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  1. [+]
    Ababccddeffegg (Review)
    Eugene Onegin, and Other Poems, by Alexander Pushkin and Charles Johnston
    1. Eugene Onegin, and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin and Charles Johnston
    The New Statesman, December 23, 1977, p. 904
  2. [+]
    Alice, or The Art of Survival (2 Reviews)
    Lewis Carroll: A Biography, by Morton N. Cohen
    1. Lewis Carroll: A Biography by Morton N. Cohen
    2. The Complete Sylvie and Bruno by Lewis Carroll
    The New York Review of Books, February 15, 1996, pp. 10-13
  3. [+]
    The All-Star Victorian (2 Reviews)
    Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart, by Robert Bernard Martin
    1. Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart by Robert Bernard Martin
    2. The Tennyson Album by Andrew Wheatcroft
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1980, pp. 42-49
  4. [+]
    'Anna of All the Russias' (3 Reviews)
    The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova, by Roberta Reeder and Anna Akhmatova
    1. The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Roberta Reeder and Anna Akhmatova
    2. Remembering Anna Akhmatova by Anatoly Nayman
    3. In a Shattered Mirror by Susan Amert
    The New York Review of Books, May 13, 1993, pp. 25-27
  5. [+]
    Answers Without Questions (2 Reviews)
    Mr. Mani, by A.B. Yehoshua
    1. Mr. Mani by A.B. Yehoshua
    2. Katerina by Aharon Appelfeld
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1992, pp. 18-21
  6. [+]
    An Art of Self-Discovery (3 Reviews)
    Collected Poems, by Edward Thomas
    1. Collected Poems by Edward Thomas
    2. A Language Not to be Betrayed by Edward Thomas and Edna Longley
    3. Edward Thomas by Richard George Thomas
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 1986, pp. 8-9
  7. [+]
    The Backward Look (3 Reviews)
    The Life of Arseniev: Youth, by Ivan Bunin
    1. The Life of Arseniev: Youth by Ivan Bunin
    2. Ivan Bunin: Russian Requiem, 1885-1920 by Thomas Gaiton Marullo and Ivan Bunin
    3. Ivan Bunin: From the Other Shore, 1920-1933 by Thomas Gaiton Marullo and Ivan Bunin
    The New York Review of Books, August 10, 1995, pp. 31-33
  8. [+]
    Balzac Possessed (2 Reviews)
    Balzac, by V.S. Pritchett
    1. Balzac by V.S. Pritchett
    2. S/Z by Roland Barthes
    The New York Review of Books, October 4, 1973, p. 25
  9. Books & Arts
    [+]
    The Beautiful Lie (2 Reviews)
    Tolstoy's Letters: Volume I, 1828-1879, by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    1. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume I, 1828-1879 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    2. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume II, 1880-1910 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    The New Statesman, April 21, 1978, p. 529
  10. [+]
    Best and Worst (Review)
    Dickens: A Biography, by Fred Kaplan
    1. Dickens: A Biography by Fred Kaplan
    The New York Review of Books, January 19, 1989, pp. 11-12
  11. [+]
    Big Three (2 Reviews)
    Letters: Summer 1926, by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovs...
    1. Letters: Summer 1926 by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky, ...
    2. Letters on Cezanne by Rainer Maria Rilke and Clara Rilke
    The New York Review of Books, December 5, 1985, pp. 3-4
  12. [+]
    Books/Making It Strange (Review)
    Pretender to the Throne, by Vladimir Voinovich
    1. Pretender to the Throne by Vladimir Voinovich
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1981, pp. 85-87
  13. [+]
    The Broken Spine (3 Reviews)
    Collected Works, by Andrei P. Platonov
    1. Collected Works by Andrei P. Platonov
    2. Chevengur by Andrei P. Platonov
    3. The Forgotten Prose by Isaac Babel
    The New York Review of Books, May 3, 1979, pp. 37-38
  14. [+]
    Byron and the 'Lively Life' (4 Reviews)
    Byron's Letters and Journals, by Leslie A. Marchand and George Gordon Byron
    1. Byron's Letters and Journals by Leslie A. Marchand and George Gordon Byron
    2. Lord Byron: Selected Letters and Journals by Leslie A. Marchand and George Gordon Byron
    3. Byron by Frederic Raphael
    4. Byron by Philip W. Martin
    The New York Review of Books, June 2, 1983, pp. 25-32
  15. The Characters of Love (1961)
    A Study in the Literature of Personality
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  16. [+]
    Cinderella in Reverse (3 Reviews)
    Freshwater, by Virginia Woolf and Lucio P. Ruotolo
    1. Freshwater by Virginia Woolf and Lucio P. Ruotolo
    2. The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol I: 1888-1912 by Nigel Nicolson, Joanne Trautmann, and Virginia Woolf, ...
