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...And the Horse He Rode In On, by James Carville
The New York Review of Books, November 5, 1998, pp. 8-12
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                                                                  Issues of 1998 = 20 Issues, 344 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1998 = 5 Issues, 75 Articles
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                                                                      January 15, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        True Confessions by Elizabeth Hardwick, pp. 4-9 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Truman Capote by George Plimpton
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Missing Persons by Tatyana Tolstaya, pp. 10-13 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Commissar Vanishes by David King
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Lost Horizons by Pico Iyer, pp. 14-16 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Kundun (1997 Film) by Martin Scorsese
                                                                        2. Seven Years in Tibet (1997 Film) by Jean-Jacques Annaud
                                                                      4. Thimble Theater by Luc Sante, pp. 17-20
                                                                      5. Instead of NATO by Ronald Steel, pp. 21-23
                                                                      6. The Charms of NATO by Vaclav Havel, pp. 24-25
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                                                                        The Outsider by John Weightman, pp. 26-29 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Albert Camus: A Life by Olivier Todd
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Lost by Neal Ascherson, pp. 30-31 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. As If: A Crime, a Trial, a Question of Childhood by Blake Morrison
                                                                        2. The Missing by Andrew O'Hagan
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Playboy of the Roman World by Bernard Knox, pp. 32-36 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Poet and the Prince by Alessandro Barchiesi
                                                                        2. After Ovid by Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun
                                                                        3. Tales from Ovid by Ted Hughes
                                                                        4. The Metamorphoses of Ovid by David R. Slavitt and Ovid
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        High Flier by A. Alvarez, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Burning the Days by James Salter
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Object Lessons by James Fenton, pp. 40-44 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Photography: An Independent Art by Mark Haworth-Booth
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        The Mahdi's Bullet by Gabriele Annan, p. 45 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Magician's Wife by Brian Moore
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        A Finished Woman by P.N. Furbank, pp. 46-49 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Portrait of Zelide by Geoffrey Scott
                                                                      14. International Silent Film Festival, Pordenone, Italy by Garry Wills, pp. 50-51
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                                                                        On the Brink by Tony Judt, pp. 52-58 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. "One Hell of a Gamble" by Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy J. Naftali
                                                                        2. The Kennedy Tapes by Ernest R. May and Philip D. Zelikow
                                                                        3. The Other Missiles of October by Philip Nash
                                                                      16. 'In the Palace of Nightmares' by Ismail Kadare and Noel Malcolm, p. 59
                                                                      17. 'Making the Wrong Joyce' by Danis Rose and John Kidd, p. 60
                                                                      18. Letters by Raphael Falk, J.C. Woodrow, Dr. J. Cohen, and William Pfaff, ..., pp. 61-64
                                                                      19. Cover Photograph: Truman Capote by Harold Halma
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      February 5, 1998 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                      1. Fakes? by Geraldine Norman, pp. 4-7
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Not 'Everybody's Dear Jane' by Hilary Mantel, pp. 8-11 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
                                                                        2. Jane Austen: A Life by David Nokes
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        The Fifth City by Witold Rybczynski, pp. 12-14 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Prayer for the City by Buzz Bissinger
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Russia's Leaking Nukes by Jack F. Matlock, Jr., pp. 15-18 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. One Point Safe by Andrew Cockburn and Leslie Cockburn
                                                                        2. Avoiding Nuclear Anarchy by Graham T. Allison, Owen R. Cote, Jr., and Richard A. Falkenrath, ...
                                                                        3. The Peacemaker (1997 Film) by Mimi Leder
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Inside the Locked Room by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 19-21 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Certain Justice by P.D. James
                                                                      6. Asia by Lester Thurow, pp. 22-26
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        The Dangers of Divinity by Peter Partner, pp. 27-28 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Shape of the Holy by Oleg Grabar
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Call of the Wild by Bill McKibben, pp. 29-30 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Adirondacks by Paul Schneider
                                                                        2. Contested Terrain by Philip G. Terrie
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Mark of Cain by Jonathan Mirsky, pp. 31-33 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, Vol. III by Roderick MacFarquhar
                                                                        2. Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949, Vol. IV by Stuart R. Schram, Nancy J. Hodes, and Stephen C. Averill, ...
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Bosnia by Mark Danner, pp. 34-40 - 8 Reviews
                                                                        1. Seasons in Hell by Ed Vulliamy
                                                                        2. Blood and Vengeance by Chuck Sudetic
                                                                        3. Survival in Sarajevo by Edward Serotta
                                                                        4. The Serbs by Tim Judah
                                                                        5. Late-Breaking Foreign Policy by Warren P. Strobel
                                                                        6. Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber and Allan Little
                                                                        7. Triumph of the Lack of Will by James Gow
                                                                        8. Origins of a Catastrophe by Warren Zimmermann
                                                                      11. Letters by Francoise Cachin and Gordon Craig, pp. 41-44
                                                                      12. Cover Painting, Photograph: "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh and Erich Lessing
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      February 19, 1998 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        The Afterlife of Anne Frank by Ian Buruma, pp. 4-7 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. An Obsession with Anne Frank by Lawrence Graver
                                                                        2. The Stolen Legacy of Anne Frank by Ralph Melnick
                                                                      2. From Memory by Adam Zagajewski, p. 8
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        The End of the Troubles? by Fintan O'Toole, pp. 9-13 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Behind the Mask by Peter Taylor
                                                                        2. Before the Dawn: An Autobiography by Gerry Adams
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Dangerous Liaisons by C. Vann Woodward, pp. 14-16 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. White Women, Black Men by Martha Hodes
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        The Myth of W.B. Yeats by Denis Donoghue, pp. 17-19 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. W. B. Yeats: A Life, Vol. I by R.F. Foster
                                                                        2. The Collected Letters of W.B. Yeats, Vol. II: 1896-1900 by Warwick Gould, John Kelly, Deirdre Toomey, and W.B. Yeats, ...
