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The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State
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The New York Review of Books, February 13, 1986, pp. 23-25
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                                              January 16, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
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                                                'Playing for Ourselves' by E.J. Hobsbawm, pp. 3-4 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Good Morning Blues by Count Basie and Albert Murray
                                                2. The World of Count Basie by Stanley Dance
                                              2. Neoconservative History by Theodore Draper, pp. 5-15
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                                                Burying the Dead by Jean Starobinski, pp. 16-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Architecture of Death by Richard A. Etlin
                                              4. On Philip Larkin by John Bayley, p. 21
                                              5. Continuing to Live by Philip Larkin, p. 21
                                              6. Philip Larkin (1922-1985) by James Merrill, p. 21
                                              7. Fog Over the Summit by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 22-25
                                              8. 'I Am a Pencil' by Murray Kempton, p. 26
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                                                Who Can Redeem Mother Filipinas? by Ian Buruma, pp. 27-32 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Sitting in Darkness by David Haward Bain
                                                2. Revolution in the Philippines by Fred Poole and Max Vanzi
                                                3. The Philippines After Marcos by Ronald James May and Francisco Nemenzo
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                                                The Taming of D.H. Lawrence by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 33-35 - 7 Reviews
                                                1. Flame Into Being by Anthony Burgess
                                                2. D.H. Lawrence: Life Into Art by Keith Sagar
                                                3. D.H. Lawrence by Peter Balbert and Phillip L. Marcus
                                                4. The White Peacock by D.H. Lawrence and Andrew Robertson
                                                5. The Prussian Officer and Other Stories by D.H. Lawrence and John Worthen
                                                6. Study of Thomas Hardy and Other Essays by D.H. Lawrence and Bruce Steele
                                                7. The Letters of D. H. Lawrence, Vol. III by James T. Boulton, Andrew Robertson, and D.H. Lawrence, ...
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                                                Mrs. Peter's Palestine by Yehoshua Porath, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                                1. From Time Immemorial by Joan Peters
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                                                The Knight of Knights by Maurice Keen, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                                1. William Marshal: The Flower of Chivalry by Georges Duby
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                                                Turbulent Empire by Jonathan Spence, pp. 41-42 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Magistrate's Tael by Madeleine Zelin
                                                2. The Peasant Economy and Social Change in North China by Philip C.C. Huang
                                                3. From Philosophy to Philology by Benjamin A. Elman
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                                                The Reality of AIDS by Jonathan Lieberson, pp. 43-47 - 5 Reviews
                                                1. A Strange Virus of Unknown Origin by Jacques Leibowitch
                                                2. Medical, Social, and Political Aspects of the AIDS Crisis by Donald W. McLeod and Alan V. Miller
                                                3. AIDS in the Mind of America by Dennis Altman
                                                4. The Question of AIDS by Richard Liebmann-Smith
                                                5. Understanding AIDS by Victor Gong
                                              15. Letters by David Slawson, Roger Draper, and Barbara Solomon, ..., pp. 48-52
                                              16. Cover Drawing by David Levine
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                                              January 30, 1986 Issue = 18 Articles
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                                                By Love Possessed by Norman Cohn, pp. 3-4 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Holy Anorexia by Rudolph M. Bell
                                                2. Immodest Acts by Judith C. Brown
                                              2. Last Christmas of the War by Primo Levi, pp. 5-6
                                              3. [+]
                                                Women's Lot by Martha Nussbaum, pp. 7-12 - 1 Review
                                                1. Reclaiming a Conversation by Jane Roland Martin
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                                                To the Tehran Station by Edward Mortimer, pp. 13-14 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Mantle of the Prophet by Roy Mottahedeh
                                              5. A Short Defense of Poetry by W.H. Auden, p. 15
                                              6. [+]
                                                Inconstant Anderson by Christopher Benfey, pp. 16-19 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Letters to Bab by Sherwood Anderson and William A. Sutton
                                                2. Kit Brandon: A Portrait by Sherwood Anderson
                                              7. [+]
                                                The German Mystery Case by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 20-22 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Peculiarities of German History by David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley
                                                2. Reactionary Modernism by Jeffrey Herf
                                                3. The Ideological Origins of Nazi Imperialism by Woodruff D. Smith
                                              8. [+]
                                                Eek! by S. Schoenbaum, pp. 23-25 - 1 Review
                                                1. Dreadful Pleasures by James B. Twitchell
                                              9. [+]
                                                The Lost Cause by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 26-28 - 1 Review
                                                1. Socialism and America by Irving Howe
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                                                Virtuoso by R.J.W. Evans, pp. 29-30 - 1 Review
                                                1. Renaissance Essays by Hugh Trevor-Roper
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                                                Outrageously Normal by Murray Kempton, p. 31 - 1 Review
                                                1. Outrageous Misconduct by Paul Brodeur
                                              12. [+]
                                                The Wonders of Star Wars by Lord Zuckerman, pp. 32-39 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Star Warriors by William J. Broad
                                                2. How to Make Nuclear Weapons Obsolete by Robert Jastrow
                                                3. Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies
                                              13. Lipstick by James Merrill, p. 40
                                              14. A Night at the Palace by Howard Moss, p. 41
                                              15. An Exchange on Allard Lowenstein by Richard Cummings, Barney Rosset, and Victor Rabinowitz, ..., pp. 41-42
                                              16. The Nicaraguan Elections by Larry Garber and Robert Leiken, p. 43
                                              17. Letters by Salo W. Baron, Thomas B. Maertens, and Harold Brodkey, ..., pp. 44-48
                                              18. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                            3. [+]
                                              February 13, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                A New Philosophy of Defense by George F. Kennan, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. Making Europe Unconquerable by Gene Sharp
                                              2. [+]
                                                American Jeremiah by David Brion Davis, pp. 7-8 - 1 Review
                                                1. Reinhold Niebuhr: A Biography by Richard Wightman Fox
                                              3. [+]
                                                The Aweful Fate of Frederick the Great by John Keegan, pp. 9-10 - 1 Review
                                                1. Frederick the Great by Christopher Duffy
                                              4. [+]
                                                Poet for a Dark Age by Brad Leithauser, pp. 11-14 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. A Summoning of Stones by Anthony Hecht
                                                2. The Hard Hours by Anthony Hecht
                                                3. Millions of Strange Shadows by Anthony Hecht
                                                4. The Venetian Vespers by Anthony Hecht
                                              5. The Sayings of Rabbi Kahane by Robert I. Friedman, pp. 15-20
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                                                The Historical Jesus by J.M. Cameron, pp. 21-22 - 1 Review
                                                1. Jesus Through the Centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan
                                              7. The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State by Norman Mailer and Nadine Gordimer, pp. 23-25
                                              8. Jane Austen in Japan by Robert M. Adams, pp. 26-27
                                              9. [+]
                                                A New Year Roundup by Robert Craft, pp. 28-30 - 1 Review
                                                1. Vidal in Venice by Gore Vidal and George Armstrong
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Right Historical Stuff by Noel Annan, pp. 31-33 - 1 Review
                                                1. F.W. Maitland by G.R. Elton
                                              11. Keeping the Lid On by Murray Kempton, p. 34
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                                                The Decline of Higher Learning by Andrew Hacker, pp. 35-42 - 11 Reviews
                                                1. American Professors by Howard R. Bowen and Jack H. Schuster
                                                2. The American Academic Profession by Martin J. Finkelstein
                                                3. None of the Above by David Owen
                                                4. Terminal Degrees by Emily K. Abel
