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  1. The Critics
    [+]
    Acid Redux (Review)
    Timothy Leary: A Biography, by Robert Greenfield
    1. Timothy Leary: A Biography by Robert Greenfield
    The New Yorker, June 26, 2006, pp. 76-82
  2. [+]
    Advertisements for His Self (Review)
    Mailer: His Life and Times, by Peter Manso
    1. Mailer: His Life and Times by Peter Manso
    The New Republic, June 24, 1985, pp. 29-32
  3. The Advocacy Trap
    Lingua Franca, July 1995, pp. 57-61
  4. [+]
    The Aesthete (Review)
    Divisadero, by Michael Ondaatje
    1. Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
    The New Yorker, June 4, 2007, pp. 92-93
  5. Books & the Arts
    All Shook Up
    The Nation, June 5, 1982, pp. 690-691
  6. [+]
    All That Glitters (Review)
    The Economy of Prestige, by James F. English
    1. The Economy of Prestige by James F. English
    The New Yorker, December 26, 2005, pp. 136-141
  7. "Also Available"
    The New Yorker, July 6, 1992, p. 28
  8. America in Theory (1989)
    1 Review
  9. [+]
    An American Prodigy (Review)
    Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life, by Joseph Brent
    1. Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life by Joseph Brent
    The New York Review of Books, December 2, 1993, pp. 30-35
  10. American Studies (2003)
    2 Reviews
  11. [+]
    Ask Not, Tell Not (Review)
    Ask Not, by Thurston Clarke
    1. Ask Not by Thurston Clarke
    The New Yorker, November 8, 2004, pp. 110-119
  12. [+]
    Aspects of the Man (2 Reviews)
    Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol I: 1879-1920, by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M...
    1. Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol I: 1879-1920 by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M. Forster
    2. Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol. II: 1921-1970 by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M. Forster
    The New Republic, March 25, 1985, pp. 30-31
  13. [+]
    Bad Comma (Review)
    Eats, Shoots and Leaves, by Lynne Truss
    1. Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
    The New Yorker, June 28, 2004, pp. 102-104
  14. [+]
    Beat the Devil (Review)
    The Time of Our Time, by Norman Mailer
    1. The Time of Our Time by Norman Mailer
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1998, pp. 27-30
  15. [+]
    Bet-tabilitarianism (Review)
    The Collected Works of Justice Holmes, by Sheldon M. Novick and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    1. The Collected Works of Justice Holmes by Sheldon M. Novick and Oliver Wendell Holmes
    The New Republic, November 11, 1996, pp. 47-51
  16. [+]
    Between Planes (Review)
    Airframe, by Michael Crichton
    1. Airframe by Michael Crichton
    The New York Review of Books, January 9, 1997, pp. 16-17
  17. [+]
    Billion-Dollar Baby (Review)
    Star Wars - Episode I, The Phantom Menace (1999 Film), by George Lucas
    1. Star Wars - Episode I, The Phantom Menace (1999 Film) by George Lucas
    The New York Review of Books, June 24, 1999, pp. 8-11
  18. [+]
    Bloom's Gift (Review)
    Ravelstein, by Saul Bellow
    1. Ravelstein by Saul Bellow
    The New York Review of Books, May 25, 2000, pp. 17-18
  19. The Critics
    [+]
    Bob On Bob (2 Reviews)
    Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews, by Jonathan Cott and Bob Dylan
    1. Bob Dylan: The Essential Interviews by Jonathan Cott and Bob Dylan
    2. The Producer by Dunstan Prial
    The New Yorker, September 4, 2006, pp. 126-130
  20. Books
    [+]
    From Here to Eternity (Review)
    Harlot's Ghost, by Norman Mailer
    1. Harlot's Ghost by Norman Mailer
    The New Yorker, November 4, 1991, pp. 113-118
  21. Books
    [+]
    Very Popular Mechanics (Review)
    The Sum of All Fears, by Tom Clancy
    1. The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
    The New Yorker, September 16, 1991, pp. 91-94
  22. [+]
    Books: A Holy Fool (Review)
    Outerbridge Reach, by Robert Stone
    1. Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone
    The New Yorker, May 4, 1992, pp. 93-98
  23. [+]
    Books: That's Entertainment (Review)
    The Phantom Empire, by Geoffrey O'Brien
    1. The Phantom Empire by Geoffrey O'Brien
    The New Yorker, November 22, 1993, pp. 121-126
  24. [+]
