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  1. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    All in the Family (Review)
    The Eighth Sin, by Stefan Kanfer
    1. The Eighth Sin by Stefan Kanfer
    The Nation, June 17, 1978, p. 733
  2. [+]
    The American dream in fragments (Review)
    Loon Lake, by E.L. Doctorow
    1. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow
    Commonweal, November 7, 1980, p. 627
  3. An American Fantasy
    Commonweal, December 29, 1967, p. 399
  4. [+]
    Assault on the Pointless Life (2 Reviews)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. Our Visit to Niagara by Paul Goodman
    The New Republic, November 14, 1960, p. 17
  5. [+]
    Assurance and Power (Review)
    The Mute, by Otto F. Walter
    1. The Mute by Otto F. Walter
    Commonweal, December 21, 1962, pp. 346-348
  6. [+]
    Back from Limbo (Review)
    The Year Before Last, by Kay Boyle
    1. The Year Before Last by Kay Boyle
    The New Republic, January 24, 1970, p. 30
  7. [+]
    The Beery Clown's Novel (Review)
    The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight, by Jimmy Breslin
    1. The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin
    The New Republic, November 29, 1969, p. 34
  8. Between the Real and the Absurd
    The Nation, November 18, 1961, p. 407
  9. [+]
    Beware of 'Literature Boys'! (Review)
    Nathanael West: The Art of His Life, by Jay Martin
    1. Nathanael West: The Art of His Life by Jay Martin
    Commonweal, October 23, 1970, pp. 96-97
  10. [+]
    A Climate for Art on an Island (Review)
    The Labyrinth, by Enrique A. Laguerre
    1. The Labyrinth by Enrique A. Laguerre
    The Saturday Review, February 11, 1961, p. 58
  11. Comstock's Complaint
    Commonweal, December 19, 1969, pp. 362-363
  12. [+]
    Consistent Performer (Review)
    American Review 18, by Theodore Solotaroff
    1. American Review 18 by Theodore Solotaroff
    The New Republic, September 22, 1973, p. 31
  13. [+]
    The Contemporary British Comic Novel (6 Reviews)
    Take a Girl Like You, by Kingsley Amis
    1. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
    2. Stand on Me by Frank Norman
    3. Hark, Hark, the Lark! by H.E. Bates
    4. Affairs of the Heart by Malcolm Muggeridge
    5. Something Light by Margery Sharp
    6. The Bachelors by Muriel Spark
    The Saturday Review, April 8, 1961, pp. 25-26
  14. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 3, 1965, p. 287
  15. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 1, 1967, pp. 308-310
  16. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 4, 1970, p. 255
  17. Critics' Choices for Christmas
    Commonweal, December 3, 1971, p. 232
  18. Critics' Christmas Choices
    Commonweal, December 7, 1979, p. 698
  19. Critics' Christmas Choices
    Commonweal, December 4, 1981, p. 695
  20. Critics' Christmas Choices
    Commonweal, December 3, 1982, pp. 664-665
  21. Books
    Cultural Criticism: Left, Right, Center
    Commonweal, November 10, 1972, pp. 137-139
  22. Dead Writers
    A Parable
    Commonweal, May 13, 1977, pp. 307-309
  23. [+]
    Dear Allen, Dear Donald, Dear Hart (2 Reviews)
    The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate, by John Tyree Fain, Thom...
    1. The Literary Correspondence of Donald Davidson and Allen Tate by John Tyree Fain, Thomas Daniel Young, and Donald Davidson, ...