                                                5. Liberating Education by Zelda F. Gamson
                                                6. The Lecherous Professor by Billie Wright Dziech and Linda Weiner
                                                7. Mastering the Techniques of Teaching by Joseph Lowman
                                                8. Selective Guide to Colleges by Edward B. Fiske
                                                9. The Zero-Sum Solution by Lester Thurow
                                                10. To Reclaim a Legacy by William J. Bennett
                                                11. Integrity in the College Curriculum by Frederick Rudolph
                                              13. The Morality of Abortion by Jim Stone and Jonathan Glover, p. 43
                                              14. Letters by Joanne Landy, Steven Becker, Edward Asner, and Jiri Dienstbier, ..., pp. 44-48
                                              15. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                            4. [+]
                                              February 27, 1986 Issue = 13 Articles
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                                                The Lesson of the Dreyfus Case by Robert O. Paxton, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus by Jean-Denis Bredin
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                                                No Place for Them by Neal Ascherson, pp. 5-8 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Unwanted by Michael R. Marrus
                                              3. [+]
                                                A Triumph of Historical Excavation by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 9-15 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Great Devonian Controversy by Martin J.S. Rudwick
                                              4. [+]
                                                Worlds of Wonder by D.J. Enright, pp. 16-17 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Bone People by Keri Hulme
                                                2. What's Bred in the Bone by Robertson Davies
                                              5. A New Turn in Turkey by Jeri Laber, pp. 18-20
                                              6. [+]
                                                Science Turned Upside Down by Ian Hacking, pp. 21-25 - 1 Review
                                                1. Revolution in Science by I. Bernard Cohen
                                              7. The Lemon Trees by Eugenio Montale, p. 26
                                              8. [+]
                                                Unspeakable Acts by Peter Singer, pp. 27-30 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Body in Pain by Elaine Scarry
                                                2. Torture by Edward Peters
                                              9. [+]
                                                Voice of Exile by Jaroslaw Anders, pp. 31-33 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Land of Ulro by Czeslaw Milosz
                                              10. An Interview with Czeslaw Milosz by Nathan Gardels, pp. 34-35
                                              11. [+]
                                                Politics as Language by Keith Thomas, pp. 36-39 - 1 Review
                                                1. Virtue, Commerce, and History by J.G.A. Pocock
                                              12. In a Room and a Half by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 40-47
                                              13. Letters by Stojan Dobrosavljevic, Istvan Deak, and Wm. A. Williams, ..., pp. 48-52
                                            5. [+]
                                              March 13, 1986 Issue = 12 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Japanese Lib by Ian Buruma, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Issue of War by Christopher G. Thorne
                                              2. [+]
                                                The Moral Majority by H.R. Trevor-Roper, pp. 7-10 - 1 Review
                                                1. Religion and Public Doctrine in Modern England, Vol II by Maurice Cowling
                                              3. [+]
                                                The Sixth Sense by Charles Rycroft, p. 11 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
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                                                The Sound and the Fury by Bertram Wyatt-Brown, pp. 12-15 - 1 Review
                                                1. Thinking Back by C. Vann Woodward
                                              5. The Fascination and Terror of Ezra Pound by Alfred Kazin, pp. 16-23
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Mind on Sex by G.E.R. Lloyd, pp. 24-28 - 1 Review
                                                1. The History of Sexuality, Vol. II by Michel Foucault
                                              7. [+]
                                                Putting Pope in His Place by Robert M. Adams, pp. 29-31 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Alexander Pope: A Life by Maynard Mack
                                                2. Pope and Horace by Frank Stack
                                              8. Clinching the Case by Francis Russell, pp. 32-35
                                              9. [+]
                                                Street Moves by Howard Moss, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Dancer and the Dance by Marion Boyars, Merce Cunningham, and Jacqueline Lesschaeve, ...
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                                                Homer Comes Home by Oliver Taplin, pp. 39-42 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Homer by Paolo Vivante
                                                2. The Mortal Hero by Seth L. Schein
                                              11. The Battle for Nicaragua by Robert S. Leiken, pp. 43-52
                                              12. Letters by Sandor Szilagyi, Timothy Garton Ash, and E.j. Kahn, Jr., ..., pp. 53-56
                                            6. [+]
                                              March 27, 1986 Issue = 13 Articles
                                              1. Monologue on Rakowiecka Street by Czeslaw Bielecki, pp. 3-6
                                              2. [+]
                                                What's in a Portrait? by Francis Haskell, pp. 7-10 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Degas: His Life, Times and Work by Roy McMullen
                                                2. Pompeo Batoni by Anthony M. Clark
                                                3. Reynolds by Nicholas Penny
                                              3. The Country of Nada by Edward R.F. Sheehan, pp. 11-17
                                              4. [+]
                                                Mann and the Magician by James Joll, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. Pro and Contra Wagner by Thomas Mann
                                              5. [+]
                                                Secret Intelligence by Clive James, pp. 21-22 - 1 Review
                                                1. Blessings in Disguise by Alec Guinness
                                              6. [+]
                                                Mysteries of the Deaf by Oliver Sacks, pp. 23-33 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. When the Mind Hears by Harlan Lane
                                                2. The Deaf Experience by Harlan Lane
                                                3. Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language by Nora Ellen Groce
                                              7. [+]
                                                Broken Blossoms by Michael Wood, pp. 34-37 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa
                                                2. Farewell to the Sea by Reinaldo Arenas
                                              8. Father Ch., Many Years Later by Czeslaw Milosz, p. 38
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                                                Lucky Alec by M.F. Perutz, pp. 39-42 - 1 Review
                                                1. Alexander Fleming: The Man and the Myth by Gwyn MacFarlane
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                                                Spooky Business by David Cannadine, pp. 43-45 - 1 Review
                                                1. Her Majesty's Secret Service by Christopher M. Andrew
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                                                Under Construction by Jerome Bruner and Carol Fleisher Feldman, pp. 46-49 - 1 Review
                                                1. Of Mind and Other Matters by Nelson Goodman
                                              12. Mrs. Peter's Palestine by Ronald Sanders, Daniel Pipes, and Yehoshua Porath, ..., pp. 50-51
                                              13. Letters by Martin Gardner, David Brion Davis, and Stephanie Martin, ..., pp. 52-56
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                                              April 10, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
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                                                The US and the Contras by Aryeh Neier, pp. 3-6 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. With the Contras by Christopher Dickey
                                                2. Nicaragua
                                              2. [+]
                                                'Schreibt un Farschreibt!' by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 7-10 - 5 Reviews
                                                1. The Holocaust by Martin Gilbert
                                                2. The Other Holocaust: Many Circles of Hell by Bohdan Wytwycky
                                                3. A Private War by Bruno Shatyn
                                                4. The Forgotten Holocaust by Richard C. Lukas
                                                5. Beyond Belief by Deborah E. Lipstadt
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                                                Behind the Wall by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 11-13 - 6 Reviews
                                                1. Iacocca by Lee Iacocca and William Novak
                                                2. Lee Iacocca by David Abodaher
                                                3. Greed and Glory on Wall Street by Ken Auletta
                                                4. The Great Getty by Robert Lenzner
                                                5. At Any Cost by Morton Mintz
                                                6. Nightmare: Women and the Dalkon Shield by Susan Perry and Jim Dawson
                                              4. [+]
                                                The Genius of Margaret Fuller by Elizabeth Hardwick, pp. 14-22 - 12 Reviews
                                                1. The Letters of Margaret Fuller, Vol. I: 1817-1838 by Robert N. Hudspeth and Margaret Fuller
                                                2. The Letters of Margaret Fuller, Vol. II: 1839-1841 by Robert N. Hudspeth and Margaret Fuller
                                                3. The Letters of Margaret Fuller, Vol. III: 1842-1844 by Robert N. Hudspeth and Margaret Fuller
                                                4. Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli by Ralph Waldo Emerson, W.H. Channing, and James Freeman Clarke, ...