    Books: The Hammer and the Nail (Review)
    Native Son, by Richard A. Wright
    1. Native Son by Richard A. Wright
    The New Yorker, July 20, 1992, pp. 79-86
  25. [+]
    Books: The War Between Men and Women (Review)
    Paradise, by Toni Morrison
    1. Paradise by Toni Morrison
    The New Yorker, January 12, 1998, pp. 78-81
  26. [+]
    Born Free (Review)
    What It Means to Be a Libertarian, by Charles Murray
    1. What It Means to Be a Libertarian by Charles Murray
    The New York Review of Books, February 20, 1997, pp. 16-18
  27. [+]
    Both Sides Now (Review)
    The Sweetest Dream, by Doris Lessing
    1. The Sweetest Dream by Doris Lessing
    The New Yorker, February 18, 2002, pp. 193-194
  28. [+]
    Brain Drain (Review)
    The Last Intellectuals, by Russell Jacoby
    1. The Last Intellectuals by Russell Jacoby
    The New Republic, November 9, 1987, pp. 33-37
  29. [+]
    Breaking Away (Review)
    America at the Crossroads, by Francis Fukuyama
    1. America at the Crossroads by Francis Fukuyama
    The New Yorker, March 27, 2006, pp. 82-84
  30. The Critics
    [+]
    Buried Treasure (Review)
    John Maynard Keynes, Vol. III, by Robert Skidelsky
    1. John Maynard Keynes, Vol. III by Robert Skidelsky
    The New Yorker, January 28, 2002, pp. 82-88
  31. The Critics
    [+]
    Chaos Under Heaven (Review)
    Nixon and Mao, by Margaret MacMillan
    1. Nixon and Mao by Margaret MacMillan
    The New Yorker, March 12, 2007, pp. 76-79
  32. [+]
    Civil Actions (Review)
    Brown v. Board of Education, by James T. Patterson
    1. Brown v. Board of Education by James T. Patterson
    The New Yorker, February 12, 2001, pp. 91-93
  33. Comment
    Making Nice
    The New Yorker, April 13, 1998, pp. 5-8
  34. Comment
    Novels We Love
    The New Yorker, August 3, 1998, pp. 4-6
  35. Comment
    Slice and Dice
    The New Yorker, July 13, 1998, pp. 4-6
  36. Comment
    Da Quality of Life
    The New Yorker, March 9, 1998, pp. 8-11
  37. Comment: But Is It Good for the News?
    Why Election Night is like a basketball game
    The New Yorker, November 18, 1996, pp. 7-9
  38. Comment: Get Unreal
    Do we want to see Dan Rather, pores and all?
    The New Yorker, March 17, 1997, pp. 11-13
  39. Comment: Johnny Be Good
    But the ideology behind Ebonics is all wrong
    The New Yorker, January 13, 1997, pp. 4-5
  40. Comment: The Gods Are Anxious
    Maybe it's in their genes
    The New Yorker, December 16, 1996, pp. 5-7
  41. The Critics
    [+]
    Comp Time (Review)
    Sin Boldly!, by David R. Williams
    1. Sin Boldly! by David R. Williams
    The New Yorker, September 11, 2000, pp. 92-93
  42. The Critics
    A Critic at Large
    Behind the Culture of Violence
    The New Yorker, March 14, 1994, pp. 74-85
  43. A Critic at Large
    What is "Art"?
    The New Yorker, February 9, 1998, pp. 39-41
  44. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, October 16, 2000, pp. 236-246
  45. A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, May 28, 2001, pp. 128-129
  46. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, October 15, 2001, pp. 202-205
  47. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, December 23, 2002, pp. 148-154
  48. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, September 16, 2002, pp. 98-104
  49. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, April 7, 2003, pp. 88-92
  50. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, January 27, 2003, pp. 84-91
  51. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, October 20, 2003, pp. 188-195
  52. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, September 15, 2003, pp. 88-89
  53. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, August 9, 2004, pp. 90-93
  54. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, August 30, 2004, pp. 92-93
  55. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    Missionary: Edmund Wilson and American culture
    The New Yorker, August 8, 2005, pp. 82-88
  56. The Critics
    [+]
    A Critic At Large (3 Reviews)
    Gross Points
    1. Blockbuster by Tom Shone
    2. Open Wide by Dade Hayes and Jonathan Bing
    3. The Whole Equation by David Thomson
    The New Yorker, February 7, 2005, pp. 82-86
  57. A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, October 17, 2005, pp. 174-179
  58. [+]
    A Critic At Large (2 Reviews)
