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  1. About Face
    The American Scholar, Summer 1981, pp. 303-311
  2. Essay
    The Academic Zoo: Theory---in Practice
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1991, pp. 9-30
  3. Adlai Stevenson in Retrospect
    Commentary, December 1968, pp. 71-84
  4. [+]
    Advance Man (Review)
    The Gates of Eden, by Morris Dickstein
    1. The Gates of Eden by Morris Dickstein
    Commentary, July 1977, pp. 73-75
  5. [+]
    After Andy Hardy (Review)
    I.E.: An Autobiography, by Mickey Rooney
    1. I.E.: An Autobiography by Mickey Rooney
    Commentary, March 1967, pp. 94-96
  6. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    Against the Virtual Life (Review)
    Digital Barbarism, by Mark Helprin
    1. Digital Barbarism by Mark Helprin
    The Claremont Review of Books, June 2009, pp. 8-10
  7. [+]
    Albert's Girl (Review)
    Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed, by Elizabeth Longford
    1. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed by Elizabeth Longford
    The New Republic, March 13, 1965, pp. 19-21
  8. Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy's Guide (2006)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  9. Ambition: The Secret Passion (1981)
    9 Reviews, 1 Readable
  10. The American 80's
    Commentary, September 1990, pp. 25-26
  11. American Miscellany
    Barber colleges
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1980, pp. 100-103
  12. Fiction
    [+]
    American Nightmares (Review)
    A Flag for Sunrise, by Robert Stone
    1. A Flag for Sunrise by Robert Stone
    Commentary, March 1982, pp. 42-44
  13. Among the Gentlemen-Publishers
    Commentary, May 2001, pp. 32-37
  14. "And That's What I Like About the South"
    Commentary, November 1986, pp. 40-50
  15. Anglophilia, American Style
    The American Scholar, Summer 1997, pp. 327-334
  16. Fiction
    [+]
    Ann Beattie and the Hippoisie (Review)
    The Burning House, by Ann Beattie
    1. The Burning House by Ann Beattie
    Commentary, March 1983, pp. 54-58
  17. Story
    Another Rare Visit With Noah Danzig
    Commentary, October 1990, pp. 42-50
  18. Fiction
    Anti-Americanism & Other Cliches
    Commentary, April 1983, pp. 60-63
  19. Anton Chekhov
    The New Criterion, May 1986, pp. 13-24
  20. American Chronicle
    Anyone for Paranoia?
    Encounter, May 1974, pp. 28-32
  21. Are Newspapers Doomed?
    Commentary, January 2006, pp. 46-51
  22. Aristides' Lifetime Reading Plan
    The American Scholar, Spring 1983, pp. 151-158
  23. Around the Block with A.J. Liebling
    Commentary, December 2004, pp. 45-49
  24. The Art of the Nap
    The American Scholar, Summer 1995, pp. 327-334
  25. Fiction
    Artie Chick in a Family Way
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1998, pp. 545-555
  26. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Artist as Hero (Review)
    Ralph Ellison: A Biography, by Arnold Rampersad
    1. Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
    The Weekly Standard, June 18, 2007, pp. 37-40
  27. Books & Arts
    [+]
    The Author as Character (Review)
    The Master, by Colm Toibin
    1. The Master by Colm Toibin
    The Weekly Standard, August 9, 2004, pp. 31-34
  28. The Axman Cometh
    Commentary, September 2004, pp. 76-79
  29. Balls-Up
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1981, pp. 439-449
  30. Bats, Balls, and Idols
    For a Boy Searching for Heroes, the World of Sports Was a Good Place to Start.
    The American Enterprise, September 2000, pp. 25-26
  31. [+]
    The Beerbohm Cult (Review)
    Max Beerbohm: A Kind of Life, by N. John Hall
    1. Max Beerbohm: A Kind of Life by N. John Hall
    The Weekly Standard, November 11, 2002, pp. 35-38
  32. [+]
    The Beerbohm Revival (Review)
    Max in Verse, by Max Beerbohm and J.G. Riewald
    1. Max in Verse by Max Beerbohm and J.G. Riewald
    The New Republic, June 27, 1964, pp. 32-33
  33. Articles
    Believe It or Not
    The Weekly Standard, January 1, 2007, pp. 8-9
  34. Story
    Beyond the Pale
    Commentary, March 2008, pp. 43-51
  35. Birth of a Snob
    Commentary, June 2002, pp. 34-37
  36. Part II-Three Cities
    Blue Collars in Cicero
    Dissent, Winter 1972, pp. 118-127
  37. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Body and Soul (Review)
    Flesh in the Age of Reason, by Roy Porter
    1. Flesh in the Age of Reason by Roy Porter
    The Weekly Standard, June 21, 2004, pp. 37-39
  38. A Bonfire of My Vanities
    The American Scholar, Spring 1991, pp. 167-174
  39. Bookless in Gaza
    The American Scholar, Summer 1980, pp. 301-307
  40. Books & Arts
    Books Won't Furnish a Room
    The Weekly Standard, December 18, 2000, pp. 31-35
  41. [+]
    Books: Into the Wild (Review)
    A Rage to Live, by Mary S. Lovell
    1. A Rage to Live by Mary S. Lovell
    The New Yorker, November 23, 1998, pp. 102-108
  42. The Critics
    [+]
    Books: Sound and Silence (Review)
    Alexander Graham Bell: A Life, by James A. MacKay
    1. Alexander Graham Bell: A Life by James A. MacKay
    The New Yorker, April 13, 1998, pp. 70-73
  43. The Bore Wars
    The American Scholar, Winter 1987, pp. 19-28
  44. Life and Letters
    Boutique America!