    3. Virginia Woolf and Her World by John Lehmann
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 1976, pp. 3-5
  17. [+]
    Class Act (Review)
    Palimpsest, by Gore Vidal
    1. Palimpsest by Gore Vidal
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 45-47
  18. [+]
    Comrades (Review)
    Lenin's Tomb, by David Remnick
    1. Lenin's Tomb by David Remnick
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1993, pp. 3-5
  19. [+]
    Country Life (Review)
    The Enigma of Arrival, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. The Enigma of Arrival by V.S. Naipaul
    The New York Review of Books, April 9, 1987, p. 3
  20. [+]
    Death and the Dichter (3 Reviews)
    Posthumous Papers of a Living Author, by Robert Musil
    1. Posthumous Papers of a Living Author by Robert Musil
    2. Five Women by Robert Musil
    3. Robert Musil by Lowell A. Bangerter
    The New York Review of Books, September 29, 1988, pp. 34-36
  21. [+]
    Did It Flow? (3 Reviews)
    Hourglass, by Danilo Kis
    1. Hourglass by Danilo Kis
    2. Mendelssohn Is On the Roof by Jiri Weil
    3. The Miracle Game by Josef Skvorecky
    The New York Review of Books, April 11, 1991, pp. 45-46
  22. [+]
    Don Man (Review)
    Problems in the Literary Biography of Mikhail Sholokhov, by Roy A. Medvedev
    1. Problems in the Literary Biography of Mikhail Sholokhov by Roy A. Medvedev
    The New Statesman, May 6, 1977, p. 606
  23. [+]
    Double Life (2 Reviews)
    The Life of Jane Austen, by John Halperin
    1. The Life of Jane Austen by John Halperin
    2. A Goodly Heritage by George Holbert Tucker
    The New York Review of Books, May 9, 1985, pp. 3-5
  24. [+]
    The Double Life (Review)
    The Untouchable, by John Banville
    1. The Untouchable by John Banville
    The New York Review of Books, May 29, 1997, pp. 17-18
  25. [+]
    Doubles (3 Reviews)
    The Master of Petersburg, by J.M. Coetzee
    1. The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee
    2. Doubling the Point by J.M. Coetzee and David Attwell
    3. Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The New York Review of Books, November 17, 1994, pp. 35-36
  26. Christmas Books 1
    [+]
    The Duellists (Review)
    Lermontov: Tragedy in the Caucasus, by Laurence Kelly
    1. Lermontov: Tragedy in the Caucasus by Laurence Kelly
    The New Statesman, November 25, 1977, p. 731
  27. Elegy for Iris (1999)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  28. [+]
    Eminent Victorian (Review)
    George Eliot: The Last Victorian, by Kathryn Hughes
    1. George Eliot: The Last Victorian by Kathryn Hughes
    The New York Review of Books, October 21, 1999, pp. 59-60
  29. [+]
    The Englishness of the Gentleman (Review)
    The Gentleman in Trollope, by Shirley Robin Letwin
    1. The Gentleman in Trollope by Shirley Robin Letwin
    Encounter, April 1983, pp. 63-68
  30. An Essay on Hardy (1978)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  31. [+]
    An Excellent Man (Review)
    Chekhov, by Henri Troyat
    1. Chekhov by Henri Troyat
    The New York Review of Books, December 4, 1986, pp. 21-22
  32. F.R. Leavis
    The New Statesman, April 21, 1978, p. 537
  33. [+]
    Family Man (Review)
    The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth, by Beth Darlington, William Wordsworth...
    1. The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth by Beth Darlington, William Wordsworth, and Mary Wordsworth, ...