    Woke Up This Morning
    1. Journals, 1952-2000 by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. and Stephen Schlesinger, ...
    2. The Grand Surprise by Leo Lerman and Stephen Pascal
    The New Yorker, December 10, 2007, pp. 106-112
  59. [+]
    A Critic At Large (Review)
    Drive, He Wrote
    1. Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960 by Douglas Brinkley and Jack Kerouac
    The New Yorker, October 1, 2007, pp. 88-93
  60. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    The New Yorker, September 29, 2008, pp. 80-90
  61. The Critics
    A Critic At Large
    Arthur Koestler and his century
    The New Yorker, December 21, 2009, pp. 132-138
  62. The Critics
    [+]
    A Critic At Large (Review)
    Saved from Drowning
    1. Hiding Man by Tracy Daugherty
    The New Yorker, February 23, 2009, pp. 68-69
  63. A Critic At Large
    It Took a Village
    The New Yorker, January 5, 2009, pp. 36-41
  64. A Critic At Large
    Can you teach creative writing?
    The New Yorker, June 8, 2009, pp. 106-112
  65. A Critic At Large
    Top of the Pops
    The New Yorker, January 11, 2010, pp. 56-65
  66. 'The Culture Wars'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, November 3, 1994, pp. 58-60
  67. [+]
    The Culture Wars (Review)
    Dictatorship of Virtue, by Richard Bernstein
    1. Dictatorship of Virtue by Richard Bernstein
    The New York Review of Books, October 6, 1994, pp. 16-21
  68. Dept. of Avarice
    She Had to Have It
    The New Yorker, April 23, 2001, pp. 62-71
  69. Dept. of First Principles: The Iron Law of Stardom
    Why we need the Academy Awards this year and every year
    The New Yorker, March 24, 1997, pp. 36-39
  70. [+]
    The Devil's Disciples (3 Reviews)
    Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture, by Benjamin L. Alpers
    1. Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture by Benjamin L. Alpers
    2. The Future of Freedom by Fareed Zakaria
    3. Talk of the Devil by Riccardo Orizio
    The New Yorker, July 28, 2003, pp. 83-86
  71. [+]
    Dispossession (Review)
    Thirteen Moons, by Charles Frazier
    1. Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier
    The New Yorker, October 2, 2006, pp. 92-93
  72. Books
    [+]
    The Dissenter (Review)
    The Justice from Beacon Hill, by Liva Baker
    1. The Justice from Beacon Hill by Liva Baker
    The New Yorker, January 6, 1992, pp. 75-82
  73. The Critics
    [+]
    Do the Math (Review)
    Against the Day, by Thomas Pynchon
    1. Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
    The New Yorker, November 27, 2006, pp. 170-172
  74. Dole's Three Strikes
    The New York Review of Books, November 14, 1996, p. 23
  75. Don't Think Twise
    A retrospective on the decade that wouldn't die
    The New Republic, October 9, 1989, pp. 18-23
  76. [+]
    The Earthquake (Review)
    The Good Life, by Jay McInerney
    1. The Good Life by Jay McInerney
    The New Yorker, February 6, 2006, pp. 90-91
  77. [+]
    Eliot and the Jews (Review)
    T. S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and Literary Form, by Anthony Julius
    1. T. S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and Literary Form by Anthony Julius
    The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1996, pp. 34-41
  78. Eliot Without Tears
    The New York Review of Books, May 12, 1994, pp. 5-7
  79. [+]
    The End Matter (Review)
    The Chicago Manual of Style,
    1. The Chicago Manual of Style
    The New Yorker, October 6, 2003, pp. 120-126
  80. [+]
    Entropology (Review)
    Mason and Dixon, by Thomas Pynchon
    1. Mason and Dixon by Thomas Pynchon
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1997, pp. 22-25
  81. Essay
    What Are Universities For?
