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  1. [+]
    Books: 20th Century Limited (2 Reviews)
    My Little Blue Dress, by Bruno Maddox
    1. My Little Blue Dress by Bruno Maddox
    2. Cranberry Queen by Kathleen DeMarco
    New York Magazine, June 25, 2001, pp. 142-143
  2. [+]
    Books: B&W---Read All Over (Review)
    Interesting Women, by Andrea Lee
    1. Interesting Women by Andrea Lee
    New York Magazine, April 15, 2002, p. 67
  3. [+]
    Books: Banks's Account (Review)
    The Angel on the Roof, by Russell Banks
    1. The Angel on the Roof by Russell Banks
    New York Magazine, June 5, 2000, pp. 104-105
  4. [+]
    Books: Bawl in the Family (2 Reviews)
    The Hiding Place, by Trezza Azzopardi
    1. The Hiding Place by Trezza Azzopardi
    2. How I Came Into My Inheritance, and Other True Stories by Dorothy Gallagher
    New York Magazine, February 19, 2001, p. 187
  5. [+]
    Books: Bed and Bored (2 Reviews)
    What She Saw..., by Lucinda Rosenfeld
    1. What She Saw... by Lucinda Rosenfeld
    2. Four Blondes by Candace Bushnell
    New York Magazine, September 11, 2000, pp. 172-173
  6. [+]
    Books: Big Blue Marble (Review)
    Ghostwritten, by David Mitchell
    1. Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
    New York Magazine, September 18, 2000, pp. 68-69
  7. [+]
    Books: Boy of Wonders (Review)
    Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer
    1. Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
    New York Magazine, April 22, 2002, p. 102
  8. [+]
    Books: By Midas Touched (2 Reviews)
    Greek Fire, by Nicholas Gage
    1. Greek Fire by Nicholas Gage
    2. America's Queen by Sarah Bradford
    New York Magazine, October 30, 2000, pp. 94-95
  9. Critics
    [+]
    Books: Candle Power (2 Reviews)
    Borrowed Finery, by Paula Fox
    1. Borrowed Finery by Paula Fox
    2. Savage Beauty by Nancy Milford
    New York Magazine, October 1, 2001, pp. 54-57
  10. [+]
    Books: Canin Fodder (Review)
    Carry Me Across the Water, by Ethan Canin
    1. Carry Me Across the Water by Ethan Canin
    New York Magazine, May 14, 2001, p. 72
  11. [+]
    Books: Carnal Knowledge (2 Reviews)
    The Wedding, by Imraan Coovadia
    1. The Wedding by Imraan Coovadia
    2. A Mind of Its Own by David M. Friedman
    New York Magazine, December 10, 2001, pp. 84-87
  12. [+]
    Books: Carr Crash (Review)
    Killing Time, by Caleb Carr
    1. Killing Time by Caleb Carr
    New York Magazine, December 11, 2000, pp. 77-82
  13. [+]
    Books: Carre On (Review)
    The Constant Gardener, by John le Carre
    1. The Constant Gardener by John le Carre
    New York Magazine, January 22, 2001, pp. 74-75
  14. [+]
    Books: Cheat Sheet (Review)
    A Multitude of Sins, by Richard Ford
    1. A Multitude of Sins by Richard Ford
    New York Magazine, February 18, 2002, p. 172
  15. [+]
    Books: Comics Opera (Review)
    The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon
    1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
    New York Magazine, September 25, 2000, p. 63
  16. [+]
    Books: Easy Reader (2 Reviews)
    How to Read and Why, by Harold Bloom
    1. How to Read and Why by Harold Bloom
    2. Browser's Ecstasy by Geoffrey O'Brien
    New York Magazine, May 22, 2000, pp. 92-95
  17. [+]
    Books: Emerald Bile (2 Reviews)
    My Dream of You, by Nuala O'Faolain
    1. My Dream of You by Nuala O'Faolain
    2. Aiding and Abetting by Muriel Spark
    New York Magazine, March 12, 2001, pp. 69-70
  18. [+]
    Books: Eve's Lemon (2 Reviews)
    The Family Orchard, by Nomi Eve
    1. The Family Orchard by Nomi Eve
    2. Lying Awake by Mark Salzman
    New York Magazine, October 16, 2000, pp. 90-91
  19. [+]
    Books: Favorite Sons (2 Reviews)
    Theodore Rex, by Edmund Morris
    1. Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris
    2. Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God by Jack Miles
    New York Magazine, January 14, 2002, pp. 59-61
  20. [+]
    Books: Foreign Correspondents (2 Reviews)
    Austerlitz, by W.G. Sebald
    1. Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald
    2. Flights of Love by Bernhard Schlink
    New York Magazine, October 8, 2001, pp. 70-72
  21. [+]
    Books: Fuzzy Logic (2 Reviews)
    Kissing in Manhattan, by David Schickler
    1. Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler
    2. Sister Crazy by Emma Richler
    New York Magazine, June 11, 2001, p. 55
