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  1. [+]
    After Jonestown (6 Reviews)
    Our Father Who Art in Hell, by James Reston, Jr.
    1. Our Father Who Art in Hell by James Reston, Jr.
    2. The Children of Jonestown by Kenneth Wooden
    3. Awake in a Nightmare by Ethan Feinsod
    4. In My Father's House by Min S. Yee and Thomas N. Layton
    5. Journey to Nowhere by Shiva Naipaul
    6. The Strongest Poison by Mark Lane
    The New York Review of Books, October 8, 1981, pp. 3-5
  2. [+]
    Ah, Wilderness! (2 Reviews)
    The Last Cowboy, by Jane Kramer
    1. The Last Cowboy by Jane Kramer
    2. Coming into the Country by John McPhee
    The New York Review of Books, March 23, 1978, pp. 3-5
  3. [+]
    AIDS Without End (2 Reviews)
    Report of the Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic, by ...
    1. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic by James D. Watkins
    2. And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
    The New York Review of Books, August 18, 1988, pp. 57-62
  4. American Art Nouveau (1979)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  5. [+]
    American Pie (5 Reviews)
    Appetite for Life, by Noel Riley Fitch
    1. Appetite for Life by Noel Riley Fitch
    2. A Welcoming Life by Dominique Gioia
    3. Marcella Cucina by Marcella Hazan
    4. The All-New Joy of Cooking by Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker, and Irma S. Rombauer, ...
    5. The American Century Cookbook by Jean Anderson
    The New York Review of Books, December 18, 1997, pp. 20-23
  6. [+]
    The Best Men? (Review)
    The Golden Age, by Gore Vidal
    1. The Golden Age by Gore Vidal
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 2000, pp. 21-22
  7. [+]
    The Best of Times (Review)
    Possession, by A.S. Byatt
    1. Possession by A.S. Byatt
    The New York Review of Books, March 28, 1991, pp. 35-36
  8. [+]
    Beyond the Evidence (Review)
    Sleepless Nights, by Elizabeth Hardwick
    1. Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick
    The New York Review of Books, June 14, 1979, p. 7
  9. Burning (1973)
    1 Review
  10. [+]
    Colette in Pieces (Review)
    Letters from Colette, by Robert Phelps and Colette
    1. Letters from Colette by Robert Phelps and Colette
    The New York Review of Books, April 2, 1981, pp. 6-8
  11. [+]
    Conspirators (Review)
    White Noise, by Don DeLillo
    1. White Noise by Don DeLillo
    The New York Review of Books, March 14, 1985, p. 6
  12. [+]
    The Constant Wife (3 Reviews)
    D.H. Lawrence: The Story of a Marriage, by Brenda Maddox
    1. D.H. Lawrence: The Story of a Marriage by Brenda Maddox
    2. A Genius for Living by Janet Byrne
    3. Frieda Lawrence by Rosemary Jackson and Frieda Lawrence
    The New York Review of Books, September 21, 1995, pp. 35-36
  13. [+]
    Darn that Darning (4 Reviews)
    Confidence Men and Painted Women, by Karen Halttunen
    1. Confidence Men and Painted Women by Karen Halttunen
    2. The Light of the Home by Harvey Green
    3. Private Woman, Public Stage by Mary Kelley
    4. Parallel Lives by Phyllis Rose
    The New York Review of Books, April 12, 1984, pp. 23-24
  14. Dashiell Hammett: A Life (1983)
    8 Reviews, 1 Readable
  15. [+]
    Death for Sale (Review)
    The Executioner's Song, by Norman Mailer
    1. The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer
    The New York Review of Books, December 6, 1979, pp. 3-5
  16. Doctor Talk
    The New Republic, August 18, 1979, pp. 25-26
  17. Dreams of E.A. Poe
    The New York Review of Books, July 18, 1991, pp. 7-10
  18. Forever Evil (1987 Film)
  19. [+]
    Ghosts (3 Reviews)
    The Names, by N. Scott Momaday
    1. The Names by N. Scott Momaday
    2. The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
    3. Encounter with an Angry God by Carobeth Laird
    The New York Review of Books, February 3, 1977, pp. 19-28
  20. [+]
    Going West (Review)
    In America, by Susan Sontag
    1. In America by Susan Sontag
    The New York Review of Books, April 27, 2000, pp. 16-17
  21. "Great Barrier Reef"
    The New Yorker, September 7, 1992, pp. 27-29
  22. [+]
    Hard Hit Women (3 Reviews)
    How to Save Your Own Life, by Erica Jong
    1. How to Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong
    2. A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion
    3. Lover by Bertha Harris
    The New York Review of Books, April 28, 1977, pp. 6-8
  23. Health and Happiness (1990)
    2 Reviews
  24. [+]
    Heart of Darkness (4 Reviews)