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1975, pp. 533-540
  45. Boy N the Hood
    The American Scholar, Spring 1994, pp. 167-176
  46. A Boy's own Author
    Commentary, December 1987, pp. 50-56
  47. Browsing in Gangland
    Commentary, January 1972, pp. 46-55
  48. But I Generalize
    The American Scholar, Summer 1982, pp. 317-323
  49. Bye-Bye, Bunny
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1994, pp. 235-248
  50. Calm and Uncollected
    The American Scholar, Summer 1988, pp. 327-336
  51. A Case of Academic Freedom
    Commentary, September 1986, pp. 37-47
  52. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 23, 1996, pp. 4-5
  53. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 25, 1996, pp. 4-5
  54. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 28, 1996, pp. 6-7
  55. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 23, 1996, pp. 4-5
  56. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 28, 1997, pp. 2-3
  57. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 25, 1997, pp. 4-5
  58. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 17, 1997, pp. 4-5
  59. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 21, 1997, pp. 4-5
  60. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 3, 1997, pp. 6-7
  61. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 20, 1997, pp. 6-7
  62. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 29, 1997, pp. 4-5
  63. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 13, 1998, p. 8
  64. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 10, 1998, pp. 4-5
  65. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 14, 1998, p. 6
  66. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 23, 1998, pp. 4-5
  67. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 12, 1998, p. 6
  68. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 29, 1998, p. 6
  69. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 16, 1998, pp. 12-13
  70. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 28, 1998, p. 6
  71. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 5, 1999, p. 11
  72. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 2, 1999, p. 4
  73. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 13, 1999, pp. 4-5
  74. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 18, 1999, p. 4
  75. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 28, 1999, p. 6
  76. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 1, 1999, p. 6
  77. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 3, 1999, p. 8
  78. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 24, 1999, pp. 4-5
  79. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 11, 1999, pp. 4-5
  80. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 27, 1999, pp. 4-5
  81. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 10, 2000, pp. 4-5
  82. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 7, 2000, pp. 4-5
  83. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 4, 2000, pp. 4-5
  84. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 17, 2000, p. 4
  85. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 3, 2000, pp. 4-5
  86. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 5, 2000, pp. 4-5
  87. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 13, 2000, pp. 8-9
  88. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 6, 2000, pp. 6-7
  89. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 16, 2000, pp. 6-7
  90. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 18, 2000, pp. 6-7
  91. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 30, 2001, pp. 4-5
  92. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 6, 2001, pp. 4-5
  93. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 17, 2001, pp. 6-7
  94. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 31, 2001, pp. 4-5
  95. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 26, 2001, pp. 4-5
  96. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 15, 2001, p. 4
  97. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 4, 2001, pp. 4-5
  98. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 26, 2001, pp. 4-5
  99. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 1, 2001, p. 8
  100. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 1, 2002, p. 4
  101. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 2, 2002, p. 4
  102. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 4, 2002, pp. 4-5
  103. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 1, 2002, pp. 4-5
  104. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 29, 2002, pp. 4-5
  105. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 3, 2002, pp. 4-5
  106. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 4, 2002, pp. 4-5
  107. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 6, 2002, pp. 4-5
  108. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 7, 2002, pp. 4-5
  109. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 4, 2003, pp. 4-5
  110. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 1, 2003, pp. 4-5
  111. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 17, 2003, p. 4
  112. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 7, 2003, pp. 4-5
  113. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 26, 2003, pp. 4-5
  114. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 3, 2003, pp. 4-5
  115. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 6, 2003, pp. 4-5
  116. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 1, 2003, pp. 4-5
  117. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 5, 2004, pp. 4-5
  118. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 30, 2004, pp. 4-5
  119. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 9, 2004, pp. 4-5
  120. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 19, 2004, pp. 4-6
  121. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 14, 2004, pp. 4-5
  122. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 3, 2004, p. 4
  123. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 1, 2004, pp. 4-5
  124. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 22, 2004, pp. 4-5
  125. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 27, 2004, pp. 4-5
  126. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 25, 2005, p. 4
  127. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 19, 2005, p. 4
  128. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 7, 2005, p. 4
  129. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 3, 2005, pp. 4-5
  130. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 18, 2005, pp. 4-5
  131. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 6, 2005, p. 4
  132. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 14, 2005, p. 4
  133. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 3, 2005, p. 4
  134. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 31, 2005, pp. 4-6
  135. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 5, 2005, pp. 4-6
  136. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 7, 2006, p. 4
  137. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 12, 2006, p. 4
  138. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 6, 2006, pp. 4-5
  139. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 27, 2006, p. 4
  140. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 22, 2006, p. 4
  141. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 27, 2006, pp. 4-5
  142. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 30, 2006, p. 4
  143. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 2, 2007, p. 6
  144. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, August 20, 2007, p. 4
  145. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 26, 2007, p. 4
  146. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 9, 2007, pp. 4-5
  147. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 21, 2007, p. 4
  148. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, October 29, 2007, pp. 4-6
  149. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 28, 2008, pp. 4-5
  150. Casual
    Remembering Vernon Young
    The Weekly Standard, August 4, 2008, p. 4
  151. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, January 21, 2008, p. 4
  152. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 30, 2008, pp. 4-5
  153. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, March 17, 2008, p. 4
  154. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 24, 2008, p. 4
  155. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 8, 2008, p. 6
  156. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, April 13, 2009, p. 4
  157. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, February 23, 2009, p. 4
  158. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, July 20, 2009, p. 4
  159. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, June 15, 2009, p. 4
  160. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, November 2, 2009, pp. 5-6
  161. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, September 14, 2009, p. 4
  162. Casual
    Joseph Epstein cancels his 'New York Times' subscription
    The Weekly Standard, August 16, 2010, pp. 5-6
  163. Casual
    Joseph Epstein will not be happy to sign your book
    The Weekly Standard, July 19, 2010, pp. 5-6
  164. Casual
    Joseph Epstein on what money can and can't buy
    The Weekly Standard, March 29, 2010, pp. 5-6
  165. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, May 10, 2010, pp. 5-6
  166. Casual
    Joseph Epstein has finished writing a book. Now comes the anxiety
    The Weekly Standard, October 18, 2010, pp. 5-6
  167. Casual
    The Weekly Standard, December 6, 2010, pp. 5-6
  168. Chamfort: an introduction
    The New Criterion, September 1991, pp. 99-108
  169. Books & Arts
    [+]
    A Charmed Life (2 Reviews)
    Isaiah Berlin: A Life, by Michael Ignatieff
    1. Isaiah Berlin: A Life by Michael Ignatieff
    2. The Proper Study of Mankind by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, and Roger Hausheer
    The Weekly Standard, February 1, 1999, pp. 31-35
  170. The City Life We've Lost
    The American Enterprise, November 1996, p. 52
  171. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Civilization and Its Malcontents (Review)
    Faculty Towers, by Elaine Showalter
    1. Faculty Towers by Elaine Showalter
    The Weekly Standard, May 9, 2005, pp. 35-38
  172. The Colonel and the Lady
    Commentary, August 1997, pp. 46-51
  173. Story
    Coming in With Their Hands Up
    Commentary, March 2000, pp. 42-47
  174. Coming of Age in Chicago
    Commentary, December 1969, pp. 61-68
  175. Compose Yourself
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1992, pp. 487-496
  176. Confessions of a Low Roller
    The American Scholar, Spring 1988, pp. 173-182
  177. A Conspiracy of Silence
    How received ideas prevent our novelists from dealing with the important events of the ...