    The New York Review of Books, February 18, 1982, pp. 13-15
  34. Books & Arts
    [+]
    The Fatal Emptiness (Review)
    The Life of Aleksandr Blok, Vol. I, by Avril Pyman
    1. The Life of Aleksandr Blok, Vol. I by Avril Pyman
    The New Statesman, February 16, 1979, p. 219
  35. [+]
    Feet on the Ground (Review)
    Louis MacNeice: A Biography, by Jon Stallworthy
    1. Louis MacNeice: A Biography by Jon Stallworthy
    The New York Review of Books, November 16, 1995, pp. 52-53
  36. [+]
    Fighting for the Crown (8 Reviews)
    Wise Children, by Angela Carter
    1. Wise Children by Angela Carter
    2. Love by Angela Carter
    3. The Bloody Chamber, and Other Stories by Angela Carter
    4. Heroes and Villains by Angela Carter
    5. The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter
    6. Come Unto These Yellow Sands by Angela Carter
    7. Old Wives' Fairy Tale Book by Angela Carter
    8. The Sadeian Woman, and the Ideology of Pornography by Angela Carter
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1992, pp. 9-11
  37. [+]
    The Fire Next Time (2 Reviews)
    The Fur Hat, by Vladimir Voinovich
    1. The Fur Hat by Vladimir Voinovich
    2. Siberia on Fire by Valentin Rasputin, Gerald Mikkelson, and Margaret Winchell, ...
    The New York Review of Books, March 15, 1990, pp. 26-27
  38. [+]
    First Loves (Review)
    John Ruskin: The Early Years, 1819-1859, by Timothy Hilton
    1. John Ruskin: The Early Years, 1819-1859 by Timothy Hilton
    The New York Review of Books, October 24, 1985, pp. 10-11
  39. [+]
    From the Ridiculous to the Ridiculous (Review)
    Napoleon Symphony, by Anthony Burgess
    1. Napoleon Symphony by Anthony Burgess
    The New York Review of Books, September 19, 1974, pp. 32-33
  40. [+]
    Fun While It Lasted (Review)
    The Neo-Pagans, by Paul Delany
    1. The Neo-Pagans by Paul Delany
    The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1987, pp. 32-35
  41. [+]
    Gallant Pastiche (Review)
    The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis, by C. Day Lewis
    1. The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis by C. Day Lewis
    The New York Review of Books, January 14, 1993, pp. 27-29
  42. [+]
    The Genius of Shandy Hall (Review)
    Laurence Sterne: The Later Years, by Arthur H. Cash
    1. Laurence Sterne: The Later Years by Arthur H. Cash
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 1987, pp. 29-31
  43. [+]
    Getting to Know You (Review)
    Talking It Over, by Julian Barnes
    1. Talking It Over by Julian Barnes
    The New York Review of Books, December 5, 1991, pp. 25-26
  44. [+]
    God and the Devil (Review)
    August 1914, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
    1. August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1989, pp. 11-13
  45. [+]
    The Greatest! (2 Reviews)
    William Shakespeare, by Anthony Holden
    1. William Shakespeare by Anthony Holden
    2. Shakespeare's Language by Frank Kermode
    The New York Review of Books, August 10, 2000, pp. 35-37
  46. [+]
    Green and Secretive Islands (2 Reviews)
    The Folding Cliffs, by W.S. Merwin
    1. The Folding Cliffs by W.S. Merwin
    2. The River Sound by W.S. Merwin
    The New York Review of Books, February 18, 1999, pp. 37-40
  47. [+]
    The Heart of the Matter (Review)
    The Romantics, by Pankaj Mishra
    1. The Romantics by Pankaj Mishra
    The New York Review of Books, February 24, 2000, pp. 8-10
  48. [+]
    How to Read a Book (Review)
    The Tale Bearers, by V.S. Pritchett
    1. The Tale Bearers by V.S. Pritchett
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1980, pp. 32-33
  49. [+]
    Idealism and Its Critic (6 Reviews)
    Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Nietzsche, by Lev Shestov
    1. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Nietzsche by Lev Shestov
    2. Kierkegaard and the Existential Philosophy by Lev Shestov
    3. Potestas Clavium by Lev Shestov
    4. Chekhov, and Other Essays by Lev Shestov
    5. Athens and Jerusalem by Lev Shestov
    6. Essays in Russian Literature: The Conservative View by Spencer E. Roberts
    The New York Review of Books, June 18, 1970, pp. 4-6
  50. Books & Arts
    [+]
    If Life Could Write (Review)
    Day by Day, by Robert Lowell
    1. Day by Day by Robert Lowell
    The New Statesman, March 10, 1978, p. 322
  51. [+]
    If They Only Knew What? (Review)
    The Older Hardy, by Robert Gittings
    1. The Older Hardy by Robert Gittings
    The New Statesman, March 3, 1978, pp. 290-291
  52. II. On the New Cultural Conservatism
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1972, pp. 398-402
  53. In Another Country (1955)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  54. [+]
    In God's Playground (6 Reviews)
    Lucifer Unemployed, by Aleksander Wat
    1. Lucifer Unemployed by Aleksander Wat
    2. Killing the Second Dog by Marek Hlasko
    3. Missing Pieces by Stanislaw Benski
    4. Bohin Manor by Tadeusz Konwicki
    5. Rondo by Kazimierz Brandys
    6. The Beautiful Mrs. Seidenman by Andrzej Szczypiorski
    The New York Review of Books, July 19, 1990, pp. 23-24
  55. [+]
    In Which We Serve (14 Reviews)
    Master and Commander, by Patrick O'Brian
    1. Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
    2. Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian
    3. HMS Surprise by Patrick O'Brian
    4. The Mauritius Command by Patrick O'Brian
    5. Desolation Island by Patrick O'Brian
    6. The Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian
    7. The Surgeon's Mate by Patrick O'Brian
    8. The Ionian Mission by Patrick O'Brian
    9. Treason's Harbour by Patrick O'Brian
    10. The Far Side of the World by Patrick O'Brian
    11. The Reverse of the Medal by Patrick O'Brian
    12. The Letter of Marque by Patrick O'Brian
    13. The Thirteen-Gun Salute by Patrick O'Brian
    14. The Nutmeg of Consolation by Patrick O'Brian
    The New York Review of Books, November 7, 1991, pp. 7-9
  56. [+]
    Innocents at Home (2 Reviews)
    Paradise News, by David Lodge
    1. Paradise News by David Lodge
    2. The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald
    The New York Review of Books, April 9, 1992, pp. 13-14
  57. Iris and Her Friends (1999)
    A Memoir of Memory and Desire
    1 Review
  58. [+]
    Irishness (4 Reviews)
    Seeing Things, by Seamus Heaney
    1. Seeing Things by Seamus Heaney
    2. The Rough Field by John Montague
    3. Mount Eagle by John Montague
    4. Gorse Fires by Michael Longley
    The New York Review of Books, June 25, 1992, pp. 14-17
  59. [+]
    Irresistible Dickens (7 Reviews)
    The World of Charles Dickens, by Angus Wilson
    1. The World of Charles Dickens by Angus Wilson
    2. Dickens the Craftsman by Robert B. Partlow, Jr. and Charles Dickens
    3. The English Novel from Dickens to Lawrence by Raymond Williams
    4. Dickens 1970 by Michael Slater
    5. Uncollected Writings from Household Words, 1850-1859 by Charles Dickens and Harry Stone
    6. The Moral Art of Dickens by Barbara N. Hardy
    7. The Inimitable Dickens by Anthony E. Dyson
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1970, pp. 8-13
  60. [+]
    It Happened at Elsinore (Review)
    Gertrude and Claudius, by John Updike
    1. Gertrude and Claudius by John Updike
    The New York Review of Books, March 23, 2000, pp. 13-15
  61. [+]
    It Happened One Night (2 Reviews)