    The Suicide Cult, by Marshall Kilduff and Ron Javers
    1. The Suicide Cult by Marshall Kilduff and Ron Javers
    2. The Guyana Massacre by Charles A. Krause, Laurence M. Stern, and Richard Harwood, ...
    3. Hold Hands and Die! by John Maguire and Mary Lee Dunn
    4. Six Years with God by Jeannie Mills
    The New York Review of Books, April 19, 1979, pp. 3-7
  25. [+]
    The Heart of the Heart of the Country (Review)
    Old Glory: An American Voyage, by Jonathan Raban
    1. Old Glory: An American Voyage by Jonathan Raban
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1981, pp. 10-13
  26. [+]
    A House Is Not a Home (4 Reviews)
    Home: A Short History of an Idea, by Witold Rybczynski
    1. Home: A Short History of an Idea by Witold Rybczynski
    2. House by Tracy Kidder
    3. The Englishman's Room by Alvilde Lees-Milne
    4. Designs for Interiors by Stephen Calloway
    The New York Review of Books, December 4, 1986, pp. 3-6
  27. [+]
    How Mexican Is It? (Review)
    Eclipse Fever, by Walter Abish
    1. Eclipse Fever by Walter Abish
    The New York Review of Books, September 23, 1993, pp. 39-40
  28. [+]
    In Bed with Social Science (Review)
    Sex and Morality in the U.S., by Albert D. Klassen, Colin J. Williams, and Eugene E. Le...
    1. Sex and Morality in the U.S. by Albert D. Klassen, Colin J. Williams, and Eugene E. Levitt, ...
    The New York Review of Books, October 12, 1989, pp. 25-27
  29. [+]
    J.G. Ballard: The Glow of the Prophet (11 Reviews)
    Miracles of Life, by J.G. Ballard
    1. Miracles of Life by J.G. Ballard
    2. The Atrocity Exhibition by J.G. Ballard
    3. Crash by J.G. Ballard
    4. Concrete Island by J.G. Ballard
    5. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
    6. The Day of Creation by J.G. Ballard
    7. Running Wild by J.G. Ballard
    8. The Kindness of Women by J.G. Ballard
    9. Cocaine Nights by J.G. Ballard
    10. Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
    11. Kingdom Come by J.G. Ballard
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 2008, pp. 24-25
  30. [+]
    Justice to Charlotte Bronte (Review)
    Charlotte Bronte: The Self Conceived, by Helene Moglen
    1. Charlotte Bronte: The Self Conceived by Helene Moglen
    The New York Review of Books, November 25, 1976, pp. 40-42
  31. L'Affaire (2003)
    1 Review
  32. Le Divorce (1997)
    2 Reviews
  33. Le Mariage (2000)
    2 Reviews
  34. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 1, 1976, pp. 39-40
  35. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 1976, pp. 51-56
  36. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 28, 1977, pp. 41-44
  37. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 27, 1979, p. 65
  38. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 7, 1980, pp. 53-56
  39. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, February 21, 1980, p. 44
  40. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 27, 1982, pp. 56-60
  41. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1984, pp. 56-60
  42. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 8, 1988, pp. 60-64
  43. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 20, 1990, pp. 78-80
  44. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1990, pp. 60-64
  45. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 1, 1990, pp. 49-52
  46. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 15, 1991, pp. 65-68
  47. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1992, pp. 56-60
  48. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998, pp. 76-80
  49. [+]
    Living Legends (Review)