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        The Vatican Monarchy by Garry Wills, pp. 20-25 - 7 Reviews
                                                                        1. Nearer, My God by William F. Buckley, Jr.
                                                                        2. The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara by David I. Kertzer
                                                                        3. Mary Through the Centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan
                                                                        4. Man of the Century by Jonathan Kwitny
                                                                        5. Saints and Sinners by Eamon Duffy
                                                                        6. Lives of the Popes by Richard P. McBrien
                                                                        7. The Smoke of Satan by Michael W. Cuneo
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Fantasia by Gabriele Annan, p. 26 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
                                                                        2. Oscar and Lucinda (1997 Film) by Gillian Armstrong
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Verrocchio: The New Cicerone by James Fenton, pp. 27-31 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio by Andrew Butterfield
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Delightful Tears by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 32-34 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Angels and Absences by Laurence Lerner
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        The Truth About Dictatorship by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 35-40 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Transitional Justice by Neil J. Kritz
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Bosnia by Mark Danner, pp. 41-44 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig and Norbert Both
                                                                        2. The Serbs by Tim Judah
                                                                        3. Blood and Vengeance by Chuck Sudetic
                                                                      12. Letters by David Astor, Claus von Bulow, and J. Patrice Marandel, ..., pp. 45-48
                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                      March 5, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. Kenneth Starr and the Independent Counsel Act by Lawrence E. Walsh, pp. 4-6
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        A Family Romance by James Fenton, p. 7 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
                                                                      3. Fever by Ted Hughes, pp. 8-9
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Prophet by Jason Epstein, pp. 10-13 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Gross Indecency by Moises Kaufman
                                                                        2. The Trials of Oscar Wilde by Michael S. Foldy
                                                                        3. Oscar Wilde's Last Stand by Philip Hoare
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Pioneer by John Updike, pp. 14-16 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Arthur Dove by Debra Bricker Balken
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        'Whither Dost Thou Hasten?' by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 17-19 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Panther in the Basement by Amos Oz
                                                                        2. The Iron Tracks by Aharon Appelfeld
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        The Governor in Drag? by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 20-21 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Lord Cornbury Scandal by Patricia U. Bonomi
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Louisiana Story by Roger Shattuck, pp. 22-24 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Degas in New Orleans by Christopher Benfey
                                                                        2. Masters and Servants by Pierre Michon
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Justice for Blacks? by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 25-28 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Race, Crime, and the Law by Randall Kennedy
                                                                        2. Search and Destroy by Jerome G. Miller
                                                                        3. Malign Neglect-Race, Crime, and Punishment in America by Michael Tonry
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Portraits of a Lady by P.N. Furbank, pp. 29-31 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Women's Words by Mona Ozouf
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        A Garland of Ibids by John Gross, pp. 32-34 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Footnote: A Curious History by Anthony Grafton
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        The Art of the Possible by Francis Haskell, pp. 35-38 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Pierre-Paul Prud'hon by Sylvain Laveissiere
                                                                        2. Augustin Pajou, Royal Sculptor by James David Draper and Guilhem Scherf
                                                                      13. Talking with Wei Jingsheng by Jonathan Mirsky, p. 39
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Pulling Down the Temple by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 40-41 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler
                                                                      15. The State of the Republic by Vaclav Havel, pp. 42-45
                                                                      16. 'The Confusion over Cloning' by Harold T. Shapiro, James F. Childress, and Thomas H. Murray, ..., p. 46
                                                                      17. 'The Lion King' by Charles Hill and Joan Didion, p. 47
                                                                      18. Letters by Martin Kilson, K. Anthony Appiah, and Gerard Launay, ..., pp. 48-52
                                                                      19. Cover drawing by David Levine
                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                      March 26, 1998 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Modern Love by D.J. Enright, pp. 4-5 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Lincoln's Herndon by James M. McPherson, pp. 6-8 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Lincoln Before Washington by Douglas L. Wilson
                                                                        2. Herndon's Informants by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
                                                                        3. Honor's Voice by Douglas L. Wilson
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Revisting Lolita by Michael Wood, pp. 9-13 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Lolita (1998 Film) by Adrian Lyne
                                                                      4. The International Organ Traffic by David J. Rothman, pp. 14-16
                                                                      5. Halldor Laxness by Brad Leithauser, pp. 17-18
                                                                      6. A Visit to Havana by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 19-24
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        American Apostle by Robert Stone, pp. 25-28 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. God and the American Writer by Alfred Kazin
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Computers by Jeff Madrick, pp. 29-33 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Coming American Renaissance by Michael Moynihan
                                                                        2. The Death of Distance by Frances Cairncross
                                                                        3. The Computer Revolution by Daniel E. Sichel
                                                                        4. Education for What? by Anthony P. Carnevale and Stephen J. Rose
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Archaeological Me by Simon Leys, pp. 34-39 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Factory of Facts by Luc Sante
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Bosnia by Mark Danner, pp. 40-52 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica by David Rohde
                                                                        2. Blood and Vengeance by Chuck Sudetic
                                                                        3. The Reluctant Superpower by Wayne Bert
                                                                        4. Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig and Norbert Both
                                                                        5. Logavina Street by Barbara Demick and John Costello
                                                                        6. The Serbs by Tim Judah
                                                                      11. What? No Flowers? by Lars-Erik Nelson, p. 53
                                                                      12. Letters by Daniel Fried, Ronald Steel, and Anthony M. Carrozzo, ..., pp. 53-56
                                                                      13. Cover Photograph by Giansanti
                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                    Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1998 = 6 Issues, 101 Articles
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                                                                      April 9, 1998 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Bravest and Best by Russell Baker, pp. 4-7 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Pillar of Fire by Taylor Branch
                                                                        2. The Last Crusade by Gerald D. McKnight
                                                                        3. But for Birmingham by Glenn T. Eskew
