The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
The New Yorker Archives
The New Yorker • 81 Years, 2,910 Issues, 43,563 Articles, 369,246pp
The Race Track
The New Yorker, September 18, 1978, pp. 160-164
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
  1. [+]
    Issues of the 1930s = 10 Years, 39 Issues, 654 Articles
    1. [+]
      Issues of 1930 = 11 Issues, 191 Articles
      1. [+]
        Issues of 1931 = 6 Issues, 85 Articles
        1. [+]
          Issues of 1932 = 4 Issues, 55 Articles
          1. [+]
            Issues of 1933 = 2 Issues, 31 Articles
            1. [+]
              Issues of 1934 = 3 Issues, 64 Articles
              1. [+]
                Issues of 1935 = 1 Issue, 21 Articles
                1. [+]
                  Issues of 1936 = 1 Issue, 19 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    Issues of 1937 = 6 Issues, 108 Articles
                    1. [+]
                      Issues of 1938 = 2 Issues, 28 Articles
                      1. [+]
                        Issues of 1939 = 3 Issues, 52 Articles
                      2. [+]
                        Issues of the 1940s = 10 Years, 306 Issues, 4,022 Articles
                        1. [+]
                          Issues of 1940 = 36 Issues, 535 Articles
                          1. [+]
                            Issues of 1941 = 34 Issues, 498 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              Issues of 1942 = 33 Issues, 430 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Issues of 1943 = 44 Issues, 530 Articles
                                1. [+]
                                  Issues of 1944 = 46 Issues, 576 Articles
                                  1. [+]
                                    Issues of 1945 = 38 Issues, 471 Articles
                                    1. [+]
                                      Issues of 1946 = 6 Issues, 76 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        Issues of 1947 = 28 Issues, 354 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1948 = 28 Issues, 395 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1949 = 13 Issues, 157 Articles
                                          2. [+]
                                            Issues of the 1950s = 10 Years, 245 Issues, 2,648 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1950 = 38 Issues, 458 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1951 = 32 Issues, 392 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1952 = 12 Issues, 136 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1953 = 18 Issues, 178 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1954 = 30 Issues, 337 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1955 = 10 Issues, 100 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 1956 = 20 Issues, 186 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 1957 = 37 Issues, 350 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 1958 = 42 Issues, 451 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                Issues of 1959 = 6 Issues, 60 Articles
                                                              2. [+]
                                                                Issues of the 1960s = 10 Years, 416 Issues, 4,150 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 1960 = 12 Issues, 126 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 1961 = 42 Issues, 387 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 1962 = 41 Issues, 375 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 1963 = 34 Issues, 330 Articles
                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                          Issues of 1964 = 50 Issues, 464 Articles
                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                            Issues of 1965 = 50 Issues, 455 Articles
                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                              Issues of 1966 = 50 Issues, 446 Articles
                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                Issues of 1967 = 41 Issues, 384 Articles
                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                  Issues of 1968 = 44 Issues, 425 Articles
                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                    Issues of 1969 = 52 Issues, 758 Articles
                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                    Issues of the 1970s = 10 Years, 481 Issues, 8,053 Articles
                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                      Issues of 1970 = 52 Issues, 843 Articles
                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                        Issues of 1971 = 50 Issues, 837 Articles
                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                          Issues of 1972 = 40 Issues, 650 Articles
                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                            Issues of 1973 = 39 Issues, 637 Articles
                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                              Issues of 1974 = 51 Issues, 840 Articles
                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                Issues of 1975 = 52 Issues, 879 Articles
                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                  Issues of 1976 = 52 Issues, 897 Articles
                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                    Issues of 1977 = 48 Issues, 843 Articles
                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                      Issues of 1978 = 52 Issues, 893 Articles
                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                        Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1978 = 13 Issues, 218 Articles
                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                          January 2, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 15-19
                                                                                                          2. "Meanness Rising from the Suds" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 20-22
                                                                                                          3. "Incomplete and Disputed Sonatas" by Howard Moss, p. 23
                                                                                                          4. "Father's Last Escape" by Bruno Schulz, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (Dr. Lewis Thomas) by Jeremy Bernstein, p. 27
                                                                                                          6. "Ice" by William Logan, pp. 28-45
                                                                                                          7. "The Pain That Vision Cannot Heal" by Jack Butler, p. 46
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 47
                                                                                                          9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 47-50
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 51-52
                                                                                                          11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 53
                                                                                                          12. Letter from Washington by Richard Rovere, pp. 54-58
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Edmund Wilson by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 59-61 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972 by Edmund Wilson and Elena Wilson
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 62-66 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Kolonialagent by Robert Brain
                                                                                                            2. American Painting by Jules David Prown and Barbara Rose
                                                                                                            3. The Continuum Concept by Jean Liedloff
                                                                                                            4. Closing Time by Lacey Fosburgh
                                                                                                            5. Adaptation to Life by George E. Vaillant
                                                                                                          15. Cover by R.O. Blechman
                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                          January 9, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                          2. "Bachelors" by John Falsey, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                          3. "Kaye Wayfaring in 'Avenged'" by James McCourt, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                          4. "The Gift" by Philip Schultz, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Lobbyist) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          6. "The Flashboat" by Jane Cooper, pp. 34-58
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 59
                                                                                                          8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 70-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. High Anxiety (1977 Film) by Mel Brooks
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 77-81
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: A Royal Family by Naomi Bliven, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Memoirs, 1773-1793 by Louis-Philippe
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Slave Girl by Buchi Emecheta
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            General Four Rossettis: A Victorian Biography, by Stan..., p. 86 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Four Rossettis: A Victorian Biography by Stanley Weintraub
