. "The School" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  3. "Sir Cecil's Ride" by Shirley Hazzard, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  4. "Wolves in the Zoo" by Howard Nemerov, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                  5. Annals of Law (Freedom of Speech---I) by Richard Harris, p. 37
                                                                                                  6. "She Arrives at Night, Unexpected" by William Logan, pp. 38-83
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 88-91 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Uptown Saturday Night (1974 Film) by Sidney Poitier
                                                                                                    2. Malicious (1974 Film) by Salvatore Samperi
                                                                                                  10. Letter from Damascus by Joseph Kraft, pp. 92-106
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    ...And Nothing But the Truth by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 107-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. All the President's Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
                                                                                                  12. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                  June 24, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                  2. "Unpsychic Man of the Year" by F.P. Tullius, p. 29
                                                                                                  3. "Afternoon of the House" by Padma Perera, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  4. "Objects & Apparitions" by Octavio Paz, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                  5. "Anemones" by Howard Moss, p. 36
                                                                                                  6. Annals of Law (Freedom of Speech---II) by Richard Harris, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                  7. "December River" by Ted Hughes, pp. 42-79
                                                                                                  8. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 80-83 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Seduction of Mimi (1972 Film) by Lina Wertmuller
                                                                                                    2. The Parallax View (1974 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
                                                                                                  9. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                  11. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 95-96
                                                                                                  12. "The Handball Players at Brighton Beach" by Irving Feldman, p. 97
                                                                                                  13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Experience and Innocence by L.E. Sissman, p. 101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Wonder-Worker by Dan Jacobson
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 102-103 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. My Life as a Man by Philip Roth
                                                                                                    2. Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    General Emlyn: An Early Autobiography, 1927-35, by Eml..., pp. 104-106 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Emlyn: An Early Autobiography, 1927-35 by Emlyn Williams
                                                                                                    2. The Riddle of the Pyramids by Kurt Mendelssohn
                                                                                                    3. Naked Is the Best Disguise by Samuel Rosenberg
                                                                                                    4. Pavilions of the Heart by Lesley Blanch
                                                                                                    5. An American Life by Jeb Stuart Magruder
                                                                                                  17. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1974 = 14 Issues, 201 Articles
                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                  July 1, 1974 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                  2. "Cock-a-Doodle" by William Steig, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                  3. "Over by the River" by William Maxwell, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                  4. "The Fourth of July" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 28-44
                                                                                                  5. Musical Events by David Hamilton, p. 45
                                                                                                  6. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                  7. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 51
                                                                                                  9. A Reporter at Large (The Human Brain) by Gerald Jonas, pp. 52-69
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 70-74 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Chinatown (1974 Film) by Roman Polanski
                                                                                                    2. Animal Crackers (1930 Film) by Victor Heerman
                                                                                                    3. A Free Woman (1972 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
                                                                                                  11. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                  July 8, 1974 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                  2. "The Latehomecomer" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                  3. "The Bats" by Brendan Galvin, pp. 34-40
                                                                                                  4. Profiles (Ruby Braff) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 41-47
                                                                                                  5. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 48-51 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Chatulata (1965 Film) by Satyajit Ray
                                                                                                    2. For Pete's Sake (1974 Film) by Peter Yates
                                                                                                  6. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                  7. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 60-70
                                                                                                  8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 71-72
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 73
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    Ombudsman by Naomi Bliven, pp. 74-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Go East, Young Man by William O. Douglas
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 79-82 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Diviners by Margaret Laurence
                                                                                                    2. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
                                                                                                    3. Napoleon Symphony by Anthony Burgess
                                                                                                    4. Buchanan Dying by John Updike
                                                                                                  12. Cover by Albert Hubbell
                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                  July 15, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                  2. "The New Member" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  3. "Mae West" by Edward Field, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  4. "A Love Story" by Penelope Mortimer, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  5. "Slow Boat Ride" by Richard Eberhart, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                  6. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 37-55
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                  8. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 58-61 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Promised Lands (1974 Film) by Susan Sontag
                                                                                                    2. The Tamarind Seed (1974 Film) by Blake Edwards
                                                                                                  9. A Cairo Girlhood by Suzy Eban, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    A New Meliorism by John Updike, pp. 83-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Lives of a Cell by Lewis Thomas
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Gypsy's Curse by Harry Crews
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Shelley: The Golden Years, by Kenneth Neill Ca..., pp. 87-90 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Shelley: The Golden Years by Kenneth Neill Cameron
                                                                                                    2. Gather Together in My Name by Maya Angelou
                                                                                                    3. Style in History by Peter Gay
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Edward Koren
                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                  July 22, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                  2. "There Are Meadows in Lanark" by Benedict Kiely, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                  3. "Getting Somewhere" by David Wagoner, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  4. Annals of Politics (Robert Moses---I) by Robert A. Caro, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                  5. "The Birth of Love" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 36-64
                                                                                                  6. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 65-67 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974 Film) by Ted Kotcheff
                                                                                                    2. The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973 Film) by Gerard Oury
                                                                                                  7. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 68-72
                                                                                                  8. Musical Events by David Hamilton, pp. 73-76
                                                                                                  9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, p. 77
                                                                                                  10. "Intimations of Mortality" by John Hall Wheelock, p. 78
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 79
                                                                                                  12. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Train Whistle Guitar by Albert Murray
                                                                                                    2. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Greatest Men's Party on Earth, by John van..., pp. 83-86 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Greatest Men's Party on Earth by John van der Zee