    A Sport of Nature, by Nadine Gordimer
    1. A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1987, pp. 8-9
  50. [+]
    The Lost World of the Mormons (5 Reviews)
    The Chinchilla Farm, by Judith Freeman
    1. The Chinchilla Farm by Judith Freeman
    2. Doc by Jack Olsen
    3. The Mormon Murders by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
    4. Salamander by Allen D. Roberts and Linda Sillitoe
    5. Windows on the Sea and Other Stories by Linda Sillitoe
    The New York Review of Books, March 15, 1990, pp. 28-31
  51. Lulu in Marrakech (2008)
    1 Review
  52. Lying Low (1978)
    8 Reviews, 1 Readable
  53. [+]
    The Malibu Decameron (Review)
    Ten Days in the Hills, by Jane Smiley
    1. Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley
    The New York Review of Books, April 26, 2007, pp. 29-30
  54. [+]
    The Marrying Kind (5 Reviews)
    Marriage and Other Acts of Charity, by Kate Braestrup
    1. Marriage and Other Acts of Charity by Kate Braestrup
    2. The Marriage-Go-Round by Andrew J. Cherlin
    3. Why Him? Why Her? by Helen Fisher
    4. Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert
    5. Marry Him by Lori Gottlieb
    The New York Review of Books, August 19, 2010, pp. 22-26
  55. [+]
    Missionary (Review)
    Single and Single, by John le Carre
    1. Single and Single by John le Carre
    The New York Review of Books, May 20, 1999, pp. 18-20
  56. [+]
    Moleism, Gooseism (2 Reviews)
    Reflections of a Friendship, by Virginia Surtees
    1. Reflections of a Friendship by Virginia Surtees
    2. Savage Ruskin by Patrick Conner
    The New Statesman, June 15, 1979, p. 880
  57. [+]
    My Blue Heaven (8 Reviews)
    Raising Baby by the Book, by Julia Grant
    1. Raising Baby by the Book by Julia Grant
    2. Dr. Spock: An American Life by Thomas Maier
    3. Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care by Benjamin Spock and Steven Parker
    4. Maybe One by Bill McKibben
    5. Family Man by Calvin Trillin
    6. Born that Way by William Wright
    7. The War Against Parents by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West
    8. Our Babies, Ourselves by Meredith Small
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1998, pp. 15-20
  58. [+]
    The New American Cuisine (24 Reviews)
    A review of 24 recent cookbooks
    1. The New American Cuisine
    2. The Elegance with Ease Cookbook by Fern Lebo
    3. Discover Brunch by Ruth MacPherson
    4. Cooking with Carrier by Robert Carrier
    5. Robert Carrier's Entertaining by Robert Carrier
    6. Too Busy to Cook?
    7. The New York Times More 60-Minute Gourmet by Pierre Franey
    8. Fifteen-Minute Meals by Emalee Chapman
    9. The New James Beard by James Beard
    10. The Park Avenue Cookbook by Sara B.B. Stamm
    11. The Helen Corbitt Collection by Elizabeth Ann Johnson and Helen Corbitt
    12. Pamela Harlech's Practical Guide to Cooking, Entertaining, and Household Management by Pamela Harlech
    13. The Only Texas Cookbook by Linda West Eckhardt
    14. The World's Best Food for Health and Long Life by Michael Bateman
    15. Kitchen in the Hills by Elizabeth West
    16. The Microwave Chinese Cookbook by Lillian Chen and Edith Nobile
    17. Cookbook from a Melting Pot by Elizabeth Paulucci
    18. The Nouvelle Cuisine Cookbook by Armand Aulicino
    19. The French Cuisine of Your Choice by Isabelle Marique and Albert Jorant
    20. Kitchen Science by Howard Hillman
    21. Chinese Technique by Ken Hom and Harvey Steiman
    22. Cooking Techniques by Beverly Cox and Joan Whitman
    23. The Cook's Handbook by Prue Leith
    24. Judith Olney's Entertainments by Judith Olney