                                                                                                            2. The Innocence of Joan Little by James Reston, Jr.
                                                                                                            3. A Confidential Matter by Richard Strauss and Stefan Zweig
                                                                                                            4. Persona Non Grata by Jorge Edwards
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Case of the One-Penny Orange, by E.V. Cunn..., pp. 87-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Case of the One-Penny Orange by E.V. Cunningham
                                                                                                          16. Cover by George Booth
                                                                                                        3. [+]
                                                                                                          January 16, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                          2. "Secrets" by Marian Thurm, pp. 27-28
                                                                                                          3. "Winter Stars" by Alfred Corn, p. 29
                                                                                                          4. "Postcards" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                          5. "Moving Day in Jackson Heights" by Emily Hahn, p. 33
                                                                                                          6. "The Longing To Be Saved" by Maxine Kumin, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                          7. Profiles (Pontus Hulten) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 37-67
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 68
                                                                                                          9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 69-70
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 71
                                                                                                          11. Letter from Rome by William Murray, pp. 72-82
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 83-88 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Goodbye Girl (1977 Film) by Herbert Ross
                                                                                                            2. Iphigenia (1977 Film) by Mihalis Kakogiannis
                                                                                                            3. The Gauntlet (1977 Film) by Clint Eastwood
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Evelyn Waugh by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 89-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh by Evelyn Waugh and Michael Davie
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Daniel Martin by John Fowles
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General Ada, Countess of Lovelace, by Doris Langley Moore, pp. 94-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Ada, Countess of Lovelace by Doris Langley Moore
                                                                                                            2. Prince Among Slaves by Terry Alford
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        4. [+]
                                                                                                          January 23, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                          2. "Mom Gets Lost" by Paul W. Wales, p. 25
                                                                                                          3. "The Buzzard" by Jack Butler, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                          4. "The Border" by Robert Hemenway, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                          5. "Approaching Washington Heights" by James Reiss, pp. 34-44
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 45
                                                                                                          7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, p. 45
                                                                                                          8. "The Sick Child" by Louise Gluck, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                          9. Annals of Crime (Lockheed in Japan---Part I) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 48-74
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: Denver by Calvin Trillin, pp. 75-79
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 80-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Duellists (1977 Film) by Ridley Scott
                                                                                                            2. The Battle of Chile (1975 Film) by Patricio Guzman
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 86-95
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                          14. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 98-105
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Douglas Florian
                                                                                                        5. [+]
                                                                                                          January 30, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "The Abduction from the Seraglio" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "The Hair Shirt" by J.F. Powers, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "Heart of the Backlog" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                          5. "From the Journals of a Poet" by Louise Bogan, pp. 39-70
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 71
                                                                                                          7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                          8. Annals of Crime (Lockheed in Japan---Part II) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 74-91
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 92-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Serpent's Egg (1978 Film) by Ingmar Bergman
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 95
                                                                                                          11. "Leaves" by David Posner, p. 95
                                                                                                          12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 96-100
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 101-103
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Two Shy Writers by Naomi Bliven, pp. 104-105 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Life and Times of Emile Zola by F.W.J. Hemmings
                                                                                                            2. An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 106-110 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Natural Shocks by Richard Stern
                                                                                                            2. Every Child's Birthright by Selma Fraiberg
                                                                                                            3. Letters from the Field, 1925-1975 by Margaret Mead
                                                                                                            4. The Thin Edge by Anne W. Simon
                                                                                                            5. Space, Time, and Gravity by Robert M. Wald
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                        6. [+]
                                                                                                          February 6, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                          2. "A Crossing" by John Rolfe Gardiner, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                          3. "Brighton Rock" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          4. "Ruth" by Ted Walker, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          5. "Trader" by Robert Mazzocco, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Georgia---Part I) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 39-67
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                          8. Reflections (Latin America) by Alastair Reid, pp. 70-84
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 85-88 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The End of the World in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain (1978 Film) by Lina Wertmuller
                                                                                                            2. Coma (1978 Film) by Michael Crichton
                                                                                                            3. Mr. Klein (1976 Film) by Joseph Losey
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 89
                                                                                                          11. "And" by Albert Goldbarth, pp. 90-94
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 95-101
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Through the Mid-Life Crisis with James Boswell, Esq. by John Updike, pp. 102-109 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Boswell, Laird of Auchinleck, 1778-1782 by James Boswell, Joseph W. Reed, and Frederick A. Pottle, ...
