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Good As Gold, by Joseph Heller
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                          Issues of 1978 = 18 Issues, 262 Articles
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                            Issues of 1979 = 21 Issues, 321 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1979 = 5 Issues, 72 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                January 25, 1979 Issue = 16 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  American Terror by Graham Hughes, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                  1. Criminal Violence, Criminal Justice by Charles E. Silberman
                                2. [+]
                                  The Socratic Method by Bernard Knox, pp. 5-8 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Eros in Greece by John Boardman and Eugenio La Rocca
                                  2. Eros in Antiquity by Antonia Mulas
                                  3. Greek Homosexuality by Kenneth James Dover
                                3. [+]
                                  The Sayings of Don Geraldo by V.S. Pritchett, p. 9 - 1 Review
                                  1. Thoughts in a Dry Season by Gerald Brenan
                                4. [+]
                                  The Return of Ruskin by Diane Johnson, pp. 10-12 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. Ruskin's Venice by Arnold Whittick and John Ruskin
                                  2. Looking at Architecture with Ruskin by John Unrau
                                  3. John Ruskin: The Argument of the Eye by Robert Hewison
                                  4. Ruskin by Quentin Bell
                                5. Guest of the Shah by Christopher Matthews, pp. 13-14
                                6. [+]
                                  Wanderers by Robert Towers, pp. 15-17 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Great Days by Donald Barthelme
                                  2. Ladies' Man by Richard Price
                                  3. Wrinkles by Charles Simmons
                                7. [+]
                                  The German Leviathan by Felix Gilbert, pp. 18-21 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Germany, 1866-1945 by Gordon A. Craig
                                  2. The German Problem Reconsidered by David Calleo
                                8. [+]
                                  Pinter Land by Russell Davies, pp. 22-24 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Poems and Prose, 1949-1977 by Harold Pinter
                                  2. Complete Works by Harold Pinter
                                9. [+]
                                  In Borges's Labyrinth by Alastair Reid, p. 25 - 1 Review
                                  1. Jorge Luis Borges: A Literary Biography by Emir Rodriguez Monegal
                                10. A History of Night by Jorge Luis Borges, pp. 26-27
                                11. [+]
                                  'This is not the end of the world' by Michael Wood, pp. 28-30 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard by J.G. Ballard
                                  2. The Best American Short Stories 1978 by Theodore Solotaroff and Shannon Ravenel
                                  3. I, Etcetera by Susan Sontag
                                12. [+]
                                  The Puritan You Love to Hate by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 31-32 - 1 Review
                                  1. Cotton Mather by David Levin
                                13. [+]
                                  A Poet in Politics by John Bayley, pp. 33-35 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Thirties and After by Stephen Spender
                                14. [+]
                                  The Cabinet of Dr. Lacan by Richard Wollheim, pp. 36-45 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Ecrits: A Selection by Jacques Lacan
                                  2. The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis by Jacques Lacan
                                  3. Jacques Lacan by Anika Lemaire
                                15. An Exchange on Hannah Arendt by Elisabeth Young-Bruehl and Sheldon Wolin, p. 46
                                16. Letters by Richard C. Lewontin, Lewis Thomas, and Asher Seidel, ..., pp. 47-52
                              2. [+]
                                February 8, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Pudding Stone by Helen Vendler, pp. 3-7 - 1 Review
                                  1. Robert Lowell: Life and Art by Steven Gould Axelrod
                                2. [+]
                                  I'll Take My Stans by Nicholas von Hoffman, pp. 8-10 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Terrors of Justice by Maurice H. Stans
                                3. [+]
                                  The Masks of Mary Renault by Peter Green, pp. 11-14 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Praise Singer by Mary Renault
                                4. [+]
                                  Lost China by Frederic Wakeman Jr.#2, pp. 15-16 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Face of China by Nigel Cameron
                                  2. China in Old Photographs, 1860-1910 by Burton F. Beers
                                5. How Carter Hangs On by Garry Wills, pp. 17-19
                                6. [+]
                                  The Corruption of Love by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 20-21 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
                                  2. Praxis by Fay Weldon
                                7. [+]
                                  The Reasons Why by Jerome Karabel, pp. 22-26 - 1 Review
                                  1. Why is There No Socialism in the United States? by Werner Sombart
                                8. [+]
                                  Life Studies by John Russell, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                                  1. Three Worlds of Leonid by Leonid Berman
                                9. The Open Political Struggle in Poland by Abraham Brumberg, pp. 29-33
                                10. [+]
                                  Terror in Freedonia by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 34-36 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. Cartel by Edward Jay Epstein
                                  2. The Carlos Contract by David Atlee Phillips
                                  3. Death of a Politician by Richard Condon
                                  4. Smoke: Another Jimmy Carter Adventure by Alexander Cockburn and James Ridgeway
                                11. Jane Austen and Heroism by Irvin Ehrenpreis, pp. 37-42
                                12. Mark Rothko by Lee Seldes, Harriet Van Horne, and Robert Hughes, ..., pp. 43-44
                                13. Letters by Peter Wirth, Frederick Crews, Morton Smith, and Frank Kermode, ..., pp. 45-48
                                14. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                              3. [+]
                                February 22, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Moralist of Exile by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. Joseph Conrad: The Three Lives by Frederick R. Karl
                                2. [+]
                                  The Starved Self by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 6-9 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. The Golden Cage by Hilde Bruch