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        God's Own Terrorist by Alfred Kazin, pp. 8-9 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        How Russia Is Ruled by David Remnick, pp. 10-15 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Boris Yeltsin by Aleksandr Korzhakov
                                                                        2. The Russian Intelligentsia by Andrei Sinyavsky
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Giant in the Woods by Martin Filler, pp. 16-20 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Finnish Modern Design by Marianne Aav and Nina Stritzler-Levine
                                                                        2. Alvar Aalto: Master Works by Goran Schildt
                                                                        3. The Alvar Aalto Guide by Michael Trencher
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        The Other Mann by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 21-24 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Letters of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1900-1949 by Hans Wysling, Thomas Mann, and Heinrich Mann
                                                                        2. The Loyal Subject by Heinrich Mann and Helmut Peitsch
                                                                      6. Edmund Wilson in Benares by Pankaj Mishra, pp. 25-31
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        So Alert with Love by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 32-33 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Darwinian Virtues by Frank J. Sulloway, pp. 34-40 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Origins of Virtue by Matt Ridley
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Bloodiest War by Gordon S. Wood, pp. 41-44 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Name of War by Jill Lepore
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Recapturing the American Sound by Geoffrey O'Brien, pp. 45-51 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Invisible Republic by Greil Marcus
                                                                        2. When We Were Good by Robert Cantwell
                                                                        3. Creating Country Music by Richard A. Peterson
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Sidney Hook's Revolution by Theodore Draper, pp. 52-54 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Young Sidney Hook: Marxist and Pragmatist by Christopher Phelps
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Culture Ho! by Peter Holland, pp. 55-58 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Pleasures of the Imagination by John Brewer
                                                                      13. The Fall of TWA 800 by Elaine Scarry, pp. 59-76
                                                                      14. 'The End of the Troubles' by Tom Hayden and Fintan O'Toole, pp. 77-78
                                                                      15. Letters by Ian Buruma, Cynthia Ozick, Stephen Schwartz, and Noel Malcolm, ..., pp. 79-84
                                                                      16. Cover Photograph by Jon Levy
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      April 23, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Laughter in the Dark by Alfred Kazin, pp. 4-8 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Shadows on the Hudson by Isaac Bashevis Singer
                                                                        2. Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life by Janet Hadda
                                                                      2. Two Poems by Alfred Brendel, p. 9
                                                                      3. Remember the Maine? by Hugh Thomas, pp. 10-13
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        In the Genetic Toyshop by Steve Jones, pp. 14-15 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Clone by Gina Kolata
                                                                        2. The Biotech Century by Jeremy Rifkin
                                                                        3. Consilience by Edward O. Wilson
                                                                      5. Tenebrae by John Ashbery, p. 16
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Varieties of Madness by Joan Didion, pp. 17-21 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Unabomber Manifesto by Theodore Kaczynski
                                                                        2. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
                                                                        3. Drawing Life by David H. Gelernter
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        How Great Art Was Made by James Fenton, pp. 22-26 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Bernini: Genius of the Baroque by Charles Avery and David Finn
                                                                        2. Bernini's Scala Regia at the Vatican Palace by Tod A. Marder
                                                                        3. Italian Baroque Sculpture by Bruce Boucher
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Algeria: The Horror by Barbara Smith, pp. 27-36 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Islamist Challenge in Algeria by Michael Willis
                                                                        2. The Agony of Algeria by Martin Stone
                                                                        3. Unbowed: An Algerian Woman Confronts Islamic Fundamentalism by Khalida Messaoudi and Elisabeth Schemla
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        How the West Won by William H. McNeill, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S. Landes
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Russia's Dream City by Robert Cottrell, pp. 40-42 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. New Atlantis Revisited by Paul R. Josephson
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        In the Giving Vein by E.H. Gombrich, p. 43 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Largesse by Jean Starobinski
                                                                      12. Feeding the Fire by Robin Robertson, p. 44
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        The Midrash Mishmash by Frank Kermode, pp. 45-48 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Bible As It Was by James L. Kugel
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Cards of Identity by Richard Jenkyns, pp. 49-52 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Possessed by the Past by David Lowenthal
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        JQA: For the Defense by Eric McKitrick, pp. 53-58 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life by Paul C. Nagel
                                                                        2. Amistad (1997 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Souching Toward Dayton by Mark Danner, pp. 59-64 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. To End A War by Richard Holbrooke
                                                                        2. Sarajevo Daily by Tom Gjelten
                                                                        3. The Choice by Bob Woodward
                                                                      17. Letters by William A. Edmundson, Lawrence E. Walsh, and J.D. McClatchy, ..., pp. 65-68
                                                                      18. Cover Painting: "Damned Soul" by Bernini
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      May 14, 1998 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                      1. A Tale of Two Reactions by Mark Lilla, pp. 4-7
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Simply Himself by John Golding, pp. 8-13 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Fernand Leger by Carolyn Lanchner, Jodi Hauptman, and Matthew Affron, ...
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Kafka: Translators on Trial by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 14-17 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Castle by Franz Kafka
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Europe: Iceberg Ahead by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 18-19 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Europe Adrift by John Newhouse
                                                                      5. Who's Afraid of the Avant-Garde? by Charles Rosen, pp. 20-24
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        The Dirty War by Kenneth Maxwell, p. 25 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Lexicon of Terror by Marguerite Feitlowitz
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Strand's Great Moment by Henry Allen, pp. 26-28 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Paul Strand Circa 1916 by Maria Morris Hambourg
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Victoria's Secrets by Millicent Bell, pp. 29-34 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Other Powers by Barbara Goldsmith
                                                                        2. Notorious Victoria by Mary Gabriel
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Will There Be a War in Kosovo? by Tim Judah, pp. 35-38 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Kosovo: A Short History by Noel Malcolm
                                                                        2. Between Serb and Albanian by Miranda Vickers
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Keats the Radical by James Fenton, pp. 39-41 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. John Keats and the Culture of Dissent by Nicholas Roe
                                                                        2. Keats: A Biography by Andrew Motion
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        A Murder in South Africa by Neal Ascherson, pp. 42-43 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The House Gun by Nadine Gordimer
                                                                      12. The Language of Poetry by Kenneth Koch, pp. 44-47
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Comparatively Speaking by Leonard Thompson, pp. 48-51 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Comparative Imagination by George M. Fredrickson