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 110-114 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Way of Life, Like Any Other by Darcy O'Brien
                                                                                                            2. Where the Wings Grow by Agnes de Mille
                                                                                                            3. A Great and Glorious Romance by Helga Sandburg
                                                                                                            4. Haven in a Heartless World by Christopher Lasch
                                                                                                            5. A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                          February 13, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "After the Life Class" by Norman Rush, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "The Lincoln Relics" by Stanley Kunitz, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "The Puzzle" by Anthony Taber, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                          5. "The Other Day" by Richard Rice, pp. 37-38
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Georgia---Part II) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., p. 39
                                                                                                          7. "Under Stars" by Tess Gallagher, pp. 40-87
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                          9. U.S. Journal: Berkeley, Cal. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 90-96
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 97-99
                                                                                                          11. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                          12. "Vulcan" by Mary Kinzie, p. 103
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 107-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Renaldo and Clara (1976 Film) by Bob Dylan
                                                                                                          15. Letter from Washington by Richard Rovere, pp. 112-117
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Poet's Voice by Howard Moss, pp. 118-123 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Robert Frost: The Work of Knowing by Richard Poirier
                                                                                                            2. Five Temperaments by David Kalstone
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 124 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The High Cost of Living by Marge Piercy
                                                                                                            2. Why I Don't Write Like Franz Kafka by William S. Wilson
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            General Sweetness and Light, by Mark Girouard, pp. 125-130 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Sweetness and Light by Mark Girouard
                                                                                                            2. The Panama Canal by Walter LaFeber
                                                                                                            3. Schubert by Joseph Wechsberg
                                                                                                            4. A Marriage of True Minds by George Spater and Ian M. Parsons
                                                                                                            5. The Physicists by Daniel J. Kevles
                                                                                                            6. Jefferson Davis: A Biography by Clement Eaton
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Robert Weber
                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                          February 20, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                          2. "The Apology" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                          3. "On the Edge of the Cliff" by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          4. "Santarem" by Elizabeth Bishop, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          5. "Small Wild Crabs Delighting on Black Sand" by James Wright, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Johnny Carson) by Kenneth Tynan, pp. 47-98
                                                                                                          7. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 99-103
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                          9. "Waving" by Dave Smith, p. 106
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: Locke, Calif. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 107-113
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 114-118
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 119-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Coming Home (1978 Film) by Hal Ashby
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                          14. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 124-128
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Pinter's Unproduced Proust Printed by John Updike, pp. 129-132 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Proust Screenplay by Harold Pinter
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. At God's Pleasure by Jean d'Ormesson
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General 1066: The Year of the Conquest~~Ten Sixty-Six:..., pp. 134-138 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. 1066: The Year of the Conquest~~Ten Sixty-Six: The Year of the Conquest by David Howarth
                                                                                                            2. The Fallen Colossus by Robert Sobel
                                                                                                            3. Grassroots by George S. McGovern
                                                                                                            4. Just and Unjust Wars by Michael Walzer
                                                                                                            5. A Field Guide to the Little People by Nancy Arrowsmith and George Moorse
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Rea Irvin
                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                          February 27, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                          2. "Split Decisions" by Jane Mankiewicz, p. 31
                                                                                                          3. "A Vintage Thunderbird" by Ann Beattie, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "Spirder Dissertation" by Alex Stevens, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                          5. "Widow's Walk" by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Teddi King, Mary Mayo, Barbara Lea) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 41-63
                                                                                                          7. A Reporter at Large (The Carter Administration) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 64-83
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 84-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Blue Collar (1978 Film) by Paul Schrader
                                                                                                            2. The Betsy (1978 Film) by Daniel Petrie
                                                                                                          9. "Dusk" by Edward Hirsch, p. 87
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                          11. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 90-97
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                          13. Concent Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 100-108
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Fathers and Sons by Naomi Bliven, pp. 109-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Shattered Peace by Daniel Yergin
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 112 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Life Line by Michael Breslow
                                                                                                            2. Topology of a Phantom City by Alain Robbe-Grillet
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Empi..., pp. 112-118 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Empire, 1767-1821 by Robert V. Remini
                                                                                                            2. The Victorian Lady by Barbara Rees
                                                                                                            3. A Lonely Rage by Bobby Seale
                                                                                                            4. The World Encompassed by Derek Wilson
                                                                                                            5. Three Alexander Calders by Margaret Calder Hayes
                                                                                                            6. Shakespeare by Hilliard by Leslie Hotson
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Pierre Le-Tan
                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                          March 6, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "The Diliberto Times" by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "I Know Your Heart, Marco Polo" by Henry Bromell, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "Devotions" by James Galvin, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                          5. "Cave Paintings" by Leslie Norris, pp. 40-66
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 67
                                                                                                          7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 67-69
                                                                                                          8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Ismailia, Egypt) by Suzy Eban, pp. 70-81
                                                                                                          9. The Sporting Scene (Backgammon) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 82-94
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 95-98
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 99-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. An Unmarried Woman (1978 Film) by Paul Mazursky
                                                                                                          12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 103-105
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 106-113
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Murder Will Out by George Steiner, pp. 114-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Guernica! Guernica! by Herbert Rutledge Southworth
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 118 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Summer Visits by Margery Sharp
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General A Young Man in Search of Love, by Isaac Bashev..., p. 118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Young Man in Search of Love by Isaac Bashevis Singer
                                                                                                            2. Eastward Ha! by S.J. Perelman
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Death of an Expert Witness, by P.D. James, pp. 119-122 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Death of an Expert Witness by P.D. James
                                                                                                            2. Sabine by Nicolas Freeling
                                                                                                          18. Cover by John Norment
                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                          March 13, 1978 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                          2. "The Artist" by Eileen Wallington, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          3. "Parasites" by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "Inevitable Frontier" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                          5. "Discussion of the Vicissitudes of History Under a Pine Tree" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Jeanne Moreau) by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 44-55
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 56
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 57-60
                                                                                                          9. Annals of Medicine (Allergies) by Berton Roueche, pp. 61-83
                                                                                                          10. "Bijou" by Beth Joselow, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                          11. Reflections (Fashion) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 87-105
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 106-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Fingers (1978 Film) by James Toback
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 111-112
                                                                                                          14. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 113-125
                                                                                                          15. Popular Records by Douglas Watt, pp. 126-133
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Telic Reforms by Robert Coles, pp. 134-141 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Perpetual Dream by Gerald Grant and David Riesman
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 142 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Transatlantic Blues by Wilfrid Sheed