    The New York Review of Books, February 18, 1982, pp. 18-20
  59. [+]
    Not Right for Our Rose (Review)
    John Ruskin and Rose la Touche, by Van Akin Burd and Rose La Touche
    1. John Ruskin and Rose la Touche by Van Akin Burd and Rose La Touche
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1980, pp. 11-12
  60. [+]
    The Oppressor in the Next Room (3 Reviews)
    Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
    1. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
    2. White Rat by Gayl Jones
    3. Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson
    The New York Review of Books, November 10, 1977, pp. 6-9
  61. [+]
    The Patient Talks Back (3 Reviews)
    The Two Kinds of Decay, by Sarah Manguso
    1. The Two Kinds of Decay by Sarah Manguso
    2. My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor
    3. The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead by David Shields
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 2008, pp. 24-27
  62. [+]
    Paying the Right Kind of Attention (Review)
    The Same River Twice, by Ted Mooney
    1. The Same River Twice by Ted Mooney
    The New York Review of Books, October 14, 2010, pp. 44-45
  63. The People v. Patty Hearst
    The New York Review of Books, April 29, 1976, pp. 15-17
  64. Persian Nights (1987)
    5 Reviews
  65. [+]
    Playtime (Review)
    Cities on a Hill, by Frances FitzGerald
    1. Cities on a Hill by Frances FitzGerald
    The New York Review of Books, January 29, 1987, pp. 3-4
  66. [+]
    Point of Departure (Review)
    The Dean's December, by Saul Bellow
    1. The Dean's December by Saul Bellow
    The New York Review of Books, March 4, 1982, pp. 6-8
  67. [+]
    Rags! (5 Reviews)
    Fashioning the Bourgeoisie, by Philippe Perrot
    1. Fashioning the Bourgeoisie by Philippe Perrot
    2. Sex and Suits by Anne Hollander
    3. The Afghan Amulet by Sheila Paine
    4. Fashion, Culture, and Identity by Fred Davis
    5. The Empire of Fashion by Gilles Lipovetsky
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1995, pp. 19-21
  68. [+]
    The Return of Ruskin (4 Reviews)
    Ruskin's Venice, by Arnold Whittick and John Ruskin
    1. Ruskin's Venice by Arnold Whittick and John Ruskin
    2. Looking at Architecture with Ruskin by John Unrau
    3. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye by Robert Hewison
    4. Ruskin by Quentin Bell
    The New York Review of Books, January 25, 1979, pp. 10-12
  69. [+]
    Rite of Passage (2 Reviews)
    Life After Marriage, by A. Alvarez
    1. Life After Marriage by A. Alvarez
    2. Marriage, Love, Sex, and Divorce by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1982, pp. 9-10
  70. [+]
    Ruskin Our Contemporary? (11 Reviews)
    Eleven Books on John Ruskin
    1. The Wider Sea by John Dixon Hunt
    2. The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and John Ruskin by George Allen Cate, Thomas Carlyle, and John Ruskin, ...
    3. The Ruskin Polygon by John Dixon Hunt and Faith M. Holland
    4. New Approaches to Ruskin by Robert Hewison
    5. Studies in Ruskin by Robert E. Rhodes and Del Ivan Janik
    6. Letters from the Continent, 1858 by John Ruskin and John Hayman
    7. Ruskin and the Art of the Beholder by Elizabeth K. Helsinger
    8. Ruskin and Venice by Jeanne Clegg
    9. Ruskinian Gothic by Eve Blau
    10. The Poison Sky by Raymond E. Fitch
    11. Ruskin's Maze by Jay Fellows
    The New York Review of Books, March 31, 1983, pp. 13-16
  71. The Shadow Knows (1975)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  72. [+]
    She Had It All (4 Reviews)
