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The New York Review of Books, July 20, 1989, pp. 34-35
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                                                  Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1989 = 5 Issues, 84 Articles
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                                                    January 19, 1989 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                    1. What Was Revolutionary About the French Revolution? by Robert Darnton, pp. 3-10
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Best and Worst by John Bayley, pp. 11-12 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Dickens: A Biography by Fred Kaplan
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Distinguished Dissident by E.H. Gombrich, pp. 13-15 - 1 Review
                                                      1. James J. Gibson and the Psychology of Perception by Edward S. Reed
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The War of Southern Aggression by James M. McPherson, pp. 16-20 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. John C. Calhoun and the Price of Union by John Niven
                                                      2. Secret and Sacred by Carol Bleser and James Henry Hammond
                                                      3. Origins of Southern Radicalism by Lacy K. Ford, Jr.
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                                                      The Silver Fox by Lord Zuckerman, pp. 21-24 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Master of the Game by Strobe Talbott
                                                    6. My House by Primo Levi, p. 25
                                                    7. The Intimidated Press by Anthony Lewis, pp. 26-28
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      How Rembrandt Made It by David Freedberg, pp. 29-30 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Rembrandt's Enterprise by Svetlana Alpers
                                                    9. The Price China Has Paid by Liu Binyan, Nathan Gardels, and Merle Goldman, pp. 31-35
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      A Case of the American Jitters by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 36-37 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Last Notes from Home by Frederick Exley
                                                      2. A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley
                                                      3. Pages from a Cold Island by Frederick Exley
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Rewriting the Iran-Contra Story by Theodore Draper, pp. 38-45 - 5 Reviews
                                                      1. Men of Zeal by William S. Cohen and George J. Mitchell
                                                      2. Guts and Glory by Ben Bradlee, Jr.
                                                      3. The Iranian Triangle by Samuel Segev
                                                      4. Perilous Statecraft by Michael A. Ledeen
                                                      5. Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus
                                                    12. Coriolanus Without Rome by Garry Wills, pp. 46-47
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                                                      Scapegoats by G.R. Elton, pp. 48-49 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Myth of Ritual Murder by R. Po-chia Hsia
                                                    14. The Songlines Quartet by Bruce Chatwin, pp. 50-51
                                                    15. A Turn in Atlanta by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 52-57
                                                    16. Gorbachev in Armenia by Murray Kempton, p. 58
                                                    17. The New 'Ulysses' by Philip Gaskell, Peter du Sautoy, Clive Hart, and Roma Wandmutt, ..., p. 58
                                                    18. Letters by Natalie Z. Davis, Istvan Deak, and Carl E. Schorske, ..., pp. 59-64
                                                    19. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  2. [+]
                                                    February 2, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. China's Despair and China's Hope by Fang Lizhi, p. 3
                                                    2. Poem by John Hollander, pp. 4-5
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Rules of the Game by Gabriele Annan, p. 6 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Utz by Bruce Chatwin
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Engaged Philosopher by Stuart Hampshire, pp. 7-9 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Bertrand Russell: A Political Life by Alan Ryan
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Facing Up to the Nazis by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 10-15 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Withstanding Hitler in Germany, 1933-45 by Michael Balfour
                                                      2. Robert Ley: Hitler's Labor Front Leader by Ronald Smelser
                                                      3. Goring: A Biography by David Irving
                                                      4. The Unmasterable Past by Charles S. Maier
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Dorrit Without Politics by Garry Wills, pp. 16-18 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Little Dorrit (1988 Film) by Christine Edzard
                                                    7. The Shroud of Mahfouz by Anton Shammas, pp. 19-21
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Johns by William Gass, pp. 22-27 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Jasper Johns: Work Since 1974 by Mark Rosenthal and Jasper Johns
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Do Nuclear Weapons Matter? by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 28-31 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Danger and Survival by McGeorge Bundy
                                                    10. Schubert's Last Sonatas by Alfred Brendel, pp. 32-35
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Unkind to Animals by Peter Singer, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Animal Liberators by Susan Sperling
                                                    12. [+]
                                                      The Devil and the Flesh by W.H.C. Frend, pp. 39-40 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Body and Society by Peter Brown
                                                    13. An Open Letter to Fidel Castro by Nestor Almendros, p. 41
                                                    14. [+]
                                                      Flight from Philosophy by Michael Walzer, pp. 42-43 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Conquest of Politics by Benjamin Barber
                                                    15. Village Prose by Kathleen Parthe and Sergei Kovalyov, p. 44
                                                    16. Letters by Edwin O. Guthman, Garry Wills, and Barbara Sproul, ..., pp. 45-48
                                                    17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  3. [+]
                                                    February 16, 1989 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                    1. The Rights of Gorbachev by I.F. Stone, pp. 3-7
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Queen Bee by Eleanor Perenyi, pp. 8-9 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. A Book of Bees by Sue Hubbell
                                                      2. A Country Year by Sue Hubbell
                                                    3. The Origin of the Universe by Victor Weisskopf, pp. 10-14
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Message from Mao by Jonathan Mirsky, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Edgar Snow: A Biography by John Maxwell Hamilton
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Intruders in the Dust by Robert Towers, pp. 18-19 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Paris Trout by Pete Dexter
                                                      2. Shine Hawk by Charlie Smith
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Getting FDR's Ear by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., pp. 20-22 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Dealers and Dreamers by Joseph P. Lash
                                                      2. Liberal by Jordan A. Schwarz
                                                      3. Saving Capitalism by James S. Olson
                                                      4. Harry Hopkins by George T. McJimsey
                                                    7. With Tenure by David Lehman, p. 23
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Rise of the Homeless by Sue Halpern, pp. 24-27 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Rachel and Her Children by Jonathan Kozol
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      A South Sea Renaissance by Clifford Geertz, pp. 28-29 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce, 1450-1680, Vol. I by Anthony Reid
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      1588 and All That by J.R. Hale, pp. 30-32 - 5 Reviews
                                                      1. The Spanish Armada by Colin Martin and Geoffrey Parker
                                                      2. The Armada by Garrett Mattingly
                                                      3. Armada by Peter Padfield
                                                      4. The Spanish Armada by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
                                                      5. The Enterprise of England by Roger Whiting
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Tin Cans in the Rockies by Robert M. Adams, pp. 33-34 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Pilot and the Passenger by Leo Marx
