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  1. [+]
    Action Anglaise (2 Reviews)
    Mrs. Thatcher's Minister, by Alan Clark
    1. Mrs. Thatcher's Minister by Alan Clark
    2. The Faber Book of Conservatism by Kenneth Baker
    The New York Review of Books, October 20, 1994, pp. 66-70
  2. [+]
    After the Fall (Review)
    The Secret Pilgrim, by John le Carre
    1. The Secret Pilgrim by John le Carre
    The New York Review of Books, March 28, 1991, pp. 8-10
  3. [+]
    The Afterlife of Anne Frank (2 Reviews)
    An Obsession with Anne Frank, by Lawrence Graver
    1. An Obsession with Anne Frank by Lawrence Graver
    2. The Stolen Legacy of Anne Frank by Ralph Melnick
    The New York Review of Books, February 19, 1998, pp. 4-7
  4. [+]
    Against the Japanese Grain (Review)
    In the Realm of a Dying Emperor, by Norma Field
    1. In the Realm of a Dying Emperor by Norma Field
    The New York Review of Books, December 5, 1991, pp. 32-36
  5. [+]
    Americainerie (4 Reviews)
    Mr. Smith Goes to Tokyo, by Kyoko Hirano
    1. Mr. Smith Goes to Tokyo by Kyoko Hirano
    2. A Map of the East by Leo Rubinfien
    3. Re-Made in Japan by Joseph J. Tobin
    4. How to Work for a Japanese Boss by Jina Bacarr
    The New York Review of Books, March 25, 1993, pp. 22-29
  6. [+]
    The Anarch at Twilight (2 Reviews)
    Aladdin's Problem, by Ernst Junger
    1. Aladdin's Problem by Ernst Junger
    2. A Dangerous Encounter by Ernst Junger
    The New York Review of Books, June 24, 1993, pp. 27-31
  7. Anglomania: A European Love Affair (1999)
    5 Reviews
  8. Annals of Dissent
    Tiananmen, Inc.
    The New Yorker, May 31, 1999, pp. 45-49
  9. [+]
    The Anti-American (2 Reviews)
    Power Politics, by Arundhati Roy
    1. Power Politics by Arundhati Roy
    2. The Algebra of Infinite Justice by Arundhati Roy
    The New Republic, April 29, 2002, pp. 25-27
  10. [+]
    Art of Cruelty (2 Reviews)
    Hell Screen, Cogwheels, a Fool's Life, by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
    1. Hell Screen, Cogwheels, a Fool's Life by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
    2. Childhood Years by Junichiro Tanizaki
    The New York Review of Books, December 22, 1988, pp. 54-55
  11. [+]
    Artist of the Floating World (Review)
    Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller, by H. Perry Chapman, Wouter Th. Kloek, and Arthur K...
    1. Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller by H. Perry Chapman, Wouter Th. Kloek, and Arthur K. Wheelock, ...
    The New York Review of Books, January 9, 1997, pp. 8-11
  12. [+]
    Bad Boy (Review)
    Cinema, Censorship, and the State, by Nagisa Oshima and Annette Michelson
    1. Cinema, Censorship, and the State by Nagisa Oshima and Annette Michelson
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1992, pp. 40-42
  13. Bad Elements (2001)
    Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  14. [+]
    The Bartered Bride (2 Reviews)
    In Our Image, by Stanley Karnow
    1. In Our Image by Stanley Karnow
    2. Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
    The New York Review of Books, June 1, 1989, pp. 7-11
  15. [+]
    The Beginning of the End (2 Reviews)
    Moving the Mountain (1995 Film), by Michael Apted
    1. Moving the Mountain (1995 Film) by Michael Apted
    2. Neither Gods Nor Emperors by Craig Calhoun
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1995, pp. 4-9
  16. Behind the Mask (1984)
    On Sexual Demons, Sacred Mothers, Transvestites, Gangsters, and Other Japanes...