                                  2. The Best Little Girl in the World by Steven Levenkron
                                  3. Self-Starvation by Mara Selvini Palazzoli
                                  4. Psychosomatic Families by Salvador Minuchin, Bernice L. Rosman, and Lester Baker, ...
                                3. From the Greek by I.F. Stone, p. 10
                                4. [+]
                                  The Pessimist by Murray Kempton, pp. 11-14 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Hoffa Wars by Dan E. Moldea
                                  2. The Teamsters by Steven Brill
                                5. [+]
                                  A Professional Sage by Philip Rawson, pp. 15-17 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Coomaraswamy: Selected Papers, Vol. I by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy and Roger Lipsey
                                  2. Coomaraswamy: Selected Papers, Vol. II by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy and Roger Lipsey
                                  3. Coomaraswamy, Vol. III by Roger Lipsey
                                6. Sihanouk's Case by William Shawcross, p. 18
                                7. [+]
                                  Love and War by Roger Sale, pp. 19-28 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Short-Timers by Gustav Hasford
                                  2. Hunt by A. Alvarez
                                  3. Dubin's Lives by Bernard Malamud
                                8. A Shah Lobby Next? by I.F. Stone, p. 29
                                9. [+]
                                  Understanding Islam by Peter Brown, pp. 30-33 - 10 Reviews
                                  1. The Miraculous Journey of Mahomet by Marie-Rose Seguy
                                  2. Islam and the Arab World by Bernard Lewis
                                  3. Islam from the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople, Vol. I by Bernard Lewis
                                  4. Islam from the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople, Vol. II by Bernard Lewis
                                  5. The Mediaeval Islamic Underworld by C.E. Bosworth
                                  6. The Classical Heritage in Islam by Franz Rosenthal
                                  7. The Camel and the Wheel by Richard W. Bulliet
                                  8. The Matter of Araby in Medieval England by Dorothee Metlitzki
                                  9. History: Remembered, Recovered, Invented by Bernard Lewis
                                  10. Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World by Patricia Crone and Michael Cook
                                10. What Should Be Fought For by Mihajlo Mihajlov, pp. 34-36
                                11. [+]
                                  From the Country of the Blue by Denis Donoghue, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                  1. Poems of George Meredith by Phyllis B. Bartlett and George Meredith
                                12. [+]
                                  Classics and Commercials by Richard Poirier, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                  1. Democracy and the Novel by Henry Nash Smith
                                13. The Boss's New Clothes by Richard Sennett, pp. 42-45
                                14. Letters by Donald J. Casey, Geoffrey Barraclough, and Martin Wolfson, ..., pp. 46-48
                              4. [+]
                                March 8, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The New Two China Problem by John K. Fairbank, pp. 3-5 - 8 Reviews
                                  1. The Future of China by Ross Terrill
                                  2. China Since Mao by Neil G. Burton and Charles Bettelheim
                                  3. China: the People's Republic, 1949-1976 by Jean Chesneaux
                                  4. The Rise and Fall of the "Gang of Four" by Chi Hsin
                                  5. Teng Hsiao-ping by Chi Hsin
                                  6. Political Imprisonment in the People's Republic of China
                                  7. Opposition and Dissent in Contemporary China by Peter R. Moody, Jr.
                                  8. Feminism and Socialism in China by Elisabeth J. Croll
                                2. F.W. Dupee, 1904-1979 by Mary McCarthy, pp. 6-7
                                3. [+]
                                  In Extremis by Robert Towers, pp. 8-9 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Birdy by William Wharton
                                  2. The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan
                                4. [+]
                                  Hoover Makes a Comeback by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., pp. 10-15 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Herbert Hoover: A Public Life by David Burner
                                  2. George W. Norris: The Triumph of a Progressive, 1933-1944 by Richard Lowitt
                                  3. "Young Bob" La Follette by Patrick J. Maney
                                5. [+]
                                  Braking for Elves by Alison Lurie, pp. 16-19 - 7 Reviews
                                  1. The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves, and Other Little People by Thomas Keightley
                                  2. A Field Guide to the Little People by Nancy Arrowsmith and George Moorse
                                  3. Gnomes by Wil Huygen
                                  4. Faeries by Brian Froud, Alan Lee, and David Larkin
                                  5. The Fairies in Tradition and Literature by Katharine Briggs
                                  6. An Encyclopedia of Fairies by Katharine Briggs
                                  7. Fairy Tales and After by Roger Sale
                                6. [+]
                                  Vulgar Marxism by Michael Wood, pp. 20-22 - 1 Review
                                  1. Groucho by Hector Arce
                                7. [+]
                                  Lowell and the Furies by D.S. Carne-Ross, pp. 23-26 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Robert Lowell and Aeschylus
                                8. [+]
                                  The Road to Morocco by Albert Hourani, pp. 27-30 - 1 Review
                                  1. Orientalism by Edward W. Said
                                9. [+]
                                  Neighing in the Wind by Christopher Middleton, pp. 31-34 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Hermann Hesse: Biography and Bibliography by Joseph Mileck
                                  2. Hermann Hesse: Pilgrim of Crisis by Ralph Freedman
                                10. Dear Parrot by John Phillips, pp. 35-38
                                11. [+]
                                  A Revolutionary Artist by John Pope-Hennessy, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                  1. Antonio and Piero Pollaiuolo by Leopold D. Ettlinger
                                12. [+]
                                  In Cold Blood by Bernard Avishai, pp. 41-44 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. A Time of Terror by J. Bowyer Bell
                                  2. The Ultimate Weapon: Terrorists and World Order by Jan E. Schreiber
                                  3. The Gun and the Olive Branch by David Hirst
                                13. Criminal Justice by Lawrence K. Karlton, Marjorie Brown Ray, and Raphael Sealey, ..., p. 45
                                14. Letters by Jessica Mitford, Julian Symons, and Bernard F. Dick, ..., pp. 46-48
                              5. [+]
                                March 22, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  War in Our Time by A.J.P. Taylor, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. Munich: The Price of Peace by Telford Taylor
                                2. [+]
                                  Indian Art and Its Illusions by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 6-14 - 8 Reviews
                                  1. Much Maligned Monsters by Partha Mitter
                                  2. The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting by Pratapaditya Pal
                                  3. Coomaraswamy, Vol. III by Roger Lipsey
                                  4. Imperial Mughal Painting by Stuart Cary Welch
                                  5. Indian Painting by Toby Falk and Robert Skelton
                                  6. Room for Wonder by Stuart Cary Welch
                                  7. A Historical Atlas of South Asia by Joseph E. Schwartzberg
                                  8. Indian Medieval Sculpture by Aschwin de Lippe
                                3. [+]
                                  Taking Off by Quentin Skinner, pp. 15-16 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. World Accumulation, 1492-1789 by Andre Gunder Frank
                                  2. The General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century by Geoffrey Parker and Lesley M. Smith
                                  3. Kings or People by Reinhard Bendix
                                4. [+]
                                  20 Years of Castro's Revolution by Juan Goytisolo, pp. 17-23 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Unsuspected Revolution by Mario Llerena
                                  2. Diary of the Cuban Revolution by Carlos Franqui
                                  3. Cuba: Order and Revolution by Jorge I. Dominguez
                                5. [+]
                                  Dickens on the Barricades by Edgar Johnson, pp. 24-28 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Dickens and Charity by Norris Pope
                                  2. Dickens on America and the Americans by Michael Slater and Charles Dickens
                                  3. The Supernatural Short Stories of Charles Dickens by Michael Hayes
                                6. Men and Woman by Frederick Seidel, p. 29
                                7. [+]
                                  Human Prospecting by Peter Singer, pp. 30-32 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Arrogance of Humanism by David W. Ehrenfeld
                                  2. The Illusion of Technique by William Barrett
                                  3. The Paradox of Cause and Other Essays by John William Miller
                                8. False Alarm by George B. Kistiakowsky, pp. 33-38
                                9. [+]
                                  A Drowned Talent by Vernon Young, p. 39 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Collected Poems of Weldon Kees by Donald Justice and Weldon Kees
                                10. [+]
                                  From the Vedas to Wagner by Robert Craft, pp. 40-42 - 8 Reviews
                                  1. Samavedic Chant by Wayne Howard
                                  2. Wagner's Rienzi by John Deathridge
                                  3. Bruckner by Derek Watson
                                  4. The Harmonic Organization of The Rite of Spring by Allen Forte
                                  5. Jean-Baptiste Lully by R.H.F. Scott
                                  6. Vivaldi by Michael Talbot
                                  7. Tchaikovsky by John Warrack
                                  8. Tchaikovsky: The Early Years, 1840-1874 by David Brown#2
                                11. [+]
                                  Why Confucius Counts by Jonathan D. Spence, pp. 43-44 - 1 Review
                                  1. Escape from Predicament by Thomas A. Metzger
                                12. Cannibalism by W. Arens and Marshall Sahlins, pp. 45-47
                                13. Kicking the Door by Vaclav Havel, p. 48
                                14. Letters by Perry T. Rathbone, Edmund S. Morgan, and Steven Gould Axelrod, ..., pp. 49-52
                            2. [+]
                              Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1979 = 7 Issues, 97 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                April 5, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Home-grown Radicals by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 3-5 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The American as Anarchist by David DeLeon
                                  2. Grass-Roots Socialism by James R. Green
                                2. [+]
                                  From the Pit by Clive James, pp. 6-9 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. To Build a Castle by Vladimir Bukovsky