                                                      2. Ansel Adams: Letters and Images, 1916-1984 by Mary Street Alinder, Andrea Gray Stillman, and Ansel Adams, ...
                                                    12. Jews and Geniuses by Robert Craft, pp. 35-37
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      Suitcase in Harlem by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 38-43 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Life of Langston Hughes: Vol. I, 1902-1941 by Arnold Rampersad
                                                      2. The Life of Langston Hughes: Vol. II, 1941-1967 by Arnold Rampersad
                                                    14. Artificial Intelligence and the Chinese Room by Elhanan Motzkin and John R. Searle, p. 44
                                                    15. Letters by Martin Gardner, David Leverenz, and Thomas Flanagan, ..., pp. 45-48
                                                    16. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  4. [+]
                                                    March 2, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Juggler's Code by Garry Wills, p. 3 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow
                                                    2. On Bruce Chatwin by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 4-5
                                                    3. An Interview with Andrei Sakharov by Andrei Sakharov, pp. 6-7
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The Double Life of Benazir Bhutto by Ian Buruma, pp. 8-11 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Daughter of Destiny by Benazir Bhutto
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      The Road to Polygamy by Lawrence Stone, pp. 12-15 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Putting Asunder by Roderick Phillips
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      The Divided Liberal by Robert O. Paxton, pp. 16-18 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Tocqueville: A Biography by Andre Jardin
                                                      2. Tocqueville and the Two Democracies by Jean-Claude Lamberti
                                                    7. All the Rage in China by Frederic Wakeman Jr.#2, pp. 19-21
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Sad Captain of Criticism by Denis Donoghue, pp. 22-24 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Ruin the Sacred Truths by Harold Bloom
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      So, and Not So by D.J. Enright, p. 25 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
                                                    10. The Book Burning by Salman Rushdie, p. 26
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Tolstoy in Embryo by Robert M. Adams, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                                                      1. A Tinker and a Poor Man by Christopher Hill
                                                    12. The Primal Scene of Education by E.D. Hirsch, Jr., pp. 29-34
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      The United Tates by Monroe K. Spears, pp. 35-37 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Close Connections by Ann Waldron
                                                      2. The Lytle-Tate Letters by Thomas Daniel Young, Elizabeth Sarcone, and Andrew Lytle, ...
                                                    14. Rewriting the Iran-Contra Story by Michael A. Ledeen, Jane Mayer, and Doyle McManus, ..., pp. 38-39
                                                    15. The War on Cocaine by Ann B. Wrobleski, Victor Mosquera Chaux, and Michael Massing, ..., p. 40
                                                    16. Letters by Albert Goldman, Luc Sante, and Isaac Kramnick, pp. 41-44
                                                    17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  5. [+]
                                                    March 30, 1989 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Reddening of America by Roger Shattuck, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                                      1. A Turn in the South by V.S. Naipaul
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Do We Have What It Takes? by Andrew Hacker, pp. 6-8 - 1 Review
                                                      1. More Like Us by James Fallows
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      The Dark Legacy of the Enlightenment by Garry Wills, pp. 9-11 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Image of the Black in Western Art, Vol. IV, Part 1 by Hugh Honour
                                                      2. The Image of the Black in Western Art, Vol. IV, Part 2 by Hugh Honour
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Inside the Whale by Neal Ascherson, pp. 12-14 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Essential Gesture by Nadine Gordimer and Stephen Clingman
                                                      2. The Novels of Nadine Gordimer by Stephen Clingman
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Dangerous Liaisons by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 15-19 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Deadly Embrace by Anthony Read and David Fisher
                                                      2. Between Churchill and Stalin by Steven Merritt Miner
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Software Wars by Robert M. Adams, pp. 20-21 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Hence by Brad Leithauser
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Desperate Over Drugs by Michael Massing, pp. 22-26 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. The Pizza Connection by Shana Alexander
                                                      2. The Cocaine Wars by Paul Eddy, Hugo Sabogal, and Sara Walden
                                                      3. Sealing the Borders by Peter Reuter, Gordon Crawford, and Jonathan Cave, ...
                                                      4. Kings of Cocaine: Inside the Medellin Cartel by Guy Gugliotta and Jeff Leen
                                                      5. Desperados by Elaine Shannon
                                                      6. White Rabbit by Martha A. Morrison
                                                      7. The American Disease by David F. Musto
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Confidence Boy by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Making of a Senator: Dan Quayle by Richard F. Fenno, Jr.
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      The Ends of Slavery by David Brion Davis, pp. 29-34 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Stedman's Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman, Richard Price, and Sally Price, ...