                                                                                                    2. Khrushchev Remembers: The Last Testament by Nikita S. Khrushchev, Edward Crankshaw, and Strobe Talbott, ...
                                                                                                    3. Young Mr. Pepys by John E.N. Hearsey
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                  July 29, 1974 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                  2. "The Breakfast-Luncheon Merger Caper" by Dean Vietor, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  3. "Honey-Moon" by Katinka Loeser, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                  4. "Morning, Night, and Very Late" by Howard Moss, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                  5. Annals of Politics (Robert Moses---II) by Robert A. Caro, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                  6. "A Death in the Marsh" by Brendan Galvin, pp. 42-65
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 66-67 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. My Name Is Nobody (1974 Film) by Tonino Valerii and Sergio Leone
                                                                                                    2. Nayak the Hero (1974 Film) by Satyajit Ray
                                                                                                  8. Letter from Moscow by Joseph Kraft, pp. 68-76
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 77
                                                                                                  10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 78-90
                                                                                                  11. Cover by Garrett Price
                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                  August 5, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "Splendid Lives" by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  3. "Holding Our Own" by Ann Stanford, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  4. "The Park" by Arturo Pivante, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                  5. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Pauline Kael, pp. 43-47
                                                                                                  6. "Elegy for Teddy Holmes, Dead in a Far Land" by Philip Levine, pp. 48-59
                                                                                                  7. U.S. Journal: Spokane, Wash. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 60-64
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 65
                                                                                                  9. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 66-74
                                                                                                  10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 75-77
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    The Forests of the Night by George Steiner, pp. 78-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Spreading Fires by John Knowles
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    General A Poet's Journal: Days of 1945-51, by George A..., p. 87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. A Poet's Journal: Days of 1945-51 by George A. Seferis
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Black As He's Painted, by Ngaio Marsh, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Black As He's Painted by Ngaio Marsh
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                  August 12, 1974 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                  2. "The House of My Dreams" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  3. "Walking in Coney Island" by Irving Feldman, pp. 32-38
                                                                                                  4. "By the Grain Elevators" by W.S. Merwin, p. 39
                                                                                                  5. Annals of Politics (Robert Moses---III) by Robert A. Caro, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  6. "August: A Jingle Man" by L.E. Sissman, pp. 42-75
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 76-82 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Ophelia (1963 Film) by Claude Chabrol
                                                                                                    2. Escape to Nowhere (1973 Film) by Claude Pinoteau
                                                                                                    3. Bank Shot (1974 Film) by Gower Champion
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 83
                                                                                                  9. On and Off the Avenue (About the House) by Janet Malcolm, pp. 84-92
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 93-94
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    Saganland and the Back of Beyond by John Updike, pp. 95-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Scars on the Soul by Francoise Sagan
                                                                                                    2. The Bridge of Beyond by Simone Schwarz-Bart
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 98-99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Waiting Out a War by Lucinda Franks
                                                                                                    2. All Said and Done by Simone de Beauvoir
                                                                                                    3. A Day's March Nearer Home by Roger Parkinson
                                                                                                    4. Richard Lion Heart by James A. Brundage
                                                                                                  13. Lois Long, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                  14. Cover by Albert Hubbell
                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                  August 19, 1974 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                  2. "Winged Creatures" by Sylvia Townsend Warner, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                  3. "Saratoga" by Howard Moss, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                  4. Annals of Politics (Robert Moses---IV) by Robert A. Caro, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                  5. "Fox" by Michael Dennis Browne, pp. 44-76
                                                                                                  6. "Cinderella Liberated" by Anne Hussey, p. 77
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. California Split (1974 Film) by Robert Altman
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 81
                                                                                                  9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                  10. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 84-88
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The War Between the Tates by Alison Lurie
                                                                                                    2. A Death Out of Season by Emanuel Litvinoff
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    General Once Upon a Pedestal, by Emily Hahn, pp. 89-91 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Once Upon a Pedestal by Emily Hahn
                                                                                                    2. On Wings of Song by Wilfrid Blunt
                                                                                                    3. Corsica: Portrait of a Granite Island by Dorothy Carrington
                                                                                                    4. The Captive Dreamer by Christian de La Maziere
                                                                                                    5. Hard Scrabble by John Graves
                                                                                                    6. Proust and His World by William Sansom
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Venice Train, by Georges Simenon, pp. 92-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Venice Train by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                    2. Wait, Just You Wait by Evelyn Berckman
                                                                                                  14. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                  August 26, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                  2. "The Inquiring Demographer" by Calvin Trillin and Edward Koren, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                  3. "Primal Therapy" by Linda Grace Hoyer, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                  4. "Swimming in the Rock" by Michael Borich, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter at Large (Sly Stone) by George W.S. Trow, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                  6. "The Iron Lung" by Stanley Plumly, pp. 34-45
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 46-54 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Harry and Tonto (1974 Film) by Paul Mazursky
                                                                                                    2. Death Wish (1974 Film) by Michael Winner