                                                                        2. Black Liberation by George M. Fredrickson
                                                                        3. Comrades in Business by Heribert Adam, Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, and Kogila Moodley, ...
                                                                      14. The First and the Last by Isaiah Berlin, pp. 52-60
                                                                      15. 'The Prehistory of the Mind' by Steven Mithen, Merlin Donald, and Howard Gardner, ..., pp. 61-64
                                                                      16. Cover Photograph by Alexandra Boulat
                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                      May 28, 1998 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        2001 by Richard Jenkyns, pp. 4-7 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Questioning the Millennium by Stephen Jay Gould
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Is God in the Lab? by Freeman J. Dyson, pp. 8-10 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Meaning of It All by Richard P. Feynman
                                                                        2. Belief in God in an Age of Science by John Polkinghorne
                                                                      3. Muhammad Ali by Gerald Early, pp. 11-14
                                                                      4. Sunday Afternoon Live by Robert Craft, pp. 15-16
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Angels of LA by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 17-23 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. His Eminence of Los Angeles by Francis J. Weber
                                                                        2. The History of Forgetting by Norman M. Klein
                                                                        3. Catholic Bishops by John Tracy Ellis
                                                                        4. American Catholic by Charles R. Morris
                                                                        5. The Powers That Be by David Halberstam
                                                                      6. In Memory of Octavio Paz (1914-1998) by Enrique Krauze, pp. 24-25
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        TV: The Mummy's Curse by John Leonard, pp. 26-29 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Made Possible By... by James Ledbetter
                                                                        2. Public Television by B.J. Bullert
                                                                      8. The Other Israel by Avishai Margalit, pp. 30-35
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Goodfellas in Shanghai by Jonathan Spence, pp. 36-38 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Shanghai Badlands by Frederic Wakeman Jr.#2
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Bad Blood by Warren Zimmermann, pp. 39-42 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Warrior's Honor by Michael Ignatieff
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        A Dysfunctional Family by Theodore Draper, pp. 43-46 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. From the Other Shore by Andre Liebich
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Powell's Way by Christopher Hitchens, pp. 47-52 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement by Anthony Powell
                                                                        2. Journals, 1982-1986 by Anthony Powell
                                                                        3. Journals, 1987-1989 by Anthony Powell
                                                                        4. Journals, 1989-1992 by Anthony Powell
                                                                      13. Letters by Jill-Elyse Grossvogel, Geraldine Norman, and Ralph Melnick, ..., pp. 53-56
                                                                      14. Cover engraving by Grandville
                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                      June 11, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        The Genius of Parma by Ingrid Rowland, pp. 4-9 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Correggio by David Ekserdjian
                                                                        2. Correggio's Frescoes in Parma Cathedral by Carolyn Smyth
                                                                      2. Love and Misery in Cuba by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 10-14
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        The Betrayal of History by Alexander Stille, pp. 15-20 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. A History of Us by Joy Hakim
                                                                        2. Build Our Nation
                                                                        3. America's Story by Richard G. Boehm
                                                                        4. Our United States
                                                                        5. United States
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        The Return of Janet Lewis by Larry McMurtry, pp. 21-25 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Dear Past and Other Poems by Janet Lewis
                                                                        2. The Wife of Martin Guerre by Janet Lewis
                                                                        3. Good-Bye, Son by Janet Lewis
                                                                        4. The Invasion by Janet Lewis
                                                                        5. The Trial of Soren Qvist by Janet Lewis
                                                                        6. The Ghost of Monsieur Scarron by Janet Lewis
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Grand Illusion by Andrew Hacker, pp. 26-29 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. One Nation, After All by Alan Wolfe
                                                                        2. Someone Else's House by Tamar Jacoby
                                                                        3. Reaching Beyond Race by Paul M. Sniderman and Edward G. Carmines
                                                                        4. Portrait of American Jews by Samuel C. Heilman
                                                                        5. Roberts vs. Texaco by Bari-Ellen Roberts and Jack E. White
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        What Happened in Hudson County? by Luc Sante, pp. 30-31 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Freedomland by Richard Price
                                                                      7. The Imitation of Our Lord Don Quixote by Simon Leys, pp. 32-35
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        How to Think About the Swiss by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 36-39 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Swiss, the Gold and the Dead by Jean Ziegler
                                                                        2. Hitler's Silent Partners by Isabel Vincent
                                                                        3. Hitler's Secret Bankers by Adam LeBor
                                                                        4. Movements of Nazi Gold by Sidney Zabludoff
                                                                      9. Indonesia by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 40-44
                                                                      10. Indonesia by Margaret Scott, p. 45
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Horace, Our Contemporary by Bernard Knox, pp. 46-49 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Horace in English by D.S. Carne-Ross, Kenneth Haynes, and Horace
                                                                        2. The Odes of Horace by David Ferry and Horace
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        A Big Business by David Brion Davis, pp. 50-53 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Slave Trade by Hugh Thomas
                                                                        2. The Making of New World Slavery by Robin Blackburn
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        In the Bosom of the Family by Ann Hulbert, pp. 54-56 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Limits of Hope by Ann Kimble Loux
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Justice for Scalia by Robert Post, pp. 57-62 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Matter of Interpretation by Antonin Scalia and Amy Gutmann
                                                                      15. Sudan by John Ryle, p. 63
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        The Scripture of Utopia by Patricia Storace, pp. 64-69 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Paradise by Toni Morrison
                                                                      17. Letters by Robert B. Seaver and Robert Stone, pp. 70-72
                                                                      18. Cover photograph by V. Miladinovic
                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                      June 25, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Funny Faces by John Updike, pp. 4-8 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Celebrity Caricature in America by Wendy Wick Reaves
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Down and Out in East Tokyo by Ian Buruma, pp. 9-12 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. San'ya Blues by Edward Fowler#2
                                                                        2. Molding Japanese Minds by Sheldon Garon
                                                                      3. On Frank Sinatra by Murray Kempton and Whitney Balliett, p. 13
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        The Mindsnatchers by Frederick Crews, pp. 14-18 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Threat: Revealing the Secret Alien Agenda by David M. Jacobs
                                                                        2. Confirmation by Whitley Strieber
                                                                        3. Aliens in America by Jodi Dean
                                                                      5. Neither Here Nor There by Effie Traylor-Parkes, p. 19
                                                                      6. Three Poems by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 20-21
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        How to Think About the Stock Market by Roger E. Alcaly, pp. 22-26 - 9 Reviews
                                                                        1. Against the Gods by Peter L. Bernstein
                                                                        2. It Was a Very Good Year by Martin S. Fridson
                                                                        3. Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd
                                                                        4. A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
                                                                        5. What Works on Wall Street by James P. O'Shaughnessy
                                                                        6. Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy J. Siegel
                                                                        7. Advances in Behavorial Finance by Richard H. Thaler
                                                                        8. Securities Markets in the 1980s, Vol. I by Barrie A. Wigmore
                                                                        9. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Those Were the Days by Garry Wills, pp. 27-28 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Children by David Halberstam
                                                                        2. Walking with the Wind by John Lewis and Michael D'Orso
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Charms of Theodor Fontane by Gabriele Annan, pp. 29-32 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Uber Fontane by Gordon A. Craig
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        I'd Walk a Mile for a Fee by Nicholas Lemann, pp. 33-35 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Cornered by Peter Pringle
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        The Politics of Jacques Derrida by Mark Lilla, pp. 36-41 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. History of Structuralism by Francois Dosse
                                                                        2. The Other Heading by Jacques Derrida
                                                                        3. Specters of Marx by Jacques Derrida
                                                                        4. Force de Loi by Jacques Derrida
                                                                        5. Politics of Friendship by Jacques Derrida
                                                                        6. Cosmopolites de Tous Les Pays, Encore un Effort! by Jacques Derrida
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Under the Overcoat by John Bayley, pp. 42-44 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Life of Insects by Victor Pelevin
                                                                        2. Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Keeping the Faith by Sam Tanenhaus, pp. 45-48 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Soviet World of American Communism by Harvey Klehr, John Earl Haynes, and Kyrill Anderson, ...