                                                      2. The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776-1848 by Robin Blackburn
                                                      3. The Arrogance of Race by George M. Fredrickson
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      The Revel's Ended by Denis Donoghue, pp. 35-36 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Any Old Iron by Anthony Burgess
                                                    11. Moscow by Abraham Brumberg, pp. 37-42
                                                    12. A Tale of Two Governments by Murray Kempton, p. 43
                                                    13. The New 'Ulysses' by Hans Walter Gabler, Alistair McCleery, and Charles Rossman, ..., pp. 43-44
                                                    14. Letters by Menahem Fogel, Avishai Margalit, and Samuel Z. Klausner, ..., pp. 45-48
                                                    15. Cover Photograph by Eugene Richards
                                                2. [+]
                                                  Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1989 = 6 Issues, 95 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    April 13, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Power of Delight by John Bayley, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Letters and Drawings of Bruno Schulz by Jerzy Ficowski and Bruno Schulz
                                                    2. On Bruno Schulz by Witold Gombrowicz, pp. 5-7
                                                    3. A Talk with Arafat by Robert O. Freedman, pp. 8-10
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The Two French Revolutions by Norman Hampson, pp. 11-14 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Citizens by Simon Schama
                                                      2. The French Revolution by George F.E. Rude
                                                    5. TV by Jonathan Lieberson, pp. 15-20
                                                    6. Black vs. White in Chicago by Thomas Byrne Edsall, pp. 21-23
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      The Upper Class and the Underworld by Noel Annan, pp. 24-29 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Mask of Treachery by John Costello
                                                      2. The Master Spy by Phillip Knightley
                                                      3. The Wilson Plot by David Leigh
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Pleasures of Paine by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Thomas Paine by A.J. Ayer
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Some Like It Hot by E.J. Hobsbawm, pp. 32-34 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Swing Era by Gunther Schuller
                                                      2. Early Jazz by Gunther Schuller
                                                      3. Meet Me at Jim and Andy's by Gene Lees
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Hermits and Fools by David Lodge, pp. 35-36 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies
                                                    11. An Affair of the Heart by Robert Craft, pp. 37-38
                                                    12. The Debt Addiction by Felix Rohatyn, pp. 39-42
                                                    13. Words and Music by Virgil Thomson, p. 43
                                                    14. The New PLO? by Scott MacLeod, pp. 44-49
                                                    15. 'The Primal Scene of Education' by Herbert Kohl and E.D. Hirsch, Jr., pp. 50-51
                                                    16. Letters by Berkley A. Lynch, Susan Sperling, and Peter Singer, ..., pp. 52-56
                                                    17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  2. [+]
                                                    April 27, 1989 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Fate of Paul Robeson by Murray Kempton, pp. 3-7 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Paul Robeson: A Biography by Martin Bauml Duberman
                                                    2. Romania by William Pfaff, pp. 8-9
                                                    3. The Fall of a Great Museum by John Pope-Hennessy, pp. 10-14
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      On the Bum by Luc Sante, pp. 15-17 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. You Can't Win by Jack Black
                                                      2. Boxcar Bertha by Bertha Thompson and Ben L. Reitman
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      The Science of Metamorphoses by R.C. Lewontin, pp. 18-21 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Controlling Life by Philip J. Pauly
                                                      2. Topobiology by Gerald M. Edelman
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      High Romance by Gabriele Annan, pp. 22-23 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Jigsaw by Sybille Bedford
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Look Back on Burton by John Osborne, pp. 24-26 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Richard Burton by Melvyn Bragg
                                                    8. A Lost Chance to Save the Jews? by Conor Cruise O'Brien, pp. 27-35
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      The Unhappy Winner by David Cannadine, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Harold Macmillan: Vol. I, 1894-1956 by Alistair Horne
                                                    10. Fighting Back in Prague by Jeri Laber, pp. 39-40
                                                    11. A Statement to the Court by Vaclav Havel, p. 41
                                                    12. [+]
                                                      The Friendly Fascist by Robert O. Paxton, pp. 42-43 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Communism and Collaboration by Paul Jankowski
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      The Explorer by Helen Vendler, pp. 44-47 - 1 Review
                                                      1. I. A. Richards: His Life and Work by John Paul Russo
                                                    14. A Memory of James Baldwin by Mary McCarthy, pp. 48-49
                                                    15. [+]
                                                      Mystery Women by Robert Towers, pp. 50-52 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
                                                      2. A Theft by Saul Bellow
                                                      3. The Whiteness of Bones by Susanna Moore
                                                    16. [+]
                                                      No Man's Land by James Joll, pp. 53-56 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. The Rites of Spring by Modris Eksteins
                                                      2. The Lost Voices of World War I by Tim Cross
                                                      3. Passion and Rebellion by Stephen Eric Bronner and Douglas Kellner
                                                      4. German Liberalism and the Dissolution of the Weimar Party System, 1918-1933 by Larry Eugene Jones
                                                    17. 'Do Nuclear Weapons Matter?' by Gar Alperovitz and Stanley Hoffmann, p. 57
                                                    18. Letters by Samuel J. Eldersveld, Neal Zaslaw, and Alfred Brendel, ..., pp. 58-64
                                                  3. [+]
                                                    May 18, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Citizen Updike by Elizabeth Hardwick, pp. 3-8 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Self-Consciousness by John Updike
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Good Night, Sweet Princes by Ian Buruma, pp. 9-12 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Raj by Gita Mehta
                                                      2. Maharaja by Andrew Robinson
                                                    3. In Gorbachev's Courts by George P. Fletcher, pp. 13-19
                                                    4. Giacometti's Code by Avigdor Arikha, pp. 20-24
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Distrusting Economics by Alan Ryan, pp. 25-27 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Passions Within Reason by Robert H. Frank
                                                      2. Trust by Diego Gambetta
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Goldwynism by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 28-33 - 11 Reviews
                                                      1. Goldwyn: A Biography by A. Scott Berg
                                                      2. An Empire of Their Own by Neal Gabler
                                                      3. The Search for Sam Goldwyn by Carol Easton
                                                      4. The Hollywood Studios by Ethan Mordden
                                                      5. Thinking Tuna Fish, Talking Death by Robert Scheer
                                                      6. Inventing the Dream by Kevin Starr
                                                      7. City of Nets by Otto Friedrich
                                                      8. John Ford: A Biography by Andrew Sinclair
                                                      9. The Deer Park by Norman Mailer
                                                      10. Hollywood Glamor Portraits by John Kobal
                                                      11. The Image Makers by Paul Trent
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Should Genes Be Screened? by Max F. Perutz, pp. 34-36 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Proceed With Caution by Neil A. Holtzman
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Czech Mates by D.J. Enright, pp. 37-38 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. I Served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal
                                                      2. My First Loves by Ivan Klima
                                                      3. Catapult by Vladimir Paral
                                                      4. Sins for Father Knox by Josef Skvorecky
                                                    9. The Magic Flute by Bohumil Hrabal, p. 39
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      I Porni by Robert M. Adams, p. 40 - 1 Review
                                                      1. I Modi: The Sixteen Pleasures by Giulio Romano
                                                    11. The Battle Inside NATO by Simon Head, pp. 41-46
                                                    12. [+]
                                                      A Master of the Middle Ages by Maurice Keen, pp. 47-49 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Medieval Civilization, 400-1500 by Jacques Le Goff
                                                      2. The Medieval Imagination by Jacques Le Goff
                                                      3. Your Money or Your Life by Jacques Le Goff
                                                    13. Mozart a la Mode by Joseph Kerman, pp. 50-52