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1991, pp. 47-56
  82. [+]
    Everybody's an Expert (Review)
    Expert Political Judgment, by Philip E. Tetlock
    1. Expert Political Judgment by Philip E. Tetlock
    The New Yorker, December 5, 2005, pp. 98-100
  83. The Critics
    [+]
    False Fronts (2 Reviews)
    The Concise Book of Lying, by Evelin Sullivan
    1. The Concise Book of Lying by Evelin Sullivan
    2. The Liar's Tale by Jeremy Campbell
    The New Yorker, July 23, 2001, pp. 78-80
  84. The Critics
    [+]
    Fat Man (Review)
    The Worlds of Herman Kahn, by Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi
    1. The Worlds of Herman Kahn by Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi
    The New Yorker, June 27, 2005, pp. 92-96
  85. [+]
    Finding It at the Movies (Review)
    For Keeps: Thirty Years at the Movies, by Pauline Kael
    1. For Keeps: Thirty Years at the Movies by Pauline Kael
    The New York Review of Books, March 23, 1995, pp. 10-17
  86. A Fine Detachment
    The New York Review of Books, March 9, 2000, pp. 8-10
  87. The Critics
    [+]
    Fractured Franchise (Review)
    The Myth of the Rational Voter, by Bryan Caplan
    1. The Myth of the Rational Voter by Bryan Caplan
    The New Yorker, July 9, 2007, pp. 88-90
  88. [+]
    A Friend Writes (Review)
    The Complete Book of Covers from The New Yorker: 1925-1989,
    1. The Complete Book of Covers from The New Yorker: 1925-1989
    The New Republic, February 26, 1990, pp. 27-33
  89. The Critics
    [+]
    From the Ashes (Review)
    Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945, by Tony Judt
    1. Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt
    The New Yorker, November 28, 2005, pp. 168-176
  90. [+]
    Game Theory (Review)
    Bobby Fischer Goes to War, by David Edmonds and John Eidinow
    1. Bobby Fischer Goes to War by David Edmonds and John Eidinow
    The New Yorker, March 1, 2004, p. 87
  91. Books & the Arts
    Glad Hearts at the Supermarket
    The Nation, May 15, 1982, pp. 594-596
  92. [+]
    He Knew He Was Right (Review)
    Before the Storm, by Rick Perlstein
    1. Before the Storm by Rick Perlstein
    The New Yorker, March 26, 2001, pp. 92-96
  93. [+]
    Hollywood's Trap (6 Reviews)
    The Nutty Professor (1996 Film), by Tom Shadyac
    1. The Nutty Professor (1996 Film) by Tom Shadyac
    2. Independence Day (1996 Film) by Roland Emmerich
    3. Mission: Impossible (1996 Film) by Brian De Palma
    4. The Rock (1996 Film) by Michael Bay
    5. Twister (1996 Film) by Jan de Bont
    6. The Cable Guy (1996 Film) by Ben Stiller
    The New York Review of Books, September 19, 1996, pp. 4-7
  94. [+]
    How Eliot Became Eliot (2 Reviews)
    Inventions of the March Hare, by T.S. Eliot and Christopher Ricks
    1. Inventions of the March Hare by T.S. Eliot and Christopher Ricks
    2. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot and Michael North
    The New York Review of Books, May 15, 1997, pp. 26-29
  95. [+]
    How to Frighten Small Children (11 Reviews)
    The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss
    1. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
    2. The Girl with the Brown Crayon by Vivian Gussin Paley
    3. Day of the Dead by Tony Johnston
    4. Musicians of the Sun by Gerald McDermott
    5. The Khan's Daughter by Laurence Yep
    6. Bright and Early Thursday Evening by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
    7. Miss Spider's New Car by David Kirk
    8. Verdi by Janell Cannon
    9. A Street Called Home by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
    10. Open Me...I'm a Dog by Art Spiegelman
    11. Rose and Sebastian by Cynthia Zarin
    The New Yorker, October 6, 1997, pp. 112-118
  96. Books
    [+]
    Illiberalisms (Review)
    Illiberal Education, by Dinesh D'Souza
    1. Illiberal Education by Dinesh D'Souza
    The New Yorker, May 20, 1991, pp. 101-106
  97. [+]
    In a Strange Land (Review)
    Hooking Up, by Tom Wolfe
    1. Hooking Up by Tom Wolfe
    The New Yorker, November 6, 2000, pp. 94-98
  98. [+]
    Inside the Billway (3 Reviews)
    Locked in the Cabinet, by Robert Reich
    1. Locked in the Cabinet by Robert Reich
    2. Whatever It Takes by Elizabeth Drew
    3. Trail Fever by Michael Lewis
    The New York Review of Books, August 14, 1997, pp. 4-7
  99. [+]
    The Irony and the Ecstasy (Review)
    American Pastoral, by Philip Roth
    1. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
    The New Yorker, May 19, 1997, pp. 88-94
  100. [+]
    It's a Wonderful Life (3 Reviews)
    The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996 Film), by Milos Forman
    1. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996 Film) by Milos Forman
    2. People vs. Larry Flynt by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
    3. An Unseemly Man by Larry Flynt and Kenneth Ross
    The New York Review of Books, February 6, 1997, pp. 25-29
  101. [+]
    James Family Values (2 Reviews)