  22. [+]
    Books: Get Stuffed (Review)
    Stuffed, by Patricia Volk
    1. Stuffed by Patricia Volk
    New York Magazine, November 19, 2001, p. 64
  23. [+]
    Books: Good to Go (2 Reviews)
    How to Be Good, by Nick Hornby
    1. How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
    2. Schooling by Heather McGowan
    New York Magazine, July 16, 2001, pp. 63-64
  24. [+]
    Books: Goomba Gothic (Review)
    Omerta, by Mario Puzo
    1. Omerta by Mario Puzo
    New York Magazine, July 10, 2000, pp. 52-53
  25. [+]
    Books: Hideous Kinky (Review)
    The Binding Chair, by Kathryn Harrison
    1. The Binding Chair by Kathryn Harrison
    New York Magazine, May 15, 2000, pp. 70-71
  26. [+]
    Books: Holy Shtick (2 Reviews)
    Walking the Bible, by Bruce Feiler
    1. Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler
    2. Wide as the Waters by Benson Bobrick
    New York Magazine, April 16, 2001, p. 71
  27. [+]
    Books: Horse Play (2 Reviews)
    Seabiscuit, by Laura Hillenbrand
    1. Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
    2. The Hole in the Universe by K.C. Cole
    New York Magazine, March 26, 2001, pp. 115-116
  28. [+]
    Books: Imitation of Life (Review)
    The Biographer's Tale, by A.S. Byatt
    1. The Biographer's Tale by A.S. Byatt
    New York Magazine, February 12, 2001, p. 52
  29. [+]
    Books: Karma Chameleon (2 Reviews)
    The Impressionist, by Hari Kunzru
    1. The Impressionist by Hari Kunzru
    2. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
    New York Magazine, April 8, 2002, p. 78
  30. [+]
    Books: Love(Dis)Connection (2 Reviews)
    Claire Marvel, by John Burnham Schwartz
    1. Claire Marvel by John Burnham Schwartz
    2. Sounds of the River by Da Chen
    New York Magazine, March 11, 2002, pp. 74-75
  31. [+]
    Books: Nanny Cam (Review)
    The Nanny Diaries, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
    1. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
    New York Magazine, March 4, 2002, p. 52
  32. [+]
    Books: Oral Arguments (2 Reviews)
    Rapture, by Susan Minot
    1. Rapture by Susan Minot
    2. Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link
    New York Magazine, February 11, 2002, p. 68
  33. [+]
    Books: Pen Palates (2 Reviews)
    Comfort Me with Apples, by Ruth Reichl
    1. Comfort Me with Apples by Ruth Reichl
    2. On Rue Tatin by Susan Herrmann Loomis
    New York Magazine, April 23, 2001, pp. 140-141
  34. [+]
    Books: Road to Nowhere (2 Reviews)
    Emporium, by Adam Johnson
    1. Emporium by Adam Johnson
    2. The Black Veil by Rick Moody
    New York Magazine, May 13, 2002, pp. 79-80
  35. [+]
    Books: Saints Preserve Us (2 Reviews)
    Little Saint, by Hannah Green
    1. Little Saint by Hannah Green
    2. The Dead of the House by Hannah Green
    New York Magazine, July 31, 2000, pp. 53-54
  36. [+]
    Books: Smoked Signals (Review)
    The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, by Louise Erdrich
    1. The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
    New York Magazine, April 9, 2001, pp. 110-111
  37. Critics
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    Books: Sophomore Shlump? (Review)
    Niagara Falls All Over Again, by Elizabeth McCracken
    1. Niagara Falls All Over Again by Elizabeth McCracken
    New York Magazine, August 13, 2001, p. 56
  38. [+]
    Books: Subway to Heaven (Review)
    The Death of Vishnu, by Manil Suri
    1. The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri
    New York Magazine, January 8, 2001, pp. 50-51
  39. [+]
    Books: Telltale Hearts (Review)
    The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi, by Arthur Japin
    1. The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi by Arthur Japin
    New York Magazine, November 27, 2000, pp. 139-141
  40. [+]
    Books: The 1915 9/11 (2 Reviews)
    Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy, by Diana Preston
    1. Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy by Diana Preston
    2. You're an Animal, Viskovitz by Alessandro Boffa
    New York Magazine, June 3, 2002, p. 87
  41. [+]
    Books: The Cool War (Review)
    The Russian Debutante's Handbook, by Gary Shteyngart
    1. The Russian Debutante's Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
    New York Magazine, June 10, 2002, pp. 110-111
  42. [+]
    Books: The King's Ransom (Review)
    Elvis in the Morning, by William F. Buckley Jr.