                                                                                                            2. Injury Time by Beryl Bainbridge
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            General Missing Persons: An Autobiography, by Eric R. ..., p. 143 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Missing Persons: An Autobiography by Eric R. Dodds
                                                                                                            2. The Romance of American Communism by Vivian Gornick
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Dark Goddess, by Marvin H. Albert, pp. 144-146 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Dark Goddess by Marvin H. Albert
                                                                                                            2. The Judas Pair by Jonathan Gash
                                                                                                          20. Cover by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                          March 20, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                          2. "Is There a Writer in the House?" by S.J. Perelman, p. 33
                                                                                                          3. "Baigneuse" by John Hollander, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "Death in Jerusalem" by William Trevor, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                          5. "Eating Rice" by Jack Galef, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter in Europe (West Germany) by Jane Kramer, pp. 44-87
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 88-92
                                                                                                          8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Jervis Anderson, pp. 93-121
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 122-129 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Fury (1978 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                                                                                            2. American Hot Wax (1978 Film) by Floyd Mutrux
                                                                                                            3. A Little Night Music (1977 Film) by Harold Prince
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 130-138
                                                                                                          11. Letter from Washington by Richard Rovere, pp. 139-145
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: An Exile's Luggage by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 146-148 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Juan the Landless by Juan Goytisolo
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 149 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            General Dasher, by James T. Wooten, pp. 150-154 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Dasher by James T. Wooten
                                                                                                            2. Politics and Markets by Charles E. Lindblom
                                                                                                            3. Black Odyssey by Nathan Irvin Huggins
                                                                                                            4. Lermontov: Tragedy in the Caucasus by Laurence Kelly
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Donald Reilly
                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                          March 27, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                          2. "Someone Has Been Disarranging These Roses" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          3. "Arthuree" by Berry Morgan, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          4. "In Back Of" by Linda Pastan, p. 38
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Nepal---Part I) by Peter Matthiessen, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                          6. "Parents" by William Meredith, pp. 42-94
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 95
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                          9. U.S. Journal: Bayou La Batre, Alabama by Calvin Trillin, pp. 99-104
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, p. 105
                                                                                                          11. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                          12. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                          13. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 112-120
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 121-126 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Furtivos (1975 Film) by Jose Luis Borau
                                                                                                            2. Madame Rosa (1977 Film) by Moshe Mizrahi
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Layers of Ambiguity by John Updike, pp. 127-132 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Players by Don DeLillo
                                                                                                            2. Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 133-134 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare by Paul A. Colinvaux
                                                                                                            2. A Captive of Time by Olga Ivinskaya
                                                                                                            3. Mallowan's Memoirs by Max Mallowan
                                                                                                            4. Reflections Without Mirrors by Louis Nizer
                                                                                                            5. The "Lowell Offering" by Benita Eisler
                                                                                                            6. Brancusi/The Kiss by Sidney Geist
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Talon, by James Coltrane, pp. 135-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Talon by James Coltrane
                                                                                                            2. On the Edge by Roy Doliner
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Arnie Levin
                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                        Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1978 = 13 Issues, 234 Articles
                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                          April 3, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "Love: Same" by James Kaplan, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "Two Poems" by Jerzy Harasymowicz, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "One Night in Brazil" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                          5. "The Ram Beneath the Barn" by Peter Davison, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (Nepal---Part II) by Peter Matthiessen, pp. 41-92
                                                                                                          7. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 93-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Straight Time (1978 Film) by Ulu Grosbard
                                                                                                            2. House Calls (1978 Film) by Howard Zieff
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 97-98
                                                                                                          9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 99-101
                                                                                                          10. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 102-107
                                                                                                          11. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 108-111
                                                                                                          12. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                          13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 114-120
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Kipling by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 121-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Strange Ride of Rudyard Kipling by Angus Wilson
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Whistle by James Jones
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Critic's Credentials, by Stanley Edgar Hym..., pp. 126-130 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Critic's Credentials by Stanley Edgar Hyman and Phoebe Pettingell
                                                                                                            2. The Latin Americans by Carlos Rangel
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Jack Ziegler
                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                          April 10, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                          2. "Serenade" by Veronica Geng, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                          3. "Fellow Men" by William Steig, p. 37
                                                                                                          4. "Down on the Farm" by Albert Haley, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          5. "Impatiens" by Howard Moss, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          6. Reflections (Richard Helms) by Richard Harris, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          7. "The Bird in the Dooryard" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 46-90
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 91-93
                                                                                                          9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                          10. The Sporting Scene (Squash) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 96-109
                                                                                                          11. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 110-117
                                                                                                          12. U.S. Journal: Seattle, Wash. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 118-125
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 126-127 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Pretty Baby (1978 Film) by Louis Malle
                                                                                                          14. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 128-140
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Master Builder by Susan Lardner, pp. 141-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The City Builder by George Konrad
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 143-144 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Momo by Emile Ajar
                                                                                                            2. The Caspian Circle by Donne Raffat
                                                                                                            3. Burning Questions by Alix Kates Shulman
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General Dulles, by Leonard Mosley, pp. 145-146 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Dulles by Leonard Mosley
                                                                                                            2. Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time by Franz Babinger
                                                                                                            3. Indian Life: Transforming an American Myth by William W. Savage, Jr.
                                                                                                            4. The Papers of John Adams, Vol. I by Robert J. Taylor and John Adams
                                                                                                            5. The Papers of John Adams, Vol. II by Robert J. Taylor and John Adams
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Chinaman's Chance, by Ross Thomas, pp. 147-150 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Chinaman's Chance by Ross Thomas
                                                                                                            2. Kingfisher by Gerald Seymour
                                                                                                            3. Maigret and the Hotel Majestic by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        3. [+]
                                                                                                          April 17, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "The Night of the Curlews" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "A Possible Possession" by M.F.K. Fisher, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          4. "Crossroads" by Arturo Vivante, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          5. "Prelude to Spring" by Edward Hirsch, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (Animal Communication---Part I) by Emily Hahn, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          7. "Memories of the Dictator" by Jonathan Aaron, pp. 40-103
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                          9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: South Louisiana by Calvin Trillin, pp. 108-114
                                                                                                          11. "Getting Out" by Cleopatra Mathis, p. 115
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 116-120 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Woman of Paris (1923 Film) by Charles Chaplin
