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  1. Books & the Arts
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    To Be a Hero in Our Time It Is Necessary to Write a Book (2 Reviews)
    Against All Hope, by Armando Valladares
    1. Against All Hope by Armando Valladares
    2. Fire from the Mountain by Omar Cabezas
    The Nation, May 10, 1986, pp. 641-643
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    Books (3 Reviews)
    New Philistines, true conservatives
    1. The Politics of Literature by Louis Kampf and Paul Lauter
    2. Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
    3. College Days in Earthquake Country by Leo Litwak and Herbert Wilner
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1972, pp. 119-126
  3. [+]
    Books (3 Reviews)
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez: the alchemy of history
    1. No One Writes to the Colonel, and Other Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    2. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    3. Leaf Storm and Other Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1972, pp. 98-102
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    Books (5 Reviews)
    In Defense of the Children of Cain
    1. The Resurrection by John Gardner
    2. The Wreckage of Agathon by John Gardner
    3. Grendel by John Gardner
    4. The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner
    5. Jason and Medeia by John Gardner
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1973, pp. 90-92
  5. Books: Literary life among the Dinka
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1972, pp. 104-107
  6. Books: The well-spoken passions of William H. Gass
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1972, pp. 96-101
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    Boom Times---I (Review)
    Larva, by Julian Rios
    1. Larva by Julian Rios
    The Nation, March 11, 1991, pp. 312-313
  8. Essays
    The Chanukah Hangup
    Ramparts Magazine, January 1966, pp. 26-29
  9. The Circle of Revolution
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1973, pp. 50-60
  10. Colloguy: Our Next Race Question
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1996, pp. 55-63
  11. Criticism: Ignoble Liars
    Leo Strauss, George Bush, and the philosophy of mass deception
    The Harpers Monthly, June 2004, pp. 65-71
  12. Books & the Arts
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    Crossing Borders (Review)
    Myself With Others, by Carlos Fuentes
    1. Myself With Others by Carlos Fuentes
    The Nation, July 30, 1988, pp. 99-101
  13. The Cuban Connection
    Art, Intrigue and Human Rights
    The Nation, July 3, 1989, pp. 14-22
  14. Death Came on Holiday
    Of Politics and Death's Dominion
    The Nation, January 15, 1983, p. 33
  15. The Death of the Great Spirit (1972)
    An Elegy for the American Indian
    1 Review
  16. Dividends
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1981, pp. 71-72
  17. Books
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    Donald Barthelme's illustrated wordy-gurdy (5 Reviews)
    Sadness, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Sadness by Donald Barthelme
    2. City Life by Donald Barthelme
    3. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    4. Snow White by Donald Barthelme
    5. Come Back, Dr. Caligari by Donald Barthelme
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1973, pp. 92-96
  18. Essay
    Reflections on Power
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1985, pp. 51-54
  19. Essay
    On the Uses of a Liberal Education
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1997, pp. 39-60
  20. Essay: The Last Word
    Can the world's small languages be saved?
    The Harpers Monthly, August 2000, pp. 35-43
  21. An Eye for an Eye
    Reflections on equality
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1979, pp. 103-104
  22. Folio
    A Nation of Salesmen
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1994, pp. 39-54
  23. The Fourth Estate
    The tarting up of the good gray Times
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1977, pp. 102-114
  24. The Fourth Estate
    Government by pollsters
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1978, pp. 93-100
  25. Gilmore's Victory
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1977, pp. 16-19
  26. Hayakawa in Thought and Action
    Ramparts Magazine, November 1969, pp. 38-42
  27. The Hero Within
    The Nation, January 24, 2005, pp. 8-9
  28. The Hollywood Right
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1980, pp. 31-40
  29. [+]
    Homage to Juan Rulfo (Review)
    Pedro Paramo, by Juan Rulfo
    1. Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo
    The Nation, May 15, 1982, pp. 597-598
  30. How 114 Washing Machines Came to the Crow Reservation
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1971, pp. 73-76
  31. Books & the Arts
    Imaginary Persons, Imaginary Prisons
    The Nation, December 20, 1986, pp. 708-713
  32. [+]
    In Praise of Sheer Nonsense (Review)
    The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing, by Hannah Arendt
    1. The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing by Hannah Arendt
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1978, pp. 84-85
  33. Jews Without Mercy (1982)
    A Lament
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  34. Latinos: A Biography of the People (1992)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  35. [+]
    Looking Both Ways (Review)
    Wrinkles, by Charles Simmons
    1. Wrinkles by Charles Simmons
    The Nation, September 30, 1978, pp. 320-321
  36. [+]
    Mad Mel and the Maya (Review)
    Gibson goes colonial with Apocalypto
    1. Apocalypto (2006 Film) by Mel Gibson
    The Nation, December 18, 2006, pp. 24-42
  37. A Movement Without Mercy
    The Jews of the New Right
    The Nation, May 8, 1982, p. 543
  38. A Nation of WASPs?
    The Nation, May 31, 2004, pp. 21-22
  39. Ofay (1966)
    1 Review
  40. The Oppressed Middle (1981)
    Politics of Middle Management: Scenes from Corporate Life
    2 Reviews
  41. Sanctuary for L.A. Homeboys
    The Priest Who Loves Gangsters
    The Nation, December 18, 1989, p. 737
  42. Scenes from Corporate Life
    Fifteen exemplary tales
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1980, pp. 45-64
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    Somebody in Books (Review)
    Nelson Algren, by Bettina Drew
    1. Nelson Algren by Bettina Drew
    The Nation, February 5, 1990, p. 174
  44. Spanish Harlem
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1978, pp. 63-77
  45. Texas Letter
    Borderline Cases
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1990, pp. 68-78
  46. The Trial of La Migra
    Raids, Racism and the I.N.S.
    The Nation, May 8, 1989, pp. 628-633
  47. Under the Fifth Sun (1980)
  48. While Someone Else Is Eating---IV
    Foreclosed Dream in Detroit
    The Nation, September 24, 1983, pp. 235-244
  49. Books
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    The Worldly Palimpsest of Thomas Pynchon (3 Reviews)
    V., by Thomas Pynchon
    1. V. by Thomas Pynchon
    2. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
    3. Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1973, pp. 78-82
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