                                                                                                  8. Letter from Naples by William Murray, pp. 55-65
                                                                                                  9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                  10. "Sunday Lemons" by Derek Walcott, p. 76
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 77
                                                                                                  12. Our Local Correspondents (Central Park Birds) by Eugene Kinkead, pp. 78-86
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    The Stranger by Robert Coles, pp. 87-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Retreat from Love by Colette
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General Kissinger, by Marvin L. Kalb and Bernard Kalb, pp. 91-94 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Kissinger by Marvin L. Kalb and Bernard Kalb
                                                                                                    2. Flying by Kate Millett
                                                                                                    3. Prophets With Honor by Alan Barth
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                  September 2, 1974 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                  2. "The New Yorker Advisor" by Roger Angell, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                  3. "A Kindess" by William Dickey, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                  4. "Night Thoughts" by Gilbert Rogin, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter at Large (The Working Class) by Andrew Levison, pp. 36-45
                                                                                                  6. "How the Invalids Make Love" by Susan Feldman, pp. 46-61
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 62-67 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Le Caporal Epingle (1962 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                    2. The Rules of the Game (1939 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                    3. La Marseillaise (1939 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                    4. Elena et Les Hommes (1957 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                    5. Picnic on the Grass (1960 Film) by Jean Renoir
                                                                                                  8. On and Off the Avenue (About the House) by Janet Malcolm, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Valdez, Alaska by Calvin Trillin, pp. 74-78
                                                                                                  10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 79
                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                    Alive and Free from Employment by John Updike, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. My Days by R.K. Narayan
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Orphans and Other Children by Charles Richard Webb
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    General George Gissing: The Born Exile, by Gillian Tin..., pp. 83-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. George Gissing: The Born Exile by Gillian Tindall
                                                                                                    2. Carrying the Fire by Michael Collins
                                                                                                  14. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                  September 9, 1974 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                  2. "The Size-Limitation Treaty" by Dean Vietor, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                  3. "Sic Transit" by Daniel Menaker, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                  4. "A Spin Around the House" by Robert Pack, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Louisville) by Fred Powledge, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                  6. "Rural Route" by Charles Wright, pp. 46-83
                                                                                                  7. Annals of Medicine (Electric-Shock Therapy) by Berton Roueche, pp. 84-100
                                                                                                  8. Our Local Correspondents (Central Park Squirrels) by Eugene Kinkead, pp. 101-111
                                                                                                  9. "Wednesday" by Philip Levine, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 115-118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Saphead (1920 Film) by Herbert Blache and Winchell Smith
                                                                                                    2. Pink Floyd - Live at Pompeii (1972 Film) by Adrian Maben
                                                                                                  11. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 119-122
                                                                                                  12. Letter from Paris by Genet, pp. 123-124
                                                                                                  13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 125-128
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Comedies White and Black by L.E. Sissman, pp. 129-131 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Springtime of Life by Jean Dutourd
                                                                                                    2. The Late Harvey Grosbeck by Gilbert Millstein
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 132-134 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Faulkner: A Biography by Joseph Blotner
                                                                                                    2. Edwardian Life and Leisure by Ronald Pearsall
                                                                                                    3. Selma, 1965 by Charles E. Fager
                                                                                                    4. King Henry VIII's Mary Rose by Alexander McKee
                                                                                                    5. A Country Journal by Michael Harwood and Mary B. Durant
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Sweet and Low, by Emma Lathen, pp. 135-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Sweet and Low by Emma Lathen
                                                                                                    2. The Man Who Loved Zoos by Malcolm J. Bosse
                                                                                                  17. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                  September 16, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                  2. "The Kentish Sleep Journal" by Marshall Brickman, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                  3. "Last Days" by Arturo Vivante, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                  4. "No News At All" by Jack Butler, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Paul Strand) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  6. "Having Children" by Douglas Morea, pp. 46-94
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 95-99 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Reed: Insurgent Mexico (1973 Film) by Paul Leduc
                                                                                                    2. Antonia - A Portrait of the Woman (1974 Film) by Jill Godmilow
                                                                                                    3. The Henry Miller Odyssey (1974 Film) by Robert Snyder
                                                                                                  8. Letter from Guyana by Jane Kramer, pp. 100-128
                                                                                                  9. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 129-133
                                                                                                  10. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 136-139
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Before the Sky Collapses by John Updike, pp. 140-146 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Xingu: The Indians, Their Myths by Orlando Villas Boas and Claudio Villas Boas
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 147 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Death of the Detective by Mark Smith
                                                                                                    2. In the Springtime of the Year by Susan Hill
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Ross and Tom: Two American Tragedies, by John ..., pp. 148-149 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Ross and Tom: Two American Tragedies by John Leggett
                                                                                                    2. Swinburne: The Portrait of a Poet by Philip Henderson
                                                                                                    3. Crime and Compromise by William Shawcross
                                                                                                    4. The Aryan Myth by Leon Poliakov