    3 Reviews
  17. [+]
    The Believer (Review)
    Hitch-22, by Christopher Hitchens
    1. Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 2010, pp. 6-11
  18. [+]
    Blood Libel (2 Reviews)
    The Holocaust on Trial, by D.D. Guttenplan
    1. The Holocaust on Trial by D.D. Guttenplan
    2. Lying About Hitler by Richard J. Evans
    The New Yorker, April 16, 2001, pp. 82-86
  19. [+]
    Books: Getting to Know Zhou (2 Reviews)
    Eldest Son, by Suyin Han
    1. Eldest Son by Suyin Han
    2. Bitter Winds by Harry Wu and Carolyn Wakeman
    The New Yorker, May 23, 1994, pp. 96-100
  20. [+]
    Boys Will Be Boys (Review)
    The Boy-Man, by Tim Jeal
    1. The Boy-Man by Tim Jeal
    The New York Review of Books, March 15, 1990, pp. 17-20
  21. Centerfold
    The New Republic, April 3, 2000, p. 12
  22. China in Cyberspace
    The New York Review of Books, November 4, 1999, pp. 9-11
  23. The China Lover (2008)
    1 Review
  24. [+]
    China Syndrome (Review)
    An Insular Possession, by Timothy Mo
    1. An Insular Possession by Timothy Mo
    The New Republic, May 11, 1987, pp. 39-41
  25. The Critics
    [+]
    Chinese Whispers (2 Reviews)
    The Private Life of Chairman Mao, by Zhi-Sui Li
    1. The Private Life of Chairman Mao by Zhi-Sui Li
    2. Deng Xiaoping: My Father by Deng Maomao
    The New Yorker, February 13, 1995, pp. 82-85
  26. [+]
    City of Dreadful Night (Review)
    The City of Joy, by Dominique Lapierre
    1. The City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre
    The New York Review of Books, May 29, 1986, pp. 19-21
  27. [+]
    Class Acts (Review)
    Ornamentalism, by David Cannadine
    1. Ornamentalism by David Cannadine
    The New Republic, September 24, 2001, pp. 37-38
  28. [+]
    A Critic At Large (Review)
    War and Remembrance
    1. Peeling the Onion by Gunter Grass
    The New Yorker, September 18, 2006, pp. 81-85
  29. [+]
    The Cruelest War (Review)
    Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45, by Max Hastings
    1. Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45 by Max Hastings
    The New York Review of Books, May 1, 2008, pp. 24-27
  30. [+]
    Desire in Berlin (Review)
    Kirchner and the Berlin Street, by Deborah Wye
    1. Kirchner and the Berlin Street by Deborah Wye
    The New York Review of Books, December 4, 2008, pp. 19-21
  31. [+]
    The Devils of Hiroshima (3 Reviews)
    Fallen Soldiers, by George L. Mosse
    1. Fallen Soldiers by George L. Mosse
    2. The Bomb by Makoto Oda
    3. The Genocidal Mentality by Robert Jay Lifton and Eric Markusen
    The New York Review of Books, October 25, 1990, pp. 15-19
  32. [+]
    Dimmer Lights, Smaller City (Review)
    Ransom, by Jay McInerney
    1. Ransom by Jay McInerney
    The New Republic, November 4, 1985, pp. 47-49
  33. [+]
    Divine Killer (2 Reviews)
    Mao: A Life, by Philip Short
    1. Mao: A Life by Philip Short
    2. Mao Zedong by Jonathan Spence
    The New York Review of Books, February 24, 2000, pp. 20-24
  34. [+]
    Don't Say Goodbye (Review)
    East and West, by Christopher Patten
    1. East and West by Christopher Patten
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1998, pp. 16-19
  35. [+]
    The Double Life of Benazir Bhutto (Review)
    Daughter of Destiny, by Benazir Bhutto
    1. Daughter of Destiny by Benazir Bhutto
    The New York Review of Books, March 2, 1989, pp. 8-11
  36. [+]
    Down and Out in East Tokyo (2 Reviews)
    San'ya Blues, by Edward Fowler#2
    1. San'ya Blues by Edward Fowler#2
    2. Molding Japanese Minds by Sheldon Garon
    The New York Review of Books, June 25, 1998, pp. 9-12
  37. [+]
    East Is West (2 Reviews)
    A Gesture Life, by Chang-Rae Lee
    1. A Gesture Life by Chang-Rae Lee
    2. Waiting by Ha Jin
    The New York Review of Books, March 23, 2000, pp. 29-31
  38. [+]
    Ecstatic About Pearl Harbor (Review)
    So Lovely a Country Will Never Perish, by Donald Keene
    1. So Lovely a Country Will Never Perish by Donald Keene
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 2010, pp. 46-47
  39. [+]
    The English Novel Gets Laid (Review)
    The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureishi
    1. The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
    The New Republic, August 20, 1990, pp. 34-35
  40. An Exchange on Burma
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 1987, pp. 50-51
  41. An Exchange on Ernst Junger