                                                    14. Sad New El Salvador by Michael Massing, pp. 53-59
                                                    15. 'The Two French Revolutions' by Simon Schama and Norman Hampson, p. 60
                                                    16. Letters by M.F. Perutz, Noel Annan, and Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, ..., pp. 61-64
                                                    17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  4. [+]
                                                    June 1, 1989 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Real Thing by Henry Gifford, pp. 3-6 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. On the Golden Porch by Tatyana Tolstaya
                                                      2. The New Soviet Fiction by Sergei Zalygin
                                                      3. Balancing Acts by Helena Goscilo
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      The Bartered Bride by Ian Buruma, pp. 7-11 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. In Our Image by Stanley Karnow
                                                      2. Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Remembering Orson Welles by Gore Vidal, pp. 12-15 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Citizen Welles by Frank Brady
                                                      2. The Big Brass Ring by Orson Welles
                                                    4. The Gorbachev Project by George Soros, pp. 16-18
                                                    5. The History of Arnold Toynbee by George F. Kennan, pp. 19-22
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      A Deficit of Civic Courage by Benjamin M. Friedman, pp. 23-26 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Report of the National Economic Commission
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      The Raj Quartet by Christopher Hill, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The British Isles by Hugh Kearney
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Patron Saint of Neo-Pop by Robert Hughes, pp. 29-32 - 1 Review
                                                      1. America by Jean Baudrillard
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Winners by J.M. Cameron, p. 33 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Grey Is the Color of Hope by Irina Ratushinskaya
                                                      2. Fear No Evil by Natan Sharansky
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Exiles by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 34-36 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Latecomers by Anita Brookner
                                                      2. Baumgartner's Bombay by Anita Desai
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      The Master of the Ordinary by Derek Walcott, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Philip Larkin: Collected Poems by Anthony Thwaite and Philip Larkin
                                                    12. 'The Scandal of Ulysses' by Alistair McCleery and John Kidd, p. 40
                                                    13. Letters by Martin Bauml Duberman, Murray Kempton, and Abraham Brumberg, ..., pp. 41-44
                                                    14. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  5. [+]
                                                    June 15, 1989 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                    1. The Springtime of Two Nations by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 3-9
                                                    2. Why Noriega Wins by Murray Kempton, pp. 10-11
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      The Old Devil by Gabriele Annan, pp. 12-14 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Difficulties with Girls by Kingsley Amis
                                                      2. John Dollar by Marianne Wiggins
                                                    4. Evangels of Abortion by Garry Wills, pp. 15-21
                                                    5. The Rising Star of the German Right by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 22-24
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Who Are There Coming to the Sacrifice? by Jasper Griffin, pp. 25-27 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Vol. I by Martin Bernal
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      What Dreams Are Made Of by Brian Farrell, pp. 28-32 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Dreaming Brain by J. Allan Hobson
                                                    8. Cuba: The Human Rights Show by Aryeh Neier, pp. 33-35
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Winston Agonistes by David Cannadine, pp. 36-42 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Vol. II by William Manchester
                                                      2. Churchill's War, Vol. I by David Irving
                                                      3. Winston S. Churchill, Vol. VIII by Martin Gilbert
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Who Killed Carlo Tresca? by Daniel Aaron, pp. 43-45 - 1 Review
                                                      1. All the Right Enemies by Dorothy Gallagher
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Lament for Russia by Norman Davies, pp. 46-48 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Time of Troubles by Terence Emmons and Iurii Vladimirovich Got'e
                                                    12. The Settlers by Robert I. Friedman, pp. 49-56
                                                    13. 'Jews and Geniuses' by Richard F. Taruskin and Robert Craft, p. 57
                                                    14. Letters by Sanjay Amin, Colin Wilson, Martin Gardner, and Kevin Sweeney, ..., pp. 58-64
                                                    15. Cover Photograph by Marie-Laure de Decker
                                                  6. [+]
                                                    June 29, 1989 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                    1. China's Spring by Orville Schell, pp. 3-8
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Los Olvidados by Bernard Knox, pp. 9-12 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Kindness of Strangers by John Boswell
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Romance Incarnate by Robert B. Martin, pp. 13-14 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality by Emily W. Sunstein
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The Mississippi Horrors by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Dark Journey by Neil R. McMillen
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      The Incredible Shrinking Man by Jonathan Mirsky, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao by Roderick MacFarquhar, Timothy Cheek, and Eugene Wu, ...
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      The Rise and Fall of Vienna's Jews by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 21-25 - 6 Reviews
                                                      1. The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph by Robert S. Wistrich
                                                      2. Vienna and Its Jews by George E. Berkley
                                                      3. A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670-1918 by William O. McCagg, Jr.
                                                      4. The Rise of Political Anti-Semitism in Germany and Austria by Peter G.J. Pulzer
                                                      5. The Viennese by Paul Hofmann
                                                      6. Vienna and the Jews, 1867-1938 by Steven Beller
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      The Liberal Goya by Robert Hughes, pp. 26-31 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Goya and the Spirit of Enlightenment by Alfonso E. Perez Sanchez and Eleanor A. Sayre, ...
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Strange Case of Paul de Man by Denis Donoghue, pp. 32-37 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Wartime Journalism, 1939-1943 by Paul de Man, Werner Hamacher, Neil Hertz, and Thomas Keenan, ...
                                                      2. Responses: On Paul de Man's Wartime Journalism by Werner Hamacher, Neil Hertz, and Thomas Keenan
                                                      3. Critical Writings, 1953-1978 by Paul de Man and Lindsay Waters
                                                      4. Reading de Man Reading by Lindsay Waters and Wlad Godzich
                                                    9. The Chinese Intellectuals and the Revolt by Perry Link, pp. 38-41
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Golden Boy by James Atlas, pp. 42-46 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Passage From Home by Isaac Rosenfeld
                                                      2. Preserving the Hunger by Mark Shechner and Isaac Rosenfeld
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      A Gent of Dissent by Ronald Steel, pp. 47-48 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Price of Empire by J. William Fulbright and Seth P. Tillman
                                                    12. The Great Abortion Case by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 49-52
                                                    13. Letters by Michael Scammell, Pal Veress, and Howard Schuman, ..., pp. 53-56
                                                    14. Cover Photograph by Abbas
                                                3. [+]
                                                  Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1989 = 3 Issues, 59 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    July 20, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Emperor's Clothes by McGeorge Bundy, pp. 3-6 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Minds at War by Steven Kull
                                                    2. Water Music by Geoffrey O'Brien, p. 7
                                                    3. The End of the Chinese Revolution by Roderick MacFarquhar, pp. 8-10
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Bad Behavior by Bernard Williams, pp. 11-13 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Intellectuals by Paul M. Johnson
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Precious Stones by Jasper Griffin, pp. 14-15 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Imperial Spoils by Christopher Hitchens
                                                      2. The Elgins, 1766-1917 by Sydney Checkland
                                                    6. What Khomeini Did by Shaul Bakhash, pp. 16-18
                                                    7. One Size Fits All: A Critical Essay by David Lehman, p. 19
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Democrats on the Take by Thomas Byrne Edsall, pp. 20-22 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Fluctuating Fortunes by David Vogel
                                                      2. Honest Graft by Brooks Jackson
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      The Real Japan by James Fallows, pp. 23-28 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