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1977, pp. 77-92
  178. Constantine Cavafy
    The New Criterion, January 1994, pp. 15-22
  179. The Contents of Our Character
    Reason, December 1995, p. 38
  180. The Count and the Princess (story)
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1982, pp. 47-68
  181. Fiction
    [+]
    Cozzens Repossessed (Review)
    ~James Gould Cozzens
    1. James Gould Cozzens by Matthew Joseph Bruccoli
    Commentary, September 1983, pp. 67-75
  182. The Crime of a Happy Childhood
    The American Scholar, Winter 1983, pp. 13-20
  183. Books for Christmas (and Hanukhah too)
    [+]
    The Crime of Literary Vengeance (Review)
    Leaving a Doll's House, by Claire Bloom
    1. Leaving a Doll's House by Claire Bloom
    The Weekly Standard, December 9, 1996, pp. 19-23
  184. The Critics
    A Critic at Large
    Max Beerbohm's caricatures
    The New Yorker, December 8, 1997, pp. 108-110
  185. The Critics' Club
    Commentary, July-August 2001, pp. 45-49
  186. Culture and Capitalism
    Commentary, November 1993, pp. 32-36
  187. Features
    The Culture of Celebrity
    Let us now praise famous airheads
    The Weekly Standard, October 17, 2005, pp. 19-25
  188. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Curious George (Review)
    Lessons of the Masters, by George Steiner
    1. Lessons of the Masters by George Steiner
    The Weekly Standard, February 16, 2004, pp. 31-34
  189. Fiction
    Cynthia Ozick, Jewish Writer
    Commentary, March 1984, pp. 64-69
  190. Dancing in the Darts
    The American Scholar, Spring 1990, pp. 167-176
  191. Dandies Askew
    The American Scholar, Winter 1979, pp. 11-18
  192. Decline & Blumenthal
    The American Scholar, Winter 1994, pp. 7-16
  193. The Degradation of the "New York Times"
    Commentary, May 1994, pp. 34-39
  194. Desmond MacCarthy
    The New Criterion, May 1991, pp. 16-26
  195. Disremembrance of Things Present
    The American Scholar, Spring 1980, pp. 157-164
  196. Divorced in America (1974)
    Marriage in an Age of Possibility
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  197. Letters
    Doing the Reinhold Niebuhr Twist
    A Reflection on Editors, Editing, and the Literary Life
    The Weekly Standard, September 30, 1996, pp. 33-37
  198. Story
    Don Juan Zimmerman
    Commentary, January 1997, pp. 37-44
  199. [+]
    Down the Line (Review)
    Who Speaks for the Negro?, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. Who Speaks for the Negro? by Robert Penn Warren
    Commentary, October 1965, pp. 101-108
  200. Dr. Coles among the Poor
    Commentary, August 1972, pp. 60-63
  201. The Dreiser mystery
    The New Criterion, November 1986, pp. 33-43
  202. Dreiser's "Jennie Gerhardt"
    The New Criterion, June 1993, pp. 14-20
  203. Story
    Dubinsky on the Loose
    Commentary, December 1998, pp. 45-50
  204. Dwight Macdonald
    The New Criterion, November 2001, pp. 25-33
  205. E.B. White, Dark & Lite
    Commentary, April 1986, pp. 48-56
  206. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Eating Out (2 Reviews)
    Haute Cuisine, by Amy B. Trubek
    1. Haute Cuisine by Amy B. Trubek
    2. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
    The Weekly Standard, August 14, 2000, pp. 27-31
  207. [+]
    Educated by Novels (2 Reviews)
    The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age, by Robert Alter
    1. The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age by Robert Alter
    2. The Company We Keep by Wayne C. Booth
    Commentary, August 1989, pp. 33-39
  208. The Education of an Anti-Capitalist
    Commentary, August 1983, pp. 51-59
  209. Elizabeth Bishop: Never a Bridesmaid
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1995, pp. 34-52
  210. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Eminent Victorian (Review)
    The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    The Weekly Standard, June 8, 2009, pp. 28-31
  211. The End of Moviegoing
    The American Scholar, Spring 1981, pp. 153-162
  212. Books & Arts
    [+]
    End of the Road (Review)
    Nothing to Be Frightened Of, by Julian Barnes
    1. Nothing to Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
    The Weekly Standard, December 15, 2008, pp. 29-31
  213. The enduring V.S. Pritchett
    The New Criterion, March 1993, pp. 19-27
  214. [+]
    Enfant Terrible (Review)
    The Most of Malcolm Muggeridge, by Peter Schwed and Malcolm Muggeridge
    1. The Most of Malcolm Muggeridge by Peter Schwed and Malcolm Muggeridge
    Commentary, December 1966, pp. 94-95
  215. [+]
    An English Nabokov (Review)
    The Magus, by John Fowles
    1. The Magus by John Fowles
    The New Republic, February 19, 1966, pp. 26-27
  216. Entre Nous
    The American Scholar, Winter 1990, pp. 7-16
  217. Envy (2003)
    The Seven Deadly Sins
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  218. The Ephemeral Verities
    The American Scholar, Winter 1980, pp. 11-18
  219. Notebook
    Erich Heller
    The New Criterion, February 1991, pp. 83-86
  220. Essay
    The Rise of the Verbal Class
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1984, pp. 73-83
  221. Evelyn Waugh
    The New Criterion, April 1985, pp. 9-19
  222. Everybody's Talking at Me
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1985, pp. 439-448
  223. An Extremely Well-Informed SOB
    The American Scholar, Winter 1995, pp. 7-14
  224. F. Scott Fitzgerald's Third Act
    Commentary, November 1994, pp. 52-57
  225. Fabulous Small Jews (2003)
    1 Review
  226. Familiar Territory: Observations on American Life (1979)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  227. Family Values (fiction)
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1996, pp. 49-64
  228. [+]
    Fantasia (Review)
    The Disney Version, by Richard Schickel
    1. The Disney Version by Richard Schickel
    Commentary, September 1968, pp. 102-106
  229. A Farewell to Utopia
    Encounter, April 1988, pp. 3-13
  230. A Fat Man Struggles to Get Out
    The American Scholar, Summer 1985, pp. 303-312
  231. Books
    [+]
    Father knows best (Review)
    Between Father and Son, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. Between Father and Son by V.S. Naipaul
    The New Criterion, March 2000, pp. 58-61
  232. Fiction
    Felix Emeritus
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1994, pp. 641-664
  233. A Few Kind Workds for Envy
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1989, pp. 487-496
  234. Essay
    First Person Singular
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1992, pp. 367-392
  235. The First Twenty Years
    Dissent, Spring 1974, pp. 154-165
  236. Foodstuff and Nonsense
    The American Scholar, Spring 1978, pp. 157-164
  237. Forgetting Edmund Wilson
    Commentary, December 2005, pp. 53-58
  238. A Former Good Guy and His Friends
    The American Scholar, Spring 1985, pp. 151-160
  239. Story
    Freddy Duchamp in Action
    Commentary, October 1999, pp. 41-47
  240. [+]
    Free-Lance (Review)
    Between the Lines, by Dan Wakefield
    1. Between the Lines by Dan Wakefield
    Commentary, November 1966, pp. 96-99
  241. Friendship (2006)
    An Expose
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  242. Observations
    Friendship Among the Intellectuals
    Commentary, July 2006, pp. 65-68
  243. Frisked in Munich
    The Weekly Standard, January 27, 2003, p. 18
  244. Books & Arts
    The Frittering Prizes
    The Weekly Standard, June 23, 1997, pp. 31-34
  245. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Funny, But I Do Look Jewish (Review)
    Diaspora, by Frederic Brenner
    1. Diaspora by Frederic Brenner
    The Weekly Standard, December 15, 2003, pp. 27-31
  246. "Gabby"
    The New Yorker, October 1, 1973, p. 34
  247. Articles
    A Genius of Temperament
    The Weekly Standard, October 5, 2009, pp. 8-9
  248. The Gentle Art of the Resounding Put-Down
    The American Scholar, Summer 1987, pp. 311-318
  249. George Orwell's reputation
    The New Criterion, May 1990, pp. 14-24
  250. George Santayana
    The New Criterion, June 1987, pp. 15-27
  251. Essays
    George Washington, An Amateur's View
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1998, pp. 21-39
  252. The Goldin Boys (1992)
    Stories
    2 Reviews
  253. Story
    The Goldin Boys
    Commentary, October 1989, pp. 46-55
  254. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Good for Art (Review)
    Patronizing the Arts, by Marjorie Garber
    1. Patronizing the Arts by Marjorie Garber
    The Weekly Standard, October 13, 2008, pp. 29-32
  255. Goodbye, Mr. Chipstein
    Commentary, February 2003, pp. 40-45
  256. [+]
    Gorgeous George on the Links (Review)
    The Bogey Man, by George Plimpton
    1. The Bogey Man by George Plimpton
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1968, pp. 130-133
  257. Books & Arts
    The Great Bookie
    Mortimer Adler, 1902-2001
    The Weekly Standard, July 23, 2001, pp. 31-35
  258. The Great Hack Genius
    Commentary, December 1990, pp. 40-48
  259. The Green-Eyed Monster
    Envy is nothing to be jealous of.