    1. Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr.
    New York Magazine, July 23, 2001, p. 55
  43. [+]
    Books: The Powers That Bleed (2 Reviews)
    Innocence, by Jane Mendelsohn
    1. Innocence by Jane Mendelsohn
    2. Properties of Light by Rebecca Goldstein
    New York Magazine, September 4, 2000, pp. 56-57
  44. [+]
    Books: They're History (3 Reviews)
    The Dark Room, by Rachel Seiffert
    1. The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert
    2. On the Water by Hans Maarten Van Den Brink
    3. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
    New York Magazine, August 6, 2001, p. 55
  45. [+]
    Books: This American Life (2 Reviews)
    The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen
    1. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
    2. Fury by Salman Rushdie
    New York Magazine, September 10, 2001, pp. 168-169
  46. [+]
    Books: Touching Tones (Review)
    I'll Let You Go, by Bruce Wagner
    1. I'll Let You Go by Bruce Wagner
    New York Magazine, January 21, 2002, p. 76
  47. [+]
    Books: Troubled Harry (2 Reviews)
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling
    1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
    2. What We Don't Know About Children by Simona Vinci
    New York Magazine, July 24, 2000, pp. 52-53
  48. [+]
    Books: Uneasy Pieces (2 Reviews)
    Dream Stuff, by David Malouf
    1. Dream Stuff by David Malouf
    2. Pomp and Circumstance by Noel Coward
    New York Magazine, August 7, 2000, pp. 68-69
  49. [+]
    Books: Unforgiven (Review)
    Atonement, by Ian McEwan
    1. Atonement by Ian McEwan
    New York Magazine, March 18, 2002, p. 53
  50. [+]
    Books: Upon This Rock (Review)
    The Rock, by Kanan Makiya
    1. The Rock by Kanan Makiya
    New York Magazine, December 17, 2001, p. 68
  51. [+]
    Books: Vogue's Gallery (2 Reviews)
    Bright Young Things, by Brooke de Ocampo and Jonathan Becker
    1. Bright Young Things by Brooke de Ocampo and Jonathan Becker
    2. Picturing New York by Gloria Deak
    New York Magazine, January 1, 2001, p. 82
  52. [+]
    Books: White Wash (4 Reviews)
    The Married Man, by Edmund White
    1. The Married Man by Edmund White
    2. Affinity by Sarah Waters
    3. War Boy by Kief Hillsbery
    4. Bosie: A Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas by Douglas Murray
    New York Magazine, June 26, 2000, pp. 142-145
  53. [+]
    Books: Wise Gals (Review)
    The World Below, by Sue Miller
    1. The World Below by Sue Miller
    New York Magazine, November 5, 2001, p. 72
  54. [+]
    Boys Will Be Boys (Review)
    City Boy, by Edmund White
    1. City Boy by Edmund White
    The New York Review of Books, September 30, 2010, pp. 35-38
  55. 'Brokeback Mountain'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, April 6, 2006, pp. 68-69
  56. C.P. Cavafy: The Collected Poems (2009)
    3 Reviews
  57. C.P. Cavafy: The Unfinished Poems (2009)
    2 Reviews
  58. [+]
    The Collector (Review)
    Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963, by Susan Sontag and David Rieff
    1. Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 by Susan Sontag and David Rieff
    The New Republic, April 15, 2009, pp. 33-38
  59. Constantine Cavafy: 'As Good as Great Poetry Gets'
    The New York Review of Books, November 20, 2008, pp. 55-58
  60. [+]
    A Critic At Large (2 Reviews)
    Theatres of War
    1. The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
    2. Ripples of Battle by Victor Davis Hanson
    The New Yorker, January 12, 2004, pp. 79-81
  61. The Culture Business
    New York Magazine, November 19, 2001, pp. 26-29
  62. [+]
    The Dream Director (Review)
    The Sun (2005 Film), by Aleksandr Sokurov
    1. The Sun (2005 Film) by Aleksandr Sokurov
    The New York Review of Books, February 11, 2010, pp. 37-39