                                                5. Woman in the Nineteenth Century by Margaret Fuller
                                                6. The Woman and the Myth by Margaret Fuller and Bell Gale Chevigny
                                                7. The Roman Years of Margaret Fuller by Joseph Jay Deiss
                                                8. Margaret Fuller: American Romantic by Perry Miller and Margaret Fuller
                                                9. The American Transcendentalists by Perry Miller
                                                10. Margaret Fuller Ossoli by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
                                                11. Love-Letters of Margaret Fuller, 1845-1846 by Margaret Fuller
                                                12. Italian Nationalism and English Letters by Harry W. Rudman
                                              5. [+]
                                                Among the Freaks by A. Alvarez, pp. 23-25 - 1 Review
                                                1. Children of Light by Robert Stone
                                              6. Plans for an Escape to Carmelo by Adolfo Bioy Casares, pp. 26-27
                                              7. The New Anti-Semitism by Bernard Lewis, pp. 28-34
                                              8. The Illustrative Itch by John Updike, p. 35
                                              9. [+]
                                                False Scents by Robert M. Adams, pp. 36-37 - 1 Review
                                                1. In Adventures of a Romantic Biographyer by Richard Holmes
                                              10. [+]
                                                Marianne into Battle by Peter Partner, pp. 38-40 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Monuments and Maidens by Marina Warner
                                                2. Image as Insight by Margaret R. Miles
                                              11. On Democracy in Latin America by Albert O. Hirschman, p. 41
                                              12. [+]
                                                Everybody's Jerusalem by R.C. Smail, pp. 42-43 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Jerusalem by F.E. Peters
                                                2. Jerusalem: Rebirth of a City by Martin Gilbert
                                              13. The Case of Gennady Trifonov by Simon Karlinsky, p. 44
                                              14. [+]
                                                Monsieur Taste by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 45-48 - 1 Review
                                                1. Distinction by Pierre Bourdieu
                                              15. Letters by Maurice Cowling, H.R. Trevor-Roper, and Harvey J. Graff, ..., pp. 49-52
                                              16. Cover photograph by Chris Steele Perkins
                                            2. [+]
                                              April 24, 1986 Issue = 14 Articles
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                                                Republican America by Thomas Byrne Edsall, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Party Goes On by Xandra Kayden and Eddie Mahe, Jr.
                                              2. [+]
                                                Unkind Cuts by Macdonald Critchley, pp. 7-12 - 1 Review
                                                1. Great and Desperate Cures by Elliot S. Valenstein
                                              3. [+]
                                                The Edo Lear by Jan Kott, pp. 13-14 - 1 Review
                                                1. Ran (1985 Film) by Akira Kurosawa
                                              4. [+]
                                                Lives of the Poets by Robert Craft, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas by Paul Ferris and Dylan Thomas
                                              5. The New Chance for the Economy by Felix Rohatyn, pp. 18-22
                                              6. [+]
                                                Bringing Back Algardi by Hugh Honour, pp. 23-26 - 1 Review
                                                1. Alessandro Algardi by Jennifer Montagu
                                              7. Nayman of Noland by Richard Ellmann, pp. 27-37
                                              8. [+]
                                                Screams and Whispers by Robert Towers, pp. 38-39 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Gerald's Party by Robert Coover
                                                2. The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
                                              9. [+]
                                                Ireland: The Mirage of Peace by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 40-45 - 1 Review
                                                1. Bobby Sands and the Tragedy of Northern Ireland by John M. Feehan
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Murky Economists by Robert L. Heilbroner, pp. 46-47 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Rhetoric of Economics by Donald N. McCloskey
                                              11. Marcos' Millions by Murray Kempton, p. 48
                                              12. Neoconservative History by Lionel Abel, Josef Skvorecky, Robert Nisbet, and Theodore Draper, ..., pp. 49-50
                                              13. Further Lessons of Leo Strauss by Gregory Vlastos, Paul Sunstein, and Robert Gordis, ..., pp. 51-52
                                              14. Letters by Joshua D. Kreindler, Jason Epstein, and Andrea Worden, ..., pp. 53-56
                                            3. [+]
                                              May 8, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Waiting for Mandela by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 3-7 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Nelson Mandela by Mary Benson
                                                2. Part of My Soul Went With Him by Winnie Mandela
                                                3. Winnie Mandela: Mother of a Nation by Nancy Harrison
                                                4. Dispensations by Richard John Neuhaus
                                              2. Sri Lanka by Richard Murphy, p. 8
                                              3. [+]
                                                Right Man, Wrong Job by Robert M. Adams, pp. 9-11 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Diary of the Cavaliere Bernini's Visit to France by Paul Freart de Chantelou and Anthony Blunt
                                                2. Bernini in France by Cecil Gould
                                              4. [+]
                                                Boom at the Top by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 12-14 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum
                                                2. The White House Mess by Christopher Buckley
                                                3. The Sisters by Robert Littell
                                                4. Stallion Gate by Martin Cruz Smith
                                              5. [+]
                                                Psycho-Mom by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 15-18 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Melanie Klein: Her World and Her Work by Phyllis Grosskurth
