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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        January 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The January Almanac, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Commnet: It's Radi-O! by Richard Rubin, pp. 16-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. The Economy: Toward a Global Open Society by George Soros, pp. 20-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Society: Changing the World on a Shoestring by David Bornstein, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: A Greece to Be Discovered by Jeffrey Tayler, pp. 40-46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Great Climate Flip-Flop by William H. Calvin, pp. 47-58
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Beauty and the Shoe Sluts by Mary Karr, pp. 59-65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Charger by Bobbie Ann Mason, pp. 66-76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Saving The Nation by Victor Navasky, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. No Return by William Matthews, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Music: Sitting In by Whitney Balliett, pp. 86-92
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A Writer Who Is Good for You by Lee Siegel, pp. 93-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Jane Austen: A Life by David Nokes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Socialist Who Loved Keats by Nathan Glick, pp. 99-104
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 105-106 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Max Beerbohm's Caricatures by N. John Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Snow in America by Bernard Mergen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Paul Delaroche: History Painted by Stephen Bann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Agent of Destiny by John S.D. Eisenhower
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Cactus Tracks and Cowboy Philosophy by Baxter F. Black
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover art by Guy Billout
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        February 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Notes & Comment: The Thread of Time by Kitty La Perriere, pp. 16-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Astronomy: When Is a Planet Not a Planet? by David H. Freedman, pp. 22-35
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Personal File: A Means of Transport by Jeffrey Tayler, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Travel by Hatsy Shields, pp. 38-44
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Can't Anybody Here Play This Game? by Edward G. Shirley, pp. 45-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Lincoln's Affair of Honor by Douglas L. Wilson, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. All Things, All at Once by Lee K. Abbott, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Among English Verbs by Kay Ryan, pp. 76-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. A Few Hundred People Turned to Bone by Thomas Maeder, pp. 81-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Falling Water by Peter Davison, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Music by Francis Davis, pp. 90-95
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Movies: A Star-Making Performance by Lloyd Rose, pp. 96-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Mesmer (1994 Film) by Roger Spottiswoode
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A Thriller With Something on Its Mind by Frank Kermode, pp. 100-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Night Train by Martin Amis
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 104-106 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. No Laughing Matter by Anthony Cronin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Borrowed Ware by Dick Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. The House Gun by Nadine Gordimer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Visitors by Anita Brookner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Baule: African Art, Western Eyes by Susan Mullin Vogel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Intimate Encounters by Richard Rand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Chihuly by Donald B. Kuspit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Word Improvisation by J.E. Lighter, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover art by Ross MacDonald
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        March 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 6-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The March Almanac, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: Today's Most Mischievous Misquotation by Jonathan Schlefer, pp. 16-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Politics: California, Here We Come by Peter Schrag, pp. 20-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Travel: Lewis and Clark and Us by Cullen Murphy, pp. 32-40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Back From Chaos by Edward O. Wilson, pp. 41-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet by Francine Prose, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. They Can't Take That Away From Me by Gail Mazur, pp. 70-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Lessons of ValueJet 592 by William Langewiesche, pp. 81-97
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Credo by David Solway, p. 98
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Quadrature by Guy Billout, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Sport: Tree Surfing and Other Lofty Pleasures by Michael Finkel, pp. 100-104
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Food: Belgian and Bubbly by Corby Kummer, pp. 105-109
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          War in the Mind by James M. McPherson, pp. 110-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Shook over Hell by Eric T. Dean, Jr.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          How to Pay for a Good College by Donald Kennedy, pp. 112-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Student Aid Game by Michael S. McPherson and Morton O. Schapiro
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 116-118 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Genuine Reality by Linda Simon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Road to Ubar by Nicholas Clapp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Tales of the Night by Peter Hoeg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Snow by Betsy Howie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Divine Guido by Richard E. Spear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 119
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 120-122
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover art by Etienne Delessert