                                                      2. Trading Places by Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr.
                                                    10. The Curse of the Man Who Could See the Little Fish at the Bottom of the Ocean by Simon Leys, p. 29
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      The Raw and the Cooked by Robert Towers, pp. 30-31 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Dead Languages by David Shields
                                                      2. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
                                                    12. Letters from the Other China by Fang Lizhi and Orville Schell, pp. 32-33
                                                    13. Cruel and Usual Punishment by Jeri Laber, pp. 34-35
                                                    14. [+]
                                                      Artemisia's Revenge? by Francis Haskell, pp. 36-38 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Artemisia Gentileschi by Mary D. Garrard
                                                      2. Pietro Testa, 1612-1650 by Elizabeth Cropper
                                                    15. [+]
                                                      The Parting of the Twains by Frederick Crews, pp. 39-43 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Dark Twins by Susan Gillman
                                                      2. Mark Twain and Science by Sherwood Cummings
                                                    16. Letters by George Stevens, Jr., John Gregory Dunne, and Maurice Halperin, ..., pp. 44-48
                                                    17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  2. [+]
                                                    August 17, 1989 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Guest of the Age by Ronald Steel, pp. 3-4 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Sketches from a Life by George F. Kennan
                                                      2. George Kennan and the Dilemmas of U.S. Foreign Policy by David Allan Mayers
                                                      3. Kennan and the Art of Foreign Policy by Anders Stephanson
                                                    2. Pro-Life Pro by Philip Roth, p. 5
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Living with Trollope by John Bayley, pp. 6-7 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Chronicler of Barsetshire by R.H. Super
                                                      2. Trollope by Stephen Wall
                                                      3. He Knew She Was Right by Jane Nardin
                                                    4. Naming the Animals by Anthony Hecht, p. 8
                                                    5. Revolution in Hungary in Poland by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 9-14
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Microscopy by Brad Leithauser, p. 15 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      The Real Leonardo by Charles Hope, pp. 16-18 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Leonardo on Painting by Martin Kemp, Margaret Walker, and Leonardo da Vinci, ...
                                                      2. Michelangelo and His Drawings by Michael Hirst
                                                    8. The Threat to Gorbachev by Peter Reddaway, pp. 19-24
                                                    9. A Speech to the People's Congress by Andrei Sakharov, p. 25
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Four Prized Poets by Helen Vendler, pp. 26-30 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Blackbird Bye Bye by April Bernard
                                                      2. The Night Parade by Edward Hirsch
                                                      3. Acrimony by Michael Hofmann
                                                      4. The Daylight Moon by Les A. Murray
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      The Grand Decider by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 31-36 - 8 Reviews
                                                      1. The Warrior Queens by Antonia Fraser
                                                      2. A Country Made by War by Geoffrey Perret
                                                      3. The Wages of War by Richard Severo and Lewis Milford
                                                      4. Technology and War by Martin van Creveld
                                                      5. Of Arms and Men by Robert L. O'Connell
                                                      6. The Price of Admiralty by John Keegan
                                                      7. War: Ends and Means by Paul Seabury and Angelo Codevilla
                                                      8. The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution by Robert Jervis
                                                    12. Jerusalem by Amos Elon, pp. 37-39
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      Spook of Spooks by Thomas Powers, p. 40 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Deception by Edward Jay Epstein
                                                    14. Romania by William Pfaff, p. 41
                                                    15. Isaiah Berlin at Eighty by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 42-45
                                                    16. [+]
                                                      Dithering in Nicaragua by James Chace, pp. 46-51 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Condemned to Repetition by Robert A. Pastor
                                                      2. Somoza Falling by Anthony Lake
                                                      3. War and Peace in Central America by Frank McNeil
                                                      4. Agony in the Garden by Edward R.F. Sheehan
                                                    17. [+]
                                                      Sad Young Men by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 52-53 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Moon Palace by Paul Auster
                                                      2. Closer by Dennis Cooper
                                                      3. Boomerang by Barry Hannah
                                                    18. Revelations of the North Trial by Theodore Draper, pp. 54-59
                                                    19. Letters by Larry McMurtry, Karen Kennerly, and Edward Witten, ..., pp. 60-64
                                                    20. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  3. [+]
                                                    September 28, 1989 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Oh What a Lovely War! by Noel Annan, pp. 3-8 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Wartime by Paul Fussell
                                                      2. Living Through the Blitz by Tom Harrisson
                                                      3. The Battle of Britain by Richard Hough and Denis Richards
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Betrayal by Victor Erofeev, pp. 9-12 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Russia House by John le Carre
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      About the European House by Neal Ascherson, pp. 13-15 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Europe, Europe by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
                                                    4. The Faces of Joseph Campbell by Brendan Gill, pp. 16-19
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Fleeting Impressionism by Jack Flam, pp. 20-25 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society by Robert L. Herbert
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Converging on Peace? by Lord Zuckerman, pp. 26-31 - 1 Review
                                                      1. World at Peace
                                                    7. Why China's Rulers Fear Democracy by John K. Fairbank, pp. 32-33
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      A Poet and Her Myths by A. Alvarez, pp. 34-36 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Bitter Fame by Anne Stevenson
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      The Pizza Is Burning! by Murray Kempton, pp. 37-38 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Do the Right Thing (1989 Film) by Spike Lee
                                                      2. Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee and Lisa Jones
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Haggling Presences by Denis Donoghue, pp. 39-43 - 5 Reviews
                                                      1. For Every Sin by Aharon Appelfeld
                                                      2. The Immortal Bartfuss by Aron Appelfeld
                                                      3. Five Seasons by A.B. Yehoshua
                                                      4. His Daughter by Yoram Kaniuk
                                                      5. See Under: Love by David Grossman
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Shakespeare's Double Vision by E.A.J. Honigmann, pp. 44-46 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Shakespeare: The Four Romances by Robert M. Adams
                                                    12. The Future of Abortion by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 47-51
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      The Not-So-Spiritual East by James Sterba, pp. 52-54 - 1 Review
                                                      1. God's Dust by Ian Buruma