                                                2. Bloomsbury/Freud by Perry Meisel, Walter Kendrick, and James Strachey, ...
                                              6. [+]
                                                A Big Bungle by Shaul Bakhash, pp. 19-21 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. All Fall Down by Gary Sick
                                                2. The Pride and the Fall by Anthony Parsons
                                              7. [+]
                                                WAP, SAP, PAP, & FAP by Martin Gardner, pp. 22-25 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Anthropic Cosmological Principle by John D. Barrow and Frank J. Tipler
                                              8. How Assad Has Won by Scott MacLeod, pp. 26-34
                                              9. [+]
                                                Puffs by Josh Rubins, p. 35 - 1 Review
                                                1. Holy Smoke by Guillermo Cabrera Infante
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Good Life by J.M. Cameron, pp. 36-37 - 1 Review
                                                1. Frank and Maisie by Wilfrid Sheed
                                              11. [+]
                                                The Stagnant South by Michael P. Johnson, pp. 38-41 - 1 Review
                                                1. Old South, New South by Gavin Wright
                                              12. [+]
                                                Blood on the Border by Conor Cruise O'Brien, p. 42 - 1 Review
                                                1. Nothing Happens in Carmincross by Benedict Kiely
                                              13. [+]
                                                Hood's Progress by Murray Kempton, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                                1. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi
                                              14. [+]
                                                The Medley Is the Message by Helen Vendler, pp. 44-50 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Rustle of Language by Roland Barthes
                                                2. The Responsibility of Forms by Roland Barthes
                                              15. The Nicaraguan Tangle by Marvin Jose Corrales Monjarrez and Robert Leiken, ..., p. 51
                                              16. Letters by Jerzy Turowicz and Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 52-56
                                            4. [+]
                                              May 29, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Underground Men by Noel Annan, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Perfect Spy by John le Carre
                                              2. [+]
                                                Jupiter's Boy by Charles Hope, pp. 7-10 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Cellini by John Pope-Hennessy
                                                2. Ganymede in the Renaissance by James M. Saslow
                                              3. In Washington by Alfred Kazin, pp. 11-18
                                              4. [+]
                                                City of Dreadful Night by Ian Buruma, pp. 19-21 - 1 Review
                                                1. The City of Joy by Dominique Lapierre
                                              5. [+]
                                                Supermaestro by Gabriele Annan, pp. 22-23 - 1 Review
                                                1. Herbert von Karajan by Roger Vaughan
                                              6. Revolt in Vienna by Carl E. Schorske, pp. 24-28
                                              7. Absent Friends by John Thompson, p. 29
                                              8. [+]
                                                The New Romantics by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 30-34 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Equal Distance by Brad Leithauser
                                                2. Ransom by Jay McInerney
                                                3. Family Dancing by David Leavitt
                                                4. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
                                              9. [+]
                                                The Gould Standard by Louis Auchincloss, p. 35 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Life and Legend of Jay Gould by Maury Klein
                                              10. [+]
                                                In The Big House of Theory by Frederick Crews, pp. 36-42 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Return of Grand Theory in the Human Sciences by Quentin Skinner
                                              11. Yalta and the Fate of Poland by Edward Mortimer, Sir Frank Roberts, and Leszek Kolakowski, ..., p. 43
                                              12. A Comment by Theodore Draper, pp. 44-45
                                              13. [+]
                                                To Have and Have Not by David S. Landes, pp. 46-49 - 1 Review
                                                1. How the West Grew Rich by Nathan Rosenberg and L.E. Birdzell, Jr.
                                              14. 'Contra' Justice by Aryeh Neier, pp. 50-51
                                              15. Sacco and Vanzetti by David E. Kaiser and Francis Russell, pp. 52-55
                                              16. Letters by Timothy Garton Ash, Virginia Baron, and Herbert McArthur, ..., pp. 56-60
                                            5. [+]
                                              June 12, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Mastering Speech by John Bayley, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                                1. Less Than One by Joseph Brodsky
                                              2. [+]
                                                A Farewell to Hemingstein by Wilfrid Sheed, pp. 5-12 - 6 Reviews
                                                1. The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
                                                2. Dateline: Toronto by Ernest Hemingway and William White
                                                3. Hemingway: A Biography by Jeffrey Meyers
                                                4. Along with Youth by Peter Griffin
                                                5. The Young Hemingway by Michael S. Reynolds
                                                6. Ernest Hemingway and His World by Anthony Burgess
                                              3. Fire on the Road by Ryszard Kapuscinski, pp. 13-14
                                              4. [+]
                                                The Merry Wives of Windsor by David Cannadine, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Selling of the Royal Family by John Pearson
                                              5. [+]
                                                State of the Union by David Holloway, pp. 18-21 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Soviet Paradox by Seweryn Bialer
                                                2. Gorbachev by Zhores A. Medvedev
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Jewish Freud by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 22-25 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Freud's Discovery of Psychoanalysis by William J. McGrath
                                                2. Freud and His Father by Marianne Krull
                                              7. [+]
                                                Building & Nothingness by Martin Filler, pp. 26-32 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography by Franz Schulze
                                                2. Mies van der Rohe by David Spaeth
                                                3. Mies van der Rohe by Wolf Tegethoff
                                                4. Mies (1986 Film) by Michael Blackwood
                                              8. [+]
                                                Joyce Cary by Brad Leithauser, pp. 33-37 - 8 Reviews
                                                1. The African Witch by Joyce Cary
                                                2. Mister Johnson by Joyce Cary
                                                3. Herself Surprised by Joyce Cary
                                                4. To Be a Pilgrim by Joyce Cary
                                                5. The Horse's Mouth by Joyce Cary
                                                6. Prisoner of Grace by Joyce Cary
                                                7. Except the Lord by Joyce Cary
                                                8. Not Honour More by Joyce Cary
                                              9. An Artist in Afghanistan by Ghausuddin, p. 38
                                              10. [+]
                                                False Gods by Howard Moss, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Good Apprentice by Iris Murdoch
                                              11. The New Celebrities of Washington by James Fallows, pp. 41-48
                                              12. Shakespeare & Co, p. 49
                                              13. Honduras by John D. Negroponte, Stanley Karnow, and Richard Holbrooke, ..., pp. 50-51
                                              14. Letters by Paul Weiss, Peter Singer, Rudolph M. Bell, and Norman Cohn, ..., pp. 52-56
                                              15. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                            6. [+]
                                              June 26, 1986 Issue = 14 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                The Stockman Episode by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 3-4 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Triumph of Politics by David A. Stockman
                                                2. The Real David Stockman by John Greenya and Anne Urban
                                                3. Stockman by Owen Ullmann
                                              2. The Tenth Year of the Watch by Anatoly Shcharansky, Yelena Bonner, and Ludmilla Alexeyeva, ..., pp. 5-6
                                              3. [+]
                                                A Hero of Our Own Times by Denis Donoghue, pp. 7-9 - 1 Review
                                                1. A Man of Letters by V.S. Pritchett
                                              4. Runners by Patricia Storace, p. 10
                                              5. [+]
                                                Eminent Edwardian by Geoffrey Wheatcroft, pp. 11-13 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Character Factory by Michael Rosenthal
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Faithless Shepherd by Roger Draper, pp. 14-18 - 8 Reviews
                                                1. The Mirror Makers by Stephen Fox
                                                2. Advertising the American Dream by Roland Marchand
                                                3. Advertising, the Uneasy Persuasion by Michael Schudson
                                                4. Social Communication in Advertising by William Leiss, Stephen Kline, and Sut Jhally
                                                5. The Language of Advertising by Torben Vestergaard and Kim Shroder
                                                6. Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy
                                                7. The Trouble with Advertising by John E. O'Toole
                                                8. Adventures of an Advertising Woman by Jane Maas
                                              7. [+]
                                                Esalen East by James Joll, pp. 19-21 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Mountain of Truth by Martin B. Green
                                              8. [+]
                                                Just Ducky by Robin Johnson, pp. 22-24 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book by Michael Barrier