                                  2. Alarm and Hope by Andrei D. Sakharov, Efrem Yankelevich, and Alfred Friendly, Jr., ...
                                3. [+]
                                  On the Gold Standard by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 10-11 - 1 Review
                                  1. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller
                                4. [+]
                                  Answering Service by Peter Green, pp. 12-15 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Delphic Oracle by Joseph Fontenrose
                                5. [+]
                                  'The Least Unsafe Man of Genius' by Henry Gifford, pp. 16-19 - 1 Review
                                  1. Turgenev: His Life and Times by Leonard Schapiro
                                6. [+]
                                  House Call by Pat Wall, pp. 20-21 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Body in Question by Jonathan Miller
                                7. [+]
                                  The Weimar Wind Tunnel by Stephen Spender, pp. 22-26 - 1 Review
                                  1. Art and Politics in the Weimar Period by John Willett
                                8. [+]
                                  The Damned by Neal Ascherson, pp. 27-28 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Young Adolf by Beryl Bainbridge
                                  2. The Confessions of Josef Baisz by Dan Jacobson
                                  3. King of the Jews by Leslie Epstein
                                9. [+]
                                  The Words of Van Gogh by John Russell, pp. 29-32 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Complete Letters of Vincent Van Gogh by V.W. Van Gogh and Vincent Van Gogh
                                  2. The Letters of Vincent van Gogh, 1886-1890 by Vincent van Gogh
                                10. [+]
                                  Has China Failed? by Nick Eberstadt, pp. 33-40 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. China as a Model of Development by Al Imfeld
                                  2. China's Economy and the Maoist Strategy by John G. Gurley
                                  3. China's Economic Revolution by Alexander Eckstein
                                  4. Chinese Economy Post-Mao
                                11. [+]
                                  Est is Est by Jonathan Lieberson, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                  1. Werner Erhard by William Warren Bartley III
                                12. [+]
                                  It Makes You Wonder by J.M. Cameron, pp. 43-44 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Husserl and the Search for Certitude by Leszek Kolakowski
                                  2. Ethics, Value and Reality by Aurel Kolnai
                                  3. The Philosophy of Paul Ricoeur by Charles E. Reagan, David Stewart, and Paul Ricoeur, ...
                                13. Lacan by Stuart Schneiderman, Fritz Fleischmann, and Richard Wollheim, ..., p. 45
                                14. Letters by Marilyn Butler and Irvin Ehrenpreis, pp. 46-48
                              2. [+]
                                April 19, 1979 Issue = 12 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Heart of Darkness by Diane Johnson, pp. 3-7 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. The Suicide Cult by Marshall Kilduff and Ron Javers
                                  2. The Guyana Massacre by Charles A. Krause, Laurence M. Stern, and Richard Harwood, ...
                                  3. Hold Hands and Die! by John Maguire and Mary Lee Dunn
                                  4. Six Years with God by Jeannie Mills
                                2. [+]
                                  Explosions of Conscience by V.S. Pritchett, p. 8 - 1 Review
                                  1. Lovers of Their Time, and Other Stories by William Trevor
                                3. [+]
                                  Master Classes by Roger Shattuck, pp. 9-14 - 1 Review
                                  1. Modern Art: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Meyer Schapiro
                                4. [+]
                                  No Surrender by Rosemary Dinnage, p. 15 - 1 Review
                                  1. Surviving, and Other Essays by Bruno Bettelheim
                                5. "A Revolutionary Without Fanaticism" by Isaiah Berlin, pp. 16-21
                                6. [+]
                                  South Africa by Xan Smiley, pp. 22-28 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Black Power in South Africa by Gail M. Gerhart
                                  2. I Write What I Like by Steve Biko and Aelred Stubbs
                                  3. Black Consciousness in South Africa by Steve Biko and Millard Arnold
                                7. [+]
                                  The Sitwell Show by John Richardson, pp. 29-34 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Sitwells: A Family's Biography by John Pearson
                                8. [+]
                                  Take the B Train by P.F. Strawson, pp. 35-36 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Martin Heidegger by George Steiner
                                  2. On Difficulty, and Other Essays by George Steiner
                                9. The Fight to Save the Steel Mills by Staughton Lynd, pp. 37-39
                                10. [+]
                                  Goodbye to Nearly All That by Lawrence Stone, p. 40 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Origins of English Individualism by Alan MacFarlane
                                11. [+]
                                  Women and Education in China by Nick Eberstadt, pp. 41-44 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. China as a Model of Development by Al Imfeld
                                  2. China's Economy and the Maoist Strategy by John G. Gurley
                                  3. China's Economic Revolution by Alexander Eckstein
                                12. Letters by Wolfram F. Hanrieder, Felix Gilbert, and Hilde Bruch, ..., pp. 45-48
                              3. [+]
                                May 3, 1979 Issue = 14 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Flannery O'Connor's Gifts by Robert Towers, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Habit of Being by Flannery O'Connor and Sally Fitzgerald
                                2. Ceremony by Robert Mazzocco, pp. 6-7
                                3. [+]
                                  Timely Griefs by Jane Kramer, pp. 8-11 - 1 Review
                                  1. A Dangerous Place by Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Suzanne Weaver
                                4. James Merrill's Myth by Helen Vendler and James Merrill, p. 12
                                5. A Sample Seance by James Merrill, p. 13
                                6. [+]
                                  Where the New Pope Stands by J.M. Cameron, pp. 14-19 - 7 Reviews
                                  1. The Year of Three Popes by Peter Hebblethwaite
                                  2. Voices of Authority by Nicholas Lash
                                  3. Illustrissimi: Letters of Pope John Paul I by Albino Luciani
                                  4. Dilemmas of Contemporary Religion by David A. Martin
                                  5. The Christian Tradition, Vol. III by Jaroslav Pelikan
                                  6. Sign of Contradiction by Karol Wojtyla
                                  7. Easter Vigil and Other Poems by Karol Wojtyla
                                7. [+]
                                  Gissing and the Cruelty of Life by Julian Symons, pp. 20-22 - 1 Review
                                  1. London and the Life of Literature in Late Victorian England by George Gissing and Pierre Coustillas
                                8. [+]
                                  Divorce a la Mode by Andrew Hacker, pp. 23-27 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Husbands and Wives by Anthony Pietropinto and Jacqueline Simenauer
                                  2. The Extra-Sex Factor by Lewis Yablonsky
                                9. The Flight from the Fire by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 28-29
                                10. [+]
                                  Marlboro Country by David Brion Davis, pp. 30-32 - 1 Review
                                  1. History of the Westward Movement by Frederick Merk
                                11. Liverpool by Caroline Blackwood, pp. 33-36
                                12. [+]
                                  The Broken Spine by John Bayley, pp. 37-38 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Collected Works by Andrei P. Platonov
                                  2. Chevengur by Andrei P. Platonov
                                  3. The Forgotten Prose by Isaac Babel
                                13. [+]
                                  China by Nick Eberstadt, pp. 39-43 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. China as a Model of Development by Al Imfeld
                                  2. China's Economy and the Maoist Strategy by John G. Gurley