    The Washington Monthly, July 2003, pp. 8-10
  260. Greetings and Salutations
    The American Scholar, Winter 1978, pp. 16-22
  261. Grow Up, Why Dontcha?
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1997, pp. 487-494
  262. Men & Ideas
    H.L. Mencken for Grown-up
    Encounter, August 1980, pp. 29-35
  263. Hair Piece
    The American Scholar, Winter 1993, pp. 7-16
  264. Has the Future a Future?
    The American Scholar, Spring 1982, pp. 151-162
  265. Hazlitt's passions
    The New Criterion, November 1991, pp. 33-44
  266. He Flew Through the Air
    Commentary, June 1999, pp. 46-50
  267. Henry James in his letters
    The New Criterion, June 2000, pp. 12-20
  268. Henry Luce & His Time
    Commentary, November 1967, pp. 35-47
  269. [+]
    Here Comes Another Generation (Review)
    Drive, He Said, by Jeremy Larner
    1. Drive, He Said by Jeremy Larner
    The New Republic, November 14, 1964, pp. 27-28
  270. "Here to Buy Mink"
    The American Scholar, Summer 1994, pp. 327-336
  271. [+]
    Hero for Our Time (Review)
    The Crystal Spirit, by George Woodcock
    1. The Crystal Spirit by George Woodcock
    Commentary, May 1967, pp. 102-106
  272. Books & Arts
    [+]
    History Man (Review)
    Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography, by Adam Sisman
    1. Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography by Adam Sisman
    The Weekly Standard, December 13, 2010, pp. 30-33
  273. Hollywood Courage
    Joseph Epstein reveals what it takes to get a standing ovation nowadays
    The Women's Quarterly, Winter 2001, pp. 16-17
  274. Homo/Hetero: The Struggle for Sexual Identity
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1970, pp. 37-51
  275. Fiction
    How Good Is Gabriel Garcia Marquez?
    Commentary, May 1983, pp. 59-65
  276. The Critics
    [+]
    How Revolting (Review)
    The Anatomy of Disgust, by William Ian Miller
    1. The Anatomy of Disgust by William Ian Miller
    The New Yorker, July 14, 1997, pp. 78-79
  277. Story
    Howie's Gift
    Commentary, June 2001, pp. 41-47
  278. [+]
    Hutchins in Chicago (Review)
    Humanistic Education and Western Civilization, by Arthur A. Cohen
    1. Humanistic Education and Western Civilization by Arthur A. Cohen
    The New Republic, November 28, 1964, pp. 24-26
  279. I Like a Gershwin Tune
    The American Scholar, Spring 1995, pp. 167-174
  280. The Ignorant man's Guide to Serious Music
    The American Scholar, Winter 1991, pp. 7-16
  281. I'm History
    The American Scholar, Winter 1998, pp. 7-16
  282. Features
    In a Snob-Free Zone
    Is there a place where one is outside all snobbish concerns--neither wanting to get in ...
    The Washington Monthly, June 2002, pp. 15-18
  283. In and Around Books
    The American Scholar, Summer 1979, pp. 299-307
  284. In Search of Lost Cities
    The Weekly Standard, November 20, 1995, pp. 40-45
  285. Incidental Meditations
    The American Scholar, Spring 1976, pp. 173-180
  286. [+]
    Innocence in Flight (Review)
    P.S. Wilkinson, by C.D.B. Bryan
    1. P.S. Wilkinson by C.D.B. Bryan
    The New Republic, January 30, 1965, pp. 26-27
  287. [+]
    Intellectualism in American Life (2 Reviews)
    Men of Ideas, by Lewis A. Coser
    1. Men of Ideas by Lewis A. Coser
    2. People or Personnel by Paul Goodman
    The New Republic, June 5, 1965, pp. 21-23
  288. Intellectuals---Public and Otherwise
    Commentary, May 2000, pp. 46-51
  289. Reviews
    [+]
    Is Fiction Necessary? (11 Reviews)
    Babble, by Jonathan Baumbach
    1. Babble by Jonathan Baumbach
    2. Zone of the Interior by Clancy Sigal
    3. Now Playing at Canterbury by Vance N. Bourjaily
    4. Slapstick, or Lonesome No More! by Kurt Vonnegut
    5. Half a Marriage by Violet Weingarten
    6. The Autobiography of My Mother by Rosellen Brown
    7. The 400 Eels of Sigmund Freud by A.G. Mojtabai
    8. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
    9. The Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar
    10. The Widow's Children by Paula Fox
    11. The Easter Parade by Richard Yates
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1976, pp. 593-604
  290. Is it all right to read Somerset Maugham?
    The New Criterion, November 1985, pp. 1-13
  291. Features
    Is Reading Really at Risk?