                                                2. The Carl Barks Library by Bruce Hamilton, Thomas Andrac, and Geoffrey Blum, ...
                                              9. The 'Clean' War by Edward R.F. Sheehan, pp. 25-29
                                              10. [+]
                                                Miraculous Mosaics by Willibald Sauerlander, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco, Venice by Otto Demus
                                              11. [+]
                                                Good News by Robert Towers, pp. 32-35 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The News from Ireland, and Other Stories by William Trevor
                                                2. Monkeys by Susan Minot
                                                3. Transactions in a Foreign Currency by Deborah Eisenberg
                                              12. [+]
                                                Too Many People? by Jonathan Lieberson, pp. 36-41 - 1 Review
                                                1. Are World Population Trends A Problem? by Ben Wattenberg and Karl Zinsmeister
                                              13. The Nicaraguan Tangle by Lord Chitnis, Lord Kennet, Frank Brodhead, and Edward S. Herman, ..., pp. 42-44
                                              14. Letters by William B. Goodman, Conor Cruise O'Brien, and Leonore Suhl, ..., pp. 45-48
                                          3. [+]
                                            Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1986 = 3 Issues, 46 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              July 17, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Gone with the Wind by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. Why the South Lost the Civil War by Richard E. Beringer, Herman Hattaway, and Archer Jones, ...
                                              2. Death and the Maiden by Harry Mulisch, pp. 7-8
                                              3. [+]
                                                Chastisements by D.J. Enright, pp. 9-10 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Play of the Eyes by Elias Canetti
                                              4. Report from Hell by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 11-16
                                              5. [+]
                                                Diamonds Are Forever by Leonard Thompson, pp. 17-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Randlords by Geoffrey Wheatcroft
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Eighth Gothic Tale by Jane Kramer, pp. 21-27 - 17 Reviews
                                                1. Out of Africa (1985 Film) by Sydney Pollack
                                                2. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
                                                3. Shadows on the Grass by Isak Dinesen
                                                4. Seven Gothic Tales by Isak Dinesen
                                                5. The Angelic Avengers by Isak Dinesen
                                                6. Last Tales by Isak Dinesen
                                                7. Anecdotes of Destiny, and Ehrengard by Isak Dinesen
                                                8. Letters from Africa, 1914-1931 by Isak Dinesen and Frans Lasson
                                                9. Daguerreotypes and Other Essays by Isak Dinesen
                                                10. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller by Judith Thurman
                                                11. West with the Night by Beryl Markham
                                                12. The Pact by Thorkild Bjornvig
                                                13. The Flame Trees of Thika by Elspeth Huxley
                                                14. On the Edge of the Rift by Elspeth Huxley
                                                15. Silence Will Speak by Errol Trzebinski
                                                16. The Kenya Pioneers by Errol Trzebinski
                                                17. Longing for Darkness by Peter Beard
                                              7. Castro's Victims by Aryeh Neier, pp. 28-30
                                              8. [+]
                                                Good Housekeeping by Louis Auchincloss, pp. 31-32 - 1 Review
                                                1. Felicitous Space by Judith Fryer
                                              9. [+]
                                                Look Back in Anger by John K. Fairbank, pp. 33-35 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. To the Storm by Yue Daiyun and Carolyn Wakeman
                                                2. After the Nightmare by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro
                                                3. Cold Winds, Warm Winds by Judith Shapiro and Liang Heng
                                                4. The Cultural Revolution and Post-Mao Reforms by Tang Tsou
                                              10. [+]
                                                Dr. Right by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 36-37 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Home Is Where We Start From by D.W. Winnicott, Clare Winnicott, and Ray Shepherd, ...
                                                2. Holding and Interpretation by D.W. Winnicott
                                              11. [+]
                                                Grand Illusions by John Keegan, pp. 38-41 - 1 Review
                                                1. Makers of Modern Strategy by Peter Paret, Gordon A. Craig, and Felix Gilbert
                                              12. Art Into Money by Joseph Alsop, pp. 42-45
                                              13. [+]
                                                Noise, Fire, and Hunger by Josef Skvorecky, pp. 46-48 - 1 Review
                                                1. Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
                                              14. [+]
                                                Who Can Tell Right from Wrong? by H.L.A. Hart, pp. 49-51 - 1 Review
                                                1. Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy by Bernard Williams
                                              15. Letters by Harold P. Blum, M.D., Vladimir Dedijer, and Nora Beloff, ..., pp. 52-56
                                            2. [+]
                                              August 14, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Goodness, How Sad by Gabriele Annan, pp. 3-4 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Nancy Mitford: A Biography by Selina Hastings
                                                2. Noblesse Oblige by Nancy Mitford
                                                3. The Water Beetle by Nancy Mitford
                                              2. Scenes from Nicaragua by Murray Kempton, pp. 5-10
                                              3. The Death of Borges by Hector Bianciotti, p. 11
                                              4. [+]
                                                Reign of Terror by Shaul Bakhash, pp. 12-13 - 1 Review
                                                1. Terrorism: How the West Can Win by Benjamin Netanyahu
                                              5. [+]
                                                The Young Yeats by Denis Donoghue, pp. 14-16 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Collected Letters of W.B. Yeats: Volume I, 1865-1895 by John Kelly, Eric Domville, and W.B. Yeats
                                              6. [+]
                                                Truly the Last Tycoons by John Kenneth Galbraith, p. 17 - 1 Review
                                                1. Ford: The Men and the Machine by Robert Lacey
                                              7. The Futurist Past by John Golding, pp. 18-22
                                              8. [+]
                                                Us and Others by Ian Buruma, pp. 23-25 - 1 Review
                                                1. War Without Mercy by John W. Dower
                                              9. [+]