    The Guest from the Future, by Gyorgy Dalos
    1. The Guest from the Future by Gyorgy Dalos
    2. The Diaries of Nikolay Punin by Sidney Monas, Jennifer Greene Krupala, and Nikolaya Punin, ...
    The New York Review of Books, December 16, 1999, pp. 89-90
  62. Men & Ideas
    The Kipling Conundrum
    Encounter, December 1965, pp. 24-31
  63. [+]
    Kitsch and the Novel (5 Reviews)
    Wild Berries, by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    1. Wild Berries by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    2. The Compromise by Sergei Dovlatov
    3. It's Me, Eddie by Edward Limonov
    4. The Island of Crimea by Vassily Aksyonov
    5. The Burn by Vassily Aksyonov
    The New York Review of Books, November 22, 1984, pp. 28-32
  64. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 8, 1979, pp. 46-48
  65. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 13, 1982, pp. 51-56
  66. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 1, 1984, pp. 49-52
  67. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 27, 1989, pp. 58-64
  68. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, January 18, 1990, pp. 52-56
  69. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 7, 1993, pp. 53-56
  70. [+]
    The Letters of Tolstoy (2 Reviews)
    Tolstoy's Letters: Volume I, 1828-1879, by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    1. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume I, 1828-1879 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    2. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume II, 1880-1910 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
    The Saturday Review, June 10, 1978, pp. 35-36
  71. [+]
    Life in the Head (2 Reviews)
    Wolf Solent, by John Cowper Powys
    1. Wolf Solent by John Cowper Powys
    2. Weymouth Sands by John Cowper Powys
    The New York Review of Books, March 28, 1985, pp. 26-28
  72. [+]
    Life Studies (Review)
    Collected Poems, 1943-1976, by Vasko Popa
    1. Collected Poems, 1943-1976 by Vasko Popa
    The New York Review of Books, November 8, 1979, pp. 29-30
  73. [+]
    Living Ghosts (4 Reviews)
    Lament for the Makers, by W.S. Merwin
    1. Lament for the Makers by W.S. Merwin
    2. The Vixen by W.S. Merwin
    3. Flight Among the Tombs by Anthony Hecht
    4. The Bounty by Derek Walcott
    The New York Review of Books, March 27, 1997, pp. 18-21
  74. [+]
    Living with Trollope (3 Reviews)
    The Chronicler of Barsetshire, by R.H. Super
    1. The Chronicler of Barsetshire by R.H. Super
    2. Trollope by Stephen Wall
    3. He Knew She Was Right by Jane Nardin
    The New York Review of Books, August 17, 1989, pp. 6-7
  75. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Lolita and the Two Bears (Review)
    Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya, by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
    1. Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
    The New Statesman, October 19, 1979, pp. 594-595
  76. Looking in on Pushkin
    The New York Review of Books, February 3, 1983, pp. 35-37
  77. [+]
    The Master at Home (3 Reviews)
    A Ring of Conspirators, by Miranda Seymour
    1. A Ring of Conspirators by Miranda Seymour
    2. Thinking in Henry James by Sharon Cameron
    3. The Pop World of Henry James by Adeline R. Tintner
    The New York Review of Books, December 7, 1989, pp. 21-23
  78. [+]
    The Master at War (Review)
    Henry James: The Imagination of Genius, by Fred Kaplan
    1. Henry James: The Imagination of Genius by Fred Kaplan
    The New York Review of Books, January 28, 1993, pp. 9-11
  79. [+]
    Mastering Speech (Review)
    Less Than One, by Joseph Brodsky
    1. Less Than One by Joseph Brodsky
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1986, pp. 3-4
  80. [+]
    A Moment's Truth (Review)
    History: The Home Movie, by Craig Raine
    1. History: The Home Movie by Craig Raine
    The New York Review of Books, March 23, 1995, pp. 54-55
  81. [+]
    Mr. Know-all (Review)
    Tolstoy, by A.N. Wilson
    1. Tolstoy by A.N. Wilson
    The New York Review of Books, November 24, 1988, pp. 30-32
  82. [+]
    The Naked Truth (Review)
    The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets, by Helen Vendler
    1. The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets by Helen Vendler
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1997, pp. 60-64
  83. [+]
    A New Dostoevsky? (Review)
    The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, ...
    1. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, ...