    It depends on what the meaning of reading is
    The Weekly Standard, August 16, 2004, pp. 19-23
  292. Italo Svevo
    The New Criterion, June 1989, pp. 14-26
  293. It's Only Culture
    Commentary, November 1983, pp. 56-60
  294. It's So Hard to Be Good Under Capitalism
    The American Scholar, Summer 1977, pp. 290-300
  295. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Jack-Out-of-the-Box (Review)
    Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell
    1. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
    The Weekly Standard, March 9, 2009, pp. 28-31
  296. Books & Arts
    [+]
    The Jewish Encyclopedia (Review)
    Running Commentary, by Benjamin Balint
    1. Running Commentary by Benjamin Balint
    The Weekly Standard, July 5, 2010, pp. 30-35
  297. [+]
    Joe Gould's Masterpiece (Review)
    Joe Gould's Secret, by Joseph Mitchell
    1. Joe Gould's Secret by Joseph Mitchell
    The New Republic, October 23, 1965, pp. 26-29
  298. The Critics
    [+]
    John Dos Passos's Century (Review)
    U.S.A., by John Dos Passos
    1. U.S.A. by John Dos Passos
    The New Yorker, August 5, 1996, pp. 68-69
  299. Fiction
    John Updike
    Promises, Promises
    Commentary, January 1983, pp. 54-58
  300. Jokes and Their Relation to the Conscious
    The American Scholar, Summer 1978, pp. 302-312
  301. Joseph Alsop & the WASP Ascendancy
    Commentary, August 1992, pp. 38-44
  302. Joseph Conrad
    The New Criterion, June 1994, pp. 16-25
  303. The Joys and Sorrows of Being a Word Snob
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1988, pp. 164-171
  304. [+]
    Just Plain Bill (Review)
    The Lives of William Benton, by Sidney Hyman
    1. The Lives of William Benton by Sidney Hyman
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1970, pp. 17-21
  305. Story
    Kaplan's Big Deal
    Commentary, June 1989, pp. 42-53
  306. Kenneth Tynan
    the unshy pornographer
    The New Criterion, January 1996, pp. 10-19
  307. Kid Turns 70
    And nobody cares
    The Weekly Standard, January 29, 2007, pp. 37-40
  308. The Kindergarchy
    Every child a dauphin
    The Weekly Standard, June 9, 2008, pp. 20-27
  309. Knocking on Three, Winston
    The American Scholar, Summer 1991, pp. 327-336
  310. La Rochefoucauld's maxims
    The New Criterion, June 1996, pp. 15-24
  311. Books & Arts
    [+]
    A Lad of the World (Review)
    Too Brief a Treat, by Gerald Clarke and Truman Capote
    1. Too Brief a Treat by Gerald Clarke and Truman Capote
    The Weekly Standard, December 6, 2004, pp. 21-24
  312. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
    The New Criterion, January 1995, pp. 8-17
  313. Let Us Now Praise Famous Knuckleheads
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1983, pp. 439-446
  314. Letters
    Commentary, January 1973, pp. 8-42
  315. Letters
    Commentary, March 1973, pp. 8-30
  316. Letters
    Commentary, April 1976, pp. 6-30
  317. Letters
    Commentary, September 1977, pp. 4-32
  318. Letters
    Commentary, November 1980, pp. 4-24
  319. Letters
    Commentary, December 1981, pp. 4-24
  320. Letters
    Commentary, July 1981, pp. 2-14
  321. Letters
    Commentary, May 1981, pp. 4-24
  322. Letters
    Commentary, August 1984, pp. 2-12
  323. Letters
    Commentary, December 1986, pp. 4-18
  324. Letters
    Commentary, June 1987, pp. 2-16
  325. Letters of Henry James
    The New Criterion, November 1984, pp. 30-41
  326. Liberalism & the Jews
    Commentary, January 1980, pp. 32-33
  327. Story
    Life of a Salesman
    Commentary, September 2008, pp. 44-50
  328. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Life of a Salesman (Review)
    The Man Everybody Knew, by Richard M. Fried
    1. The Man Everybody Knew by Richard M. Fried
    The Weekly Standard, February 6, 2006, pp. 33-36
  329. Story
    The Life of Art
    Commentary, June 2005, pp. 54-61
  330. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Light as Ayer (Review)
    A. J. Ayer: A Life, by Ben Rogers
    1. A. J. Ayer: A Life by Ben Rogers
    The Weekly Standard, January 31, 2000, pp. 29-35
  331. A Line Out for a Walk (1991)
    Familiar Essays
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  332. Literary biography
    The New Criterion, May 1983, pp. 27-37
  333. The literary life today
    The New Criterion, September 1982, pp. 6-15
  334. Life and Letters
    A Literary Mafia?
    The American Scholar, Spring 1975, pp. 182-194
  335. Livestock
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1990, pp. 487-496
  336. Loathing Sarah Palin
    The Weekly Standard, October 27, 2008, p. 10
  337. Looking for America
    The American Scholar, Summer 1976, pp. 327-334
  338. Lord Berners
    The New Criterion, November 1998, pp. 16-22
  339. Story
    A Loss for Words
    Commentary, October 2001, pp. 58-63
  340. Love and The Guinness Book of Record (fiction)
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1993, pp. 557-572
  341. Story
    Low Anxiety
    Commentary, January 1989, pp. 47-54
  342. Fiction
    Mailer Hits Bottom
    Commentary, July 1983, pp. 62-69
  343. Fiction
    Malamud in Decline
    Commentary, October 1982, pp. 49-52
  344. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Man About Town (Review)
    The Grand Surprise, by Leo Lerman and Stephen Pascal
    1. The Grand Surprise by Leo Lerman and Stephen Pascal
    The Weekly Standard, August 13, 2007, pp. 33-34
  345. The Man in the Green Hat
    The American Scholar, Spring 1989, pp. 167-176
  346. A Man of Letters
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1979, pp. 447-455
  347. The Man on Whom Everything Was Lost
    Commentary, February 2008, pp. 35-40
  348. The Man Who Wrote Too Much
    Commentary, December 1995, pp. 48-54
  349. Marboro Country
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1977, pp. 432-439
  350. Story
    Marshall Wexler's Brilliant Career
    Commentary, July 1990, pp. 37-47
  351. Mary McCarthy in Retrospect
    Commentary, May 1993, pp. 41-47
  352. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Master and Shrink (Review)
    Lions at Lamb House, by Edwin M. Yoder, Jr.
    1. Lions at Lamb House by Edwin M. Yoder, Jr.
    The Weekly Standard, October 22, 2007, pp. 37-39
  353. Story
    The Master's Ring
    Commentary, October 2000, pp. 49-56
  354. Masters: Portraits of Great Teachers (1981)
    3 Reviews
  355. Matthew Arnold and the Resistance
    Commentary, April 1982, pp. 53-60
  356. Maurice Baring
    The New Criterion, October 1992, pp. 10-19
  357. Max Beerbohm
    The New Criterion, September 1985, pp. 22-33
  358. The Medical Keats
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1999, pp. 44-64
  359. Melvin J. Lasky, 1920-2004
    The Weekly Standard, June 7, 2004, p. 16
  360. Memoirs of a Fraternity Man
    Commentary, July 1971, pp. 59-64
  361. Mencken on Trial
    Commentary, April 1990, pp. 31-39
  362. A Mere Journalist
    The American Scholar, Winter 1986, pp. 19-28
  363. Merely Anecdotal
    The American Scholar, Spring 1992, pp. 167-176
  364. The Middle of My Tether (1983)
    Familiar Essays
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  365. Miss Pym and Mr. Larkin
    Commentary, July 1986, pp. 38-46
  366. Mistah Lowell---He Dead
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1996, pp. 185-202
  367. The Modest Biographer
    Jervis Anderson, 1932-2000
    The Weekly Standard, January 31, 2000, p. 17
  368. Story
    Moe
    Commentary, February 1995, pp. 50-57
  369. Money Is Funny
    The American Scholar, Summer 1990, pp. 327-336
  370. [+]
    More in Sorrow (Review)
    Bernard Malamud: A Writer's Life, by Philip Davis#3
    1. Bernard Malamud: A Writer's Life by Philip Davis#3
    The Weekly Standard, February 18, 2008, pp. 40-42
  371. [+]
    Most Likely to Succeed (Review)
    North Toward Home, by Willie Morris
    1. North Toward Home by Willie Morris
    Commentary, January 1968, pp. 74-76
  372. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Mother's Day on the Updike Farm (Review)
    Of the Farm, by John Updike
    1. Of the Farm by John Updike
    The New Republic, December 11, 1965, p. 23
  373. [+]
    The Moviegoer (Review)
    Going Steady, by Pauline Kael
    1. Going Steady by Pauline Kael
    Commentary, September 1970, pp. 93-94
  374. Books & Arts
    [+]
    "Mr. Fowler, He Live" (2 Reviews)
    The New Fowler's Modern English Usage, by R.W. Burchfield and Henry Watson Fowler
    1. The New Fowler's Modern English Usage by R.W. Burchfield and Henry Watson Fowler
    2. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    The Weekly Standard, January 20, 1997, pp. 29-33
  375. Mr. Larkin Gets a Life
    Commentary, April 1994, pp. 39-45
  376. Ideas
    Music Without the Words
    Writers and their blocks
    The Weekly Standard, November 4, 1996, pp. 30-33
  377. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Music's Greatest Ventriloquist (2 Reviews)
    An Improbable Life, by Robert Craft
    1. An Improbable Life by Robert Craft
    2. Memories and Commentaries by Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft
    The Weekly Standard, March 3, 2003, pp. 31-34
  378. My 1950's
    Commentary, September 1993, pp. 37-42
  379. My Friend Edward
    The American Scholar, Summer 1995, pp. 371-394
  380. Observations
    My Friend Martin
    Commentary, December 1982, pp. 50-55
  381. My Friend Maury
    Maurice Rosenfield, 1914-2005
    The Weekly Standard, November 21, 2005, pp. 17-18
  382. Story
    My Little Marjie
    Commentary, November 2001, pp. 42-48
  383. Narcissus Leaves the Pool (1999)
    Familiar Essays
    1 Review
  384. Narcissus Leaves the Pool
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1994, pp. 487-496
  385. The National Prospect
    Commentary, November 1995, pp. 49-50
  386. Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
    Commentary, April 1998, pp. 40-44
  387. New & Previously Owned Books & Other Cream Puffs
    The American Scholar, Spring 1984, pp. 151-158
  388. Articles
    The New Conservatives
    Intellectuals in Retreat
    Dissent, Spring 1973, pp. 151-162
  389. 'New Leader' Days
    Can you have a political magazine without politics?