                                  3. China's Economic Revolution by Alexander Eckstein
                                14. Letters by James D. Seymour, Peter R. Moody, Jr., and John K. Fairbank, ..., pp. 44-48
                              4. [+]
                                May 17, 1979 Issue = 13 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Exultation and Explanation by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 3-5 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Kindly Fruits of the Earth by G. Evelyn Hutchinson
                                  2. An Introduction to Population Ecology by George Evelyn Hutchinson
                                2. [+]
                                  Sin Will Find You Out by Julia Vitullo-Martin, pp. 6-11 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Streets Were Paved With Gold by Ken Auletta
                                3. [+]
                                  Upmanship by V.S. Pritchett, p. 12 - 1 Review
                                  1. Jake's Thing by Kingsley Amis
                                4. An Opportunity for Palestinians? by Elias H. Tuma, p. 13
                                5. Doing Without Nuclear Power by Charles Komanoff, pp. 14-17
                                6. [+]
                                  The Nazi Boom by Geoffrey Barraclough, pp. 18-21 - 6 Reviews
                                  1. The Bunker by James P. O'Donnell
                                  2. On Trial at Nuremberg by Airey Neave
                                  3. The Secretary by Jochen von Lang
                                  4. Who Financed Hitler? by James Pool and Suzanne Pool
                                  5. Gods and Beasts by Dusty Sklar
                                  6. A Backward Look by Daniel Lang
                                7. At the Yeatses by Richard Ellmann, pp. 22-25
                                8. [+]
                                  Politics Recaptured by Keith Thomas, pp. 26-29 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Foundations of Modern Political Thought, Vol. I by Quentin Skinner
                                  2. The Foundations of Modern Political Thought, Vol. II by Quentin Skinner
                                9. [+]
                                  Dangerous Acquaintances by John K. Fairbank, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                                  1. The U.S. Crusade in China, 1938-1945 by Michael Schaller
                                10. William Byrd and the Catholics by Joseph Kerman, pp. 32-35
                                11. [+]
                                  How to Define the Crime by Graham Hughes, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                  1. Rethinking Criminal Law by George P. Fletcher
                                12. Quantum Theory and Quack Theory by John Archibald Wheeler and Martin Gardner, pp. 39-40
                                13. Letters by John Stockwell, Gerald J. Bender, and Gerard Chaliand, ..., pp. 41-44
                              5. [+]
                                May 31, 1979 Issue = 12 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The Papal Papers by H.R. Trevor-Roper, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. Catholicism and History by Owen Chadwick
                                2. [+]
                                  Bankruptcy and Revolt by John Thompson, pp. 6-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
                                3. [+]
                                  Forbidden Fruit by Martin Wood, pp. 10-13 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille
                                  2. Blue of Noon by Georges Bataille
                                4. [+]
                                  Too Much Opera? by Charles Rosen, pp. 14-20 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Operas of Alessandro Scarlatti by Alessandro Scarlatti and Donald Jay Grout
                                  2. Italian Opera 1640-1770 by Howard M. Brown
                                5. [+]
                                  The Solid Gold Cornflake by Nicholas von Hoffman, pp. 21-25 - 1 Review
                                  1. Empire by Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele
                                6. [+]
                                  The Rise of the Writer by Robert Darnton, pp. 26-28 - 1 Review
                                  1. Writer and Public in France by John Lough
                                7. Books as Vodka by Lev Lifshitz-Losev, pp. 29-33
                                8. [+]
                                  Embracing Adversity by Robert Mazzocco, p. 34 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Star-Apple Kingdom by Derek Walcott
                                9. Begin vs. Begin by Bernard Avishai, pp. 35-40
                                10. [+]
                                  Mr. Right by Ellen Moers, pp. 41-43 - 1 Review
                                  1. The George Eliot Letters by Gordon S. Haight and George Eliot
                                11. Lacan by Sherry Turkle and Richard Wollheim, p. 44
                                12. Letters by Joseph Alper, Stuart Hampshire, and W.W. Bartley III, ..., pp. 45-48
                              6. [+]
                                June 14, 1979 Issue = 13 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Pain and Laughter by V.S. Pritchett, p. 3 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Best of Sholem Aleichem by Irving Howe, Ruth Wisse, and Sholem Aleichem
                                2. [+]
                                  Heroes by Neal Ascherson, pp. 4-6 - 1 Review
                                  1. Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed by Philip P. Hallie
                                3. [+]
                                  Beyond the Evidence by Diane Johnson, p. 7 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick
                                4. [+]
                                  Rediscovering Haydn by Charles Rosen, pp. 8-14 - 1 Review
                                  1. Haydn: Chronicle and Works by H.C. Robbins Landon
                                5. [+]
                                  He'll Take Manhattan by Paul Goldberger, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                  1. Delirious New York by Rem Koolhaas
                                6. [+]
                                  Carnal Knowledge by E.D. Hirsch, Jr., pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Genesis of Secrecy by Frank Kermode
                                7. [+]
                                  The Stains of Ireland by Denis Donoghue, pp. 21-23 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Year of the French by Thomas Flanagan
                                8. The Dietary Prohibitions of the Hebrews by Jean Soler, pp. 24-30
                                9. [+]
                                  What Mary Ann Knew by Mary Gordon, p. 31 - 1 Review
                                  1. Only Children by Alison Lurie
                                10. [+]
                                  Eternal Riddles by Martin Gardner, pp. 32-34 - 1 Review
                                  1. Broca's Brain by Carl Sagan
                                11. [+]
                                  The End of Servility by C.B.A. Behrens, pp. 35-38 - 1 Review
                                  1. The End of the Old Order in Rural Europe by Jerome Blum
                                12. An Interview on SALT by Paul Warnke and Walter Pincus, pp. 39-43
                                13. Letters by James D. Brophy, John Richardson, and Rosemarie Haag Bletter, ..., pp. 44-48
                              7. [+]
                                June 28, 1979 Issue = 19 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The Crime of Cambodia by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sideshow by William Shawcross
                                2. [+]
                                  Secrets of the Sheel by Gore Vidal, pp. 6-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Myth Makers by V.S. Pritchett
                                3. [+]
                                  All in the Family by H.R. Trevor-Roper, pp. 10-13 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Memoirs of Bridget Hitler by Michael Unger and Bridget Hitler
                                4. Does Saudi Arabia Face Revolution? by Arnold Hottinger, pp. 14-17
                                5. [+]
                                  The Sense of Sense by Henri Zerner, pp. 18-21 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Sense of Order by E.H. Gombrich
                                6. [+]
                                  License to Kill by Graham Hughes, pp. 22-25 - 1 Review
                                  1. For Capital Punishment by Walter Berns
                                7. Some Views of Mrs. Thatcher's Victory by Kingsley Amis, p. 26
                                8.  ---  by Noel Annan, p. 26
                                9.  ---  by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 27-29
                                10.  ---  by Karl Miller, p. 30
                                11.  ---  by H.R. Trevor-Roper, p. 31
                                12.  ---  by Emma Rothschild, pp. 31-32
                                13.  ---  by A.J.P. Taylor, p. 33
                                14. [+]