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        April 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The April Almanac, pp. 14-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: Children and Money by David Owen, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Education: The Trouble With Single-Sex Schools by Wendy Kaminer, pp. 22-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Brief Lives: An Eye for Anomaly by Marshall Jon Fisher, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. The Presidency by Robert Dallek, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Travel by Matthew Gurewitsch, pp. 46-52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Biological Basis of Morality by Edward O. Wilson, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Winter Barn by Deborah Digges, pp. 62-70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. The New Yorker's Mr. Shawn by Ved Mehta, pp. 71-87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Mrs. Dutta Writes a Letter by Chitra B. Divakaruni, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. In the Batting Cage by Lynne McMahon, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Movies: A Cinema of Private Lives by Garry Wills, pp. 98-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          America Left and Right by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 103-109 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Ronald Reagan by Dinesh D'Souza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. The New Majority by Stanley B. Greenberg and Theda Skocpol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Horror by David M. Kennedy, pp. 110-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 116-118 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. William Styron: A Life by James L.W. West III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Between Heaven and Hell by W. Bruce Lincoln
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Selected Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson by Ernest Mehew and Robert Louis Stevenson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Brontes: A Life in Letters by Juliet Barker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Riddle of the Ice by Myron Arms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Asleep in the Sun by Hans Silvester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. A History of Power in Europe by Wim Blockmans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 119
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 120-122
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover art by Robert Goldstrom
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        May 1998 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 10-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The May Almanac, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Commnet: The Oasis of Memory by Cullen Murphy, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Education: The Case Against Bilingual Education by Rosalie Pedalino Porter, pp. 28-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Medicine: Listening to St. John's Wort by Edison Miyawaki, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: New England Places by Robert D. Kaplan, p. 46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Consumerism 101 by Francis Davis, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. A Backward Glance by Corby Kummer, p. 48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Real McCoy by Nicholas Lemann, p. 49
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Sky Watchers by Phoebe-Lou Adams, p. 50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Fine Folk by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. All in Our Heads by Peter Davison, p. 52
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Footloose by Cullen Murphy, pp. 52-54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. A Special Moment in History by Bill McKibben, pp. 55-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. Sourwood by R.T. Smith, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War by John Updike, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Plunder by Debra Bruce, pp. 86-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Writer's Block by Guy Billout, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. Photography in the Age of Falsification by Kenneth Brower, pp. 92-111
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. Music: Saint Ursula by Michael Ullman, pp. 112-117
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Insidious Weakness by Benjamin Schwarz, pp. 118-123 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Faubus by Roy Reed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A Fictional Portrait of John Brown by James M. McPherson, pp. 124-128 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        24. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 129-130 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Black Ajax by George MacDonald Fraser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Jacob's Ladder by Donald McCaig
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. At the Water's Edge by Carl Zimmer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Smart Set by Thomas Quinn Curtiss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Gardener Cook by Christopher Lloyd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Aubrey Beardsley by Stephen Calloway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Without by Donald Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        25. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        26. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 132-134
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        27. Cover art by Brian Cronin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        June 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The June Almanac, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: A Good Climate for Investment by Ross Gelbspan, pp. 22-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Urban Planning: Moving the Bell by Witold Rybczynski, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Personal File: That Was Me on TV by Roy Blount Jr., pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: Beyond Prague by James Fallows, pp. 40-54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Southern Captivity of the GOP by Christopher Caldwell, pp. 55-59
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Correspondence by Teresa Cader, pp. 60-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Electric Wizard by Elizabeth Stuckey-French, pp. 74-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. At Last Count by Jason Kowal, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Social Contradictions of Japanese Capitalism by Murray Sayle, pp. 84-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. From the Greek by Brooks Haxton, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Food: Better Butter by Corby Kummer, pp. 98-102
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Discovering" Young Poets by Peter Davison, pp. 103-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Yale Younger Poets Anthology by George Bradley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          How McKinley Begot Franco by Francis X. Rocca, pp. 106-111 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Empire by Default by Ivan Musicant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 112-114 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Chekhov: The Hidden Ground by Philip Callow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Alexander Calder, 1898-1976 by Marla Prather, Alexander S.C. Rower, and Arnauld Pierre, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Fairweather Eden by Michael W. Pitts and Mark Roberts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of by Thomas M. Disch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Shut Up and Deal by Jesse May
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Celebrity Caricature in America by Wendy Wick Reaves
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Word Improvisation by J.E. Lighter, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. Cover art by J.C. Suares
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        July 1998 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The July Almanac, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: A Republic---If We Can Keep It by Joseph Lieberman, pp. 14-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. The Environment: The Danger of Space Junk by Steve Olson, pp. 18-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Americana: Sculptures in Leather by Jane Stern and Michael Stern, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Government: Nine Misconceptions About Social Security by Dean Baker, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Travel: Autumn Becomes Ireland by Richard Todd, pp. 40-46