                                                                                                            2. Running Fence (1978 Film) by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Charlotte Zwerin, ...
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 121-127
                                                                                                          14. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 128-132
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Philosopher's Child by Naomi Bliven, pp. 133-135 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Eleanor Marx by Yvonne Kapp
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 136 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Family Trust by Ward Just
                                                                                                            2. Kalki by Gore Vidal
                                                                                                            3. Hasen by Reuben Bercovitch
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Lion's Mouth, by Kathleen Raine, pp. 137-142 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Lion's Mouth by Kathleen Raine
                                                                                                            2. The Great Fear by David Caute
                                                                                                            3. Himself! by Eugene C. Kennedy
                                                                                                            4. Living with Energy by Ronald Alves and Charles Milligan
                                                                                                            5. Fanny Kemble by Dorothy Marshall
                                                                                                            6. The Builders by Martin Mayer
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                        4. [+]
                                                                                                          April 24, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                          2. "The Snow" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 35-36
                                                                                                          3. "Obstruction" by George W.S. Trow, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                          4. "Ode to Landscape" by John Hollander, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Animal Communication---Part II) by Emily Hahn, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                          6. "Wish Granted" by Rachel Hadas, pp. 44-92
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 93
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 94-100
                                                                                                          9. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 101-131
                                                                                                          10. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 132-135
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 136-144
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 145-148 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Joseph Andrews (1977 Film) by Tony Richardson
                                                                                                          13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 149-154
                                                                                                          14. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 155-156
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            The Mind's Ear by Susan Lardner, pp. 157-160 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Serial by Cyra McFadden
                                                                                                            2. True Confessions by John Gregory Dunne
                                                                                                            3. The Lady from Boston by Tom McHale
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 161 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Giveadamn Brown by Robert Deane Pharr
                                                                                                            2. Blue in Chicago by Bette Howland
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General In Search of Identity, by Anwar El-Sadat, pp. 162-163 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. In Search of Identity by Anwar El-Sadat
                                                                                                            2. This Wild Abyss by Gale E. Christianson
                                                                                                            3. The Wild Shores of North America by Ann Sutton and Myron Sutton
                                                                                                            4. Other People's Letters: A Memoir by Mina Curtiss
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Girl with a Squint, by Georges Simenon, pp. 164-166 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Girl with a Squint by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                        5. [+]
                                                                                                          May 1, 1978 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "Morning" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          3. "That Moment Long" by David Sofield, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          4. "A Rose in the Heart" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 40-66
                                                                                                          5. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 67-68
                                                                                                          6. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 69-89
                                                                                                          7. A Reporter at Large (Zbigniew Brzezinski) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 90-130
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema: Foreigners by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 131-133 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. September 30, 1955 (1978 Film) by James Bridges
                                                                                                            2. Silver Bears (1978 Film) by Ivan Passer
                                                                                                            3. Dear Detective (1977 Film) by Philippe de Broca
                                                                                                          9. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 136-141
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            Grandmothers, Heroines, Goddesses by Naomi Bliven, pp. 142-144 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Mischling, Second Degree by Ilse Koehn
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 145 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Perdido by Jill Robinson
                                                                                                            2. Miracle by Dotson Rader
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            General Biko, by Donald Woods, pp. 145-150 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Biko by Donald Woods
                                                                                                            2. Musical Chairs by Schuyler Chapin
                                                                                                            3. The Wrong Horse by Laurence M. Stern
                                                                                                            4. Selected Letters of Conrad Aiken by Joseph Killorin and Conrad Aiken
                                                                                                          14. Cover by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                        6. [+]
                                                                                                          May 8, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "Eyes of a Blue Dog" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                          3. "Elegy for My Sister" by Howard Moss, p. 39
                                                                                                          4. "Wooden Nickels" by Jane Mankiewicz, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          5. "Piazza S. Egidio, 9" by Brian Swann, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (Northern Ireland) by Anthony Bailey, pp. 48-89
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                          8. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 92-120
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 121-123 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. F.I.S.T. (1978 Film) by Norman Jewison
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 124
                                                                                                          11. "Young Owls" by Brendan Galvin, p. 125
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 126-131
                                                                                                          13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 132-138
                                                                                                          14. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 139-148
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: God's Spies by George Steiner, pp. 149-153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Human Factor by Graham Greene
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 154 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The World According to Garp by John Irving
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Longed-For Tempests, by George D. Painter, pp. 154-155 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Longed-For Tempests by George D. Painter
                                                                                                            2. Two Cheers for Capitalism by Irving Kristol
                                                                                                            3. A History of Rhodesia by Robert Blake
                                                                                                            4. The Pleasure Garden by Anne Scott-James
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime A Victim of the Aurora, by Thomas Keneally, pp. 156-158 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A Victim of the Aurora by Thomas Keneally
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Paul Degen
                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                          May 15, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                          2. "Supreme Court Roundup" by Veronica Geng, p. 31
                                                                                                          3. "Screen" by David Pascal, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                          4. "Birdsong" by Lou Myers, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Family Therapy) by Janet Malcolm, p. 39
                                                                                                          6. "From the Journals of the Frog Prince" by Susan Mitchell, pp. 40-115
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 116-119
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 120-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Last Supper (1976 Film) by Tomas Gutierrez Alea
                                                                                                          9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 126-131
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 132
                                                                                                          11. "Spirit" by Leonard Nathan, p. 133
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 134-144
                                                                                                          13. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 145-150
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Flann v. Finn by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 151-156 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A Flann O'Brien Reader by Stephen Jones and Flann O'Brien
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 157 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Compromising Positions by Susan Isaacs