                                                Women at Work by Andrew Hacker, pp. 26-32 - 9 Reviews
                                                1. A Lesser Life by Sylvia Ann Hewlett
                                                2. A Mother's Work by Deborah Fallows
                                                3. Why We Lost the ERA by Jane J. Mansbridge
                                                4. The Divorce Revolution by Lenore J. Weitzman
                                                5. Hard Choices by Kathleen Gerson
                                                6. Alone in a Crowd by Jean Reith Schroedel
                                                7. Women and Work: An Annual Review, Vol. I by Laurie Larwood, Ann H. Stromberg, and Barbara Gutek, ...
                                                8. Women in Charge by Aileen Jacobson
                                                9. The Third Sex by Patricia A. McBroom
                                              10. Visiting Malraux and Nabokov in the Fifties by Edmund Wilson, pp. 33-36
                                              11. [+]
                                                Special Subjects by D.J. Enright, pp. 37-38 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Letter to Lord Liszt by Martin Walser
                                                2. The Parable of the Blind by Gert Hofmann
                                                3. Across by Peter Handke
                                              12. Can Guatemala Change? by Victor Perera, pp. 39-42
                                              13. Yalta and the Fate of Poland by Leszek Kolakowski and Theodore Draper, p. 43
                                              14. Letters by Walter Abish, Edward Albee, Evan J. Charkes, and Darryl Pinckney, ..., p. 44
                                              15. Report on the Shakespeare Quiz, pp. 45-48
                                            3. [+]
                                              September 25, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                The Siege by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 3-10 - 1 Review
                                                1. No Ivory Tower by Ellen W. Schrecker
                                              2. [+]
                                                On the Verge by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 11-12 - 1 Review
                                                1. Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865 by Joseph Frank
                                              3. [+]
                                                Mensch by Peter Reddaway, pp. 13-18 - 1 Review
                                                1. Shcharansky: Hero of Our Time by Martin Gilbert
                                              4. [+]
                                                MOMA's Vienna by Carl E. Schorske, pp. 19-24 - 1 Review
                                                1. Vienna 1900 by Kirk Varnedoe
                                              5. [+]
                                                The War that Won't Go Away by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 25-29 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Brothers in Arms by William Broyles, Jr.
                                                2. Chance and Circumstance by Lawrence M. Baskir and William A. Strauss
                                                3. Long Time Passing by Myra MacPherson
                                                4. The Vietnamese Gulag by Doan Van Toai and David Chanoff
                                              6. [+]
                                                Eisenhower's War by Theodore Draper, pp. 30-42 - 1 Review
                                                1. Eisenhower At War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower and Dwight D. Eisenhower
                                              7. [+]
                                                How to Think About the Deficit by James Tobin, pp. 43-46 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. How Real is the Federal Deficit? by Robert Eisner
                                                2. The Deficits: How Big? How Long? How Dangerous? by Daniel Bell and Lester Thurow
                                              8. [+]
                                                Cardboard Darwinism by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 47-54 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Vaulting Ambition by Philip Kitcher
                                                2. Myths of Gender by Anne Fausto-Sterling
                                                3. Females of the Species by Bettyann Kevles
                                              9. [+]
                                                Ways Down South by Robert Towers, pp. 55-57 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Kate Vaiden by Reynolds Price
                                                2. A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor
                                              10. The Return of Maimonides by Arthur Hertzberg, pp. 58-61
                                              11. [+]
                                                The Other Germany by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 62-64 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. German History in Marxist Perspective by Andreas Dorpalen
                                                2. Bismarck: Urpreusse Und Reichsgrunder by Ernst Engelberg
                                                3. East Germany and Detente by A. James McAdams
                                              12. Thanks, Shchukin & Morozov by Murray Kempton, p. 65
                                              13. The Odd Couple in France by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 66-71
                                              14. Washington's New Celebrities by Charles Krauthammer, Morton Kondracke, and James Fallows, ..., pp. 72-74
                                              15. Letters by Richard John Neuhaus, M.C. Wheeler, and Nora Beloff, ..., pp. 75-80
                                              16. Cover illustration by Grandville
                                          4. [+]
                                            Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1986 = 6 Issues, 89 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              October 9, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                The Waldheim File by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 3-6 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Hitler and the Forgotten Nazis by Bruce F. Pauley
                                                2. Hitler's Hometown by Evan Burr Bukey
                                                3. Kurt Waldheim's Hidden Past
                                                4. In the Eye of the Storm by Kurt Waldheim
                                              2. [+]
                                                Edmund Wilson at Ease by Jason Epstein, pp. 7-10 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Fifties by Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
                                              3. [+]
                                                Trop de Zele by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 11-14 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Bloody Crossroads by Norman Podhoretz
                                              4. [+]
                                                Pop Foucaultism by Robert Darnton, pp. 15-16 - 1 Review
                                                1. Damning the Innocent by Pierre Darmon
                                              5. [+]
                                                The Road Not Taken by Edward Mortimer, pp. 17-18 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Vanished Imam by Fouad Ajami
                                              6. Why Read the Classics? by Italo Calvino, p. 19
                                              7. Rec Room by Ellen Levy, p. 20
                                              8. Neural Darwinism by Israel Rosenfield, pp. 21-27
                                              9. [+]
                                                Tall Tales from the Drug Wars by Alan Dershowitz, pp. 28-33 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Underground Empire by James Mills
                                              10. [+]
                                                Eisenhower's War---II by Theodore Draper, pp. 34-40 - 1 Review
                                                1. Eisenhower At War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower and Dwight D. Eisenhower
                                              11. [+]
                                                The Sahib's Pictures by Stuart Cary Welch, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                                1. From Merchants to Emperors by Pratapaditya Pal and Vidya Dehejia
                                              12. [+]