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Schoolgirl Murder Case, by Colin Wilson, pp. 150-154 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Schoolgirl Murder Case by Colin Wilson
                                                                                                    2. A Burial in Portugal by Noah Webster
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Edward Koren
                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                  September 23, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                  2. "Missing Masterpieces" by Dean Vietor, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                  3. "Wildfire: Berkeley, 1923" by Hildegarde Flanner, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                  4. "Like a Prism" by Barry Spacks, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  5. Our Footloose Correspondents (Soviet Cruise Ship---I) by Natacha Stewart, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  6. "Talking Myself to Sleep in the Mountains" by Gibbons Ruark, pp. 46-94
                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 95-100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Amarcord (1974 Film) by Federico Fellini
                                                                                                    2. Scenes from a Marriage (1973 Film) by Ingmar Bergman
                                                                                                  8. Letter from Lisbon by Jane Kramer, pp. 101-134
                                                                                                  9. Football by J.W.L., p. 135
                                                                                                  10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 136
                                                                                                  11. "The Rescue" by Frederick Morgan, p. 137
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Behind the Beyond by Robert Coles, pp. 138-143 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. One Woman's Arctic by Sheila Burnford
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 144-146 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Without Cloak or Dagger by Miles Copeland
                                                                                                    2. In Search of the Red Ape by John R. MacKinnon
                                                                                                    3. The Germans by Erich Kahler, Robert Kimber, and Rita Kimber
                                                                                                    4. The Etruscans by Werner Keller
                                                                                                    5. The Grand Tradition by J.B. Steane
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Scorpion, by Christopher Hill, pp. 147-150 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Scorpion by Christopher Hill
                                                                                                    2. Spy Story by Len Deighton
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Jean-Claude Suares
                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                  September 30, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                  2. "Around the Horne" by Garrison Keillor, pp. 33-34
                                                                                                  3. "The Bird-Watchers" by Arturo Vivante, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                  4. Our Footloose Correspondents (Soviet Cruise Ship---II) by Natacha Stewart, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                  5. "Quarrels" by Alastair Reid, pp. 42-93
                                                                                                  6. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 94-100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Lacombe, Lucien (1974 Film) by Louis Malle
                                                                                                    2. Phantom India (1972 Film) by Louis Malle
                                                                                                  7. Football by J.W.L., p. 101
                                                                                                  8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 102-111
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                  10. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 115-118
                                                                                                  11. U.S. Journal: Kanawha County, West Virginia by Calvin Trillin, pp. 119-126
                                                                                                  12. "Animal" by Laura Jensen, p. 127
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Ethics and Economics by Naomi Bliven, pp. 128-129 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Time on the Cross by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 130 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Voice of the Crab by Charlotte Jay
                                                                                                    2. A Cry of Angels by Jeff Fields
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    General Innocents at Home: America in the 1970s, by Ta..., pp. 130-134 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Innocents at Home: America in the 1970s by Tad Szulc
                                                                                                    2. Dress and Society, 1560-1970 by Geoffrey Squire
                                                                                                    3. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan
                                                                                                    4. From Colony to Country by Ralph L. Ketcham
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Laura Jean Allen
                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1974 = 13 Issues, 242 Articles
                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                  October 7, 1974 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                  2. "Italy---1938" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                  3. "Fast Food for Thought" by Gordon Cotler, p. 39
                                                                                                  4. "The Earthly Paradise" by Robert Hemenway, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  5. "A Thousand Words" by Daryl Hine, pp. 44-72
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 73-75
                                                                                                  7. Letter from Scotland by Alastair Reid, pp. 76-116
                                                                                                  8. "Becoming You" by Philip Levine, p. 117
                                                                                                  9. The Sporting Scene (Tennis) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 118-146
                                                                                                  10. Football by J.W.L., pp. 147-148
                                                                                                  11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 149-150
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 151-156 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Night Porter (1974 Film) by Liliana Cavani
                                                                                                    2. The Abdication (1974 Film) by Anthony Harvey
                                                                                                    3. Juggernaut (1974 Film) by Richard Lester
                                                                                                  13. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 157-163
                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 164-172
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Man Without a Country by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 173-174 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Count Julian by Juan Goytisolo
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 175-177 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Toro! Toro! Toro! by William Hjortsberg
                                                                                                    2. The Jones Men by Vern E. Smith
                                                                                                    3. Doctor Frigo by Eric Ambler
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    General China Perceived, by John King Fairbank, p. 178 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. China Perceived by John King Fairbank
                                                                                                    2. The Echoing Green by Gillian Avery
                                                                                                  18. John McCarten, pp. 179-182
                                                                                                  19. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                  October 14, 1974 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                  2. "The Agreement" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  3. "The Worst" by Charles McGrath and Daniel Menaker, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                  4. "Sodom and Gomorrah" by Richard Berczeller, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                  5. "Memories of Lower Fifth" by Howard Moss, pp. 52-54