                                                    14. How Free Is the Soviet Press? by Michael Massing, pp. 55-58
                                                    15. The Gap Between the Writer and the Reader by Nadine Gordimer, pp. 59-61
                                                    16. On George Ortiz by Bruce Chatwin, p. 62
                                                    17. [+]
                                                      The Incomprehensible Holocaust by Istvan Deak, pp. 63-71 - 16 Reviews
                                                      1. Why Did the Heavens Not Darken? by Arno J. Mayer
                                                      2. The Krakow Ghetto and the Plaszow Camp Remembered by Malvina Graf
                                                      3. Some Dare to Dream by Frieda Frome
                                                      4. Double Identity by Zofia S. Kubar
                                                      5. Life With a Star by Jiri Weil
                                                      6. From That Place and Time by Lucy S. Dawidowicz
                                                      7. The Jews and the Poles in World War II by Stefan Korbonski
                                                      8. And I Am Afraid of My Dreams by Wanda Potawska
                                                      9. Doctor #117641: A Holocaust Memoir by Louis J. Micheels
                                                      10. Eva's Story by Eva Schloss and Evelyn Julia Kent
                                                      11. Unbroken by Len Crome
                                                      12. Lodz Ghetto by Alan Adelson, Robert Lapides, and Marek Web
                                                      13. Soldiers of Evil by Tom Segev
                                                      14. The Holocaust in History by Michael R. Marrus
                                                      15. Unanswered Questions by Francois Furet
                                                      16. Modernity and the Holocaust by Zygmunt Bauman
                                                    18. A Letter to the Polish Electorate by Lech Walesa, p. 72
                                                    19. An Exchange on the Deficit by Robert Eisner and Benjamin Friedman, p. 73
                                                    20. An Exchange on Mark Twain by Garry Wills, Wendy Lesser, Susan Gillman, and Frederick Crews, ..., p. 74
                                                    21. Letters by Roger Scruton, Bernard Williams, and Martin Bernal, ..., pp. 75-80
                                                    22. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                4. [+]
                                                  Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1989 = 6 Issues, 95 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    October 12, 1989 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      White Magic by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 3-7 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Persuasions of the Witch's Craft by T.M. Luhrmann
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Chaste Lovers by Gabriele Annan, pp. 8-10 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Count d'Orgel's Ball by Raymond Radiguet
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Making Way for Hitler by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 11-16 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. How War Came by Donald Cameron Watt
                                                      2. Chamberlain and Roosevelt by William R. Rock
                                                      3. Icebreaker by Viktor Suvorov
                                                    4. After the Massacres by Simon Leys, pp. 17-18
                                                    5. Digging in a Footlocker by Walter McDonald, p. 19
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Trickster Tales by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 20-24 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. The Terrible Twos by Ishmael Reed
                                                      2. The Terrible Threes by Ishmael Reed
                                                      3. The Free-Lance Pallbearers by Ishmael Reed
                                                      4. Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed
                                                      5. The Last Days of Louisiana Red by Ishmael Reed
                                                      6. New and Collected Poems by Ishmael Reed
                                                      7. Writin' Is Fightin' by Ishmael Reed
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      In Bed with Social Science by Diane Johnson, pp. 25-27 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Sex and Morality in the U.S. by Albert D. Klassen, Colin J. Williams, and Eugene E. Levitt, ...
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      The Prophet by H.R. Trevor-Roper, pp. 28-33 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Arnold J. Toynbee: A Life by William H. McNeill
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Mr. Memory by Garry Wills, p. 34 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Bellarosa Connection by Saul Bellow
                                                    10. How to Kill Arms Control by Lord Zuckerman, pp. 35-39
                                                    11. Caesar at the Bastille by Jan Kott, pp. 40-42
                                                    12. [+]
                                                      How the North Nearly Lost by James M. McPherson, pp. 43-45 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Two Great Rebel Armies by Richard M. McMurry
                                                      2. Stonewall Jackson by John Bowers
                                                      3. The Civil War Papers of George B. McClellan by Stephen W. Sears and George B. McClellan
                                                      4. Fighting for the Confederacy by Gary W. Gallagher and Edward Porter Alexander #2, ...
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      Her Majesty's Secret by Peter Jenkins, pp. 46-48 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Enchanted Glass by Tom Nairn
                                                    14. [+]
                                                      Outside Baseball by Wilfrid Sheed, pp. 49-53 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. Summer of '49 by David Halberstam
                                                      2. The Progress of the Seasons by George V. Higgins
                                                      3. Necessities by Phillip M. Hoose
                                                      4. Blackball Stars by John B. Holway
                                                      5. Crash: The Life and Times of Dick Allen by Dick Allen and Tim Whitaker
                                                      6. The Story of My Life by Hank Greenberg and Ira Berkow
                                                      7. Out of the Blue by Orel Hershiser and Jerry B. Jenkins
                                                    15. Should World Psychiatry Readmit the Soviets? by Peter Reddaway, pp. 54-57
                                                    16. [+]
                                                      Who Killed George Polk? by C.M. Woodhouse, pp. 58-62 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Salonika Bay Murder by Edmund Keeley
                                                    17. [+]
                                                      Affirmative Action by Andrew Hacker, pp. 63-68 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
                                                      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
                                                      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
                                                      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
                                                      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Williams, Jr., ...
                                                      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
                                                      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
                                                    18. Letters by Charles L. Griswold, Jr., Denis Donoghue, and Donald Neff, ..., pp. 69-72
                                                    19. Cover Drawing detail by Edward Gorey
                                                  2. [+]
                                                    October 26, 1989 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Whistling in the Pentagon by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 3-6 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The Pentagonists by A. Ernest Fitzgerald
                                                      2. New Weapons, Old Politics by Thomas L. McNaugher
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Balancing Act by Robert Adams, p. 7 - 1 Review
                                                      1. A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      The Secret Agent by Robert I. Friedman, pp. 8-12 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Territory of Lies by Wolf Blitzer
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The Narcissistic South by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 13-17 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture by Charles Reagan Wilson, William R. Ferris, and Anna J. Abadie, ...