    The Weekly Standard, September 18, 2006, pp. 23-28
  390. [+]
    New Possibilities (Review)
    In the World, by George P. Elliott
    1. In the World by George P. Elliott
    The New Republic, November 27, 1965, pp. 40-42
  391. Books
    [+]
    New prose for old (Review)
    The New Oxford Book of English Prose, by John Gross
    1. The New Oxford Book of English Prose by John Gross
    The New Criterion, April 1999, pp. 65-69
  392. A Nice Little Knack for Name-Dropping
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1995, pp. 487-496
  393. Nicely Out of It
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1993, pp. 487-496
  394. Story
    No Good Deed
    Commentary, June 2006, pp. 38-43
  395. [+]
    No Joking Matter (Review)
    You Might As Well Live, by John Keats
    1. You Might As Well Live by John Keats
    Commentary, January 1971, pp. 96-101
  396. Story
    No Pulitzer for Pinsker
    Commentary, March 1988, pp. 59-68
  397. Book Reviews
    [+]
    No Punches Pulled (Review)
    An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir, by Lillian Hellman
    1. An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir by Lillian Hellman
    The New Republic, July 26, 1969, pp. 27-28
  398. The Noblest Distraction
    Commentary, August 1981, pp. 51-55
  399. [+]
    Norman X: The Literary Man's Cassius Clay (Review)
    An American Dream, by Norman Mailer
    1. An American Dream by Norman Mailer
    The New Republic, April 17, 1965, pp. 22-25
  400. The Norton Book of Personal Essays (1997)
    1 Review
  401. O, Brother!
    Commentary, April 1997, pp. 51-54
  402. Obama's Good Students
    The Weekly Standard, December 8, 2008, pp. 6-7
  403. Observing the Sabbath
    The American Scholar, Spring 1977, pp. 159-164
  404. Oh Dad, Dear Dad
    Commentary, November 2003, pp. 50-55
  405. The Old People's Socialist League
    Commentary, August 1998, pp. 41-46
  406. An Older Dude
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1986, pp. 439-447
  407. Books & Arts
    On the Road Again
    Searching for the great good place
    The Weekly Standard, June 11, 2001, pp. 31-36
  408. Once More Around the Block (1987)
    Familiar Essays
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  409. Onomastics, You and Me Is Quits
    The American Scholar, Winter 1981, pp. 15-24
  410. The Opinionated Librarian
    The American Scholar, Winter 1976, pp. 709-718
  411. The Other Inflation
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1976, pp. 492-498
  412. Other People's Mail
    The letters of the famous are most interesting if you read between the lines
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1982, pp. 50-55
  413. Our Debt to I.B. Singer
    Commentary, November 1991, pp. 31-37
  414. The Critics
    [+]
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    Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company, by Roy Morris, Jr.
    1. Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company by Roy Morris, Jr.
    The New Yorker, March 25, 1996, pp. 85-88
  415. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Oxbridge Envy (Review)
    The Warden, by John Lowe
    1. The Warden by John Lowe
    The Weekly Standard, October 19, 1998, pp. 31-35
  416. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    The Oxford Man (Review)
    Maurice Bowra: A Life, by Leslie Mitchell
    1. Maurice Bowra: A Life by Leslie Mitchell
    The Weekly Standard, September 14, 2009, pp. 28-31
  417. Books in Review
    [+]
    Paper Politics (Review)
    The Kingdom and the Power, by Gay Talese
    1. The Kingdom and the Power by Gay Talese
    Commentary, September 1969, pp. 95-97
  418. Partial Payments (1989)
    Essays on Writers and Their Lives
    2 Reviews
  419. American Chronicle
    Partisan Review & the Phillips Curve
    Encounter, January 1985, pp. 70-75
  420. [+]
    The Party's Over... (Review)
    Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, by Tom Wolfe
    1. Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers by Tom Wolfe
    Commentary, March 1971, pp. 98-108
  421. Books & Arts
    [+]
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    Concerning E. M. Forster, by Frank Kermode
    1. Concerning E. M. Forster by Frank Kermode
    The Weekly Standard, February 22, 2010, pp. 28-30
  422. Observations
    Paul Goodman in Retrospect
    Commentary, February 1978, pp. 70-72
  423. Paul Valery
    The New Criterion, March 2003, pp. 17-25
  424. Story
    Paula, Dinky & the Shark
    Commentary, August 1991, pp. 36-43
  425. Penography
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1982, pp. 455-461
  426. "The People's Poet"
    Commentary, May 1992, pp. 47-52
  427. Features
    The Perpetual Adolescent
    And the triumph of the youth culture
    The Weekly Standard, March 15, 2004, pp. 22-26
  428. Personal History
    Taking the Bypass
    The New Yorker, April 12, 1999, pp. 58-63
  429. Pertinent Players (1993)
    Essays on the Literary Life
    2 Reviews
  430. Story
    The Philosopher and the Checkout Girl
    Commentary, November 2004, pp. 54-60
  431. Plausible Prejudices (1985)
    Essays on American Writing
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  432. Essays
    The Pleasures of Reading
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1996, pp. 539-555
  433. Poetry
    First Things, August/September 2000, p. 13
  434. Poison-Pen Pals
    Commentary, March 1999, pp. 36-41
  435. [+]
    The Politician (Review)
    Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago, by Mike Royko
    1. Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago by Mike Royko
    Commentary, September 1971, pp. 86-89
  436. The Politics of William Buckley
    Dissent, Fall 1972, pp. 602-616
  437. Story
    Postcards
    Commentary, March 2001, pp. 42-49
  438. [+]
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    Irving Thalberg, by Mark A. Vieira
    1. Irving Thalberg by Mark A. Vieira
    The Weekly Standard, January 18, 2010, pp. 37-39
  439. Professing English
    Commentary, August 1976, pp. 52-55
  440. Proust's masterwork
    The New Criterion, April 1998, pp. 19-28
  441. Observations
    Prozac, with Knife
    Commentary, July-August 2000, pp. 54-57
  442. Pursuits & Retreats
    Manners: Early Rise
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 2002, pp. 84-86
  443. Quotatious
    The American Scholar, Winter 1988, pp. 7-16
  444. Race Relations
    A short story
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1979, pp. 105-113
  445. Racial Perversity in Chicago
    Commentary, December 1988, pp. 27-35
  446. Radicals' Refuge
    College Campuses Are Now Fully Stocked with '60s Ideas and Wildlife.
