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  1. [+]
    The Anatomy of Mind (4 Reviews)
    Freud and His Followers, by Paul Roazen
    1. Freud and His Followers by Paul Roazen
    2. Freud by Richard Wollheim
    3. Tribute to Freud by H.D.
    4. Social Amnesia by Russell Jacoby
    The New York Review of Books, April 17, 1975, pp. 3-5
  2. "And"
    A meditation on the most familiar connective
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1984, pp. 54-61
  3. Books and the Arts
    The Artist and Society
    The New Republic, July 27, 1968, pp. 16-17
  4. [+]
    The Battered, Triumphant Sage (3 Reviews)
    Tribute to Freud, by H.D.
    1. Tribute to Freud by H.D.
    2. Freud and His Followers by Paul Roazen
    3. Social Amnesia by Russell Jacoby
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1975, pp. 9-12
  5. [+]
    Being and Dying (Review)
    The Encyclopedia of the Dead, by Danilo Kis
    1. The Encyclopedia of the Dead by Danilo Kis
    The New York Review of Books, October 26, 1989, pp. 18-20
  6. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Bingo Game at the Foot of the Cross (Review)
    Morte D'Urban, by J.F. Powers
    1. Morte D'Urban by J.F. Powers
    The Nation, September 29, 1962, p. 182
  7. The Book as a Container of Consciousness
    The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1995, pp. 88-101
  8. [+]
    Books: More Deaths Than One (2 Reviews)
    Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    1. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    2. JFK: The Presidency of John F. Kennedy by Herbert S. Parmet
    New York Magazine, April 11, 1983, pp. 83-85
  9. [+]
    A Case of Sincerity and Obsession (Review)
    On Heroes and Tombs, by Ernesto Sabato
    1. On Heroes and Tombs by Ernesto Sabato
    The New Republic, September 23, 1981, pp. 25-27
  10. [+]
    Cock-a-doodle-doo (Review)
    Couples, by John Updike
    1. Couples by John Updike
    The New York Review of Books, April 11, 1968, p. 3
  11. Criticism
    The Unspeakable State of Soliloquy
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1984, pp. 71-74
  12. Criticism
    Vicissitudes of the Avant-Garde
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1988, pp. 64-70
  13. A Debate on Fiction
    The New Republic, March 10, 1979, pp. 25-29
  14. [+]
    The Doomed in Their Sinking (2 Reviews)
    The Savage God, by A. Alvarez
    1. The Savage God by A. Alvarez
    2. Suicide by Jacques Choron
    The New York Review of Books, May 18, 1972, pp. 3-5
  15. Essay
    The Face of the City
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1986, pp. 37-46
  16. Essay
    Goodness Knows Nothing of Beauty
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1987, pp. 37-46
  17. Essay
    The Art of Self
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1994, pp. 43-52
  18. Essay
    Shears of the Censor
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1997, pp. 59-67
  19. Essay: In Defense of the Book
    On the enduring pleasures of paper, type, page and ink
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1999, pp. 45-53
  20. Fiction and the Figures of Life (1971)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  21. A Fiesta for the Form
    The New Republic, October 25, 1980, pp. 33-35
  22. [+]
    A Forest of Bamboo (Review)
    Friedrich Nietzsche, by Curtis Cate
    1. Friedrich Nietzsche by Curtis Cate
    The Harpers Monthly, August 2005, pp. 83-88
  23. [+]
    From Some Ashes No Bird Rises (2 Reviews)
    Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D. H. Lawrence, by Edward D. McDonald and D.H. Lawrence
    1. Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D. H. Lawrence by Edward D. McDonald and D.H. Lawrence