    The Father: A Life of Henry James, Sr., by Alfred Habegger
    1. The Father: A Life of Henry James, Sr. by Alfred Habegger
    2. The Correspondence of William James by Ignas K. Skrupskelis and Elizabeth M. Berkeley, ...
    The New Republic, December 18, 1995, pp. 29-38
  102. [+]
    Jerry Don't Surf (Review)
    Saving Private Ryan (1998 Film), by Steven Spielberg
    1. Saving Private Ryan (1998 Film) by Steven Spielberg
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1998, pp. 7-8
  103. [+]
    Journey into the Dark (Review)
    The Tunnel, by William H. Gass
    1. The Tunnel by William H. Gass
    The New York Review of Books, July 13, 1995, pp. 8-10
  104. [+]
    Kubrick's Strange Love (Review)
    Eyes Wide Shut (1999 Film), by Stanley Kubrick
    1. Eyes Wide Shut (1999 Film) by Stanley Kubrick
    The New York Review of Books, August 12, 1999, pp. 7-8
  105. Books
    [+]
    The Last Emperor (2 Reviews)
    In All His Glory, by Sally Bedell Smith
    1. In All His Glory by Sally Bedell Smith
    2. One Nation Under Television by J. Fred MacDonald
    The New Yorker, February 18, 1991, pp. 79-86
  106. [+]
    Laura's World (2 Reviews)
    The Education of Laura Bridgman, by Ernest Freeberg
    1. The Education of Laura Bridgman by Ernest Freeberg
    2. The Imprisoned Guest by Elisabeth Gitter
    The New Yorker, July 2, 2001, pp. 81-84
  107. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, November 17, 1994, pp. 60-64
  108. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 20, 1994, pp. 72-76
  109. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 17, 1996, pp. 61-64
  110. Liberalism without the Imagination
    Remarks on Politics and Culture
    Dissent, Summer 1983, pp. 354-359
  111. Life and Letters
    Holden at Fifty
    The New Yorker, October 1, 2001, pp. 82-87
  112. The Critics
    Life and Letters
    The New Yorker, March 24, 2003, pp. 78-79
  113. [+]
    Life in the Stone Age (4 Reviews)
    Rolling Stone Magazine, by Robert Draper
    1. Rolling Stone Magazine by Robert Draper
    2. Songs of the Doomed by Hunter S. Thompson
    3. Blown Away by A.E. Hotchner
    4. Stone Alone by Bill Wyman and Ray Coleman
    The New Republic, January 7, 1991, pp. 38-43
  114. [+]
    The Lion in Autumn (Review)
    The Fifties, by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
    1. The Fifties by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
    The New Republic, December 1, 1986, pp. 31-35
  115. [+]
    Literature and Liberation (Review)
    Going to the Territory, by Ralph Ellison
    1. Going to the Territory by Ralph Ellison
    The New Republic, August 4, 1986, p. 37
  116. The Critics
    [+]
    Lives of Others (2 Reviews)
    Shoot the Widow, by Meryle Secrest
    1. Shoot the Widow by Meryle Secrest
    2. Biography: A Brief History by Nigel Hamilton
    The New Yorker, August 6, 2007, pp. 64-66
  117. [+]
    Lives of the Saints (2 Reviews)
    The Lives of John Lennon, by Albert Goldman
    1. The Lives of John Lennon by Albert Goldman
    2. Yesterday by Chet Flippo
    The New Republic, October 31, 1988, pp. 30-34
  118. [+]
    Lost Faculties (Review)
    Tenured Radicals, by Roger Kimball
    1. Tenured Radicals by Roger Kimball
    The New Republic, July 9, 1990, pp. 36-39
  119. [+]
    Made in the USA (Review)
    American Visions, by Robert Hughes
    1. American Visions by Robert Hughes
    The New York Review of Books, June 26, 1997, pp. 4-8
  120. [+]
    Man of the People (Review)
    The True and Only Heaven, by Christopher Lasch
    1. The True and Only Heaven by Christopher Lasch
    The New York Review of Books, April 11, 1991, pp. 39-44
  121. Books
    [+]
    Market Report (Review)
    Mao II, by Don DeLillo