    2. The Letters of Hart Crane and His Family by Thomas S.W. Lewis and Hart Crane
    Commonweal, February 14, 1975, pp. 398-400
  24. [+]
    The Edith Wharton Affair (Review)
    Edith Wharton: A Biography, by R.W.B. Lewis
    1. Edith Wharton: A Biography by R.W.B. Lewis
    Commonweal, January 2, 1976, pp. 21-22
  25. Edward Dahlberg---Pariah
    Commonweal, February 19, 1971, pp. 497-498
  26. [+]
    Eerie Emblems of a Bizarre, Terrifying World (2 Reviews)
    Labyrinths, by Jorge Luis Borges
    1. Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges
    2. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
    The Saturday Review, June 2, 1962, p. 34
  27. [+]
    The Elusive Emily (Review)
    The Elusive Emily, by Richard B. Sewall
    1. The Elusive Emily by Richard B. Sewall
    Commonweal, May 9, 1975, pp. 115-117
  28. [+]
    Epistles to the Philistines (Review)
    Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals, by Paul Goodman
    1. Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals by Paul Goodman
    The New Republic, February 26, 1962, pp. 24-25
  29. The exactions of art
    Commonweal, July 3, 1981, pp. 406-407
  30. The family idiot
    Commonweal, August 29, 1980, pp. 469-470
  31. Books
    [+]
    A Fiction of History (Review)
    Burr, by Gore Vidal
    1. Burr by Gore Vidal
    The New Republic, November 10, 1973, p. 23
  32. [+]
    Fidel, Pinochet & the Pen (2 Reviews)
    Self-Portrait of the Other, by Heberto Padilla
    1. Self-Portrait of the Other by Heberto Padilla
    2. My House Is On Fire by Ariel Dorfman
    Commonweal, April 20, 1990, pp. 266-272
  33. [+]
    The Fiedler on the Woolf (2 Reviews)
    The Journey Not the Arrival Matters, by Leonard Woolf
    1. The Journey Not the Arrival Matters by Leonard Woolf
    2. Being Busted by Leslie A. Fiedler
    Commonweal, May 8, 1970, pp. 189-190
  34. [+]
    From Zagreb to Wigglesworth (Review)
    Edsel, by Karl Shapiro
    1. Edsel by Karl Shapiro
    The New Republic, September 4, 1971, p. 30
  35. Books
    [+]
    Genus: American-Jewish (Review)
    Contemporary American-Jewish Literature, by Irving Malin
    1. Contemporary American-Jewish Literature by Irving Malin
    Commonweal, May 11, 1973, pp. 242-243
  36. Getting Marilyn wrong
    Commonweal, March 13, 1981, p. 149
  37. Books & the Arts
    [+]
    The Ghosts of War, the Wolf Within (Review)
    The Bread of Those Early Years, by Heinrich Boll
    1. The Bread of Those Early Years by Heinrich Boll
    The Nation, February 19, 1977, p. 213
  38. Book Reviews
    [+]
    The Golden Boy as Heel (Review)
    My Life as a Man, by Philip Roth
    1. My Life as a Man by Philip Roth
    The New Republic, June 8, 1974, p. 21
  39. Books
    [+]
    The Gorilla Chants Kaddish (Review)
    God's Grace, by Bernard Malamud
    1. God's Grace by Bernard Malamud
    Commonweal, November 5, 1982, p. 593
  40. [+]
    Growing pains of a Bourgeois (Review)
    The Good Conscience, by Carlos Fuentes
    1. The Good Conscience by Carlos Fuentes
    The Saturday Review, December 16, 1961, p. 20
  41. A guide for the guideless
    Commonweal, April 25, 1980, pp. 246-248
  42. [+]
    Gurus Instead of Art (Review)
    Dawn and the Darkest Hour, by George Woodcock
    1. Dawn and the Darkest Hour by George Woodcock
    The New Republic, July 1, 1972, pp. 22-24
  43. [+]
    The Hand That Holds the Ladle... (Review)
    The Flounder, by Gunter Grass
    1. The Flounder by Gunter Grass
    The Nation, December 23, 1978, pp. 707-709
  44. Happy Families (1968)
    2 Reviews
  45. Harlem On My Mind
    Commonweal, February 21, 1969, pp. 654-655
  46. Heartland (1973)
    A Novel
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  47. [+]
    Hearts and Harmonics (Review)
    A Lost King, by Raymond De Capite
    1. A Lost King by Raymond De Capite
    The Saturday Review, September 30, 1961, p. 21
  48. Hemingway alive
    Commonweal, May 22, 1981, p. 302
  49. [+]
    Imagining Hardy (Review)
    Young Thomas Hardy, by Robert Gittings
    1. Young Thomas Hardy by Robert Gittings
    Commonweal, August 15, 1975, p. 335
  50. [+]
    Impeccable Dislikes (Review)
    Jailbird, by Kurt Vonnegut
    1. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
    The Nation, September 15, 1979, pp. 218-219
  51. [+]
    The Impotence of Being Ernest (Review)
    Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story, by Carlos Baker
    1. Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story by Carlos Baker
    Commonweal, May 9, 1969, pp. 235-237
  52. Is the Anthology Dead?
    Commonweal, January 10, 1969, pp. 472-473
  53. [+]
    James in His Letters (Review)
    The Selected Letters of Henry James, by Leon Edel and Henry James
    1. The Selected Letters of Henry James by Leon Edel and Henry James
    The Nation, March 3, 1956, p. 186
  54. Jewel Without Price
    Commonweal, July 2, 1976, pp. 438-441
  55. Jews and Others
    Commonweal, September 15, 1978, pp. 596-598
  56. Keeping us honest
    Commonweal, March 2, 1979, pp. 117-119
  57. Book Reviews
    [+]
    Krotekusser (Review)
    The Case of the Midwife Toad, by Arthur Koestler
    1. The Case of the Midwife Toad by Arthur Koestler
    The New Republic, April 15, 1972, pp. 24-26
  58. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 5, 1969, pp. 36-40
  59. Books
    [+]
    Life and Hard Times (Review)
    Hard Times, by Studs Terkel
    1. Hard Times by Studs Terkel
    Commonweal, June 26, 1970, pp. 319-320
  60. Literature Behind Bars
    Commonweal, April 28, 1978, pp. 276-278
  61. [+]
    Love and War in Counterpoint (Review)
    Flush Times, by Warren Miller
    1. Flush Times by Warren Miller
    The Saturday Review, November 10, 1962, p. 49
  62. Books and the Arts
    [+]
    Love: The Movement Within (Review)
    The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
    1. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    The Nation, March 2, 1963, p. 181
  63. Books
    [+]
    Mailer on the High Wire (Review)
    Existential Errands, by Norman Mailer
    1. Existential Errands by Norman Mailer
    Commonweal, June 30, 1972, pp. 361-362
  64. [+]
    Mailer's Marilyn (Review)
    Marilyn: A Biography, by Norman Mailer
    1. Marilyn: A Biography by Norman Mailer
    Commonweal, September 21, 1973, pp. 503-504
  65. [+]
    Malamud's lives (Review)
    Dubin's Lives, by Bernard Malamud
    1. Dubin's Lives by Bernard Malamud
    Commonweal, April 27, 1979, pp. 244-245
  66. [+]
    The Man Who Would Be Capo (2 Reviews)
    Dangerous Dossiers, by Herbert Mitgang
    1. Dangerous Dossiers by Herbert Mitgang
    2. The Boss by Athan G. Theoharis and John Stuart Cox
    Commonweal, July 15, 1988, pp. 411-412
  67. [+]
    "The Margin Beyond" (2 Reviews)
    The Looking Glass Book of Verse, by Janet Adam Smith
    1. The Looking Glass Book of Verse by Janet Adam Smith
    2. The Wind and the Rain by John Hollander and Harold Bloom
    The Nation, March 31, 1962, p. 288
  68. Masquerade
    Argosy, November 1966, pp. 2-10
  69. Masquerade
    The Saturday Evening Post, February 12, 1966, pp. 44-49
  70. Book Reviews
    [+]
    Maverick in American Letters (Review)
    The Last Carousel, by Nelson Algren
    1. The Last Carousel by Nelson Algren
    The New Republic, January 19, 1974, p. 23
  71. Minding the world
    Commonweal, May 21, 1982, pp. 301-303
  72. Books
    [+]
    Minute Steak, Disarmed Hands (2 Reviews)
    The Company, by John Ehrlichman
    1. The Company by John Ehrlichman
    2. The Canfield Decision by Spiro T. Agnew
    Commonweal, July 30, 1976, pp. 506-507
  73. Mrs. Trilling's Mrs. Harris
    Commonweal, February 12, 1982, pp. 89-91
  74. Books
    [+]
    A Nasty Little Prig (Review)
    Dealing; or, The Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues, by Michael Douglas
    1. Dealing; or, The Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues by Michael Douglas
    The New Republic, February 6, 1971, p. 25
  75. Books
    [+]
    A Neglected Presence (Review)
    Journey from the North, by Storm Jameson
    1. Journey from the North by Storm Jameson
    The New Republic, March 13, 1971, p. 25
  76. Books
    [+]
    The Negro Writer: A Long Painful Search for Identity (Review)
    Soon, One Morning, by Herbert Hill
    1. Soon, One Morning by Herbert Hill
    Commonweal, September 6, 1963, p. 540
  77. [+]
    Nightmare Relived (Review)
    Winners and Losers, by Gloria Emerson
    1. Winners and Losers by Gloria Emerson
    Commonweal, February 18, 1977, pp. 115-117
  78. [+]
    On Flannery O'Connor (Review)
    Mystery and Manners, by Flannery O'Connor, Sally Fitzgerald, and Robert Fitzgerald, ...