                                                                      14. Roman Candle by William Weaver, pp. 49-51
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Fun City by Jasper Griffin, pp. 52-54 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Athens from Alexander to Antony by Christian Habicht
                                                                      16. A New, Nuclear India? by Pankaj Mishra, pp. 55-64
                                                                      17. 'Who's Afraid of the Avant-Garde?' by Ivan Hewett, Jessica Krash, and Charles Rosen, p. 65
                                                                      18. Letters by Daniel Levine and Mark Lilla, pp. 66-68
                                                                      19. Cover: Detail of 'Sigmund Freud and Jean Harlow,' 1935 by Miguel Covarrubias
                                                                  3. [+]
                                                                    Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1998 = 3 Issues, 56 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      July 16, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        The Exile by Russell Baker, pp. 4-7 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Nixon in Winter by Monica Crowley
                                                                        2. Abuse of Power by Stanley I. Kutler
                                                                        3. Nixon's Economy by Allen J. Matusow
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        In the Empire of Islam by Ian Buruma, pp. 8-11 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Beyond Belief by V.S. Naipaul
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        A Lost Generation by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 12-14 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Cold New World by William Finnegan
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        My Blue Heaven by Diane Johnson, pp. 15-20 - 8 Reviews
                                                                        1. Raising Baby by the Book by Julia Grant
                                                                        2. Dr. Spock: An American Life by Thomas Maier
                                                                        3. Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care by Benjamin Spock and Steven Parker
                                                                        4. Maybe One by Bill McKibben
                                                                        5. Family Man by Calvin Trillin
                                                                        6. Born that Way by William Wright
                                                                        7. The War Against Parents by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West
                                                                        8. Our Babies, Ourselves by Meredith Small
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Sleepwalkers by Cathleen Schine, p. 21 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Last Vanities by Fleur Jaeggy
                                                                      6. On Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) by Andrew Delbanco, pp. 22-23
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Slumming by Garry Wills, p. 24 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Bulworth (1998 Film) by Warren Beatty
                                                                      8. 407 Highland Ave., Orange, N.J. by Henry Allen, p. 25
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Life & Death on the Social Ladder by Helen Epstein, pp. 26-30 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Unhealthy Societies by Richard G. Wilkinson
                                                                        2. Healthy Work by Robert A. Karasek and Tores Theorell
                                                                        3. Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky
                                                                        4. The Power of Clan by Stewart Wolf and John G. Bruhn
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        On the Love Boat by Michael Wood, pp. 31-34 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Identity by Milan Kundera
                                                                        2. The Notebooks of Don Rigoberto by Mario Vargas Llosa
                                                                        3. A Lover's Almanac by Maureen Howard
                                                                        4. The Red Hat by John Bayley
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Nesting Dolls by Gabriele Annan, pp. 35-36 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Thirty-Three Moments of Happiness by Ingo Schulze
                                                                        2. Simple Stories by Ingo Schulze
                                                                      12. Child's Play by Geoffrey O'Brien, pp. 37-40
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        The Way We Write Now by John Bayley, pp. 41-43 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. Without by Donald Hall
                                                                        2. Going Fast by Frederick Seidel
                                                                        3. Ten Commandments by J.D. McClatchy
                                                                        4. Blizzard of One by Mark Strand
                                                                        5. On Love by Edward Hirsch
                                                                      14. How Milosevic Hangs On by Tim Judah, pp. 44-47
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Looking for the Sheriff by Brian Urquhart, pp. 48-53 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. FDR and the Creation of the U.N by Townsend Hoopes and Douglas Brinkley
                                                                        2. United Nations by Stanley Meisler
                                                                        3. The Reluctant Sheriff by Richard N. Haass
                                                                        4. Preventing Deadly Conflict
                                                                      16. An Exchange on TWA 800 by Elaine Scarry and James E. Hall, pp. 54-55
                                                                      17. Letters by Noel Malcolm, Huston Smith, Freeman Dyson, and David Ball, ..., pp. 56-60
                                                                      18. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      August 13, 1998 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Whatever Happened to Whitewater? by Lars-Erik Nelson, pp. 4-6 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Arkansas Mischief by Jim McDougal and Curtis Wilkie
                                                                        2. Friends in High Places by Webster Hubbell
                                                                      2. The Cambodian Calamity by Henry Kamm, p. 7
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        The Good, the Bad & the Bourgeois by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 8-12 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Thinking with History by Carl E. Schorske
                                                                        2. Pleasure Wars by Peter Gay
                                                                        3. My German Question by Peter Gay
                                                                      4. The Rose of Paracelsus by Jorge Luis Borges, p. 13
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        The Case of Lani Guinier by Anthony Lewis, pp. 14-17 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Lift Every Voice by Lani Guinier
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        The Masked Avenger by Fintan O'Toole, pp. 18-21 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Four Plays by Wallace Shawn
                                                                        2. The Designated Mourner by Wallace Shawn
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        The Last Days of Nietzsche by John Banville, pp. 22-25 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Nietzsche in Turin by Lesley Chamberlain
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Democratic Vistas? by Jonathan Mirsky, pp. 26-33 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. China's Transition by Andrew J. Nathan
                                                                        2. Democratization in China and Taiwan by Bruce J. Dickson
                                                                        3. The Political Economy of Corruption in China by Julia Kwong
                                                                        4. Beyond Beijing by Dali L. Yang
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        How Odd of God by Garry Wills, pp. 34-36 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Jews: The Essence and Character of a People by Arthur Hertzberg and Aron Hirt-Manheimer
                                                                        2. Portrait of American Jews by Samuel C. Heilman
                                                                        3. The Vanishing American Jew by Alan M. Dershowitz
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Partner in the Park by Witold Rybczynski, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Country, Park, and City by Francis R. Kowsky
                                                                      11. Swing King by Whitney Balliett, pp. 40-42
                                                                      12. Indonesia Reborn? by Margaret Scott, pp. 43-48
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        The Gang's All Here by Thomas R. Edwards, pp. 49-51 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Half-Life of Happiness by John Casey
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        A Room of One's Own by James Fenton, pp. 52-53 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Scholar in His Study by Dora Thornton
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Counsels on Foreign Relations by Tony Judt, pp. 54-60 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Tangled Web by William Bundy
                                                                      16. TWA 800 by Jim Hall and Elaine Scarry, pp. 61-64
                                                                      17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      September 24, 1998 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Depth-Settings by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 4-6 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Sight-Readings by Elizabeth Hardwick
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Jerry Don't Surf by Louis Menand, pp. 7-8 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Saving Private Ryan (1998 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        The New New Math by Martin Gardner, pp. 9-12 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Multicultural and by Janet Trentacosta and Margaret J. Kenney
                                                                        2. Focus on Algebra by Randall I. Charles and Alba Gonzalez Thompson, ...
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        The Case of the Loony Lexicographer by John Gross, pp. 13-15 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Don't Say Goodbye by Ian Buruma, pp. 16-19 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. East and West by Christopher Patten
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Memento Mori by A. Alvarez, pp. 20-25 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The American Way of Death Revisited by Jessica Mitford
                                                                        2. Grave Matters by Nigel Barley
                                                                        3. The Undertaking by Thomas Lynch
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        The Sun Also Sets by A.O. Scott, pp. 26-29 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Cities of the Plain by Cormac McCarthy
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Pursuing the Pursuit of Happiness by Laurence H. Tribe, pp. 30-35 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A New Birth of Freedom by Charles L. Black, Jr.