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Travels Into America's Future by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 47-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Aubade by Terese Svoboda, pp. 64-68
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. At Last Count by Allan Reeder, p. 69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Hymn by Emily Hiestand, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. I Studied Love by Yehuda Amichai, pp. 76-80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. American Flamingo by Greg Pape, p. 81
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. Everything in This Country Must by Colum McCann, pp. 82-86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. The Writing Life by Ian Frazier, pp. 87-88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. Fortitude by Guy Billout, p. 89
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Sport: Dark Passage by Andrew Todhunter, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Voice of Economic Nationalism by Eyal Press, pp. 96-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Great Betrayal by Patrick J. Buchanan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          More Is Less by Ralph Lombreglia, pp. 100-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Fall of a Sparrow by Robert Hellenga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe Lou Adams, pp. 104-106 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Cats of Lamu by Jack Couffer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Odd Sea by Frederick Reiken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Hen Frigates by Joan Druett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Beyond Recall by Robert Goddard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Cursed Days by Ivan Bunin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Will This Do? by Auberon Waugh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        22. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 107
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        23. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        24. Cover art by David Wilcox
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        August 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The August Almanac, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment by Michael Fumento, pp. 12-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Foreign Affairs: The Libel of Moral Equivalence by Roger Kaplan, pp. 18-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Travel: Paris at Your Feet by Francine Prose, pp. 30-36
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travels Into America's Future by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 37-61
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Par by Richard Bausch, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Passive Aggressive by Martin Galvin, pp. 68-72
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. "Invest Radium or I'll Pull Your Hair" by Doris Drucker, pp. 73-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. When You Tell Me by Laurie Lamon, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Food: Pesto by Hand by Corby Kummer, pp. 92-96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Music: Craft's Stravinsky by Allen Shawn, pp. 97-100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Torch and the Hearth by Steven Stoll, pp. 101-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Vestal Fire by Stephen J. Pyne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Burden of James Dickey by Peter Davison, pp. 106-107 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Summer of Deliverance by Christopher Dickey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 108-110 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Battle of Glorieta by Don E. Alberts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Night Comes to the Cretaceous by James Lawrence Powell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Saving Molly by James Mahoney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Surveyor by G.W. Hawkes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Split: A Counterculture Childhood by Lisa Michaels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 111
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Cover art by Glenn Mitsui
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        September 1998 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 12-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The September Almanac, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: The Time Has Come by Cullen Murphy, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Foreign Policy: The Fulcrum of Europe by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 28-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Foreign Affairs: Poor but Prosperous by Akash Kapur, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: Half a World Away by Benjamin Schwarz and Christina Schwarz, pp. 46-56
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Who Will Own Your Next Good Idea? by Charles C. Mann, pp. 57-63
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Return by Philip Levine, pp. 64-82
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Come Back Irish by Wendy Mai Rawlings, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Venus of Willendorf by Yusef Komunyakaa, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. The Invisible Woman by Jessica Hornik, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Could Mad-Cow Disease Happen Here? by Ellen Ruppel Shell, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Shore Birds by W.S. Merwin, pp. 98-106
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. At Last Count by Allan Reeder, pp. 107-113
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. She: Portrait of the Essay as a Warm Body by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 114-118
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. Escapade by Guy Billout, p. 119
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Music: Swing and Sensibility by Francis Davis, pp. 120-126
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. Food: Tuscan Tomatoes by Corby Kummer, pp. 127-129
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Hidden Nature of Systems by Stephen M. Walt, pp. 130-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. System Effects by Robert Jervis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Pleasures of Formal Poetry by Elizabeth Frank, pp. 134-136 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The World Below the Window by William Jay Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 137-138 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Badge of Courage by Linda H. Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Screams of Reason by David J. Skal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Something Happened Yesterday by Beryl Bainbridge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty by Sebastian Barry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Magritte 1898-1967 by Gisele Ollinger-Zinque, Frederik Leen, and Rene Magritte, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        23. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 139
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        24. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 140-142