                                                                                                  6. A Reporter in Washington, D.C. (Political Notes---I) by Elizabeth Drew, p. 55
                                                                                                  7. "Parameters" by Jack Butler, pp. 56-140
                                                                                                  8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 141
                                                                                                  9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 141-142
                                                                                                  10. Football by J.W.L., pp. 143-146
                                                                                                  11. Letter from New Delhi by Ved Mehta, pp. 147-161
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 162-165
                                                                                                  13. "Dying Away" by William Meredith, p. 166
                                                                                                  14. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 167-173
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 174-181 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Gambler (1974 Film) by Karel Reisz
                                                                                                    2. The Longest Yard (1974 Film) by Robert Aldrich
                                                                                                  16. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 182-190
                                                                                                  17. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 191-193
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Calculi by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 194-198 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Africa Counts by Claudia Zaslavsky
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 199 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Connoisseur by Evan S. Connell, Jr.
                                                                                                    2. The Long Fuse by Alan White
                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                    General The European Discovery of America, Vol. II, by..., pp. 200-201 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The European Discovery of America, Vol. II by Samuel Eliot Morison
                                                                                                    2. United Nations Journal by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                                                                                                    3. Conrad's Romanticism by David Thorburn
                                                                                                    4. Words and Faces by Hiram Haydn
                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime The Rhinemann Exchange, by Robert Ludlum, pp. 202-206 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Rhinemann Exchange by Robert Ludlum
                                                                                                    2. They Can't Hang Me! by Jacqueline Mallet
                                                                                                  22. Cover by Robert Weber
                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                  October 21, 1974 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                  2. "The 1974 Awards" by Dean Vietor, p. 37
                                                                                                  3. "Thirteen Unforgettable Days, Twelve Just as Rotten Nights" by Gordon Cotler, p. 38
                                                                                                  4. "On the Mountain" by W.S. Merwin, p. 39
                                                                                                  5. "Fancy Flights" by Ann Beattie, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  6. "Inventory" by Jacques Prevert, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                  7. Profiles (Sylvia Syms) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 47-57
                                                                                                  8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                  9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 60-62
                                                                                                  10. A Reporter in Washington, D.C. (Political Notes---II) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 63-161
                                                                                                  11. Football by J.W.L., pp. 162-163
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 164-173 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Law and Disorder (1974 Film) by Ivan Passer
                                                                                                    2. Gold (1974 Film) by Peter R. Hunt
                                                                                                    3. 11 Harrowhouse~~Eleven Harrowhouse (1974 Film) by Aram Avakian
                                                                                                  13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 174-178
                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 179-184
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Miss, Near Miss, Hit by L.E. Sissman, pp. 185-187 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Alinsky's Diamond by Tom McHale
                                                                                                    2. Ending Up by Kingsley Amis
                                                                                                    3. No Way by Natalia Ginzburg
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 188 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Querelle by Jean Genet
                                                                                                    2. Love Feast by Frederick Buechner
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    General No Final Victories, by Lawrence F. O'Brien, pp. 189-194 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. No Final Victories by Lawrence F. O'Brien
                                                                                                    2. Waiting for the Party by Ann Thwaite
                                                                                                    3. The Letters of Hart Crane and His Family by Thomas S.W. Lewis and Hart Crane
                                                                                                    4. The Short Victorious War by David Walder
                                                                                                  18. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                  October 28, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                  2. "Lovborg's Women Considered" by Woody Allen, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  3. "Late Bloomers" by Richard Kramer, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                  4. "Tattoo" by Howard Moss, pp. 50-54
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Garlic) by Berton Roueche, p. 55
                                                                                                  6. "Essential Praises of Silence" by Barry Spacks, pp. 56-64
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 65
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 66-70
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 71-75 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Phantom of Liberty (1974 Film) by Luis Bunuel
                                                                                                    2. Airport 1975 (1974 Film) by Jack Smight
                                                                                                    3. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974 Film) by Joseph Sargent
                                                                                                  10. A Reporter in Washington, D.C. (Political Notes---III) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 76-164
                                                                                                  11. Football by J.W.L., p. 165
                                                                                                  12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 166-170
                                                                                                  13. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 171-181
                                                                                                  14. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 182-184
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    Burnt-Out Case by George Steiner, pp. 185-190 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Lord Rochester's Monkey by Graham Greene