  63. The Elusive Embrace (1999)
    Desire and the Riddle of Identity
    1 Review
  64. [+]
    Evelyn Waugh Revisited (Review)
    Brideshead Revisited (2008 Film), by Julian Jarrold
    1. Brideshead Revisited (2008 Film) by Julian Jarrold
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 2008, pp. 18-20
  65. Fitting In
    New York Magazine, September 30, 1996, pp. 24-31
  66. [+]
    Fun with Freud (Review)
    Freud's Megalomania, by Israel Rosenfield
    1. Freud's Megalomania by Israel Rosenfield
    The New York Review of Books, November 2, 2000, pp. 26-29
  67. [+]
    His Design for Living (Review)
    The Letters of Noel Coward, by Barry Day and Noel Coward
    1. The Letters of Noel Coward by Barry Day and Noel Coward
    The New York Review of Books, January 17, 2008, pp. 48-52
  68. How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken (2008)
    Essays
    1 Review
  69. 'The Invention of Love'
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, September 21, 2000, pp. 103-104
  70. [+]
    Ironists Abroad (Review)
    Prague, by Arthur Phillips
    1. Prague by Arthur Phillips
    The New Yorker, July 8, 2002, pp. 75-76
  71. The Lost (2006)
    A Search for Six of Six Million
    4 Reviews
  72. [+]
    Murder and Manners (Review)
    The Little Friend, by Donna Tartt
    1. The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
    The New Yorker, October 28, 2002, pp. 109-110
  73. New Translations from Cavafy
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1997, pp. 40-44
  74. [+]
    Not an Ideal Husband (Review)
    Euripides' Alcestis, by Ted Hughes and Euripides
    1. Euripides' Alcestis by Ted Hughes and Euripides
    The New York Review of Books, April 27, 2000, pp. 26-30
  75. On 'The Invention of Love'
    Another Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 2000, p. 64
  76. [+]
    On the Town (Review)
    The Grand Surprise, by Leo Lerman and Stephen Pascal
    1. The Grand Surprise by Leo Lerman and Stephen Pascal
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 2007, pp. 48-50
  77. Oppie in New York
    Doctor Atomic
    The New York Review of Books, January 15, 2009, pp. 31-33
  78. [+]
    Oscar Wilde, Classics Scholar (2 Reviews)
    The Women of Homer, by Oscar Wilde, Thomas Wright, and Donald Mead
    1. The Women of Homer by Oscar Wilde, Thomas Wright, and Donald Mead
    2. Built of Books by Thomas Wright
    The New York Review of Books, November 11, 2010, pp. 61-64
  79. Portfolio: Grecian Formula
    The New Yorker, March 14, 2005, pp. 126-131
  80. Shouts & Murmurs
    No, No, Nobel
    The New Yorker, May 27, 1996, pp. 140-142
  81. [+]
    The Spanish Tragedy (Review)
    Sepharad, by Antonio Munoz Molina
    1. Sepharad by Antonio Munoz Molina
    The New York Review of Books, May 25, 2006, pp. 30-33
  82. Features
    The Stand
    Lingua Franca, September 1996, pp. 34-47
  83. [+]
    The Tale of Two Housmans (Review)
    The Invention of Love, by Tom Stoppard
    1. The Invention of Love by Tom Stoppard
    The New York Review of Books, August 10, 2000, pp. 58-64
  84. [+]
    Transgression (Review)
    The Kindly Ones, by Jonathan Littell
    1. The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell
    The New York Review of Books, March 26, 2009, pp. 18-21
  85. A Wild Night in the Park
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 2009, pp. 28-31
  86. [+]
    The Wizard (Review)
    Avatar (2009 Film), by James Cameron
    1. Avatar (2009 Film) by James Cameron
    The New York Review of Books, March 25, 2010, pp. 10-13
  87. [+]
    The Women of Pedro Almodovar (Review)
    Volver (2006 Film), by Pedro Almodovar
    1. Volver (2006 Film) by Pedro Almodovar
    The New York Review of Books, March 1, 2007, pp. 8-10
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