    The American Enterprise, May 1997, pp. 68-69
  447. [+]
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    Poker Nation, by Andy Bellin
    1. Poker Nation by Andy Bellin
    The New Yorker, March 18, 2002, pp. 142-144
  448. Reading Montaigne
    Commentary, March 1993, pp. 34-40
  449. A Real Page-Turner
    The American Scholar, Spring 1996, pp. 167-176
  450. Redford's Van Doren & Mine
    Commentary, December 1994, pp. 40-46
  451. Rediscovering Mencken
    Commentary, April 1977, pp. 47-52
  452. Remembering Sidney Hook
    Commentary, November 1989, pp. 41-47
  453. Remembering the Ambassador
    The Weekly Standard, April 4, 2005, pp. 15-16
  454. Books & Arts
    [+]
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    Karl Shapiro: Selected Poems, by John Updike and Karl Shapiro
    1. Karl Shapiro: Selected Poems by John Updike and Karl Shapiro
    The Weekly Standard, May 12, 2003, pp. 33-36
  455. Reviewing and being reviewed
    The New Criterion, December 1982, pp. 32-40
  456. Fiction
    The Riddle of Dos Passos
    Commentary, January 1976, pp. 63-66
  457. [+]
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    The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, by Tom Wolfe
    1. The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby by Tom Wolfe
    The New Republic, July 24, 1965, pp. 27-28
  458. "A Rookie's Notebook"
    The New Yorker, October 22, 1973, pp. 40-42
  459. The Row over Urban Renewal
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1965, pp. 55-60
  460. Runners-Up
    Why I won't vote for a candidate who jobs
    The New Republic, November 16, 1992, p. 15
  461. Running and Other Vices
    The American Scholar, Spring 1979, pp. 155-164
  462. Observations
    [+]
    Rx for the Novel (Review)
    On Moral Fiction, by John C. Gardner
    1. On Moral Fiction by John C. Gardner
    Commentary, July 1978, pp. 57-60
  463. The Sad Story of the Boy Wonder
    Commentary, March 1990, pp. 44-51
  464. Sam Lipman at the NEA
    The New Criterion, March 1995, pp. 15-21
  465. Story
    Saturday Afternoon at the Zoo With Dad
    Commentary, July 1998, pp. 43-48
  466. Fiction
    Schlifkin on My Books
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1985, pp. 63-78
  467. The Secret Life of Alfred Kinsey
    Commentary, January 1998, pp. 35-39
  468. Selling Henry James
    The New Criterion, November 1990, pp. 10-21
  469. Articles
    Senate, for Sale or Rent
    The Weekly Standard, December 29, 2008, pp. 9-10
  470. Senor Borges's Portico
    Commentary, April 1987, pp. 55-62
  471. Sex and Euphemism
    Commentary, April 1984, pp. 55-60
  472. Life and Letters
    Sex and the Professors
    The American Scholar, Summer 1975, pp. 357-364
  473. Reviews
    [+]
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    A Boy's Own Story, by Edmund White
    1. A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White
    2. Oxbridge Blues, and Other Plays for Television by Frederic Raphael
    3. The Joke by Milan Kundera
    4. Rabbis and Wives by Chaim Grade
    5. In the City of Fear by Ward Just
    6. Mantissa by John Fowles
    7. Dr. Rocksinger and the Age of Longing by Jill Robinson
    8. Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa
    9. No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1983, pp. 172-186
  474. The short happy life of Robert Louis Stevenson
    The New Criterion, November 1988, pp. 22-33
  475. Short Subject
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1988, pp. 487-494
  476. [+]
    Show-Biz Mencken (2 Reviews)
    The Constant Circle, by Sara Mayfield
    1. The Constant Circle by Sara Mayfield
    2. H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism by William H. Nolte and H.L. Mencken
    The New Republic, September 14, 1968, pp. 31-33
  477. Sid, You Made the Prose Too Thin
    Commentary, September 1987, pp. 53-60
  478. Sinning in Black and White
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1978, pp. 449-457
  479. [+]
    The Slang of Prigs (2 Reviews)
    Modern American Usage: A Guide, by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    1. Modern American Usage: A Guide by Wilson Follett and Jacques Barzun
    2. A Dictionary of Modern American Usage by Bryan A. Garner
    The Weekly Standard, August 9, 1999, pp. 35-39
  480. [+]
    The Small-Eyed Poet (Review)
    Selected Letters of E.E. Cummings, by F.W. Dupee, George Stade, and E.E. Cummings
    1. Selected Letters of E.E. Cummings by F.W. Dupee, George Stade, and E.E. Cummings
    The New Republic, June 7, 1969, pp. 23-26
  481. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
    The American Scholar, Winter 1989, pp. 7-17
  482. Snobbery: The American Version (2002)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  483. So to Speak
    The American Scholar, Winter 1996, pp. 7-14
  484. Books & Arts
    Speaking of the Dead
    The Weekly Standard, February 2, 1998, pp. 31-34
  485. Books & Arts
    [+]
    Stand-Up (Review)
    Seriously Funny, by Gerald Nachman
    1. Seriously Funny by Gerald Nachman
    The Weekly Standard, July 21, 2003, pp. 35-38
  486. The Standard Reader
    Frederick Morgan (1922-2004)
    The Weekly Standard, March 29, 2004, pp. 42-43
  487. State of the Lingo
    The American Scholar, Winter 1977, pp. 20-30
  488. [+]
    The Stranger (3 Reviews)
    Selected Critical Writings of George Santayana, by Norman Henfrey and George Santayana
    1. Selected Critical Writings of George Santayana by Norman Henfrey and George Santayana
    2. Santayana on America by Richard Colton Lyon and George Santayana
    3. The Birth of Reason and Other Essays by George Santayana and Daniel Cory
    The New Republic, March 1, 1969, pp. 25-27
  489. Student Evaluation
    The American Scholar, Spring 1987, pp. 177-184
  490. Such Good Taste
    The American Scholar, Spring 1993, pp. 167-176
  491. Fiction
    [+]
    The Sunshine Girls (2 Reviews)
    Pitch Dark, by Renata Adler
    1. Pitch Dark by Renata Adler
    2. Democracy by Joan Didion
    Commentary, June 1984, pp. 62-67
  492. A Super (Yawn) Sunday
    The Weekly Standard, January 27, 1997, p. 22
  493. Surfing the Novel
    Commentary, January 2002, pp. 32-37
  494. Sydney Smith
    The New Criterion, November 1989, pp. 9-20
  495. Talking to oneself
    The New Criterion, June 2001, pp. 22-30
  496. Tea and Antipathy
    The American Scholar, Summer 1986, pp. 303-312