    The New York Review of Books, December 16, 1993, pp. 75-76
  42. [+]
    Fascinating Narcissism (2 Reviews)
    Leni, by Steven Bach
    1. Leni by Steven Bach
    2. Leni Riefenstahl: A Life by Jurgen Trimborn
    The New York Review of Books, June 14, 2007, pp. 49-52
  43. Fear and Loathing in Europe
    The New York Review of Books, October 17, 1996, pp. 55-60
  44. [+]
    Finest Hour Syndrome (2 Reviews)
    The Downing Street Years, by Margaret Thatcher
    1. The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher
    2. The Anatomy of Thatcherism by Shirley Robin Letwin
    The New Republic, December 20, 1993, pp. 37-42
  45. Forum: Defining the New World Order
    A Morality
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1991, pp. 61-62
  46. [+]
    Found Horizon (2 Reviews)
    Virtual Tibet, by Orville Schell
    1. Virtual Tibet by Orville Schell
    2. The Search for the Panchen Lama by Isabel Hilton
    The New York Review of Books, June 29, 2000, pp. 12-16
  47. [+]
    Freedom and Charm (Review)
    Isaiah Berlin: A Life, by Michael Ignatieff
    1. Isaiah Berlin: A Life by Michael Ignatieff
    The New Republic, November 16, 1998, pp. 32-35
  48. The Freedom to Offend
    The New Republic, September 4, 2006, pp. 21-22
  49. [+]
    From Hirohito to Heimat (7 Reviews)
    In the Name of Humanity, by Alain Finkielkraut
    1. In the Name of Humanity by Alain Finkielkraut
    2. Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie (1988 Film) by Marcel Ophuls
    3. From Hitler to Heimat by Anton Kaes
    4. In Hitler's Shadow by Richard J. Evans
    5. What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? by Sabine Reichel
    6. The Other Nuremberg by Arnold C. Brackman
    7. Hirohito: Behind the Myth by Edward Behr
    The New York Review of Books, October 26, 1989, pp. 31-45
  50. [+]
    The Genius of Berlin (Review)
    Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980 Film), by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    1. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980 Film) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    The New York Review of Books, January 17, 2008, pp. 45-47
  51. [+]
    George Grosz's Amerika (Review)
    George Grosz: Berlin-New York, by Peter-Klaus Schuster and George Grosz
    1. George Grosz: Berlin-New York by Peter-Klaus Schuster and George Grosz
    The New York Review of Books, July 13, 1995, pp. 24-28
  52. [+]
    Ghosts of Pearl Harbor (5 Reviews)
    Visions of Infamy, by William H. Honan
    1. Visions of Infamy by William H. Honan
    2. Pearl Harbor Ghosts by Thurston Clarke
    3. A Time for War by Robert Smith Thompson
    4. An Enemy Among Friends by Kiyoaki Murata
    5. Betrayal at Pearl Harbor by James Rusbridger and Eric Nave
    The New York Review of Books, December 19, 1991, pp. 9-14
  53. [+]
    God's Choice (Review)
    Gladstone, by Roy Jenkins
    1. Gladstone by Roy Jenkins
    The New York Review of Books, March 27, 1997, pp. 10-13
  54. God's Dust (1989)
    A Modern Asian Journey
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  55. [+]
    Good Night, Sweet Princes (2 Reviews)
    Raj, by Gita Mehta
    1. Raj by Gita Mehta
    2. Maharaja by Andrew Robinson
    The New York Review of Books, May 18, 1989, pp. 9-12
  56. [+]
    The Gospel According to Paul (Review)
    The Quest for God, by Paul Johnson
    1. The Quest for God by Paul Johnson
    The New Yorker, May 20, 1996, pp. 93-95
  57. [+]
    The Great Art of Embarrassment (3 Reviews)
    Writing Home, by Alan Bennett
    1. Writing Home by Alan Bennett
    2. The Madness of King George (1994 Film) by Nicholas Hytner
    3. The Madness of King George III by Alan Bennett
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1995, pp. 15-18
  58. Halle Postcard: Nazi Hunting
    The Reich rises again. Sort of
    The New Republic, December 23, 1991, pp. 14-16
  59. [+]
    Hello to Berlin (2 Reviews)
    Faust's Metropolis, by Alexandra Richie
    1. Faust's Metropolis by Alexandra Richie
    2. Capital Dilemma by Michael Z. Wise
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998, pp. 23-27
  60. [+]
    Holding Out in Hong Kong (5 Reviews)
    Kowloon Tong, by Paul Theroux
    1. Kowloon Tong by Paul Theroux
    2. Hong Kong Remembers by Sally Blyth and Ian Wotherspoon
    3. The Fall of Hong Kong by Mark Roberti
    4. Red Flag Over Hong Kong by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, David Newman, and Alvin Rabushka, ...