    The New York Review of Books, June 13, 1991, pp. 35-36
  84. [+]
    Night Mail (Review)
    Against Forgetting, by Carolyn Forche
    1. Against Forgetting by Carolyn Forche
    The New York Review of Books, June 24, 1993, pp. 20-22
  85. [+]
    The Novelist as Pedagogue (Review)
    Lectures on Russian Literature, by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    1. Lectures on Russian Literature by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    The New York Review of Books, December 3, 1981, pp. 18-21
  86. [+]
    Oblomov's Travels (Review)
    The Voyage of the Frigate Pallada, by Ivan A. Goncharov
    1. The Voyage of the Frigate Pallada by Ivan A. Goncharov
    The New York Review of Books, March 3, 1988, pp. 34-35
  87. [+]
    Off the Map (Review)
    Brazil, by John Updike
    1. Brazil by John Updike
    The New York Review of Books, May 12, 1994, pp. 23-24
  88. On Philip Larkin
    The New York Review of Books, January 16, 1986, p. 21
  89. [+]
    'One Life, One Writing' (2 Reviews)
    A Different Person, by James Merrill
    1. A Different Person by James Merrill
    2. Selected Poems: 1946-1985 by James Merrill
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1993, pp. 31-32
  90. [+]
    One of the Family (Review)
    Marcel Proust, by Roger Shattuck
    1. Marcel Proust by Roger Shattuck
    The New York Review of Books, March 6, 1975, pp. 24-25
  91. [+]
    Only Disconnect (Review)
    Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol. II: 1921-1970, by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E...
    1. Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol. II: 1921-1970 by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M. Forster
    The New York Review of Books, August 15, 1985, p. 19
  92. The Order of Battle at Trafalgar and Other Essays (1987)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  93. Books
    [+]
    Our Northern Manichee (Review)
    The Dyer's Hand, and Other Essays, by W.H. Auden
    1. The Dyer's Hand, and Other Essays by W.H. Auden
    Encounter, August 1963, pp. 74-80
  94. [+]
    Paleface (2 Reviews)
    Rudyard Kipling and His World, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Rudyard Kipling and His World by Kingsley Amis
    2. Kipling: The Glass, the Shadow, and the Fire by Philip Mason
    The New York Review of Books, April 15, 1976, pp. 30-32
  95. [+]
    A Passage to Colombo (Review)
    Anil's Ghost, by Michael Ondaatje
    1. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje
    The New York Review of Books, November 2, 2000, pp. 44-45
  96. Pasternak's Fairy Tale
    The New York Review of Books, March 7, 1991, pp. 12-15
  97. Personal History
    Elegy for Iris
    The New Yorker, July 27, 1998, pp. 44-57
  98. Personal History
    Last Jokes
    The New Yorker, August 2, 1999, pp. 38-43
  99. [+]
    Phantom Observations (Review)
    Music and Silence, by Rose Tremain
    1. Music and Silence by Rose Tremain
    The New York Review of Books, June 29, 2000, pp. 53-54
  100. [+]
    Pioneer and Phantoms (2 Reviews)
    The Hill of Evil Counsel, by Amos Oz
    1. The Hill of Evil Counsel by Amos Oz
    2. The Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass by Bruno Schulz
    The New York Review of Books, July 20, 1978, pp. 35-36
  101. [+]
    To the Pith of London's Heart (Review)
    The Giant, O'Brien, by Hilary Mantel
    1. The Giant, O'Brien by Hilary Mantel
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1998, pp. 12-13
  102. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Play Up! Play Up! and Play the Game! (Review)
    The Faber Popular Reciter, by Kingsley Amis
    1. The Faber Popular Reciter by Kingsley Amis
    The New Statesman, November 24, 1978, p. 699
  103. [+]
    Poems with a Heroine (2 Reviews)
    Selected Poems, by Anna Akhmatova
    1. Selected Poems by Anna Akhmatova
    2. Akhmatova's Petersburg by Sharon Leiter
    The New York Review of Books, January 19, 1984, pp. 21-23
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    The Thirties and After, by Stephen Spender
    1. The Thirties and After by Stephen Spender
    The New York Review of Books, January 25, 1979, pp. 33-35
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    1. Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew by John Felstiner
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    1. Marina Tsvetaeva by Simon Karlinsky
    2. A Captive Lion by Elaine Feinstein
    3. Selected Poems of Marina Tsvetayeva by Marina I.E. Tsvetaeva
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1987, pp. 20-23
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    1. The Demesne of the Swans by Marina I.E. Tsvetaeva
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    3. A Captive Spirit: Selected Prose by Marina Tsvetaeva and J. Marin King
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 1980, pp. 3-7
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    1. Letters and Drawings of Bruno Schulz by Jerzy Ficowski and Bruno Schulz
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  110. Pushkin: A Comparative Commentary (1971)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  111. Pushkin's Shakespearean Lover
    The New York Review of Books, May 11, 2000, pp. 44-47
  112. Pushkin's Tales
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    1. Notes of a Non-Conspirator by Efim G. Etkind
    The New Statesman, February 17, 1978, p. 221
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    The Book of Evidence, by John Banville