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        25. Cover art by Theo Rudnak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        October 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 4-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The October Almanac, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: The Hidden Side of the Clinton Economy by John E. Schwarz, pp. 18-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Urban Life: Saturday Night at the Hacienda by Eric Schlosser, pp. 22-41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Politics: Should Election Day Be a Holliday? by Martin P. Wattenberg, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: A Mediterranean Mix by G. Franco Romagnoli, pp. 48-54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. Unwanted Sex by Stephen Schulhofer, pp. 55-66
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. The Ships of Port Revel by John McPhee, pp. 67-73
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. The Man Into Whose Yard You Should Not Hit Your Ball by Thomas Lux, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. The Next Industrial Revolution by William McDonough and Michael Braungart, pp. 82-92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Journalism Today by Ian Frazier, p. 93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Before the Flood by W.S. Merwin, p. 94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. My Weddings by Erika Krouse, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. The Odds by Teresa Cader, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. Music: Misunderstanding Gershwin by David Schiff, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Enemy Within by James T. Patterson, pp. 106-111 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Many Are the Crimes by Ellen Schrecker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Soviet World of American Communism by Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Kyrill Anderson, ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          University, Inc. by David Harvey, pp. 112-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The University in Ruins by Bill Readings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 116-118 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Daniel Defoe by Richard West and Daniel Defoe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Cecil Andrus: Confessions of a Western Politician by Joel Connelly and Cecil Andrus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. 365 Views of Mt. Fuji~~Three Hundred Sixty-Five Views of Mt. Fuji by Todd Shimoda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Shame by Annie Ernaux
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Hildegard of Bingen by Regine Pernoud
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. A Home in the Heart of a City by Kathleen Hirsch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 119
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. Word Improvisation by J.E. Lighter, pp. 120-126
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        22. Cover art by Ivan Chermayeff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        November 1998 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 8-13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The November Almanac, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comments: Anticipation by Cullen Murphy, pp. 16-19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Foreign Affairs: Behind the Chrysanthemum Curtain by Gale Eisenstodt, pp. 20-37
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Personal File: The Lovely, Lovely by Lynn Freed, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: A Bird's-eye View of Nepal by Valerie Lester, pp. 40-48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. In the Kerouac Archive by Douglas Brinkley and Jack Kerouac, pp. 49-77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. My Mother's First Lover by Margo Rabb, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. Naps by Stanley Plumly, pp. 82-90
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Mid-Night by Guy Billout, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. "Ready, Read!" by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 92-104
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Pre-empting the Holocaust by Lawrence L. Langer, pp. 105-108
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        14. Brooklyn Snapshot by Anna Rabinowitz, pp. 109-115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        15. Music: Corn Bread When I'm Hungry by William Hogeland, pp. 116-124
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. Art: Cutting-Edge but Comfy by Carol Kino, pp. 125-131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard Hoftstadter's Tradition by David Greenberg, pp. 132-136 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The American Political Tradition by Richard Hofstadter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brief Reviews by Phoebe-Lou Adams, pp. 137-138 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. What Painting Is by James Elkins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Balls by Nanci Kincaid
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. A Traitor's Kiss by Fintan O'Toole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Presumed Ignorant! by Leland H. Gregory III
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Serendipities: Language and Lunacy by Umberto Eco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. N. C. Wyeth by David Michaelis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        19. The Puzzler by Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, p. 139
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20. Word Court by Barbara Wallraff, pp. 140-142
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        21. Cover photograph by Elliott Erwitt
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        December 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. 77 North Washington Street/Contributors, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Letters, pp. 12-23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The December Almanac, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Notes & Comment: Back to Basics by Cullen Murphy, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Personal File: Neshering by Edith Pearlman, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Foreign Affairs: Hoods Against Democrats by Robert D. Kaplan, pp. 32-43
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Travel: An Old-fashioned Christmas by Corby Kummer, pp. 44-50
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8. The Prison-Industrial Complex by Eric Schlosser, pp. 51-79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Lost in Translation by Stephen Budiansky, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        10. America's Maginot Line by Paul Bracken, pp. 85-91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        11. Invention by Billy Collins, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        12. Today Is Sunday by Peter Ho Davies, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        13. Crepe Myrtles by Cathy Smith Bowers, pp. 96-97
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. A Werewolf Problem in Central Russia and Other Stories by Victor Pelevin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Last Dinosaur Book by W.J.T. Mitchell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Dinosaur Impressions by Philippe Taquet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. The Haunted Tea-Cosy by Edward Gorey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Harvest Son by David Mas Masumoto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8. Field of Thirteen by Dick Francis
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        18. Word Watch by Anne H. Soukhanov, pp. 120-122
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