  497. They Say You Was High-Class
    The American Scholar, Spring 1986, pp. 151-160
  498. Story
    The Third Mrs. Kessler
    Commentary, August 1995, pp. 43-49
  499. Thirty Years of the "New York Review"
    Commentary, December 1993, pp. 39-43
  500. This Sporting Life
    The American Scholar, Winter 1985, pp. 15-22
  501. Ticked to the Min
    The American Scholar, Summer 1996, pp. 327-334
  502. Time on My Hands, Me in My Arms
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1991, pp. 487-496
  503. Tom Wolfe's vanities
    The New Criterion, February 1988, pp. 5-16
  504. [+]
    Too Jewish to Love (Review)
    To an Early Grave, by Wallace Markfield
    1. To an Early Grave by Wallace Markfield
    The New Republic, July 25, 1964, pp. 23-27
  505. Reviews
    [+]
    Too Much Even of Kreplach (11 Reviews)
    The Ghost Writer, by Philip Roth
    1. The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth
    2. The Best of Rhys Davies by Rhys Davies
    3. Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
    4. It Looked Like for Ever by Mark Harris
    5. Cannibals and Missionaries by Mary McCarthy
    6. In Plain Russian by Vladimir Voinovich
    7. The Passion Artist by John Hawkes
    8. Old Love by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    9. Seven Serpents and Seven Moons by Demetrio Aguilera-Malta
    10. Tantrum by Jules Feiffer
    11. Black Tickets by Jayne Anne Phillips
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1980, pp. 97-110
  506. Observations
    Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails
    Commentary, June 2008, pp. 44-47
  507. [+]
    Topic Number One (2 Reviews)
    A Look Down the Lonesome Road, by Ralph Creger
    1. A Look Down the Lonesome Road by Ralph Creger
    2. The Siege of Harlem by Warren Miller
    The New Republic, September 5, 1964, pp. 26-28
  508. [+]
    Toward a Mass Elite (Review)
    Red, White, and Blue, by John William Ward
    1. Red, White, and Blue by John William Ward
    The New Republic, April 26, 1969, pp. 37-38
  509. Toys in My Attic
    The American Scholar, Winter 1992, pp. 7-16
  510. Trivial Pursuits
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1996, pp. 487-494
  511. [+]
    Two Southern Liberals (2 Reviews)
    Mississippi: The Closed Society, by James W. Silver
    1. Mississippi: The Closed Society by James W. Silver
    2. A Time to Speak by Charles Morgan, Jr.
    Commentary, December 1964, pp. 73-77
  512. Story
    Uncle Jack
    Commentary, May 2002, pp. 46-52
  513. [+]
    Unsentimental Education (Review)
    Arriving Where We Started, by Barbara Probst Solomon
    1. Arriving Where We Started by Barbara Probst Solomon
    Commentary, October 1972, pp. 92-95
  514. Unwilling to Relocate
    The American Scholar, Winter 1984, pp. 15-24
  515. V.S. Naipaul
    The New Criterion, October 1987, pp. 6-15
  516. A Very Private Person
    The American Scholar, Summer 1993, pp. 327-336
  517. The Virtues of Ambition
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1980, pp. 41-56
  518. Culture
    W.C. Fields Was Wrong
    Why an arts policy is worth the trouble
    The Weekly Standard, June 3, 1996, pp. 29-35
  519. Waiter, There's a Paragraph in My Soup!
    The American Scholar, Summer 1989, pp. 327-336
  520. Whaddya Driving?
    The American Scholar, Summer 1992, pp. 327-336
  521. Fiction
    What Does Philip Roth Want?
    Commentary, January 1984, pp. 62-67
  522. [+]
    What Happened to the Movies? (3 Reviews)
    The Whole Equation, by David Thomson
    1. The Whole Equation by David Thomson
    2. The Golden West by Daniel Fuchs
    3. The Big Picture by Edward Jay Epstein
    Commentary, July-August 2005, pp. 52-56
  523. What Is Vulgar?
    The American Scholar, Winter 1982, pp. 15-22
  524. What Makes Vidal Run
    Commentary, June 1977, pp. 72-75
  525. Articles
    What To Do About the Arts
    Commentary, April 1995, pp. 23-30
  526. Books & Arts
    [+]
    What Yiddish Says (3 Reviews)
    The God-haunted fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer
    1. Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories, Vol. I by Ilan Stavans and Isaac Bashevis Singer
    2. Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories, Vol. II by Ilan Stavans and Isaac Bashevis Singer
    3. Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories, Vol. III by Ilan Stavans and Isaac Bashevis Singer
    The Weekly Standard, October 25, 2004, pp. 35-39
  527. What's in It for the Talent?
    The American Scholar, Winter 1997, pp. 7-14
  528. What's So Funny?
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1984, pp. 439-446
  529. What's the usage?
    The New Criterion, June 1988, pp. 9-20
  530. Articles
    What's Up, Doc?
    The prestige of honorary degrees falls to record lows
    The Weekly Standard, May 26, 2008, pp. 10-11
  531. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    When the Lights Go Out (Review)
    Men in Dark Times, by Hannah Arendt
    1. Men in Dark Times by Hannah Arendt
    The New Republic, January 18, 1969, pp. 24-25
  532. Where'd He Go, Joe DiMaggio?
    Commentary, January 2001, pp. 44-49
  533. Articles
    Who Killed Poetry?
    Commentary, August 1988, pp. 13-20
  534. Fiction
    Why John Irving Is So Popular
    Commentary, June 1982, pp. 59-63
  535. Why Solzhenitsyn Will Not Go Away
    Commentary, November 1996, pp. 46-50
  536. Will You Still Feed Me?
    The American Scholar, Spring 1997, pp. 167-174
  537. Willa Cather
    The New Criterion, December 1983, pp. 35-44
  538. Windy City letters
    The New Criterion, January 1984, pp. 37-46
  539. With My Trousers Rolled (1995)
    1 Review
  540. Work and Its Contents
    The American Scholar, Summer 1983, pp. 299-308
  541. Writing essays
    The New Criterion, June 1984, pp. 26-34
  542. Writing on the Brain
    Commentary, April 2004, pp. 37-41
  543. The Yenta
    Barbara Walters asks the questions celebrities want to answer
    The Weekly Standard, November 30, 2009, pp. 35-38
  544. Story
    You Could Also Love a Rich Girl
    Commentary, November 2002, pp. 49-55
  545. You Probably Don't Know Me
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1987, pp. 463-469
  546. You Take Manhattan
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1980, pp. 439-447
  547. Your Basic Language Snob
    The American Scholar, Summer 1984, pp. 303-311
  548. No Items Found