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                  November 4, 1974 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                  2. "Plainfolks" by Garrison Keillor, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                  3. "Leaving the Church" by Mark Helprin, pp. 47-49
                                                                                                  4. "Noon" by Helen Chasin, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Maurice Ewing---I) by William Wertenbaker, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                  6. "Monstrance" by Kenneth Rosen, pp. 56-122
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 123
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 124-127
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Vermont by Calvin Trillin, pp. 128-135
                                                                                                  10. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 136-147
                                                                                                  11. On and Off the Avenue (About the House) by Janet Malcolm, pp. 148-155
                                                                                                  12. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 156-161
                                                                                                  13. "The Patient" by Barbara Lawrence, pp. 162-168
                                                                                                  14. Football by J.W.L., p. 169
                                                                                                  15. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 170-173
                                                                                                  16. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 174-177
                                                                                                  17. Letter from Selvole by William Murray, pp. 178-185
                                                                                                  18. "To His Skeleton" by Richard Wilbur, p. 186
                                                                                                  19. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 187-195
                                                                                                  20. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 196-200
                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                    A Speech from the Throne by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 201-207 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Emperor of China by Jonathan D. Spence
                                                                                                  22. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 208-209 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Paperhanger by Suzanne Prou
                                                                                                    2. The Last Days of Louisiana Red by Ishmael Reed
                                                                                                    3. Figure 8 by Mark Dintenfass
                                                                                                  23. [+]
                                                                                                    General C. S. Lewis: A Biography, by Roger Lancelyn Gr..., pp. 210-214 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. C. S. Lewis: A Biography by Roger Lancelyn Green and Walter Hooper
                                                                                                    2. I Give You My Word by Francoise Giroud
                                                                                                  24. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                  November 11, 1974 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                  2. "I Bought a Little City" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                  3. "Wolf Dreams" by Ann Beattie, pp. 45-47
                                                                                                  4. "Vipers" by Ted Walker, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Maurice Ewing---II) by William Wertenbaker, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                  6. "Benediction" by Donald Finkel, pp. 54-104
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 105
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 105-109
                                                                                                  9. Football by J.W.L., pp. 110-116
                                                                                                  10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 117-135
                                                                                                  11. On and Off the Avenue (Feminine Fashions) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 136-139
                                                                                                  12. Letter from the Middle East by Marilyn Berger, pp. 140-155
                                                                                                  13. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 156-177
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 178-184 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Phantom of the Paradise (1974 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                                                                                  15. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 185-193
                                                                                                  16. "Topology" by Carolyn Stoloff, pp. 194-196
                                                                                                  17. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 197-198
                                                                                                  18. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 199-208
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    Motlier Than Ever by John Updike, pp. 209-211 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Look at the Harlequins! by Vladimir Nabokov
                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 212-214 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Surviving the Long Night by Geoffrey Jackson
                                                                                                    2. The Evening Star by Colette
                                                                                                    3. The Most Dangerous Man in America by Catherine Drinker Bowen
                                                                                                    4. Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis
                                                                                                    5. Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman
                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                    Mystery and Crime Feral, by Berton Roueche, pp. 215-218 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Feral by Berton Roueche
                                                                                                  22. Cover by Laura Jean Allen
                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                  November 18, 1974 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 43-48
                                                                                                  2. "Minor Heroism" by Allan Gurganus, p. 49
                                                                                                  3. "Fear of Death" by John Ashbery, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                  4. "The Consent" by Howard Nemerov, pp. 54-58
                                                                                                  5. "Two Stories" by W.S. Merwin, p. 59
                                                                                                  6. Profiles (Maurice Ewing---III) by William Wertenbaker, pp. 60-112
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 113
                                                                                                  8. Football by J.W.L., pp. 114-120
                                                                                                  9. A Reporter at Large (Cigarettes) by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 121-152
                                                                                                  10. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Women and Clothes as Gifts for Children), pp. 153-186
                                                                                                  11. Letter from Washington by Richard H. Rovere, pp. 187-191
                                                                                                  12. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 192-193
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 194-202 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Lenny (1974 Film) by Bob Fosse
                                                                                                    2. Ladies and Gentlemen---Lenny Bruce!! by Albert H. Goldman
                                                                                                  14. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 203-213