    1. Mao II by Don DeLillo
    The New Yorker, June 24, 1991, pp. 81-86
  122. The Marketplace of Ideas (2010)
    Reform and Resistance in the American University
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  123. The Critics
    [+]
    Masters of the Matrix (2 Reviews)
    Shooting Kennedy: JFK and the Culture of Images, by David M. Lubin
    1. Shooting Kennedy: JFK and the Culture of Images by David M. Lubin
    2. Nixon's Shadow by David Greenberg
    The New Yorker, January 5, 2004, pp. 82-84
  124. [+]
    Mean To Gene (Review)
    Eugene McCarthy, by Dominic Sandbrook
    1. Eugene McCarthy by Dominic Sandbrook
    The New Yorker, April 5, 2004, pp. 80-83
  125. The Metaphysical Club (2001)
    A Story of Ideas in America
    12 Reviews, 5 Readable
  126. [+]
    Mr. Bloom's Planet (Review)
    The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom
    1. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
    The New Republic, May 25, 1987, pp. 38-41
  127. [+]
    Nietzsche in Furs (Review)
    Sex, Art, and American Culture, by Camille Paglia
    1. Sex, Art, and American Culture by Camille Paglia
    The New Republic, January 25, 1993, pp. 32-37
  128. [+]
    Not Getting the Lesson of the Master (2 Reviews)
    Washington Square (1997 Film), by Agnieszka Holland
    1. Washington Square (1997 Film) by Agnieszka Holland
    2. The Wings of the Dove (1997 Film) by Iain Softley
    The New York Review of Books, December 4, 1997, pp. 19-21
  129. [+]
    Notable Quotables (2 Reviews)
    The Yale Book of Quotations, by Fred R. Shapiro
    1. The Yale Book of Quotations by Fred R. Shapiro
    2. The Quote Verifier by Ralph Keyes
    The New Yorker, February 19, 2007, pp. 186-189
  130. [+]
    Objection Overruled (Review)
    Law and Literature, by Richard A. Posner
    1. Law and Literature by Richard A. Posner
    The New Republic, March 13, 1989, pp. 31-33
  131. Onward and Upward With the Arts
    Paris, Texas
    The New Yorker, February 17, 2003, pp. 168-174
  132. Opening Moves
    The New York Review of Books, December 2, 1999, pp. 4-5
  133. The Critics
    [+]
    Patriot Games (Review)
    Who Are We?, by Samuel P. Huntington
    1. Who Are We? by Samuel P. Huntington
    The New Yorker, May 17, 2004, pp. 92-95
  134. [+]
    The Phenomenology of Punk (Review)
    Lipstick Traces, by Greil Marcus
    1. Lipstick Traces by Greil Marcus
    The New Republic, May 15, 1989, pp. 35-38
  135. [+]
    The Politics of Deconstruction (Review)
    Signs of the Times, by David Lehman
    1. Signs of the Times by David Lehman
    The New York Review of Books, November 21, 1991, pp. 39-44
  136. Postcard from Stanford
    Permanent Fatal Errors
    The New Yorker, December 6, 2004, pp. 54-57
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  138. Pragmatism: A Reader (1997)
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  139. Profiles: The Reluctant Memorialist
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  141. Radicalism for Yuppies
    The New Republic, March 17, 1986, pp. 20-21
  142. Readings
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  149. Shouts and Murmurs
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  152. The Critics
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  153. The Strange Case of William James
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  154. The Talk of the Town
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  155. The Talk of the Town
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  156. The Talk of the Town
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  157. The Talk of the Town
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  158. Talk Talk
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