    2. Phoenix II by D.H. Lawrence, Warren Roberts, and Harry T. Moore, ...
    The New York Review of Books, August 1, 1968, p. 3
  24. Gertrude Stein, Geographer: I
    The New York Review of Books, May 3, 1973, pp. 5-8
  25. Gertrude Stein, Geographer: II
    The New York Review of Books, May 17, 1973, pp. 25-28
  26. Habitations of the Word (1985)
    Essays
    3 Reviews
  27. [+]
    Half a Man, Half a Metaphor (Review)
    Kafka: The Decisive Years, by Reiner Stach
    1. Kafka: The Decisive Years by Reiner Stach
    The Harpers Monthly, August 2006, pp. 85-94
  28. [+]
    Homage to Ford Madox Ford (Review)
    The Fifth Queen, by Ford Madox Hueffer
    1. The Fifth Queen by Ford Madox Hueffer
    The New Republic, March 28, 1981, pp. 26-29
  29. [+]
    The Hovering Life (Review)
    The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1, by Robert Musil
    1. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    The New York Review of Books, January 11, 1996, pp. 56-62
  30. Stories
    I Wish You Wouldn't
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1975, pp. 344-360
  31. [+]
    Imaginery Borges (3 Reviews)
    The Book of Imaginary Beings, by Jorge Luis Borges and Margarita Guerrero
    1. The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges and Margarita Guerrero
    2. Conversations with Jorge Luis Borges by Richard Burgin and Jorge Luis Borges
    3. The Narrow Act by Ronald J. Christ
    The New York Review of Books, November 20, 1969, pp. 6-10
  32. [+]
    In the Cage (Review)
    Henry James, Vol. IV, by Leon Edel
    1. Henry James, Vol. IV by Leon Edel
    The New York Review of Books, July 10, 1969, pp. 3-4
  33. In the Heart of the Heart of the Country (1968)
    And Other Stories
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  34. [+]
    The Infinite's Jest (Review)
    The Living End, by Stanley Elkin
    1. The Living End by Stanley Elkin
    The Harpers Monthly, May 2004, pp. 92-98
  35. Interview
    The Art of Fiction LXV
    The Paris Review, Summer 1977, pp. 61-94
  36. [+]
    Johns (Review)
    Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974, by Mark Rosenthal and Jasper Johns
    1. Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974 by Mark Rosenthal and Jasper Johns
    The New York Review of Books, February 2, 1989, pp. 22-27
  37. [+]
    Kinds of Killing (Review)
    The Third Reich at War, by Richard J. Evans
    1. The Third Reich at War by Richard J. Evans
    The Harpers Monthly, August 2009, pp. 75-82
  38. [+]
    La Vie Treshorrificque (2 Reviews)
    Gargantua, by Francois Rabelais and Andrew Brown
    1. Gargantua by Francois Rabelais and Andrew Brown
    2. Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais and Andrew Brown
    The Harpers Monthly, October 2004, pp. 93-102
  39. [+]
    The Leading Edge of the Trash Phenomenon (Review)
    Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    The New York Review of Books, April 25, 1968, p. 5
  40. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 1, 1968, pp. 36-40
  41. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 20, 1996, pp. 73-76
  42. [+]
    A Life at Death's Door (Review)
    Wittgenstein: A Life, Vol. I, by Brian McGuinness
    1. Wittgenstein: A Life, Vol. I by Brian McGuinness
    The New Republic, May 1, 1989, pp. 35-36
  43. [+]
    Malcolm Lowry's Inferno (Review)
    Malcolm Lowry: A Biography, by Douglas Day
    1. Malcolm Lowry: A Biography by Douglas Day
    The New York Review of Books, November 29, 1973, pp. 26-27
  44. [+]
    Malcolm Lowry's Inferno: II (Review)
    Malcolm Lowry: A Biography, by Douglas Day
    1. Malcolm Lowry: A Biography by Douglas Day
    The New York Review of Books, December 13, 1973, pp. 28-31
  45. [+]
    Mirror, Mirror (3 Reviews)
    King, Queen, Knave, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
    2. Nabokov by L.S. Dembo
    3. Keys to Lolita by Carl R. Proffer
    The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1968, pp. 3-4
  46. [+]
    Mr. Blotner, Mr. Feaster, and Mr. Faulkner (Review)
    Faulkner: A Biography, by Joseph Blotner
    1. Faulkner: A Biography by Joseph Blotner