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Loyal Toward Reality by Michael Scammell, pp. 36-40 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. A Book of Luminous Things by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                        2. Mysticism for Beginners by Adam Zagajewski
                                                                        3. Two Cities by Adam Zagajewski
                                                                        4. Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Fresh Air Blues by Sue Halpern, pp. 41-43 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. Wickerby by Charles Siebert
                                                                        2. The Meadowlands by Robert Sullivan
                                                                        3. Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Chechnya: How Russia Lost by Robert Cottrell, pp. 44-47 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power by Anatol Lieven
                                                                        2. Chechnya: Calamity in the Caucasus by Carlotta Gall and Thomas de Waal
                                                                        3. Russia Confronts Chechnya by John B. Dunlop
                                                                        4. Russia and Chechnia: The Permanent Crisis by Ben Fowkes
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Small Expectations by Sarah Kerr, pp. 48-49 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Man or Mango? A Lament by Lucy Ellmann
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        The L-Word by Alan Ryan, pp. 50-54 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Liberalism and Its Discontents by Alan Brinkley
                                                                      14. Nigeria by Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo, pp. 55-57
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        The Way to Grant's Tomb by Joseph Connors, pp. 58-62 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Dancing Column by Joseph Rykwert
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        The Killing Fields of Bosnia by Mark Danner, pp. 63-76 - 6 Reviews
                                                                        1. To End A War by Richard Holbrooke
                                                                        2. Croatia by Marcus Tanner
                                                                        3. The Graves: Srebrenica and Vukovar by Eric Stover and Gilles Peress
                                                                        4. Srebrenica: Record of a War Crime by Jan Willem Honig and Norbert Both
                                                                        5. Blood and Vengeance by Chuck Sudetic
                                                                        6. Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica by David Rohde
                                                                      17. A Gory Future? by Lars-Erik Nelson, p. 77
                                                                      18. The 'Tangled Web' by Henry A. Kissinger and Tony Judt, pp. 78-81
                                                                      19. The Computer Revolution by Bob Davis, David Wessel, and Jeffrey Madrick, pp. 82-83
                                                                      20. Letters by Stephanie Coontz, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, and Andrew Hacker, ..., pp. 84-88
                                                                      21. Cover photograph by David James
                                                                  4. [+]
                                                                    Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1998 = 6 Issues, 112 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      October 8, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                      1. Impasse in Kosovo by Tim Judah, pp. 4-5
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        The Crack in the China by Anita Desai, pp. 6-7 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Death in Summer by William Trevor
                                                                      3. Wall Street Blues by Leon Levy and Jeff Madrick, pp. 8-11
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        To the Pith of London's Heart by John Bayley, pp. 12-13 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Giant, O'Brien by Hilary Mantel
                                                                      5. Cat and Mustang: A Still Life by Brad Leithauser, p. 14
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Behind the Crimson Curtain by Kathleen M. Sullivan, pp. 15-17 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Closed Chambers by Edward Lazarus
                                                                      7. While You Were Out by Clifford Paul Fetters, p. 18
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        A Great Leap Backward by Liu Binyan and Perry Link, pp. 19-23 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Zhongguo di Xuan Jian by Qinglian He
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Sphinx of Russia by Aileen Kelly, pp. 24-28 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Echoes of a Native Land by Serge Schmemann
                                                                      10. How Many People Can the Earth Support? by Joel E. Cohen, pp. 29-31
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        The New Demon by Benjamin M. Friedman, pp. 32-36 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Great Betrayal by Patrick J. Buchanan
                                                                        2. The Commanding Heights by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Staring Through the Stitches by Helen Vendler, pp. 37-39 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Poems New and Collected, 1957-1997 by Wislawa Szymborska
                                                                        2. New Collected Poems by Tomas Transtromer
                                                                      13. November by Tomas Transtromer, p. 40
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        The Reluctant Republicans by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 41-42 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Brave Bostonians by Philip McFarland
                                                                      15. Stravinsky & Balachine by Robert Craft, p. 43
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Chopping Off the Golden Bough by Jasper Griffin, pp. 44-47 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Magic in the Ancient World by Fritz Graf
                                                                        2. The Great God Pan by John Boardman
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        The Revolution That Didn't Happen by Steven Weinberg, pp. 48-52 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
                                                                      18. 'When Worlds Collide' by Budd Hopkins, David M. Jacobs, and David F. Maier, ..., pp. 53-55
                                                                      19. Letters by William Bundy, Richard G. Wilkinson, and Meyer Friedman, M.D., ..., pp. 56-60
                                                                      20. Cover: detail from "Plum Blossoms by Moonlight" by Ma Yuan
                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                      October 22, 1998 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                      1. On Zbigniew Herbert (1924-1998) by Adam Michnik, pp. 6-7
                                                                      2. Two Poems by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 8-9
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Orwell in 1998 by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 10-14 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Complete Works of George Orwell by Peter Davison and George Orwell
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        The Wise Woman by Julian Barnes, p. 15 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Birds of America by Lorrie Moore
                                                                      5. Clinton Agonistes by Joan Didion, pp. 16-23
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        The Eye of Walker Evans by Luc Sante, pp. 24-26 - 9 Reviews
                                                                        1. Walker Evans by Judith Keller and Walker Evans
                                                                        2. Walker Evans: The Hungry Eye by Gilles Mora and John T. Hill
                                                                        3. Walker Evans: A Biography by Belinda Rathbone
                                                                        4. Signs by Walker Evans
                                                                        5. The Last Years of Walker Evans by Jerry L. Thompson and Walker Evans
                                                                        6. Walker Evans: Havana 1933 by Gilles Mora
                                                                        7. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans
                                                                        8. Walker Evans at Work by Walker Evans
                                                                        9. American Photographs by Walker Evans
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Beat the Devil by Louis Menand, pp. 27-30 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Time of Our Time by Norman Mailer
                                                                      8. On JFK by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and Isaiah Berlin, pp. 31-37
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The West Without Chili by Larry McMurtry, pp. 38-40 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The New Encyclopedia of the American West by Howard R. Lamar
                                                                      10. Two Poems by W.S. Merwin, p. 41
                                                                      11. Fidel in the Evening by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 42-49
                                                                      12. Prologue for a State Presentation of the Inferno by Robert Pinsky, p. 50
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Men, Women & Beasts by James Fenton, pp. 51-58 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. D. H. Lawrence: The Cambridge Biography, Vol. I by John Worthen