    1. Mystery and Manners by Flannery O'Connor, Sally Fitzgerald, and Robert Fitzgerald, ...
    Commonweal, August 8, 1969, pp. 490-491
  79. [+]
    Passing Sparks (Review)
    Eternal Fire, by Calder Willingham
    1. Eternal Fire by Calder Willingham
    Commonweal, February 1, 1963, pp. 496-497
  80. [+]
    A Personal Quest (Review)
    In Any Case, by Richard G. Stern
    1. In Any Case by Richard G. Stern
    Commonweal, December 14, 1962, p. 319
  81. The Poet As Cult Goddess
    Commonweal, June 4, 1976, pp. 371-373
  82. Poetry and Power
    Commonweal, January 8, 1971, pp. 352-354
  83. Poetry and Power
    The Later Robert Frost
    Commonweal, April 1, 1977, pp. 215-217
  84. A Politics of the Nursery
    Commonweal, October 28, 1977, pp. 688-690
  85. [+]
    Poor Scott Again (Review)
    Crazy Sundays, by Aaron Latham
    1. Crazy Sundays by Aaron Latham
    Commonweal, February 18, 1972, pp. 472-473
  86. The price of a carabao
    The Saturday Evening Post, January 25, 1964, pp. 46-53
  87. Psyching Patty
    Commonweal, June 22, 1979, pp. 372-374
  88. Books
    [+]
    A Radical Proposal for the Alienated Scholar (Review)
    The Community of Scholars, by Paul Goodman
    1. The Community of Scholars by Paul Goodman
    Commonweal, April 19, 1963, p. 108
  89. [+]
    Reconsideration (Review)
    All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
    The New Republic, March 3, 1973, pp. 28-29
  90. [+]
    Watching SML Die (Review)
    The Addict in the Street, by Jeremy Larner
    1. The Addict in the Street by Jeremy Larner
    Commonweal, April 2, 1965, p. 57
  91. [+]
    Hamlet as Irish-Catholic (Review)
    Decline and Rise of Europe, by John Lukacs
    1. Decline and Rise of Europe by John Lukacs
    Commonweal, April 23, 1965, pp. 162-164
  92. [+]
    The Screen: Boredom Among Thieves (Review)
    The War-Peace Establishment, by Arthur Herzog
    1. The War-Peace Establishment by Arthur Herzog
    Commonweal, October 1, 1965, p. 730
  93. Books
    [+]
    The Screen: Summer Summary (Review)
    Extraordinary People, by Hesketh Pearson
    1. Extraordinary People by Hesketh Pearson
    Commonweal, September 3, 1965, p. 638
  94. [+]
    The Screen: The Lady was a Lion (Review)
    The Egyptologists, by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest
    1. The Egyptologists by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest
    Commonweal, May 6, 1966, p. 203
  95. [+]
    The Screen: Potpourri (Review)
    Into the Mainstream, by Luis Harss and Barbara Dolman
    1. Into the Mainstream by Luis Harss and Barbara Dolman
    Commonweal, September 29, 1967, p. 614
  96. Books
    [+]
    Etc (Review)
    Tally's Corner, by Elliot Liebow
    1. Tally's Corner by Elliot Liebow
    Commonweal, January 12, 1968, p. 449
  97. [+]
    Verse (Review)
    Natalie Natalia, by Nicholas Mosley
    1. Natalie Natalia by Nicholas Mosley
    Commonweal, December 17, 1971, p. 283
  98. [+]
    Recent Fiction (2 Reviews)
    French Girls are Vicious, and Other Stories, by James T. Farrell
    1. French Girls are Vicious, and Other Stories by James T. Farrell
    2. Glenport, Illinois by Paul Darcy Boles
    The Nation, February 11, 1956, p. 124
  99. [+]
    Recent, Notable Fiction (Review)
    The Sightseer, by Geoffrey Wolff
    1. The Sightseer by Geoffrey Wolff
    The New Republic, April 27, 1974, p. 29
  100. [+]
    Recent, Noteworthy Fiction (Review)
    Manual Labor, by Frederick Busch
    1. Manual Labor by Frederick Busch
    The New Republic, December 7, 1974, p. 25
  101. [+]
    Recent, Notable Fiction (Review)
    Look at the Harlequins!, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Look at the Harlequins! by Vladimir Nabokov
    The New Republic, December 28, 1974, pp. 28-29
  102. [+]
    Recent Fiction (Review)
    The Partners, by Louis Auchincloss
    1. The Partners by Louis Auchincloss
    The New Republic, February 23, 1974, p. 29
  103. [+]
    Music (Review)
    The Boardwalk, by Robert Kotlowitz
    1. The Boardwalk by Robert Kotlowitz
    The New Republic, January 15, 1977, p. 31
  104. [+]
    The Saving Remnant (Review)
    Divine Disobedience, by Francine du Plessix Gray