                                  Scientists as Servants by David Joravsky, pp. 34-39 - 5 Reviews
                                  1. The Physicists by Daniel J. Kevles
                                  2. Scientists in Power by Spencer R. Weart
                                  3. Leo Szilard: His Version of the Facts by Spencer R. Weart, Gertrud Weiss Szilard, and Leo Szilard, ...
                                  4. Science in a Free Society by Paul Feyerabend
                                  5. Against Method by Paul Feyerabend
                                15. [+]
                                  Lit in Trouble by Irvin Ehrenpreis, pp. 40-42 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Literature Against Itself by Gerald Graff
                                  2. Celestial Pantomime by Justus George Lawler
                                16. [+]
                                  Down There on a Visit by Frank Kermode, pp. 43-45 - 1 Review
                                  1. Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet by Richard Gilman
                                17. [+]
                                  Poe in the Sky by Karl Miller, pp. 46-50 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
                                  2. Edgar Allan Poe by David Sinclair
                                  3. The Tell-Tale Heart by Julian Symons
                                  4. Building Poe Biography by John Carl Miller
                                18. "Cannibals and Kings" by Marvin Harris and Marshall Sahlins, pp. 51-52
                                19. Letters by Jan Schreiber, Rachelle Marshall, and Bernard Avishai, ..., pp. 53-56
                            3. [+]
                              Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1979 = 3 Issues, 54 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                July 19, 1979 Issue = 17 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The Ten-Year-Old Man by V.S. Pritchett, p. 3 - 1 Review
                                  1. Dickens: A Life by Norman Ian MacKenzie and Jeanne MacKenzie
                                2. How to Get Ahead by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 4-7
                                3. [+]
                                  Rewriting the Russian Rules by Leonard Schapiro, pp. 8-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. How the Soviet Union Is Governed by Jerry F. Hough and Merle Fainsod
                                4. Max Hayward (1924-1979) by Leonard Schapiro, pp. 10-11
                                5. [+]
                                  Stingo's Story by Robert Towers, pp. 12-15 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sophie's Choice by William Styron
                                6. [+]
                                  Victorian Swish by Noel Annan, pp. 16-23 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. For Queen and Country by Margaret Drabble
                                  2. George Eliot and the Novel of Vocation by Alan Mintz
                                  3. The Healthy Body and Victorian Culture by Bruce Haley
                                  4. The English Vice by Ian Gibson
                                7. Trips to California by Robert Penn Warren, p. 24
                                8. Rhodesia by Xan Smiley, pp. 25-28
                                9. [+]
                                  Red Flannel Days by Nicholas von Hoffman, pp. 29-30 - 5 Reviews
                                  1. A Time to Heal by Gerald R. Ford
                                  2. Martha by Winzola McLendon
                                  3. Confession and Avoidance by Leon Jaworski and Mickey Herskowitz
                                  4. To Set the Record Straight by John J. Sirica
                                  5. A Time for Truth by William E. Simon
                                10. [+]
                                  The Chosen People by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 31-32 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585-1763 by Richard Beale Davis
                                  2. The American Jeremiad by Sacvan Bercovitch
                                11. The Simplicity of the Unknown Past by Kenneth Koch, p. 33
                                12. [+]
                                  A Contest Between Conjurors by Harry Levin, pp. 34-36 - 1 Review
                                  1. Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya by Simon Karlinsky, Vladimir Nabokov, and Edmund Wilson, ...
                                13. [+]
                                  The Lattimore Version by Frank Kermode, pp. 37-38 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Four Gospels and the Revelation by Richmond Lattimore
                                14. [+]
                                  The Red and the White by Raymond Carr, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                  1. Blood of Spain by Ronald Fraser
                                15. [+]
                                  Feeding on Fantasy by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 41-42 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien
                                  2. Incandescence by Craig Nova
                                  3. Mulligan Stew by Gilbert Sorrentino
                                16. Has China Failed by Harry Grundfest, Charles J. Coe, and Charles M. Dobbs, ..., pp. 43-44
                                17. Letters by Mihajlo Mihajlov, Darina Silone, Carl Faith, and Lev Lifshitz-Losev, ..., pp. 45-48
                              2. [+]
                                August 16, 1979 Issue = 16 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The Portable Canterbury by Elizabeth Hardwick, pp. 3-7 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Billy Graham: A Parable of American Righteousness by Marshall Frady
                                  2. Billy Graham: Evangelist to the World by John C. Pollock
                                  3. Angels: God's Secret Agents by Billy Graham
                                2. [+]
                                  Not So Freed Men by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 8-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. Been in the Storm So Long by Leon F. Litwack
                                3. [+]
                                  Dodgson's Passion by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 10-13 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Letters of Lewis Carroll by Morton N. Cohen, Roger Lancelyn Green, and Lewis Carroll, ...
                                  2. Lewis Carroll, Photographer of Children by Morton N. Cohen
                                4. [+]
                                  Voznesensky's Case by Clive James, pp. 14-17 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Nostalgia for the Present by Andrei Voznesensky, Vera Dunham, and Max Hayward, ...