                                                                                                  15. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 214-221
                                                                                                  16. "Now So the Chairs" by Donald Finkel, p. 222
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Two Photographers by Janet Malcolm, pp. 223-232 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Alfred Stieglitz: An American Seer by Dorothy Norman
                                                                                                    2. Edward Weston: Fifty Years by Ben Maddow and Edward Weston
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 233 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Touch the Water, Touch the Wind by Amos Oz
                                                                                                    2. The Odd Woman by Gail Godwin
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    General All God's Dangers, by Theodore Rosengarten, pp. 234-238 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. All God's Dangers by Theodore Rosengarten
                                                                                                    2. Livingstone: And His African Journeys by Elspeth Huxley
                                                                                                    3. Hollywood by Garson Kanin
                                                                                                  20. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                  November 25, 1974 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                  2. "The Bedroom" by Ted Walker, pp. 46-48
                                                                                                  3. "About (Almost Surely) New York, or Something" by Nora Ephron, p. 49
                                                                                                  4. "Tyranny" by Lyll Becerra de Jenkins, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                  5. "It Is 70o in Late November. Opening a Window You Nearly Know" by Heather McHugh, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                  6. A Reporter at Large (Swedish Hostages) by Daniel Lang, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                  7. "The Drowned Children" by Louise Gluck, pp. 58-130
                                                                                                  8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 131
                                                                                                  9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 132-133
                                                                                                  10. Football by J.W.L., pp. 134-136
                                                                                                  11. Our Local Correspondents (1974 Election Results) by Richard N. Goodwin, pp. 137-148
                                                                                                  12. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 149-155
                                                                                                  13. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for the House), pp. 156-172
                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 173-179
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 180-184 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Trial of Billy Jack (1974 Film) by Tom Laughlin
                                                                                                    2. The Savage Is Loose (1974 Film) by George C. Scott
                                                                                                    3. The Groove Tube (1974 Film) by Ken Shapiro
                                                                                                  16. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 185-192
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    Twice-Told Tales by L.E. Sissman, p. 193 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Something Happened by Joseph Heller
                                                                                                    2. The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell
                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 194 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Look What They Done to My Song by John McCluskey
                                                                                                    2. Scuffler by Harvey Orkin
                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                    General The Workhouse, by Norman Longmate, pp. 194-195 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Workhouse by Norman Longmate
                                                                                                  20. Frederick Packard, pp. 196-198
                                                                                                  21. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                  December 2, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-42
                                                                                                  2. "Mantras for Everyone" by F.P. Tullius, p. 43
                                                                                                  3. "Irina" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  4. "City Afternoon" by John Ashbery, pp. 46-52
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter at Large (Multinational Corporations---I) by Richard Barnet and Ronald Muller, p. 53
                                                                                                  6. "The Man on the Bed" by Debora Greger, pp. 54-128
                                                                                                  7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 129-131
                                                                                                  8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 132-133
                                                                                                  9. U.S. Journal: Wheeler Lake, Alabama by Calvin Trillin, pp. 134-141
                                                                                                  10. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 142-145
                                                                                                  11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 146-151
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 152-156 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Earthquake (1974 Film) by Mark Robson
                                                                                                    2. The Little Prince (1974 Film) by Stanley Donen
                                                                                                  13. Reflections (The Democratic Party) by Richard N. Goodwin, pp. 157-166
                                                                                                  14. Football by J.W.L., pp. 167-169
                                                                                                  15. Books by Jean Stafford, pp. 170-206
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                  December 9, 1974 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                  2. "And Then the Whining Schoolboy, With His Satchel" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                  3. "Buried City" by Howard Moss, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                  4. Profiles (Arthur Loeb Mayer) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 46-68
                                                                                                  5. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 69
                                                                                                  6. Off Broadway by B.G., pp. 69-71
                                                                                                  7. Football by J.W.L., pp. 72-74
                                                                                                  8. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Children), pp. 75-99
                                                                                                  9. A Reporter at Large (Multinational Corporations---II) by Richard Barnet and Ronald Muller, pp. 100-159
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 160-162
                                                                                                  11. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 163-170
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 171-180 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Murder on the Orient Express (1974 Film) by Sidney Lumet
                                                                                                    2. A Woman Under the Influence (1974 Film) by John Cassavetes
                                                                                                  13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 181-183
                                                                                                  14. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 184-186