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Being and Dying by William Gass, pp. 18-20 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Encyclopedia of the Dead by Danilo Kis
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Up from Beethoven by Philip Gossett, pp. 21-26 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Nineteenth-Century Music by Carl Dahlhaus
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Stories from the Ice Age by Jonathan Mirsky, pp. 27-30 - 4 Reviews
                                                      1. Spring Bamboo by Jeanne Tai
                                                      2. I Myself Am a Woman by Ling Ding, Tani E. Barlow, and Gary J. Bjorge
                                                      3. Lapse of Time by Wang Anyi
                                                      4. Baotown by Wang Anyi
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      From Hirohito to Heimat by Ian Buruma, pp. 31-45 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. In the Name of Humanity by Alain Finkielkraut
                                                      2. Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie (1988 Film) by Marcel Ophuls
                                                      3. From Hitler to Heimat by Anton Kaes
                                                      4. In Hitler's Shadow by Richard J. Evans
                                                      5. What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? by Sabine Reichel
                                                      6. The Other Nuremberg by Arnold C. Brackman
                                                      7. Hirohito: Behind the Myth by Edward Behr
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      A Front-Line Classicist by Jasper Griffin, pp. 46-47 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Essays Ancient and Modern by Bernard Knox
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      Can South Africa Change? by George M. Fredrickson, pp. 48-55 - 7 Reviews
                                                      1. In the Name of Apartheid by Martin Meredith
                                                      2. South Africa by Shaun Johnson
                                                      3. Inside Apartheid by Janet Levine
                                                      4. Democratic Liberalism in South Africa by Jeffrey Butler, Richard Elphick, and David Welsh, ...
                                                      5. After Apartheid by Frances Kendall and Leon Louw
                                                      6. Uprooting Poverty by Francis Wilson #2 and Mamphela Ramphele
                                                      7. Can South Africa Survive? by John D. Brewer
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Success Story by Lionel Gossman, pp. 56-59 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Triumph of Liberalism by Gordon A. Craig
                                                    12. Love in the Lower Depths by Garry Wills, pp. 60-66
                                                    13. Basic Englishing by Elizabeth Hardwick, p. 67
                                                    14. Sylvia Plath by Anne Stevenson, Olwyn Hughes, and A. Alvarez, p. 68
                                                    15. Letters by Ronald Bayer, H. Daniel, Jacques Kornberg, and Sheldon Avery, ..., pp. 68-72
                                                    16. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                  3. [+]
                                                    November 9, 1989 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Juggler by Robert Adams, pp. 3-4 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
                                                    2. Vengeance in China by Merle Goldman, pp. 5-9
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Prince of Poets by Julian Barnes, pp. 10-14 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Selected Letters of Stephane Mallarme by Rosemary Lloyd and Stephane Mallarme
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Behind Closed Doors by Keith Thomas, pp. 15-19 - 1 Review
                                                      1. A History of Private Life, Vol. III by Roger Chartier
                                                    5. Hero of the Wilderness by Bill McKibben, pp. 20-25
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Struggle Over the Puritans by Gordon S. Wood, pp. 26-34 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Puritan Ordeal by Andrew Delbanco
                                                      2. To Live Ancient Lives by Theodore Dwight Bozeman
                                                      3. Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment by David D. Hall
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Good Housekeeping by Witold Rybczynski, pp. 35-37 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Culture and Comfort by Katherine C. Grier
                                                    8. Israel by Avishai Margalit, pp. 38-44
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Putting Pound Together by Harry Levin, pp. 45-47 - 6 Reviews
                                                      1. A Serious Character by Humphrey Carpenter
                                                      2. Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano by John Tytell
                                                      3. The American Ezra Pound by Wendy Stallard Flory
                                                      4. The Genealogy of Demons by Robert Casillo
                                                      5. Pound/The Little Review by Ezra Pound, Thomas L. Scott, and Melvin J. Friedman, ...
                                                      6. Ezra Pound and Margaret Cravens by Omar Pound, Robert Spoo, and Ezra Pound
                                                    10. The WASP Ascendancy by Joseph Alsop and Adam Platt, pp. 48-56
                                                    11. An Exchange on Joseph Campbell by Joan Konner, Huston Smith, Roy Finch, and Carol Wallace Orr, ..., pp. 57-60
                                                    12. Gabriel Austin;Gordon Tullock;Andrew Hacker;Ian Hancock, pp. 61-64
                                                  4. [+]
                                                    November 23, 1989 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      The Power of Impotence by Garry Wills, pp. 3-5 - 1 Review
                                                      1. A First-Class Temperament by Geoffrey C. Ward
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Pipe Dreams by Robert Craft, pp. 6-12 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. An Invisible Spectator by Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno
                                                      2. Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue by Paul Bowles
                                                      3. A Distant Episode by Paul Bowles
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      The Perfect In-and-Outer by Stanley Hoffmann, pp. 13-17 - 1 Review