                                  2. The Making and Unmaking of a Soviet Writer by Anatoly T. Gladilin
                                5. [+]
                                  Letter from 'Manhattan' by Joan Didion, pp. 18-19 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Manhattan (1979 Film) by Woody Allen
                                  2. Interiors (1978 Film) by Woody Allen
                                  3. Annie Hall (1977 Film) by Woody Allen
                                6. Italy by Thomas Sheehan, pp. 20-30
                                7. [+]
                                  Eminent Romantics by Karl Miller, pp. 31-32 - 1 Review
                                  1. Bloomsbury: A House of Lions by Leon Edel
                                8. [+]
                                  On the Thanatos Trail by Peter Green, pp. 33-35 - 1 Review
                                  1. Aspects of Death in Early Greek Art and Poetry by Emily Vermeule
                                9. [+]
                                  Darwin Vindicated! by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                  1. Darwin and the Mysterious Mr. X by Loren Eiseley
                                10. The New Horror by Jean Lacouture, p. 39
                                11. How It Works by Jean-Francis Held, p. 40
                                12. [+]
                                  The Half-cracked Hero by Neal Ascherson, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Road to Khartoum by Charles Chenevix Trench
                                13. [+]
                                  Pictures from an Expedition by Martha Duffy, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                  1. The White Album by Joan Didion
                                14. [+]
                                  'Love and Do as You Please' by Frank Kermode, pp. 44-45 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Man of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess
                                  2. The Living End by Stanley Elkin
                                15. [+]
                                  Piranesi's Year by Hugh Honour, pp. 46-51 - 6 Reviews
                                  1. Piranesi by John Wilton-Ely
                                  2. Giovanni Battista Piranesi by Felice Stampfle and Giovanni Battista Piranesi, ...
                                  3. Piranesi by Jonathan Scott
                                  4. Piranesi by Nicholas Penny
                                  5. The Mind and Art of Giovanni Battista by John Wilton-Ely
                                  6. Rome by Christian Elling
                                16. Letters by Bruce Page, Kingsley Amis, Anthony Quinton, and Sol Gittleman, ..., pp. 52-56
                              3. [+]
                                September 27, 1979 Issue = 21 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Oil: A Solution by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                  1. Energy Future by Robert Stobaugh and Daniel Yergin
                                2. [+]
                                  Playing Stendhal by V.S. Pritchett, p. 7 - 1 Review
                                  1. A Lion for Love by Robert Alter and Carol Cosman
                                3. The Toome Road by Seamus Heaney, pp. 8-9
                                4. [+]
                                  The Legal Revolutionary by A.J.P. Taylor, pp. 10-13 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Lawful Revolution by Istvan Deak
                                5. [+]
                                  Out of the Labyrinth by Gerald Brenan, pp. 14-15 - 1 Review
                                  1. Spain: Dictatorship to Democracy by Raymond Carr and Juan Pablo Fusi
                                6. An Old Engraving by John Hollander, p. 16
                                7. [+]
                                  The Wars of D.H. Lawrence by John Gross, pp. 17-22 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Letters of D. H. Lawrence, Vol. I by James T. Boulton and D.H. Lawrence
                                  2. D.H. Lawrence's Nightmare by Paul Delany
                                  3. Lives and Letters by John Carswell
                                8. [+]
                                  Meet Mr. Right by Nicholas von Hoffman, pp. 23-24 - 1 Review
                                  1. An American Renaissance by Jack Kemp
                                9. [+]
                                  High Spirits by J.M. Cameron, pp. 25-26 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Thomas Merton: Monk and Poet by George Woodcock
                                  2. The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
                                  3. Love and Living by Thomas Merton, Naomi Burton Stone, and Patrick Hart, ...
                                10. [+]
                                  Hooray for Monsters by D.J. Enright, p. 27 - 1 Review
                                  1. Secret Rendezvous by Kobo Abe
                                11. South Africa by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 28-30
                                12. [+]
                                  Prophetess by Owen Chadwick, p. 31 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Second Coming by John F.C. Harrison
                                13. Less Than One by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 32-47
                                14. [+]
                                  The Heavy Fantastic by Julian Symons, pp. 48-50 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Language of the Night by Ursula K. Le Guin and Susan Wood
                                  2. Fantastic Worlds by Eric S. Rabkin
                                15. [+]
                                  The Heart in Hiding by Denis Donoghue, pp. 51-53 - 1 Review
                                  1. Gerard Manley Hopkins by Paddy Kitchen
                                16. [+]
                                  The Finger and the Ear by David Jackson, pp. 54-55 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. I, Rembrandt by David Weiss
                                  2. City of God by Cecelia Holland
                                17. [+]
                                  The Virtues of Plato by M.F. Burnyeat, pp. 56-59 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Plato: The Written and Unwritten Doctrines by J.N. Findlay
                                  2. Plato and Platonism by J.N. Findlay
                                  3. Plato's Moral Theory by Terence Irwin
                                18. The Sense of Order by E.H. Gombrich and Henri Zerner, pp. 60-62
                                19. An Exchange on the Oracle by Joseph Fontenrose and Peter Green, pp. 63-64
                                20. Letters by Eric Sherover Marcuse, Peter Marcuse, and Stephen A. Kezerian, ..., p. 65
                                21. NYR Doublecross No. 1 by Jane Salter, pp. 66-72
                            4. [+]
                              Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1979 = 6 Issues, 98 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                October 11, 1979 Issue = 18 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Dreamer by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                  1. Disturbing the Universe by Freeman Dyson
                                2. [+]
                                  Nervous Liberals by Michael Walzer, pp. 5-8 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Neoconservatives by Peter Steinfels
                                3. [+]
                                  She Had It All by Diane Johnson, pp. 9-11 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. My Life by George Sand and Dan Hofstadter