                                                                                                            2. A Family Album by David D. Galloway
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General Nine and a Half Weeks, by Elizabeth McNeill, pp. 157-159 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Nine and a Half Weeks by Elizabeth McNeill
                                                                                                            2. Fits and Starts by Andrew Ward
                                                                                                            3. Sir Leslie Stephen's Mausoleum Book by Alan Bell and Leslie Stephen
                                                                                                            4. Discovering the Individual by Jean Hamburger
                                                                                                            5. The Children of Bladensfield by Evelyn D. Ward
                                                                                                          17. Perry Barlow, pp. 160-162
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Charles Barsotti
                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                          May 22, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                          2. "May Queen" by Mary Robison, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          3. "The Moons of Jupiter" by Alice Munro, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                          4. "Pentimento" by Debora Greger, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (The House Sparrow) by Eugene Kinkead, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                          6. "East Finchley" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 42-90
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 91
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 91-93
                                                                                                          9. A Reporter at Large (Charlie Chaplin) by Lillian Ross, pp. 94-109
                                                                                                          10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                          11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, p. 112
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 113-117 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Chess Players (1977 Film) by Satyajit Ray
                                                                                                            2. La Soufriere (1977 Film) by Werner Herzog
                                                                                                            3. Cat and Mouse (1978 Film) by Claude Lelouch
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 118-130
                                                                                                          14. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 131-132
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Case by Richard Rovere, pp. 133-136 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case by Allen Weinstein
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 137 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Diary of Vikenty Angarov by Victor Muravin
                                                                                                            2. Mortal Friends by James Carroll
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General A Considerable Town, by Mary Frances Kennedy F..., pp. 138-142 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Considerable Town by Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher
                                                                                                            2. The Illusion of Peace by Tad Szulc
                                                                                                            3. The Eye of the Story by Eudora Welty
                                                                                                            4. Scott of the Antarctic by Elspeth Huxley
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                          May 29, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                          2. "more Than Toucan Do" by H.F. Ellis, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                          3. "Company" by Alan Sillitoe, p. 29
                                                                                                          4. "Shad-Time" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 30-36
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (Ahmet Ertegun---Part I) by George W.S. Trow, Jr., pp. 37-83
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 84
                                                                                                          7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                          8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 87-89
                                                                                                          9. Popular Records by Douglas Watt, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                          10. "Kimono" by Laurence Lieberman, p. 93
                                                                                                          11. The Sporting Scene (Running) by Colman McCarthy, pp. 94-106
                                                                                                          12. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 107-110
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 111-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Greek Tycoon (1978 Film) by J. Lee Thompson
                                                                                                          14. "Hiding" by Brian Swann, p. 113
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Immortal Demand by Alastair Reid, pp. 114-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Diary of "Helena Morley" by Elizabeth Bishop
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 118 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. La Belle Edmee by Suzanne Prou
                                                                                                            2. Two Tales by Charlotte Bronte by William Holtz and Charlotte Bronte
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Masks of Macbeth, by Marvin Rosenberg, p. 119 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Masks of Macbeth by Marvin Rosenberg
                                                                                                            2. The Twilight Lords by Richard Berleth
                                                                                                            3. One Half of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies
                                                                                                          18. Hobart G. Weekes, pp. 120-122
                                                                                                          19. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                          June 5, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                          2. "The Delts of Venus" by Charles McGrath, p. 33
                                                                                                          3. "At the Cafe" by Howard Moss, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "Whither Westway?" by James Stevenson, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          5. "Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog" by Stephanie Vaughn, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                          6. "The Invention of Cuisine" by Carol Muske, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                          7. Profiles (Ahmet Ertegun---Part II) by George W.S. Trow, Jr., pp. 45-81
                                                                                                          8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 82-91
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 92-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Geisha (1978 Film) by Kenji Mizoguchi
                                                                                                            2. Pirosmani (1969 Film) by Giorgi Shengelaya
                                                                                                          10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 98-103
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                          12. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 107-109
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Fires at Sea by George Steiner, pp. 110-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner by Martin Butlin, Evelyn Joll, and J.M.W. Turner
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 116 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Family Fortune by Jerome Weidman
                                                                                                            2. A Prince of a Fellow by Shelby Hearon
                                                                                                            3. The Eighth Sin by Stefan Kanfer
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Violet Dots, by Michael Kernan, pp. 117-122 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Violet Dots by Michael Kernan
                                                                                                            2. The Death of Woman Wang by Jonathan D. Spence
                                                                                                            3. Janus: A Summing up by Arthur Koestler
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                          June 12, 1978 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                          2. "Teaching Poetry Writing to Singles" by Veronica Geng, pp. 28-30
                                                                                                          3. "Daughters" by Mary Robison, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                          4. "Last Laugh" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (Richard Lewis Clutterbuck) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., p. 37
                                                                                                          6. "The Warm Connection" by Barry Spacks, pp. 38-68
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 69-71
                                                                                                          8. Our Local Correspondents (June 15, 1977) by Fred C. Shapiro, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                          9. "Participant" by Elizabeth Libbey, p. 80
                                                                                                          10. The Sporting Scene (Soccer) by Stephen Ray, pp. 81-98
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 99-103
                                                                                                          12. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                          13. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 107-113
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 114-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A Woman at Her Window (1977 Film) by Pierre Granier-Deferre
                                                                                                          15. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 116-119
                                                                                                          16. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 120-123
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Colonial Family by Robert Coles, pp. 124-128 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Protestant Temperament by Philip Greven
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 129-130 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Solomon's Folly by Leslie Croxford
                                                                                                            2. Montgomery Street by Mark Dintenfass
                                                                                                            3. The Track to Bralgu by B. Wongar
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            General Ruskin, by Quentin Bell, pp. 131-134 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Ruskin by Quentin Bell
                                                                                                            2. The Brendan Voyage by Tim Severin
                                                                                                            3. Concession to the Improbable by George Gaylord Simpson