                                                The Other Florence by Felix Gilbert, pp. 43-44 - 5 Reviews
                                                1. Tuscans and Their Families by David V. Herlihy and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, ...
                                                2. Giovanni and Lusanna by Gene Brucker
                                                3. Doctors and Medicine in Early Renaissance Florence by Katharine Park
                                                4. Plague and the Poor in Renaissance Florence by Ann G. Carmichael
                                                5. Pictures and Punishment by Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr.
                                              13. [+]
                                                Does Central Europe Exist? by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 45-52 - 5 Reviews
                                                1. The Power of the Powerless by Vaclav Havel and John Keane
                                                2. The Anatomy of a Reticence by Vaclav Havel
                                                3. Antipolitics by Max Konrad
                                                4. Letters from Prison, and Other Essays by Adam Michnik
                                                5. KOR by Jan Jozef Lipski
                                              14. An Exchange on Ezra Pound by Michael Reck, Theodore Weiss, Alfred Kazin, and Oliver Taplin, ..., pp. 53-55
                                              15. Letters by Duncan Campbell, Murray Sayle, and I. Bernard Cohen, ..., pp. 56-60
                                            2. [+]
                                              October 23, 1986 Issue = 14 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                What Is To Be Done? by Leonard Thompson, pp. 3-7 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Crossing the Line by William Finnegan
                                                2. South Africa Without Apartheid by Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley
                                                3. Beggar Your Neighbours by Joseph Hanlon
                                              2. [+]
                                                An Art of Self-Discovery by John Bayley, pp. 8-9 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Collected Poems by Edward Thomas
                                                2. A Language Not to be Betrayed by Edward Thomas and Edna Longley
                                                3. Edward Thomas by Richard George Thomas
                                              3. Birth and Death in Romania, pp. 10-18
                                              4. [+]
                                                The Man Who Should Be King by Christopher Hill, pp. 19-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. Henry, Prince of Wales, and England's Lost Renaissance by Roy Strong
                                              5. [+]
                                                Something Fishy in the Hamptons by Robert Hughes, pp. 21-24 - 1 Review
                                                1. Men's Lives by Peter Matthiessen
                                              6. The Faker's Art by Joseph Alsop, pp. 25-31
                                              7. The Road from Mandalay by Ian Buruma, pp. 32-35
                                              8. [+]
                                                The Bilingual Blur by Howard Gardner, pp. 36-46 - 1 Review
                                                1. Mirror of Language by Kenji Hakuta
                                              9. [+]
                                                In the Zoo of the New by Helen Vendler, pp. 47-51 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. The Triumph of Achilles by Louise Gluck
                                                2. Local Time by Stephen Dunn
                                                3. Cats of the Temple by Brad Leithauser
                                                4. Thomas and Beulah by Rita Dove
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Birth of a Tragedy by Avishai Margalit, pp. 52-55 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Tragedy of Zionism by Bernard Avishai
                                                2. Conflicts and Contradictions by Meron Benvenisti
                                              11. [+]
                                                The Voices of Mikhail Bakhtin by Joseph Frank, pp. 56-60 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Mikhail Bakhtin by Katerina Clark and Michael Holquist
                                                2. Mikhail Bakhtin by Tzvetan Todorov
                                                3. Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics by Mikhail Bakhtin and Caryl Emerson
                                              12. [+]
                                                Eisenhower's War: The Final Crisis by Theodore Draper, pp. 61-67 - 1 Review
                                                1. Eisenhower At War, 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower and Dwight D. Eisenhower
                                              13. 'Mysteries of the Deaf' by William McCarthy, Bernard J. Sussman, and Arden Neisser, ..., p. 68
                                              14. Letters by Stewart D. Friedman, Harbir Singh, and John Kenneth Galbraith, ..., pp. 69-72
                                            3. [+]
                                              November 6, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                In the American Mirror by George F. Kennan, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Cycles of American History by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
                                              2. [+]
                                                Lessons of the Master by Gore Vidal, pp. 7-9 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Henry James: Essays, English and American Writers by Leon Edel, Mark Wilson, and Henry James
                                                2. Henry James: European Writers and Prefaces by Leon Edel, Mark Wilson, and Henry James
                                              3. Transformations of Livy by Zbigniew Herbert, p. 10
                                              4. [+]
                                                Natural Selection of Culture? by John Maynard Smith, pp. 11-12 - 1 Review
                                                1. Culture and the Evolutionary Process by Robert Boyd and Peter J. Richerson
                                              5. [+]
                                                Saint Cory and the Yellow Revolution by Ian Buruma, pp. 13-24 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Snap Revolution by James Fenton
                                                2. People Power: An Eyewitness History by Monina Allarey Mercado
                                                3. Crisis in the Philippines by John Bresnan
                                              6. [+]
                                                Insulin & Innocence by Alan Pryce-Jones, pp. 25-26 - 1 Review
                                                1. Reversal of Fortune by Alan M. Dershowitz
                                              7. [+]
                                                'Pintor Real' by Avigdor Arikha, pp. 27-35 - 1 Review
                                                1. Velazquez: Painter and Courtier by Jonathan Brown
                                              8. Visiting Gertrude and Alice by Maurice Grosser, pp. 36-38
                                              9. [+]
                                                Looking Backward by Ronald Steel, pp. 39-42 - 1 Review
                                                1. Thinking in Time by Richard E. Neustadt and Ernest R. May
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Last Idol by Neal Ascherson, pp. 43-45 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Kitchener: The Man Behind the Legend by Philip Warner
                                                2. The Kitchener Enigma by Trevor Royle
                                              11. [+]
                                                Master of Horror by D.J. Enright, pp. 46-49 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Karl Kraus: Apocalyptic Satirist by Edward Timms
                                                2. In These Great Times by Harry Zohn and Karl Kraus
                                                3. Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths by Karl Kraus and Harry Zohn
                                              12. [+]
                                                New Bards for Old by Robert M. Adams, pp. 50-54 - 9 Reviews
                                                1. Northrop Frye On Shakespeare by Northrop Frye
                                                2. Shakespeare and the Question of Theory by Patricia A. Parker and Geoffrey H. Hartman
                                                3. Shakespeare's Perjured Eye by Joel Fineman
                                                4. New Readings vs. Old Plays by Richard Levin
                                                5. The Devil's Party by Harriett Hawkins
                                                6. Shakespeare's English and Roman History Plays by Paul N. Siegel
                                                7. William Shakespeare by Terry Eagleton
                                                8. That Shakespearian Rag by Terence Hawkes
                                                9. Such is My Love by Joseph Pequigney
                                              13. [+]
                                                Now, Voyager by Charles Rosen, pp. 55-59 - 1 Review
                                                1. Voyage Into Substance by Barbara Maria Stafford
                                              14. Letters by Dexter Masters, Roger Dickinson, and Roger Draper, ..., pp. 60-64
                                              15. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                            4. [+]
                                              November 20, 1986 Issue = 15 Articles
                                              1. The Noble Liszt by Alfred Brendel, pp. 3-7
                                              2. [+]
                                                In Bed with the Victorians by Noel Annan, pp. 8-14 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Tender Passion by Peter Gay
                                              3. An Icelandic Saga by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 15-17
                                              4. [+]
                                                How Unpleasant to Meet Mr. Baudelaire! by Julian Barnes, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. Selected Letters of Charles Baudelaire by Rosemary Lloyd and Charles Baudelaire
                                              5. [+]
                                                The Survivor's Voice by Norman Davies, pp. 21-23 - 1 Review
                                                1. Shielding the Flame by Hanna Krall
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Nose Knows by Robert M. Adams, pp. 24-26 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. The Foul and the Fragrant by Alain Corbin
                                                2. Perfume by Patrick Suskind
                                              7. [+]
                                                Murderous Colombia by E.J. Hobsbawm, pp. 27-35 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. Human Rights in Colombia as President Barco Begins
                                                2. The Fruit Palace by Charles Nicholl
                                              8. The Unimportance of Being Oscar by Jonathan Lieberson, pp. 36-38
                                              9. [+]
                                                The Don Quixote of Diplomacy by Raymond Carr, pp. 39-41 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Count-Duke of Olivares by John H. Elliott
                                              10. [+]
                                                The Hunting of Wallace Stevens by Helen Vendler, pp. 42-47 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Wallace Stevens by Milton J. Bates