                                                      1. From Hiroshima to Glasnost by Paul H. Nitze, Steven L. Rearden, and Ann M. Smith, ...
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      England, Whose England? by Hilary Mantel, pp. 18-20 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. A Natural Curiosity by Margaret Drabble
                                                      2. Nice Work by David Lodge
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      A Family Romance by Alan Ryan, pp. 21-25 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Godwins and the Shelleys by William St. Clair
                                                    6. What Future for American Jews? by Arthur Hertzberg, pp. 26-31
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      Lyrical Dreiser by Andrew Delbanco, pp. 32-37 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Theodore Dreiser by Richard Lehan and Theodore Dreiser
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Art and Anarchy by James Joll, pp. 38-41 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Felix Feneon by Joan Ungersma Halperin
                                                      2. Anarchism and Cultural Politics in Fin de Siecle France by Richard D. Sonn
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Petit Maitre by John Gross, pp. 42-44 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Letters of Max Beerbohm, 1892-1956 by Rupert Hart-Davis and Max Beerbohm
                                                    10. Henry Adam's Gothic by Alfred Kazin, pp. 45-46
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      An Unlikely Demon by Hugo Young, pp. 47-48 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Harold Macmillan: Vol. II, 1957-1986 by Alistair Horne
                                                    12. A Dictionary for Deconstructors by Alison Lurie, pp. 49-50
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      Is Britain 'Befouled'? by M.F. Perutz, pp. 51-57 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Mother Country by Marilynne Robinson
                                                    14. The Boat People in Peril by William Shawcross, p. 58
                                                    15. Dina Shalit;Robert I. Friedman;Robert Herbert;Jack Flam;Leo Ou-fan Lee;Benjamin Lee, pp. 59-64
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                                                    December 7, 1989 Issue = 16 Articles
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                                                      On the High Wire by Gabriele Annan, pp. 3-5 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
                                                      2. A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro
                                                      3. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
                                                    2. The Common House of Europe by Fritz Stern, pp. 6-10
                                                    3. [+]
                                                      Machine Dreams by David Joravsky, pp. 11-15 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. The Papers of Thomas A. Edison, Vol. I by Reese V. Jenkins and Thomas A. Edison
                                                      2. The Evolution of Technology by George Basalla
                                                      3. American Genesis by Thomas P. Hughes
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      Me, Myself, and I by E.A.J. Honigmann, pp. 16-18 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Studies in Autobiography by James Olney
                                                      2. Fabricating Lives by Herbert Leibowitz
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Just Say Noh by Ian Buruma, pp. 19-20 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Japan That Can Say No by Shintaro Ishihara and Morita Akio
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      The Master at Home by John Bayley, pp. 21-23 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. A Ring of Conspirators by Miranda Seymour
                                                      2. Thinking in Henry James by Sharon Cameron
                                                      3. The Pop World of Henry James by Adeline R. Tintner
                                                    7. The Trial that Shook Cuba by Julia Preston, pp. 24-31
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      All This and Heaven, Too by Maurice Keen, pp. 32-35 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179 by Sabina Flanagan
                                                      2. Three Medieval Views of Women by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, and Mathe Allain, ...
                                                    9. [+]
                                                      Recoiling from Reason by Martha Nussbaum, pp. 36-41 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Whose Justice? Which Rationality? by Alasdair MacIntyre
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      The Art of M.F.K. Fisher by Patricia Storace, pp. 42-45 - 8 Reviews
                                                      1. Here Let Us Feast by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      2. Among Friends by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      3. The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      4. Serve It Forth by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      5. Consider the Oyster by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      6. How to Cook a Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      7. The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                      8. Sister Age by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      You Can Go Home Again by Robert Towers, pp. 46-47 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Affliction by Russell Banks
                                                      2. Mile Zero by Thomas Sanchez
                                                    12. The Ages of Jackson by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., pp. 48-51
                                                    13. Another of the FBI's Dirty Secrets by Murray Kempton, p. 52
                                                    14. Affirmative Action by Andrew Hacker, Jerome Karabel, and Michael Haas, p. 52
                                                    15. Letters by Juan E. Mendez, Olwyn Hughes, and A. Alvarez, pp. 53-56
                                                    16. Cover Photograph by Bleibtreu
                                                  6. [+]
                                                    December 21, 1989 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Life at Court by Joan Didion, pp. 3-10 - 6 Reviews
                                                      1. What I Saw at the Revolution by Peggy Noonan
                                                      2. Jean Howard's Hollywood by James Watters and Jean Howard
                                                      3. My Turn by Nancy Reagan and William Novak
                                                      4. At Reagan's Side by Helene von Damm
                                                      5. Behind the Scenes by Michael K. Deaver and Mickey Herskowitz
                                                      6. Speaking My Mind by Ronald Reagan
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      God and the Devil by John Bayley, pp. 11-13 - 1 Review
                                                      1. August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
                                                    3. The German Revolution by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 14-19
                                                    4. [+]
                                                      The Phallic Pulpit by Garry Wills, pp. 20-26 - 3 Reviews
                                                      1. Fall from Grace by Michael d'Antonio
                                                      2. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory by Randall Balmer
                                                      3. Forgiven by Charles E. Shepard
                                                    5. [+]
                                                      Shaw and Super-Shaw by John Gross, pp. 27-31 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Bernard Shaw, Vol II by Michael Holroyd
                                                    6. [+]
                                                      Paradise Lost by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 32-38 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. The End of Nature by Bill McKibben
                                                      2. Global Warming by Stephen H. Schneider
                                                    7. [+]
                                                      The Company of Owls by Robert O. Paxton, pp. 39-40 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. North American Owls by Paul A. Johnsgard
                                                      2. Owls of the Northern Hemisphere by Karel H. Voous
                                                    8. [+]
                                                      Written on Water by John Weightman, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Walnut Trees of Altenburg by Andre Malraux
                                                    9. Keeping the Faith by Fang Lizhi, pp. 43-44
                                                    10. [+]
                                                      The Strangeness of Wordsworth by M.H. Abrams, pp. 45-50 - 1 Review
                                                      1. William Wordsworth by Stephen Gill
                                                    11. [+]
                                                      Upward in Slavery by Michael P. Johnson, pp. 51-55 - 2 Reviews
                                                      1. Without Consent or Contract by Robert William Fogel
                                                      2. Without Consent or Contract: Evidence and Methods by Ralph A. Galantine, Robert W. Fogel, and Robert William Fogel, ...
                                                    12. [+]
                                                      The Case of the Dizzy Detective by Anthony Hecht, pp. 56-59 - 1 Review
                                                      1. The Poet Auden by A.L. Rowse
                                                    13. [+]
                                                      The Good Doctor by Rosemary Kempton, pp. 60-61 - 1 Review
                                                      1. Human Nature by D.W. Winnicott
                                                    14. Mad about Guns by Murray Kempton, p. 62
                                                    15. 'The Incomprehensible Holocaust' by Alan Adelson, George Diestel, and John-Paul Himka, ..., pp. 62-64
                                                    16. Soviet Psychiatry by Alfred M. Freedman, Abraham L. Halpern, and Peter Reddaway, ..., p. 65
                                                    17. Letters by Immanuel Wallerstein, Radu J. Bogdan, and Avraham Weiss, ..., pp. 66-72
                                            2. [+]
                                              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
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1992 = 20 Issues, 317 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1993 = 20 Issues, 329 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1994 = 20 Issues, 315 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          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
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                                                                  Issues of the 2000s = 6 Years, 66 Issues, 1,270 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 2000 = 20 Issues, 380 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      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