    The New York Review of Books, June 27, 1974, pp. 3-5
  47. Nabokov
    Upright Among Staring Fish
    The Saturday Review, January 6, 1973, p. 35
  48. Omensetter's Luck (1966)
    6 Reviews
  49. On Being Blue (1976)
    A Philosophical Inquiry
    4 Reviews
  50. [+]
    On Evil (Review)
    Evil in Modern Thought, by Susan Neiman
    1. Evil in Modern Thought by Susan Neiman
    The Harpers Monthly, January 2004, pp. 77-86
  51. [+]
    The Polemical Philosopher (5 Reviews)
    Human, All Too Human, by Friedrich Nietzsche
    1. Human, All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche
    2. Conversations with Nietzsche by Sander L. Gilman
    3. Postponements by David Farrell Krell
    4. Nietzsche, "the Last Antipolitical German" by Peter Bergmann
    5. Nietzsche: Life as Literature by Alexander Nehamas
    The New York Review of Books, February 4, 1988, pp. 35-44
  52. [+]
    Portrait of the Artist (Review)
    Painting as an Art, by Richard Wollheim
    1. Painting as an Art by Richard Wollheim
    The New York Review of Books, October 13, 1988, pp. 48-52
  53. Quotations from Chairman Flaubert
    The Paris Review, Fall 1994, pp. 270-315
  54. Reading Rilke (1999)
    Reflections on the Problems of Translation
    4 Reviews
  55. Readings
    A Visit With Yevtushenko
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1987, pp. 36-37
  56. Readings
    On Thinking Through a Little Problem
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1988, pp. 18-21
  57. Readings
    Sweet Things
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1992, pp. 34-36
  58. Readings
    The Harpers Monthly, May 2002, pp. 13-30
  59. [+]
    Reconsideration (Review)
    The Franchiser, by Stanley Elkin
    1. The Franchiser by Stanley Elkin
    The New Republic, June 28, 1980, pp. 29-31
  60. The Road to the True Book
    The New Republic, November 8, 1982, pp. 27-29
  61. Seine and Sensibility
    The New Republic, March 4, 1985, pp. 27-32
  62. [+]
    The Snares of Meaning (Review)
    So Much Nearer, by I.A. Richards
    1. So Much Nearer by I.A. Richards
    The New Republic, May 11, 1968, pp. 34-35
  63. [+]
    The Sporting News (Review)
    The Great American Novel, by Philip Roth
    1. The Great American Novel by Philip Roth
    The New York Review of Books, May 31, 1973, pp. 7-8
  64. "The Statutes"
    The New Yorker, December 5, 1977, pp. 48-52
  65. The Stylization of Desire
    The New York Review of Books, February 25, 1971, pp. 33-36
  66. Summer Bees
    The Paris Review, Spring 1981, pp. 231-236
  67. A Temple of Texts (2006)
    1 Review
  68. Tests of Time (2002)
    Essays
    1 Review
  69. [+]
    Theatrical Sartre (Review)
    Sartre on Theater, by Jean-Paul Sartre, Michel Contat, and Michel Rybalka, ...
    1. Sartre on Theater by Jean-Paul Sartre, Michel Contat, and Michel Rybalka, ...
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 1976, pp. 16-23
  70. [+]
    Three Photos of Colete (13 Reviews)
    Claudine at School, by Colette
    1. Claudine at School by Colette
    2. Claudine in Paris by Colette
    3. Claudine Married by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
    4. Claudine and Annie by Colette
    5. The Retreat from Love by Colette
    6. Cheri and The Last of Cheri by Colette
    7. The Evening Star by Colette
    8. The Blue Lantern by Colette
    9. My Mother's House and Sido by Colette
    10. Break of Day by Colette
    11. The Pure and the Impure by Colette
    12. Mitsou and Music-Hall Sidelights by Colette
    13. The Vagabond by Colette
    The New York Review of Books, April 14, 1977, pp. 11-18
  71. Books & the Arts
    A True Lie-Minded Man
    The Nation, October 31, 1966, p. 453
  72. The Tunnel (1995)
    4 Reviews
  73. Willie Masters' Lonesome Wife (1974)
    1 Review
  74. [+]
    Wittgenstein - A Man and a Half (Review)
    Letters from Ludwig Wittgenstein, by Paul Engelmann and Ludwig Wittgenstein
    1. Letters from Ludwig Wittgenstein by Paul Engelmann and Ludwig Wittgenstein
    The New Republic, June 22, 1968, pp. 29-30
  75. The World Within the Word (1978)
    Essays
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
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