                                                                                                          20. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                          June 19, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                          2. "The New Music" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 29-30
                                                                                                          3. "Contributor's Notes" by Elizabeth Macklin, p. 31
                                                                                                          4. "Travel Stories" by Henry Bromell, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          5. "York: In Memoriam W.H. Auden" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                          6. "The Bone-Duster" by John Morgan, pp. 38-53
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 54-60
                                                                                                          8. On and Off the Avenue (Feminine Fashions) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 61-65
                                                                                                          9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 66-70
                                                                                                          10. A Reporter in Europe (France) by Jane Kramer, pp. 71-81
                                                                                                          11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 85-87 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Damien: Omen II (1978 Film) by Don Taylor
                                                                                                            2. Servant and Mistress (1977 Film) by Bruno Gantillon
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                          14. Our Local Correspondents by Eugene Kinkead, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Richard the Bold by Richard Rovere, p. 96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon by Richard M. Nixon
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Execution of Mayor Yin, and Other Stories from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution by Chen Jo-Hsi
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General Rembrandt's House, by Anthony Bailey, pp. 98-102 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Rembrandt's House by Anthony Bailey
                                                                                                            2. A Prime Minister on Prime Ministers by Harold Wilson
                                                                                                            3. Mencken: A Study of His Thought by Charles A. Fecher
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                          June 26, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                          2. "Around the Quad and Over Folly Bridge" by G. Bruce Boyer, pp. 27-28
                                                                                                          3. "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid, p. 29
                                                                                                          4. "The Idea of Hawk" by James McConkey, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          5. "The Crotch Island Quarry, Maine" by John C. White, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Glynn Ross) by Winthrop Sargeant, p. 35
                                                                                                          7. "Living Time" by Brian Swann, pp. 36-50
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 51
                                                                                                          9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 51-55
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: New England by Calvin Trillin, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                          11. Letter from Riyadh by Joseph Kraft, pp. 62-77
                                                                                                          12. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                          13. A Reporter at Large (Congress) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 90-91 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Jaws II (1978 Film) by Jeannot Szwarc
                                                                                                            2. Grease (1978 Film) by Randal Kleiser
                                                                                                          15. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                          16. "The Obscure Pleasure of the Indistinct" by Bin Ramke, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                          17. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 101-102
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: What We Don't Know by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 103-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Encyclopedia of Ignorance by Ronald Duncan and Miranda Weston-Smith
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Paul Degen
                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                        Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1978 = 13 Issues, 198 Articles
                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                          July 3, 1978 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                          2. "Dating Your Mom" by Ian A. Frazier, p. 25
                                                                                                          3. "Lurchers" by Leslie Norris, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                          4. "The Pawnshop" by Louis Simpson, pp. 28-34
                                                                                                          5. "The Face" by Philip Levine, p. 35
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (The Greenmarket) by John McPhee, pp. 36-69
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                          8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 74-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Cheap Detective (1978 Film) by Robert Moore
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 76-82
                                                                                                          11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 83-85
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Hamilton's Legacy by Naomi Bliven, pp. 86-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Young Hamilton: A Biography by James Thomas Flexner
                                                                                                          13. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                          July 10, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                          2. "A Delayed Meeting" by M.F.K. Fisher, pp. 24-26
                                                                                                          3. "Koenig of the River" by Derek Walcott, p. 27
                                                                                                          4. "The Desertion" by Berry Morgan, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Midtown Skyscrapers) by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 32-58
                                                                                                          6. The Art World by Harold Rosenberg, pp. 59-61
                                                                                                          7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                          9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Lowriders) by Calvin Trillin and Edward Koren, pp. 70-76
                                                                                                          10. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                          11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 83-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Heaven Can Wait (1978 Film) by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Tales of Two Cities by George Steiner, pp. 86-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Notes of a Non-Conspirator by Efim G. Etkind
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Balloon Top by Nobuko Albery
                                                                                                            2. The Lakestown Rebellion by Kristin Hunter
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General Hitler's Spies, by David Kahn, pp. 89-94 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Hitler's Spies by David Kahn
                                                                                                            2. Thomas Hardy's Later Years by Robert Gittings
                                                                                                            3. Nostalgia Isn't What It Used to Be by Simone Signoret
                                                                                                            4. Solzhenitsyn and the Secret Circle by Olga Andreyev Carlisle
                                                                                                            5. From Apes to Warlords: 1904-46 by Solly Zuckerman
                                                                                                            6. World with a View by Christopher Tunnard
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                        3. [+]
                                                                                                          July 17, 1978 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                          2. "Colloguy" by Robert Henderson, p. 25
                                                                                                          3. "To a Tyrant" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                          4. "Brothers" by Peter Marsh, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Cnidus) by Katherine Bouton, p. 33
                                                                                                          6. "The Shepherd" by Gary Soto, pp. 34-69
                                                                                                          7. Letter from Rome by William Murray, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                          8. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 76-92
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 93-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Viva Italia! (1977 Film) by Mario Monicelli and Dino Risi
                                                                                                          10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 95-102
                                                                                                          11. Cover by Joseph Low
                                                                                                        4. [+]
                                                                                                          July 24, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                          2. "In the Night" by Jamaica Kincaid, pp. 22-24
                                                                                                          3. "Spanish Sonnets" by John Updike, p. 25
                                                                                                          4. "The Experiment" by Stanislaw Lem, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                          5. "Leaving the Dream" by Richard Hugo, pp. 28-42
                                                                                                          6. Letter from Bangkok by Robert Shaplen, pp. 43-57
                                                                                                          7. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 58-60 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. International Velvet (1978 Film) by Bryan Forbes
                                                                                                            2. Faces of Love (1977 Film) by Michel Soutter
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 61
                                                                                                          9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 62-66
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: Manchester, N.H. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 67-71