                                  2. George Sand in Her Own Words by Joseph Amber Barry and George Sand
                                  3. The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by A.L. McKenzie, George Sand, and Gustave Flaubert, ...
                                  4. The Double Life of George Sand, Woman and Writer by Renee Winegarten
                                4. Tony White by Richard Murphy, p. 12
                                5. Argentine Terror by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 13-16
                                6. [+]
                                  Bangs and Whimpers by Michael Wood, pp. 17-18 - 1 Review
                                  1. Apocalypse Now (1979 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                7. [+]
                                  Tut-Tut-Tut by Peter Green, pp. 19-32 - 23 Reviews
                                  1. Tutankhamun: His Tomb and Its Treasures by I.E.S. Edwards
                                  2. The Gold of Tutankhamen by Arnold C. Brackman
                                  3. Egyptian Treasures from the Collections of the Brooklyn Museum by Robert S. Bianchi
                                  4. An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary by E.A. Wallis Budge
                                  5. Egypt Observed by Henri Gougaud and Colette Gouvion
                                  6. Ramesses the Great, Master of the World by William MacQuitty
                                  7. Tutankhamun: The Untold Story by Thomas Hoving
                                  8. The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen by Howard Carter and A.C. Mace
                                  9. Egypt Before the Pharoahs by Michael A. Hoffman
                                  10. Ancient Egyptians by Adolf Erman
                                  11. The Wisdom of the Ancient Egyptians by William MacQuitty
                                  12. Ancient Egypt: A Cultural Topography by Hermann Kees and T.G.H. James
                                  13. Egyptian Religion by E.A. Wallis Budge
                                  14. Egyptian Magic by E.A. Wallis Budge
                                  15. The Egyptian Gods by Alan W. Shorter
                                  16. Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs by Barbara Mertz
                                  17. Red Land, Black Land by Barbara Mertz
                                  18. Ancient Egypt by Warner Hutchinson
                                  19. Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid by C. Piazzi Smyth
                                  20. The Great Pyramid Decoded by Peter Lemesurier
                                  21. Serpent in the Sky by John Anthony West
                                  22. The First Practical Pyramid Book by Norman Stark
                                  23. The Egypt Story by P.H. Newby
                                8. [+]
                                  Cheerful Chronicle by J.M. Cameron, pp. 33-34 - 1 Review
                                  1. Confessions of a Conservative by Garry Wills
                                9. [+]
                                  Back to Burckhardt by Peter Burke, pp. 35-36 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Renaissance Man by Agnes Heller
                                  2. Power and Imagination by Lauro Martines
                                10. [+]
                                  Nothing to Lose by David Trainer, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                  1. Prick Up Your Ears by John Lahr
                                11. [+]
                                  Cult of the Sword by Richard Storry, pp. 40-41 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. Some Japanese Portraits by Donald Keene
                                  2. Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
                                  3. Giving Up the Gun by Noel Perrin
                                12. 30 Out of 600 by Christopher Logue, p. 42
                                13. [+]
                                  In the Trap by Robert Towers, pp. 43-44 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. The Tree House Confessions by James McConkey
                                  2. Ghost Images by Stephen Minot
                                  3. Let the Lion Eat Straw by Ellease Southerland
                                14. [+]
                                  Upward to Defeat by Neal Ascherson, pp. 45-46 - 1 Review
                                  1. Gladstone: A Progress in Politics by Peter Stansky
                                15. [+]
                                  Meat Loaf by Stephen Spender, p. 47 - 1 Review
                                  1. What's for Dinner? by James Schuyler
                                16. Science and Society by Daniel J. Kevles, Paul Feyerabend, and David Joravsky, ..., pp. 48-50
                                17. Letters by Irving Howe, Sidney Morgenbesser, and Roger Hurwitz, ..., p. 51
                                18. NYR Doublecross No. 2 by Jane Salter, pp. 52-56
                              2. [+]
                                October 25, 1979 Issue = 15 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Between Paris and Jerusalem by Leon Wieseltier, p. 3 - 1 Review
                                  1. When Memory Comes by Saul Friedlander
                                2. [+]
                                  Fathers and Ghosts by John Leonard, pp. 4-7 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth
                                3. [+]
                                  The Heavenly Deception by Francine du Plessix Gray, pp. 8-15 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. Crazy for God by Christopher Edwards
                                  2. Moonstruck by Allen Tate Wood and Jack Vitek
                                  3. Hostage to Heaven by Barbara Underwood and Betty Underwood
                                  4. Science, Sin, and Scholarship by Irving Louis Horowitz
                                4. Three Poems by Heberto Padilla, p. 16
                                5. [+]
                                  On the Assassins' Trail by Gore Vidal, pp. 17-22 - 1 Review
                                  1. Candido: Or, Dream Dreamed in Sicily by Leonardo Sciascia
                                6. [+]
                                  Uncle Oedipus and Ante Bellum by David Brion Davis, pp. 23-26 - 1 Review
                                  1. Patricide in the House Divided by George B. Forgie
                                7. [+]
                                  Waiting for Revolution by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 27-31 - 1 Review
                                  1. Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
                                8. The Discovery of the Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels, pp. 32-37
                                9. [+]
                                  Unhappy Landings by Robert M. Adams, pp. 38-39 - 1 Review
                                  1. Cannibals and Missionaries by Mary McCarthy
                                10. [+]
                                  Pasternak in Private by Peter France, pp. 40-41 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. My Sister, Life and Other Poems by Boris Pasternak and Olga A. Carlisle
                                  2. Pasternak: A Collection of Critical Essays by Victor Erlich
                                  3. Boris Pasternak's Translations of Shakespeare by Anna Kay France
                                11. [+]
                                  The Old Ecole Tie by John Talbott, pp. 42-43 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Elites in French Society by Ezra N. Suleiman
                                  2. Class and Status in France by Jane Marceau
                                12. [+]
                                  The Power of the Press by D.P. Walker, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
                                13. [+]
                                  The Cold War Revisited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., pp. 46-51 - 7 Reviews
                                  1. The Shattered Peace by Daniel Yergin
                                  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945 by Robert Dallek
                                  3. Russia and the United States by Nikolai V. Sivachev and Nikolai N. Yakovlev
                                  4. Russia's Road to the Cold War by Vojtech Mastny
                                  5. Stalin Embattled, 1943-1948 by William O. McCagg, Jr.
                                  6. The Communist Movement by Fernando Claudin
                                  7. The American Non-Policy Towards Eastern Europe, 1943-1947 by Geir Lundestad
                                14. Letters by Lynn E. Rose, Daniel L. Kline, and Martin Gardner, ..., p. 52
                                15. NYR Doublecross No. 3 by Jane Salter, pp. 53-56
                              3. [+]
                                November 8, 1979 Issue = 17 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  The Instigator by Lincoln Kirstein, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                  1. Diaghilev by Richard Buckle
                                2. [+]
                                  Finite Variety by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 7-8 - 1 Review
                                  1. The View in Winter by Ronald Blythe
                                3. [+]
                                  Hog Heaven by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 9-11 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
                                4. Two Poems by John Ashbery, p. 12
                                5. Einstein and Israel by Isaiah Berlin, pp. 13-17
                                6. [+]
                                  Cuisine Minseur by Robert Towers, pp. 18-19 - 1 Review
                                  1. Problems, and Other Stories by John Updike
                                7. [+]
                                  Into the Alleys of Mentalite by Lawrence Stone, pp. 20-24 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Territory of the Historian by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
                                  2. Carnival: A People's Uprising at Romans, 1579-1580 by Emmanuel le Roy Ladurie
                                8. [+]
                                  Was Freud a Crypto-Biologist? by Richard Wollheim, pp. 25-28 - 1 Review
                                  1. Freud: Biologist of the Mind by Frank J. Sulloway
                                9. [+]
                                  Life Studies by John Bayley, pp. 29-30 - 1 Review
                                  1. Collected Poems, 1943-1976 by Vasko Popa
                                10. [+]