    1. Divine Disobedience by Francine du Plessix Gray
    The New Republic, June 27, 1970, pp. 27-28
  105. [+]
    A Shadowy Romantic (Review)
    Prosper Merimee, by A.W. Raitt
    1. Prosper Merimee by A.W. Raitt
    The New Republic, January 30, 1971, pp. 29-30
  106. [+]
    Shelley's Reputation (Review)
    Flight of the Skylark, by Sylva Norman
    1. Flight of the Skylark by Sylva Norman
    The Saturday Review, December 11, 1954, p. 23
  107. [+]
    Sin Was a Chronic Disease (Review)
    Tremor of Intent, by Anthony Burgess
    1. Tremor of Intent by Anthony Burgess
    The Saturday Review, October 29, 1966, p. 32
  108. [+]
    Solzhenitsyn's Long Cry of Rage (Review)
    The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956, by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    1. The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
    Commonweal, August 9, 1974, pp. 431-432
  109. Books
    [+]
    Some Thoughts on the Short Story---and Its Decline (Review)
    The Lonely Voice, by Frank O'Connor
    1. The Lonely Voice by Frank O'Connor
    Commonweal, May 10, 1963, p. 200
  110. The Stage
    Commonweal, March 20, 1970, pp. 38-39
  111. The Stage
    Commonweal, May 15, 1970, p. 222
  112. [+]
    Staying in Touch (Review)
    The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol. II: 1912-1922, by Nigel Nicolson, Joanne Trautmann,...
    1. The Letters of Virginia Woolf, Vol. II: 1912-1922 by Nigel Nicolson, Joanne Trautmann, and Virginia Woolf, ...
    Commonweal, June 10, 1977, pp. 371-373
  113. Book Reviews
    [+]
    Still Room for Badminton (Review)
    The Great American Novel, by Philip Roth
    1. The Great American Novel by Philip Roth
    The New Republic, May 19, 1973, p. 24
  114. Stormbird of the Working Class
    Commonweal, December 3, 1971, pp. 226-228
  115. Children's Books
    Teaching Johnny to Cop Out
    Commonweal, May 28, 1965, pp. 321-322
  116. The thirties & Clifford Who?
    Commonweal, October 8, 1982, pp. 531-534
  117. Books
    [+]
    Thirty Years of What? (Review)
    Thirty Years of Treason, by Eric Bentley
    1. Thirty Years of Treason by Eric Bentley
    Commonweal, April 14, 1972, pp. 144-147
  118. Books
    [+]
    Tropic of Conversation (Review)
    Portnoy's Complaint, by Philip Roth
    1. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
    Commonweal, March 21, 1969, pp. 23-25
  119. Books
    [+]
    Troubadour of Free Enterprise (Review)
    Wheels, by Arthur Hailey
    1. Wheels by Arthur Hailey
    The New Republic, October 23, 1971, p. 21
  120. [+]
    The Two Baldwins (Review)
    Another Country, by James Baldwin
    1. Another Country by James Baldwin
    The Nation, July 14, 1962, p. 15
  121. A tyrant of art
    Commonweal, November 6, 1981, pp. 619-620
  122. The uses of adversity
    Commonweal, November 9, 1979, pp. 628-630
  123. [+]
    Valor in Crete (Review)
    Freedom and Death, by Nikos Kazantzakis
    1. Freedom and Death by Nikos Kazantzakis
    The Nation, March 31, 1956, p. 263
  124. [+]
    The Viability of Utopia (Review)
    Utopia and Its Enemies, by George Kateb
    1. Utopia and Its Enemies by George Kateb
    The Nation, September 14, 1963, p. 146
  125. [+]
    Waiting for the Voice to Crack (Review)
    The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath
    1. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
    The New Republic, May 8, 1971, pp. 33-34
  126. [+]
    What's Happened to O'Hara (Review)
    From the Terrace, by John O'Hara
    1. From the Terrace by John O'Hara
    The New Republic, January 5, 1959, p. 20
  127. [+]
    What's Wrong with the Ivy? (Review)
    The College Novel in America, by John O. Lyons
    1. The College Novel in America by John O. Lyons
    The Nation, December 22, 1962, p. 456
  128. The White House Festival
    Commonweal, July 9, 1965, pp. 485-486
  129. [+]
    Work, Work, Work (Review)
    Working, by Studs Terkel
    1. Working by Studs Terkel
    Commonweal, May 3, 1974, pp. 215-217
  130. [+]
    The World of Rococo (Review)
    Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Nation, June 16, 1962, p. 541
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