                                                2. Wallace Stevens by George S. Lensing
                                                3. Wallace Stevens: The Early Years, 1879-1923 by Joan Richardson
                                              11. [+]
                                                Right Man, Wrong Place by T.H. Breen, pp. 48-50 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Complete Works of Captain John Smith, 1580-1631 by Philip L. Barbour and John Smith
                                              12. [+]
                                                Anything Goes? by Peter Bauer, pp. 51-55 - 1 Review
                                                1. Emerging from Poverty by Gerald M. Meier
                                              13. [+]
                                                Conservative Revolutionary by Rudolf Peierls, pp. 56-57 - 1 Review
                                                1. Dilemmas of an Upright Man by J.L. Heilbron
                                              14. Letters by Charles Mohr, Alfred Kazin, and Patricia McBroom, ..., pp. 58-64
                                              15. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                            5. [+]
                                              December 4, 1986 Issue = 14 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                A House Is Not a Home by Diane Johnson, pp. 3-6 - 4 Reviews
                                                1. Home: A Short History of an Idea by Witold Rybczynski
                                                2. House by Tracy Kidder
                                                3. The Englishman's Room by Alvilde Lees-Milne
                                                4. Designs for Interiors by Stephen Calloway
                                              2. [+]
                                                Mr. Updike's Planet by Frederick Crews, pp. 7-14 - 1 Review
                                                1. Roger's Version by John Updike
                                              3. [+]
                                                Prisoner of Success by Jefferson Morley, pp. 15-20 - 1 Review
                                                1. Duarte: My Story by Jose Napoleon Duarte
                                              4. [+]
                                                An Excellent Man by John Bayley, pp. 21-22 - 1 Review
                                                1. Chekhov by Henri Troyat
                                              5. [+]
                                                A New New Testament by J.M. Cameron, pp. 23-27 - 1 Review
                                                1. The First Coming by Thomas Sheehan
                                              6. [+]
                                                Not So Common Man by Kenneth S. Davis, pp. 28-38 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Truman: The Rise to Power by Richard Lawrence Miller
                                                2. Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman
                                                3. Truman by Roy Jenkins
                                              7. [+]
                                                All in the Family by Rosemary Dinnage, p. 39 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Secret Trauma by Diana E.H. Russell
                                                2. The Original Sin by William Arens
                                                3. Forbidden Partners by James B. Twitchell
                                              8. [+]
                                                She's Got Rhythm by Denis Donoghue, pp. 40-43 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore by Patricia C. Willis and Marianne Moore
                                              9. [+]
                                                The Betrayed People by Margo Picken, pp. 44-48 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Funu: The Unfinished Saga of East Timor by Jose Ramos-Horta
                                                2. East Timor Violations of Human Rights
                                                3. Timor: A People Betrayed by James Dunn
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                                                Secrets of the Old One by Martin Gardner, pp. 49-50 - 1 Review
                                                1. Was Einstein Right? by Clifford M. Will
                                              11. [+]
                                                The Theater of Ethics by Bernard Knox, pp. 51-56 - 1 Review
                                                1. The Fragility of Goodness by Martha C. Nussbaum
                                              12. From a West-East Diary by Robert Craft, pp. 57-59
                                              13. Letters by Page Smith, Richard Ohmann, and C. Vann Woodward, ..., pp. 60-64
                                              14. Cover Drawing by David Levine
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                                              December 18, 1986 Issue = 16 Articles
                                              1. Afghanistan's Other War by Jeri Laber, pp. 3-7
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                                                City Lights by Mark Girouard, pp. 8-9 - 1 Review
                                                1. The City as a Work of Art by Donald J. Olsen
                                              3. [+]
                                                On the Edge of Revelation by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 10-12 - 1 Review
                                                1. Five Women by Robert Musil
                                              4. Japan by James Merrill, pp. 13-18
                                              5. [+]
                                                The Genius of George Herriman by Adam Gopnik, pp. 19-28 - 1 Review
                                                1. Krazy Kat: The Comic Art of George Herriman by Patrick McDonnell, Karen O'Connell, and Georgia Riley de Havenon, ...
                                              6. [+]
                                                The Wild Blue Yonder by Robert Towers, pp. 29-33 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. Diary of a Yuppie by Louis Auchincloss
                                                2. Pubis Angelical by Manuel Puig
                                                3. Paper Doll by Jim Shepard
                                              7. [+]
                                                The Americans in Space by James Fallows, pp. 34-48 - 3 Reviews
                                                1. The Heavens and the Earth by Walter A. McDougall
                                                2. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
                                                3. The Aerospace Plane by Stephen W. Korthals-Altes
                                              8. [+]
                                                Sex in the Head by Martha Nussbaum, pp. 49-52 - 1 Review
                                                1. Sexual Desire by Roger Scruton
                                              9. Out of Phase Again by Albert O. Hirschman, pp. 53-57
                                              10. [+]
                                                Gulp! by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 58-60 - 2 Reviews
                                                1. It by Stephen King
                                                2. Whirlwind by James Clavell
                                              11. [+]
                                                A Long Way from Poland by Selden Rodman, pp. 61-63 - 1 Review
                                                1. Poland's Caribbean Tragedy by Jan Pachonski and Reuel K. Wilson
                                              12. [+]
                                                Are Tyrants Necessary? by W.G. Runciman, pp. 64-65 - 1 Review
                                                1. At the Dawn of Tyranny by Eli Sagan
                                              13. [+]
                                                Catching Up with the Avant-garde by Roger Shattuck, pp. 66-74 - 8 Reviews
                                                1. Bohemian Paris by Jerrold Seigel
                                                2. Pleasures of the Belle Epoque by Charles Rearick
                                                3. France: Fin de Siecle by Eugen Weber
                                                4. Theory of the Avant-Garde by Peter Burger
                                                5. Poets, Prophets, and Revolutionaries by Charles Russell
                                                6. The Culture of Time and Space, 1880-1918 by Stephen Kern
                                                7. The Matrix of Modernism by Sanford Schwartz
                                                8. Mapping Literary Modernism by Ricardo J. Quinones
                                              14. On Fame and the Writer by Stephen Spender, p. 75
                                              15. Letters by Sherman E. Lee, Josua Bruyn, Joseph Alsop, and Eleanor Cook, ..., pp. 76-80
                                              16. Cover Illustration by George Herriman
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                                          Issues of 1987 = 21 Issues, 314 Articles
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                                            Issues of 1988 = 21 Issues, 337 Articles
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                                              Issues of 1989 = 20 Issues, 333 Articles
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                                              Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 201 Issues, 3,320 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1990 = 21 Issues, 345 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1991 = 20 Issues, 315 Articles
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                                                    Issues of 1992 = 20 Issues, 317 Articles
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                                                      Issues of 1993 = 20 Issues, 329 Articles
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                                                        Issues of 1994 = 20 Issues, 315 Articles
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                                                          Issues of 1995 = 20 Issues, 326 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1996 = 20 Issues, 335 Articles
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                                                              Issues of 1997 = 20 Issues, 328 Articles
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                                                                Issues of 1998 = 20 Issues, 344 Articles
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                                                                  Issues of 1999 = 20 Issues, 366 Articles
                                                                2. [+]
                                                                  Issues of the 2000s = 6 Years, 66 Issues, 1,270 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 2000 = 20 Issues, 380 Articles
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                                                                      Issues of 2005 = 1 Issue, 17 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of 2006 = 6 Issues, 97 Articles
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                                                                          Issues of 2007 = 9 Issues, 166 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 2008 = 13 Issues, 286 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 2009 = 17 Issues, 324 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 19 Issues, 402 Articles
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                                                                                Issues of 2010 = 19 Issues, 402 Articles