    5. The Hong Kong Advantage by Michael J. Enright, Edith E. Scott, and David Dodwell, ...
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1997, pp. 54-60
  61. [+]
    In the Empire of Islam (Review)
    Beyond Belief, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. Beyond Belief by V.S. Naipaul
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1998, pp. 8-11
  62. [+]
    India: The Perils of Democracy (2 Reviews)
    The Idea of India, by Sunil Khilnani
    1. The Idea of India by Sunil Khilnani
    2. The Hindu Nationalist Movement in India by Christophe Jaffrelot
    The New York Review of Books, December 4, 1997, pp. 14-18
  63. [+]
    Indian Love Call (2 Reviews)
    Bengal Nights, by Mircea Eliade
    1. Bengal Nights by Mircea Eliade
    2. It Does Not Die by Maitreyi Devi
    The New York Review of Books, September 22, 1994, pp. 27-29
  64. Isamu Noguchi
    Back to the Future
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1999, pp. 31-33
  65. [+]
    It Can't Happen Here (Review)
    Rising Sun, by Michael Crichton
    1. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1992, pp. 3-4
  66. [+]
    Japan (3 Reviews)
    In the Spirit World
    1. The Idea of Japan by Ian Littlewood
    2. A Zen Romance by Deborah Boliver Boehm
    3. A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine by John K. Nelson
    The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1996, pp. 31-33
  67. [+]
    Japan Against Itself (Review)
    Blueprint for a New Japan, by Ichiro Ozawa
    1. Blueprint for a New Japan by Ichiro Ozawa
    The New York Review of Books, May 12, 1994, pp. 18-22
  68. [+]
    Japanese Lib (Review)
    The Issue of War, by Christopher G. Thorne
    1. The Issue of War by Christopher G. Thorne
    The New York Review of Books, March 13, 1986, pp. 3-6
  69. The Joys and Perils of Victimhood
    The New York Review of Books, April 8, 1999, pp. 4-8
  70. [+]
    Just Say Noh (Review)
    The Japan That Can Say No, by Shintaro Ishihara and Morita Akio
    1. The Japan That Can Say No by Shintaro Ishihara and Morita Akio
    The New York Review of Books, December 7, 1989, pp. 19-20
  71. The Critics
    [+]
    Kimworld (2 Reviews)
    Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader, by Bradley K. Martin
    1. Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader by Bradley K. Martin
    2. Rogue Regime by Jasper Becker
    The New Yorker, August 22, 2005, pp. 64-68
  72. [+]
    Korea: Shame & Chauvinism (Review)
    Prison Writings, by Kim Dae Jung
    1. Prison Writings by Kim Dae Jung
    The New York Review of Books, January 29, 1987, pp. 21-26
  73. [+]
    The Last Bengali Renaissance Man (2 Reviews)
    The Unicorn Expedition, and Other Fantastic Tales of India, by Satyajit Ray
    1. The Unicorn Expedition, and Other Fantastic Tales of India by Satyajit Ray
    2. The Home and the World (1985 Film) by Satyajit Ray
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1987, pp. 12-16
  74. [+]
    The Last Days of Hong Kong (4 Reviews)
    Hong Kong Voices, by Gerd Balke
    1. Hong Kong Voices by Gerd Balke
    2. Kowtow! After Tianamen Square by William Shawcross
    3. City On the Rocks by Kevin Rafferty
    4. Hong Kong Countdown by George L. Hicks
    The New York Review of Books, April 12, 1990, pp. 41-46
  75. [+]
    The Last Laugh (Review)
    Thy Hand, Great Anarch!, by Nirad C. Chaudhuri
    1. Thy Hand, Great Anarch! by Nirad C. Chaudhuri
    The New York Review of Books, December 8, 1988, pp. 12-16
  76. [+]
    The Lessons of the Master (Review)
    The World Is What It Is, by Patrick French
    1. The World Is What It Is by Patrick French
    The New York Review of Books, November 20, 2008, pp. 22-27
  77. Letter from Amsterdam
    Final Cut
    The New Yorker, January 3, 2005, pp. 26-32
  78. Letter from Amsterdam