                                                                        2. D. H. Lawrence: The Cambridge Biography, Vol. II by Mark Kinkead-Weekes
                                                                        3. D. H. Lawrence: The Cambridge Biography, Vol. III by David Ellis
                                                                        4. Birds, Beasts, and Flowers! by D.H. Lawrence
                                                                        5. D. H. Lawrence: The Complete Poems by Vivian de Sola Pinto, Warren Roberts, and D.H. Lawrence, ...
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Survival of the Nicest? by R.C. Lewontin, pp. 59-63 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Unto Others by Elliott Sober and David Sloan Wilson
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Aimez-Vous Brahms? by Charles Rosen, pp. 64-68 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Johannes Brahms: A Biography by Jan Swafford
                                                                        2. Johannes Brahms: Life and Letters by Styra Avins and Johannes Brahms
                                                                        3. Brahms Studies 2 by David Brodbeck
                                                                        4. Brahms: The Four Symphonies by Walter Frisch
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Deep Hanging Out by Clifford Geertz, pp. 69-72 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians by Pierre Clastres
                                                                        2. Routes by James Clifford
                                                                      17. [+]
                                                                        'Operation Storm' by Mark Danner, pp. 73-79 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Croatia by Marcus Tanner
                                                                        2. To End A War by Richard Holbrooke
                                                                        3. Logavina Street by Barbara Demick and John Costello
                                                                        4. Yugoslavia: Death of a Nation by Laura Silber and Allan Little
                                                                      18. [+]
                                                                        Borges's Dark Mirror by J.M. Coetzee, pp. 80-82 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
                                                                      19. [+]
                                                                        The Man Who Invented Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould, pp. 83-90 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Buffon: A Life in Natural History by Jacques Roger
                                                                      20. [+]
                                                                        Affirming Affirmative Action by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 91-104 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Shape of the River by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok
                                                                      21. Cover drawing by Edward Gorey
                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                      November 5, 1998 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        He's the Top! by Brad Leithauser, pp. 4-7 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Cole Porter: A Biography by William McBrien
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        The Not Very Grand Inquisitor by Lars-Erik Nelson, pp. 8-12 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. ...And the Horse He Rode In On by James Carville
                                                                        2. The Clinton Enigma by David Maraniss
                                                                      3. Domestic Architecture by James Merrill, p. 13
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        Believe It or Not by Anthony Grafton, pp. 14-18 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. A Collector's Cabinet by Arthur K. Wheelock
                                                                        2. Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150-1750 by Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park
                                                                        3. Special Cases by Rosamond Purcell
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Do Parents Count? by Howard Gardner, pp. 19-22 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Escape Artists by Hilary Mantel, pp. 23-26 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Last Resort by Alison Lurie
                                                                        2. Park City by Ann Beattie
                                                                        3. A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
                                                                      7. Guess Who Pays for Workfare? by Robert M. Solow, pp. 27-37
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Waiting for Lefty by Robert Stone, pp. 38-40 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. I Married a Communist by Philip Roth
                                                                      9. Goodbye to Bonn by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 41-43
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Pricks and Kicks by Gabriele Annan, pp. 44-45 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Mistler's Exit by Louis Begley
                                                                        2. Europa by Tim Parks
                                                                      11. Between A and B by James Lasdun, p. 46
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Iran's Unlikely President by Shaul Bakhash, pp. 47-51 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Hope and Challenge by Mohammad Khatami
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Vivacious Ghost by William H. McNeill, pp. 52-55 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. How the Canyon Became Grand by Stephen J. Pyne
                                                                      14. Is Affirmative Action Doomed? by Ronald Dworkin, pp. 56-60
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        The Landmines Ban & Its Discontents by John Ryle, p. 61 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The History of Landmines by Mike Croll
                                                                      16. Letters by Hugh Agnew and John Banville, pp. 62-64
                                                                      17. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                      November 19, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                      1. Russian Roulette by Tatyana Tolstaya, pp. 4-7
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Bye-Bye Bech by David Lodge, pp. 8-10 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Bech at Bay by John Updike
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Dean of the Cold War by Noel Annan, pp. 11-16 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Acheson by James Chace
                                                                      4. Discreet Charm of Nihilism by Czeslaw Milosz, p. 17
                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                        Monet Our Contemporary by Robert L. Herbert, pp. 18-22 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Monet in the 20th Century by Paul Hayes Tucker and George T.M. Shackelford, ...
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Hello to Berlin by Ian Buruma, pp. 23-27 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Faust's Metropolis by Alexandra Richie
                                                                        2. Capital Dilemma by Michael Z. Wise
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Mystic Scientist by Fintan O'Toole, pp. 28-31 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Threads of Time by Peter Brook
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        The Blue Revolution by Michael Massing, pp. 32-36 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Turnaround by William Bratton and Peter Knobler
                                                                        2. Getting Away With Murder by Susan Estrich
                                                                        3. Politics, Punishment, and Populism by David J.G.H. Windlesham
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        What Follies and Paradoxes! by John Bayley, pp. 37-39 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Toward Another Shore by Aileen M. Kelly
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        The End of Explanation? by Bernard Williams, pp. 40-44 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Last Word by Thomas Nagel
                                                                      11. The Court the US Doesn't Want by Kenneth Roth, pp. 45-47
                                                                      12. Leonardo's Nephew by James Fenton, pp. 48-54
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        Doris Lessing's Double Life by Rosemary Dinnage, pp. 55-56 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Walking in the Shade by Doris M. Lessing
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        Under the Volcano by Bernard Knox, pp. 57-60 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        Darwin in Dayton by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 61-63 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Summer for the Gods by Edward J. Larson
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        The Magic of James Baldwin by Darryl Pinckney, pp. 64-74 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. James Baldwin: Collected Essays by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
                                                                      17. Hungry and Homeless by Louis Lowenstein, p. 75
                                                                      18. Letters by Lev Loseff, Simon Leys, Julia Grant, and Diane Johnson, ..., pp. 76-80
                                                                      19. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                      December 3, 1998 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Destiny in Any Case by Gordon A. Craig, pp. 4-7 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. I Will Bear Witness, Vol. II by Victor Klemperer
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Democracy for Sale by Lars-Erik Nelson, pp. 8-10 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Buying of the Congress by Charles Lewis
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        Jackson Whole by John Updike, pp. 11-13 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Jackson Pollock by Kirk Varnedoe
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        The Big American Crime by Edmund S. Morgan, pp. 14-18 - 4 Reviews
                                                                        1. Many Thousands Gone by Ira Berlin
                                                                        2. Slave Counterpoint by Philip D. Morgan
                                                                        3. Remembering Slavery by Ira Berlin, Marc Favreau, and Steven F. Miller
                                                                        4. Africans in America by Charles Richard Johnson and Patricia Smith
                                                                      5. A Letter on Germany by George Kennan, pp. 19-20
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        China is Near by Richard Jenkyns, pp. 21-23 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Chan's Great Continent by Jonathan D. Spence
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Scientists Behaving Badly by David L. Hull, pp. 24-31 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Baltimore Case by Daniel J. Kevles
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        Grand Illusions by James Fenton, pp. 32-35 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. New Worlds from Old by Elizabeth B. Johns and Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, ...