                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                    The Evil That Men Do by Naomi Bliven, pp. 187-192 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Hermit by Eugene Ionesco
                                                                                                    2. The Dice of War by Andrea Giovene
                                                                                                    3. Rene Leys by Victor Segalen
                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 193 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Drunks by Donald Newlove
                                                                                                    2. The Glory of the Hummingbird by Peter De Vries
                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                    General Billion Dollar Baby, by Bob Greene, pp. 194-198 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Billion Dollar Baby by Bob Greene
                                                                                                    2. The English Country House by Olive Cook
                                                                                                    3. More Classic Trains by Arthur D. Dubin
                                                                                                  18. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                  December 16, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                  2. "The Whore of Mensa" by Woody Allen, pp. 37-38
                                                                                                  3. "Elphenor and Weasel" by Sylvia Townsend Warner, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                  4. "Heading for Nandi" by John Updike, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                  5. A Reporter at Large (Israel) by John Hersey, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                  6. "The Estuary" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 48-85
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                  8. On and Off the Avenue (The Christmas Table and Gifts for Men), pp. 88-121
                                                                                                  9. The Sporting Scene (Football) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 122-152
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 153-155
                                                                                                  11. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 156-160
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    Goings to Pieces by Howard Moss, pp. 161-165 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys
                                                                                                    2. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
                                                                                                    3. Tigers Are Better-Looking by Jean Rhys
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 166 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone
                                                                                                    2. Harlequin by Morris West
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Roll, Jordan, Roll, by Eugene D. Genovese, pp. 167-170 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Roll, Jordan, Roll by Eugene D. Genovese
                                                                                                    2. Discriminations by Dwight Macdonald
                                                                                                    3. Willem de Kooning by Harold Rosenberg and Willem de Kooning
                                                                                                  15. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                  December 23, 1974 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                  2. "Santa's List" by William Hamilton, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                  3. "One of Our Stagecraft is Missing" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                  4. "Greetings, Friends!" by Frank Sullivan, p. 35
                                                                                                  5. Profiles (Julia Child) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 36-52
                                                                                                  6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 53-54
                                                                                                  7. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 55-59
                                                                                                  8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 60-62
                                                                                                  9. [+]
                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 63-68 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. The Godfather, Part II (1974 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                                                                                  10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 69-71
                                                                                                  11. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 72-80
                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                    The Prolific Stammerer by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Arnold Bennett by Margaret Drabble
                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. The Ebony Tower by John Fowles
                                                                                                    2. Winter in the Blood by James Welch
                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                    General Mark Twain and His World, by Justin Kaplan, pp. 84-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Mark Twain and His World by Justin Kaplan
                                                                                                    2. Three Mobs: Labor, Church, and Mafia by Wilfrid Sheed
                                                                                                  15. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                  December 30, 1974 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                  1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                  2. "At the Dinner Table" by Arturo Vivante, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                  3. "Bobby Bison's Big Memory Offer" by George W.S. Trow, p. 27
                                                                                                  4. A Reporter at Large (Northwest Territories Ice Road) by Edith Iglauer, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                  5. "After All" by William Hunt, pp. 34-41
                                                                                                  6. "December 27, 1966" by L.E. Sissman, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                  7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 52
                                                                                                  8. Off Broadway by Brendan Gill, p. 53
                                                                                                  9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                  10. Rock, Etc. by Ellen Willis, pp. 56-57
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                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 58-59 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Young Frankenstein (1974 Film) by Mel Brooks
                                                                                                    2. The Towering Inferno (1974 Film) by John Guillermin and Irwin Allen
                                                                                                  12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 60-61
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                                                                                                    Pride and Prejudice and Principle by Naomi Bliven, p. 62 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Truth to Life by A.O.J. Cockshut
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                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 63 - 1 Review
                                                                                                    1. Across from the Floral Park by Kent Thompson
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                                                                                                    General Capital Punishment: The Inevitability of Capri..., p. 64 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                    1. Capital Punishment: The Inevitability of Caprice and Mistake by Charles L. Black, Jr.
                                                                                                    2. The Ultra Secret by Frederick W. Winterbotham
                                                                                                  16. Cover by Andre Francois
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                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2001 = 41 Issues, 716 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
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