                                  Does Mind Matter? by P.B. Medawar, pp. 31-33 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Self and Its Brain by Karl R. Popper and John C. Eccles
                                11. [+]
                                  Harking and Barking by Michael Wood, pp. 34-36 - 3 Reviews
                                  1. On Not Being Good Enough by Roger Sale
                                  2. Celebrations and Attacks by Irving Howe
                                  3. The Good Word and Other Words by Wilfrid Sheed
                                12. The Threat of the Gnostics by Elaine Pagels, pp. 37-46
                                13. On Voznesensky by Harrison Salisbury, S. Frederick Starr, and William Jay Smith, ..., pp. 47-48
                                14. The German Problem by David P. Calleo and Felix Gilbert, pp. 49-50
                                15. NYR Double-Corss No. 4 by Jane Salter, p. 51
                                16. For Jim Farrell's Funeral by Mary McCarthy, p. 52
                                17. Letters by S.L. Washburn, Marshall Sahlins, and Justus George Lawler, ..., pp. 52-56
                              4. [+]
                                November 22, 1979 Issue = 15 Articles
                                1. Solzhenitsyn and Russian Nationalism by Andrei Sinyavsky, pp. 3-5
                                2. [+]
                                  Mean Spirits by Elie Kedourie, pp. 6-10 - 1 Review
                                  1. Britain and the Jews of Europe, 1939-1945 by Bernard Wasserstein
                                3. [+]
                                  Mod Apostle by James Wolcott, pp. 11-13 - 1 Review
                                  1. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
                                4. [+]
                                  America the Bad? by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 14-17 - 1 Review
                                  1. Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th-Century America by Ronald Takaki
                                5. [+]
                                  La Dogaressa by Jack Richardson, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                  1. Out of This Century by Peggy Guggenheim
                                6. [+]
                                  Never-Never-Land by Geoffrey Grigson, pp. 21-22 - 1 Review
                                  1. Prehistoric Avebury by Aubrey Burl
                                7. [+]
                                  The Permanent Revolution by Charles Rosen and Henri Zerner, pp. 23-30 - 1 Review
                                  1. Romanticism by Hugh Honour
                                8. [+]
                                  Ford's Modern Romance by Alfred Kazin, pp. 31-32 - 1 Review
                                  1. Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
                                9. Catherine and Igor Stravinsky by Robert Craft, pp. 33-36
                                10. [+]
                                  The Fear of the Occult by Frances Yates, pp. 37-38 - 1 Review
                                  1. Symphorien Champier and the Reception of the Occultist Tradition in Renaissance France by Brian Copenhaver
                                11. [+]
                                  It Makes You Wonder by Vernon Young, pp. 39-41 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978 by Stanley Kunitz
                                  2. Time by Yehuda Amichai
                                12. The Suppressed Gnostic Feminism by Elaine Pagels, pp. 42-49
                                13. "Lucky black man in my dream..." by Frederick Morgan, p. 50
                                14. Letters by Patrick O'Donnell, E.D. Hirsch, Jr., and Robert E. Daggy, ..., pp. 50-51
                                15. NYR Double-Cross No. 5 by Jane Salter, pp. 52-56
                              5. [+]
                                December 6, 1979 Issue = 16 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Death for Sale by Diane Johnson, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer
                                2. Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) by James Merrill, pp. 6-7
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                                  Variations on an Idee Fixe by Bruce Chatwin, pp. 8-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Year of the Greylag Goose by Konrad Lorenz
                                4. [+]
                                  Last Exit to LA by Irving Howe, pp. 10-11 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Apathetic Bookie Joint by Daniel Fuchs
                                5. [+]
                                  The War that Made South Africa by Neal Ascherson, pp. 12-13 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Boer War by Thomas Pakenham
                                6. [+]
                                  The Case of Dr. Kissinger by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 14-31 - 1 Review
                                  1. The White House Years by Henry A. Kissinger
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                                  Blues for Mr. Baldwin by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 32-33 - 1 Review
                                  1. Just Above My Head by James Baldwin
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                                  The Dream of Mind and Machine by Edward Rothstein, pp. 34-39 - 1 Review
                                  1. Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
                                9. I.A. Richards (1893-1979) by Harry Levin, pp. 40-41
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                                  Smiles in the Dark by Nigel Dennis, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                  1. Darkness Visible by William Golding
                                11. The Defeat of the Gnostics by Elaine Pagels, pp. 43-51
                                12. Letters by Adam B. Ulam, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., and Burton Raffel, ..., p. 52
                                13. NYR Doublecross No. 6 by Jane Salter, pp. 53-56
                                14. [+]
                                  The One-Eyed World of Germaine Greer by Brigid Brophy - 1 Review
                                  1. The Obstacle Race by Germaine Greer
                                15. [+]
                                  Fairy Flight in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Empson - 1 Review
                                  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream by Harold F. Brooks and William Shakespeare
                                16. [+]
                                  Human Nature by Stuart Hampshire - 1 Review
                                  1. Beast and Man by Mary Midgley
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                                December 20, 1979 Issue = 17 Articles
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                                  Paradise Regained by Gore Vidal, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                  1. Shikasta: Canopus in Argos-Archives by Doris May Lessing
                                2. [+]
                                  Re-creating Eve by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 6-9 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar
                                3. [+]
                                  Web-Footed Gentry by Robert O. Paxton, pp. 10-14 - 7 Reviews
                                  1. The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds by William T. Cooper and Joseph M. Forshaw
                                  2. The Herons of the World by James Hancock and Hugh F.I. Elliott
                                  3. Rails of the World by S. Dillon Ripley
                                  4. Manual of Neo-Tropical Birds by Emmett Reid Blake
                                  5. Eleanora's Falcon by Hartmut Walter
                                  6. The Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Birds by John L. Bull and John Farrand, Jr.
                                  7. The Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Birds by Miklos D.F. Udvardy
                                4. From a Part of Speech by Joseph Brodsky, p. 15
                                5. [+]
                                  Playing Hooky by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 16-18 - 1 Review
                                  1. America Revised by Frances Fitzgerald
                                6. [+]
                                  Only in America by Robert Hughes, pp. 19-29 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur by Ernest Samuels
                                  2. Being Bernard Berenson by Meryle Secrest
                                7. [+]
                                  Return to Sender by Robert Towers, pp. 30-32 - 1 Review
                                  1. Letters by John Barth
                                8. Weeds by Peter Huchel, p. 33
                                9. The Indigestible by M.F.K. Fisher, pp. 34-36
                                10. How to Read the Civil Rights Act by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 37-42
                                11. [+]
                                  Un-Kinglike King by J.H. Plumb, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                  1. Royal Charles: Charles II and the Restoration by Antonia Fraser
                                12. [+]
                                  On Your Marx by Peter Singer, pp. 44-47 - 4 Reviews
                                  1. Marx and History by D. Ross Gandy
                                  2. Marx's Interpretation of History by Melvin M. Rader
                                  3. Marx's Theory of History by William H. Shaw
                                  4. Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence by G.A. Cohen
                                13. [+]
                                  The Powers of Alexander Pope by Irvin Ehrenpreis, pp. 48-51 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Alexander Pope by Dustin H. Griffin
                                  2. Alexander Pope and the Arts of Georgian England by Morris R. Brownell
                                14. Whose Peace Now? by Bernard Avishai, pp. 52-53
                                15. [+]
                                  Alexander's Mules by E. Badian, pp. 54-55 - 1 Review
                                  1. Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army by Donald W. Engels
                                16. Letters by John Anthony West, Peter Green, and Allan Solomonow, ..., p. 56
                                17. NYR Doublecross No. 7 by Jane Salter, pp. 57-60
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