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        The Solzhenitsyn Archipelago by Michael Scammell, pp. 36-40 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Alexander Solzhenitsyn by D.M. Thomas
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Footprints of a Shadow by W.S. Merwin, pp. 41-43 - 7 Reviews
                                                                        1. A Centenary Pessoa by Eugenio Lisboa, L.C. Taylor, and Fernando Pessoa, ...
                                                                        2. Poems of Fernando Pessoa by Edwin Honig, Susan M. Brown, and Fernando Pessoa, ...
                                                                        3. Fernando Pessoa: Selected Poems by Richard Zenith and Fernando Pessoa
                                                                        4. Always Astonished by Fernando Pessoa and Edwin Honig
                                                                        5. The Keeper of Sheep by Fernando Pessoa
                                                                        6. An Introduction to Fernando Pessoa by Darlene J. Sadlier
                                                                        7. The Presence of Pessoa by George Monteiro
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        Out of Novemberland by Andre Aciman, pp. 44-47 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        The Hack of Genius by P.N. Furbank, pp. 48-50 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Daniel Defoe by Richard West and Daniel Defoe
                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                        A la Recherche du Temps Perdu by Tony Judt, pp. 51-58 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Realms of Memory by Lawrence D. Kritzman
                                                                      14. The Watchman's Lament by Ted Hughes, p. 59
                                                                      15. 'Higher Superstition' by Paul R. Gross, Norman Levitt, and R.C. Lewontin, p. 59
                                                                      16. Letters by Rick Wallach, A.O. Scott, John Szarkowski, and Henry Allen, ..., pp. 60-64
                                                                      17. Cover: "One: Number 31, 1950" by Jackson Pollock
                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                      December 17, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Just Say 'Wait a Minute' by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 4-7 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Fix by Michael Massing
                                                                        2. Drug Crazy by Mike Gray
                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                        Silent Screams by Geoffrey O'Brien, pp. 8-11 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Les Vampires (1915 Film) by Louis Feuillade
                                                                        2. Irma Vep (1996 Film) by Olivier Assayas
                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                        'A Nice Pleasant Youth' by John Gross, pp. 12-17 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Explaining Hitler by Ron Rosenbaum
                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                        A Man Half Full by Norman Mailer, pp. 18-22 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe
                                                                      5. Oranges by James Merrill, p. 23
                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                        Happy Birthday, Elliott Carter! by John Russell, pp. 24-28 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Elliott Carter by Jonathan W. Bernard and Elliott Carter
                                                                        2. The Music of Elliott Carter by David Schiff and Elliott Carter
                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                        Wise Man by Alan Ryan, pp. 29-37 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Isaiah Berlin: A Life by Michael Ignatieff
                                                                        2. The Proper Study of Mankind by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, and Roger Hausheer
                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                        A Matter of Life and Death by A.O. Scott, pp. 38-42 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Gain by Richard Powers
                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                        Last Summer on the Vineyard by Christopher Hitchens, pp. 43-47 - 3 Reviews
                                                                        1. The Gun Runner's Daughter by Neil Gordon
                                                                        2. No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson
                                                                        3. Mackerel by Moonlight by William F. Weld
                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                        Giant by Simon Leys, pp. 48-57 - 2 Reviews
                                                                        1. Victor Hugo: A Biography by Graham Robb
                                                                        2. Shadows of a Hand by Victor Hugo, Florian Rodari, and Ann Philbin
                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                        New World Disorder by James Chace, pp. 58-63 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. A World Transformed by George Bush and Brent Scowcroft
                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                        Africa: The Hidden History by K. Anthony Appiah, pp. 64-72 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader
                                                                      13. Hedge Fund Mysteries by Leon Levy and Jeff Madrick, pp. 73-77
                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                        God in the Computer by Keith Thomas, pp. 78-80 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. The Religion of Technology by David W. Noble
                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                        William James & the Case of the Epileptic Patient by Louis Menand, pp. 81-93 - 5 Reviews
                                                                        1. Genuine Reality by Linda Simon
                                                                        2. William James Remembered by Linda Simon
                                                                        3. The Thought and Character of William James by Ralph Barton Perry
                                                                        4. Manhood at Harvard by Kim Townsend
                                                                        5. The Correspondence of William James by Ignas K. Skrupskelis and Elizabeth M. Berkeley, ...
                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                        Through the Looking-Glass by James Fenton, pp. 94-97 - 1 Review
                                                                        1. On Reflection by Jonathan Miller
                                                                      17. Letter by Steven Petranik, pp. 98-100
                                                                      18. Cover Drawing by David Levine
                                                                2. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 1999 = 20 Issues, 366 Articles
                                                                3. [+]
                                                                  Issues of the 2000s = 6 Years, 66 Issues, 1,270 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 2000 = 20 Issues, 380 Articles
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                                                                      Issues of 2005 = 1 Issue, 17 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of 2006 = 6 Issues, 97 Articles
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                                                                          Issues of 2007 = 9 Issues, 166 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 2008 = 13 Issues, 286 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 2009 = 17 Issues, 324 Articles
                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                              Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 19 Issues, 402 Articles
                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                Issues of 2010 = 19 Issues, 402 Articles