    Parade's End
    The New Yorker, December 7, 2009, pp. 36-41
  79. Letter From Malaysia
    Eastern Promises
    The New Yorker, May 18, 2009, pp. 33-39
  80. Letter from North Korea: Following the Great Leader
    Now that Kim Il Sung's paradise is crumbling, will his son be able to hang on to his cu...
    The New Yorker, September 19, 1994, pp. 66-75
  81. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 1989, pp. 66-72
  82. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1990, pp. 60-64
  83. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, January 17, 1991, pp. 59-64
  84. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 9, 1992, pp. 56-60
  85. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 3, 1992, pp. 50-52
  86. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1996, pp. 65-68
  87. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 9, 1996, p. 68
  88. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 23, 1996, p. 69
  89. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, January 9, 1997, pp. 56-60
  90. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 9, 1998, pp. 79-84
  91. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 28, 1998, pp. 53-56
  92. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 23, 1999, pp. 80-84
  93. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 21, 2006, pp. 102-104
  94. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 12, 2009, pp. 49-52
  95. [+]
    Living with Islam (2 Reviews)
    Beyond Terror and Martyrdom, by Gilles Kepel
    1. Beyond Terror and Martyrdom by Gilles Kepel
    2. The Fear of the Barbarians by Tzvetan Todorov
    The New York Review of Books, May 14, 2009, pp. 11-13
  96. Looking for the Center
    The New York Review of Books, May 27, 1993, pp. 41-42
  97. The Critics
    [+]
    Lost in Translation (2 Reviews)
    From Babel to Dragomans, by Bernard Lewis
    1. From Babel to Dragomans by Bernard Lewis
    2. Resurrecting Empire by Rashid Khalidi
    The New Yorker, June 14, 2004, pp. 184-191
  98. [+]
    MacArthur's Children (Review)
    Embracing Defeat, by John W. Dower
    1. Embracing Defeat by John W. Dower
    The New York Review of Books, October 21, 1999, pp. 33-45
  99. [+]
    The Man Who Would Be King (2 Reviews)
    The Singapore Story, by Lee Kuan Yew
    1. The Singapore Story by Lee Kuan Yew
    2. Can Asians Think? by Kishore Mahbubani
    The New York Review of Books, June 10, 1999, pp. 34-37
  100. Manchuria Letter
    A Chinese Box
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1994, pp. 70-82
  101. [+]
    Marcos and Morality (Review)
    Waltzing with a Dictator, by Raymond Bonner
    1. Waltzing with a Dictator by Raymond Bonner
    The New York Review of Books, August 13, 1987, pp. 24-27
  102. The Missionary and the Libertine (2000)
    Love and War in East and West
    1 Review
  103. [+]
    Mr. Natural (Review)
    The R. Crumb Handbook, by R. Crumb and Peter Poplaski
    1. The R. Crumb Handbook by R. Crumb and Peter Poplaski
    The New York Review of Books, April 6, 2006, pp. 28-31
  104. [+]
    Mrs. Thatcher's Revenge (3 Reviews)
    The Path to Power, by Margaret Thatcher
    1. The Path to Power by Margaret Thatcher
    2. Letters from London by Julian Barnes
    3. The Disenchanted Isle by Charles Dellheim
    The New York Review of Books, March 21, 1996, pp. 22-26
  105. Murder in Amsterdam (2006)
    The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  106. [+]
    The Mystery of Female Grace (Review)
    Kissing the Mask, by William T. Vollmann
    1. Kissing the Mask by William T. Vollmann
    The New York Review of Books, May 27, 2010, pp. 16-19
  107. 'The New War Over Hiroshima'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, November 30, 1995, pp. 56-60
  108. [+]
    News of the Weird (Review)
    The Factory of Facts, by Luc Sante