    My Life, by George Sand and Dan Hofstadter
    1. My Life by George Sand and Dan Hofstadter
    2. George Sand in Her Own Words by Joseph Amber Barry and George Sand
    3. The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by A.L. McKenzie, George Sand, and Gustave Flaubert, ...
    4. The Double Life of George Sand, Woman and Writer by Renee Winegarten
    The New York Review of Books, October 11, 1979, pp. 9-11
  73. [+]
    Something for the Boys (9 Reviews)
    Iron John, by Robert Bly
    1. Iron John by Robert Bly
    2. Manhood in the Making by David D. Gilmore
    3. Fire in the Belly by Sam Keen
    4. Transformation by Robert A. Johnson
    5. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover by Robert L. Moore and Douglas Gillette
    6. Prisoners of Men's Dreams by Suzanne Gordon
    7. Feminism Without Illusions by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
    8. The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
    9. Backlash by Susan Faludi
    The New York Review of Books, January 16, 1992, pp. 13-16
  74. [+]
    Southern Comfort (2 Reviews)
    In Country, by Bobbie Ann Mason
    1. In Country by Bobbie Ann Mason
    2. The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
    The New York Review of Books, November 7, 1985, pp. 15-17
  75. Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)
    The New York Review of Books, April 22, 1999, p. 28
  76. [+]
    Star (4 Reviews)
    Screening History, by Gore Vidal
    1. Screening History by Gore Vidal
    2. Live From Golgotha by Gore Vidal
    3. Round up the Usual Suspects by Aljean Harmetz
    4. M.I.A. or Mythmaking in America by H. Bruce Franklin
    The New York Review of Books, April 8, 1993, pp. 24-25
  77. [+]
    Supergirls (Review)
    Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang, by Joyce Carol Oates
    1. Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang by Joyce Carol Oates
    The New York Review of Books, December 2, 1993, pp. 25-26
  78. [+]
    Tell, Don't Show (3 Reviews)
    Walter Winchell, by Michael Herr
    1. Walter Winchell by Michael Herr
    2. Wildlife by Richard Ford
    3. The Screenplay by Margaret Mehring
    The New York Review of Books, November 22, 1990, pp. 16-18
  79. Terrorists and Novelists (1982)
    1 Review
  80. [+]
    The Triumph of Turgenev (Review)
    Twilight of Love, by Robert Dessaix
    1. Twilight of Love by Robert Dessaix
    The New York Review of Books, March 29, 2007, pp. 37-39
  81. [+]
    True Confessions (Review)
    I Feel Bad About My Neck, by Nora Ephron
    1. I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
    The New York Review of Books, November 16, 2006, pp. 12-13
  82. [+]
    True Patriots (Review)
    Friendly Fire, by C.D.B. Bryan
    1. Friendly Fire by C.D.B. Bryan
    The New York Review of Books, August 5, 1976, pp. 41-43
  83. [+]
    Waiting for Righty (Review)
    Loon Lake, by E.L. Doctorow
    1. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 1980, pp. 18-20
  84. [+]
    The War Between Men and Women (3 Reviews)
    Against Our Will, by Susan Brownmiller
    1. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller
    2. Rape: The Bait and the Trap by Jean Scott MacKellar
    3. Rape and Its Victims
    The New York Review of Books, December 11, 1975, pp. 36-38
  85. [+]
    The Way Forward (Review)
    The Year of the Flood, by Margaret Atwood
    1. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
    The New York Review of Books, November 5, 2009, pp. 10-13
  86. [+]
    What Do Women Want? (6 Reviews)
    "Bad Girls"/"Good Girls", by Nan Bauer Maglin and Donna Perry
    1. "Bad Girls"/"Good Girls" by Nan Bauer Maglin and Donna Perry
    2. Feminism Is Not the Story of My Life by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
    3. She Works/He Works by Rosalind C. Barnett and Caryl Rivers
    4. The Sibling Society by Robert Bly
    5. The Seasons of a Woman's Life by Daniel J. Levinson and Judy D. Levinson
    6. The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood by Sharon Hays
    The New York Review of Books, November 28, 1996, pp. 22-28
  87. [+]
    Worst Wishes (2 Reviews)
    Wild Justice, by Susan Jacoby
    1. Wild Justice by Susan Jacoby
    2. Man Slaughter by Steven Englund
    The New York Review of Books, February 16, 1984, pp. 38-39
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