    1. The Book of Evidence by John Banville
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    The Issa Valley, by Czeslaw Milosz
    1. The Issa Valley by Czeslaw Milosz
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    4. Bells in Winter by Czeslaw Milosz
    5. The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz
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    Sonya: The Life of Countess Tolstoy, by Anne Edwards
    1. Sonya: The Life of Countess Tolstoy by Anne Edwards
    The New Republic, April 18, 1981, pp. 36-37
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    1. Flow Chart by John Ashbery
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    1. Partings by Leonid Borodin
    2. Pushkin House by Andrei Bitov
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1987, p. 9
  120. The Romantic Survival (1956)
    A Study in Poetic Evolution
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    1. The Life of Aleksandr Blok, Vol. II by Avril Pyman
    The New Statesman, March 21, 1980, pp. 438-439
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    Seer of the Ego (Review)
    Stendhal, by Joanna Richardson
    1. Stendhal by Joanna Richardson
    The New York Review of Books, July 18, 1974, pp. 3-5
  123. Selected Essays (1984)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  124. Shakespeare and Tragedy (1981)
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
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    The Children of the Arbat, by Anatoli Rybakov
    1. The Children of the Arbat by Anatoli Rybakov
    The New Republic, May 23, 1988, pp. 40-42
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    1. Strange Pilgrims by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    2. Gabriel Garcia Marquez by Michael Bell
    The New York Review of Books, February 17, 1994, pp. 19-21
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    Slightly Sacred Poet (Review)
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    1. Subhuman Redneck Poems by Les A. Murray
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 1997, pp. 45-46
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    Diary, Vol. I, by Witold Gombrowicz and Jan Kott
    1. Diary, Vol. I by Witold Gombrowicz and Jan Kott
    The New York Review of Books, April 14, 1988, pp. 25-27
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    The Correspondence of William James, by Ignas K. Skrupskelis and Elizabeth M. Berkeley,...
    1. The Correspondence of William James by Ignas K. Skrupskelis and Elizabeth M. Berkeley, ...
    2. The Correspondence of Henry James and the House of Macmillan, 1877-1914 by Rayburn S. Moore and Henry James
    The New York Review of Books, February 3, 1994, pp. 22-25
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    Pushkin's Button, by Serena Vitale
    1. Pushkin's Button by Serena Vitale
    The New York Review of Books, April 8, 1999, pp. 10-13
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    1. We by Yevgeny I. Zamyatin
    2. A Soviet Heretic by Yevgeny Zamyatin and Mirra Ginsburg
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 1972, pp. 18-20
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    Time of Indifference (Review)
    The Porcupine, by Julian Barnes
    1. The Porcupine by Julian Barnes
    The New York Review of Books, December 17, 1992, pp. 30-33
  133. Tolstoy and the Novel (1967)
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    1. Trans-Atlantyk by Witold Gombrowicz
    The New York Review of Books, October 6, 1994, pp. 13-15
  135. Special Book Section: Literature & Criticism
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    1. Tennyson by Christopher Ricks
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    1. The Oxford Book of Comic Verse by John Gross
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    3. A Christmas Garland by Max Beerbohm
    The New York Review of Books, December 22, 1994, pp. 10-13
  137. A Treatise on the Elements of Algebra (1830)
    Designed for the Use of Eton School
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    1. The Last Year of Leo Tolstoy by Valentin F. Bulgakov
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    Thomas Hardy: A Biography, by Michael Millgate
    1. Thomas Hardy: A Biography by Michael Millgate
    2. The Short Stories of Thomas Hardy by Kristin Brady
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    1. The Oak and the Calf by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1980, pp. 3-8
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    1. The Life of Insects by Victor Pelevin
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    1. Romanticism by Hugh Honour
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    1. Writers in Russia, 1917-1978 by Max Hayward and Patricia Blake
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  145. The Uses of Division (1976)
    Unity and Disharmony in Literature
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    1. A Careless Widow, and Other Stories by V.S. Pritchett
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    1. Thackeray: Prodigal Genius by John Carey
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    1. Without by Donald Hall
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    3. Ten Commandments by J.D. McClatchy
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    1. The Russian Empire by Chloe Obolensky
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