    1. The Factory of Facts by Luc Sante
    The New Republic, March 30, 1998, pp. 33-34
  109. [+]
    O So Uchi! (Review)
    Pictures from the Water Trade, by John David Morley
    1. Pictures from the Water Trade by John David Morley
    The New York Review of Books, July 18, 1985, pp. 18-19
  110. Occidentalism (2004)
    The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  111. [+]
    Occupied Paris: The Sweet and the Cruel (7 Reviews)
    The Journal of Helene Berr, by David Bellos and Helene Berr
    1. The Journal of Helene Berr by David Bellos and Helene Berr
    2. Journal, 1940-1950 by Philippe Jullian
    3. Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France by Agnes Humbert
    4. Jean Cocteau by Claude Arnaud
    5. Collaboration and Resistance by Olivier Corpet and Claire Paulhan
    6. 1940-1945 Annees Erotiques~~Nineteen Forty to Nineteen Forty-Five Annees Erotiques by Patrick Buisson
    7. Les Parisiens Sous L'Occupation by Jean Baronnet
    The New York Review of Books, December 17, 2009, pp. 26-31
  112. The Olympics at Seoul
    The New York Review of Books, November 10, 1988, pp. 44-49
  113. On Harry Kessler's 'Diaries'
    The New York Review of Books, April 27, 2000, pp. 40-41
  114. On V.S. Naipaul
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, January 15, 2009, p. 61
  115. Outsiders
    The New York Review of Books, April 9, 1992, pp. 15-19
  116. The Pax Axis
    The New York Review of Books, April 25, 1991, pp. 25-39
  117. Playing the Game (1991)
    1 Review
  118. Postcard from Berlin: Gunter's Ghosts
    The New Yorker, October 19, 1992, pp. 45-47
  119. Profile: Becoming Japanese
    Haruki Murakami---the icy voice of Japan's generation X---had a revelation. Did he have...
    The New Yorker, December 23, 1996, pp. 60-71
  120. [+]
    'Rabu' Conquers All (2 Reviews)
    Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era, Vol. I, by Donald Keene
    1. Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era, Vol. I by Donald Keene
    2. Dawn to the West: Japanese Literature of the Modern Era, Vol. II by Donald Keene
    The New York Review of Books, September 26, 1985, pp. 36-38
  121. [+]
    Rambo-san (3 Reviews)
    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985 Film), by Paul Schrader
    1. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985 Film) by Paul Schrader
    2. Ba-Ra-Kei by Yukio Mishima and Eikoh Hosoe
    3. Mishima: A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar
    The New York Review of Books, October 10, 1985, pp. 15-17
  122. Readings
    Anti-Semitism and the New Europe
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1990, pp. 26-27
  123. [+]
    Revenge in the Indies (Review)
    The Hidden Force, by Louis Couperus
    1. The Hidden Force by Louis Couperus
    The New York Review of Books, August 11, 1994, pp. 30-32
  124. The Road from Mandalay
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 1986, pp. 32-35
  125. The Romance of Exile
    The New Republic, February 12, 2001, pp. 33-37
  126. [+]
    Royal Comedy (2 Reviews)
    Uncrowned King, by Stanley Weintraub
    1. Uncrowned King by Stanley Weintraub
    2. Mrs. Brown (1997 Film) by John Madden
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 1997, pp. 4-6
  127. Royal Tragedy
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 1997, p. 7
  128. [+]
    Saint Cory and the Yellow Revolution (3 Reviews)
    The Snap Revolution, by James Fenton
    1. The Snap Revolution by James Fenton
    2. People Power: An Eyewitness History by Monina Allarey Mercado
    3. Crisis in the Philippines by John Bresnan
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 1986, pp. 13-24
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    5. Cassandra by Christa Wolf
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