                                                                                                          11. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 72-76
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Cross-Purposes by Susan Lardner, pp. 77-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Rockinghorse by Yoram Kaniuk
                                                                                                            2. A Vein of Riches by John Knowles
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Other Half by Kenneth Clark
                                                                                                            2. The Starship and the Canoe by Kenneth Brower
                                                                                                            3. Final Entries, 1945 by Joseph Goebbels and Hugh Trevor-Roper
                                                                                                          14. Harold Rosenberg, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                          15. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                        5. [+]
                                                                                                          July 31, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                          2. "The Leap" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                          3. "In the City" by Katherine Bouton, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          4. "The Fox Who Watched for the Midnight Sun" by Norman Dubie, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (Anita Ellis) by Whitney Balliett, p. 35
                                                                                                          6. "The Taking Away" by Paul Zweig, pp. 36-45
                                                                                                          7. Letter from Addis Ababa by Joseph Kraft, pp. 46-63
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 64-67 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978 Film) by Michael Schultz
                                                                                                            2. The Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978 Film) by Blake Edwards
                                                                                                            3. The Swarm (1978 Film) by Irwin Allen
                                                                                                          9. "Come Into the Night Grove" by Elizabeth Libbey, pp. 68-70
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 71
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            Advancing Over Water by John Updike, pp. 72-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Letters to Friends, Family and Editors by Franz Kafka
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Acts of Love by Elia Kazan
                                                                                                            2. Time in Its Flight by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            General Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, by A. Scott Berg, p. 79 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg
                                                                                                            2. The Revisionists Revised by Diane Ravitch
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Sinkiang Executive, by Adam Hall, pp. 80-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Sinkiang Executive by Adam Hall
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                        6. [+]
                                                                                                          August 7, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 17-22
                                                                                                          2. "Niven: A Reconsideration" by Ian A. Frazier, p. 23
                                                                                                          3. "Out on the Marsh" by David Updike, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                          4. "A Summer by the Sea" by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                          5. "Forest of Europe" by Derek Walcott, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                          6. "An Evening Walk" by William Stafford, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                          7. The Sporting Scene (Soccer) by Alastair Reid, pp. 37-53
                                                                                                          8. Reflections (The Left in Europe) by William Pfaff, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                          9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                          10. U.S. Journal: Kansas by Calvin Trillin, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                          11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Interiors (1978 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            O Pioneers! by Lis Harris, pp. 79-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Hill of Evil Counsel by Amos Oz
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. And Never Said a Word by Heinrich Boll
                                                                                                            2. Foreigner by Nahid Rachlin
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Tell-Tale Heart, by Julian Symons, p. 82 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Tell-Tale Heart by Julian Symons
                                                                                                            2. The Russian Fascists by John J. Stephan
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Speak for the Dead, by Rex Burns, pp. 83-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Speak for the Dead by Rex Burns
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                          August 14, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                          2. "Whose Who?" by Roy Blount, Jr., pp. 28-29
                                                                                                          3. "Attracta" by William Trevor, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                          4. "The Sun Underfoot Among the Sundews" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                          5. "Mountain Ponies" by Ted Walker, p. 38
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Bernard Meltzer) by James Stevenson, pp. 39-47
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 48-52
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 53-54 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976 Film) by Irvin Kershner
                                                                                                            2. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978 Film) by John Landis
                                                                                                          9. A Reporter at Large (Supervised Children) by Lis Harris, pp. 55-88
                                                                                                          10. "Blue Waves" by David St. John, p. 89
                                                                                                          11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 90-93
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Tote That Quill by John Updike, pp. 94-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. 200 Years of American Illustration~~Two Hundred Years of American Illustration by Henry C. Pitz
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Chesapeake by James A. Michener
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Yugoslavs, by Dusko Doder, pp. 98-102 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Yugoslavs by Dusko Doder
                                                                                                            2. The Life, Manners and Travels of Fanny Trollope by Johanna Johnston
                                                                                                            3. Philip Mironov and the Russian Civil War by Sergei Starikov and Roy Medvedev
                                                                                                            4. William Blake by Morton D. Paley and Michael R. Phillips
                                                                                                          15. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                          August 21, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 17-22
                                                                                                          2. "Z-ing & Being" by Daniel Menaker, p. 23
                                                                                                          3. "Three Illuminations in the Life of an American Author" by John Updike, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                          4. "Cockaigne" by Norman Dubie, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                          5. Reflections (Resorts and Retreats) by Brendan Gill, pp. 33-56
                                                                                                          6. "To Rome" by David C. Harrop, pp. 57-62
                                                                                                          7. Annals of Medicine (School Epidemic) by Berton Roueche, pp. 63-70
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 71-72 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Girlfriends (1978 Film) by Claudia Weill
                                                                                                          9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Hyden, Kentucky) by James Reston, Jr., pp. 73-87
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            Two Bears in a Den by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 90-93 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume I, 1828-1879 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
                                                                                                            2. Tolstoy's Letters: Volume II, 1880-1910 by R.F. Christian and Leo Tolstoy
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Wars by Timothy Findley
                                                                                                            2. Inside Moves by Todd Walton
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            General Dame Edith Evans, Ned's Girl, by Bryan Forbes, p. 94 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Dame Edith Evans, Ned's Girl by Bryan Forbes
                                                                                                            2. Voltaire and the Cowboy by Gene M. Gressley and Thurman Arnold
                                                                                                            3. Books and Portraits by Virginia Stephen Woolf and Mary Lyon
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Risk, by Dick Francis, pp. 95-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Risk by Dick Francis
                                                                                                            2. Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                          August 28, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                          2. "Drifter" by Michael Meyers, p. 25
                                                                                                          3. "The Trip" by Charles Saxon, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                          4. "The Messenger" by Jean Valentine, p. 29
                                                                                                          5. "The Bus" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                          6. "Fergus Falling" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 34-51
                                                                                                          7. Reflections (Economic Crises) by Robert L. Heilbroner, pp. 52-73
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 74
                                                                                                          9. Dept of Amplification by Barbar L. Nichols, M.S., R.N., p. 75
                                                                                                          10. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 76-78
                                                                                                          11. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 79-82
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A Slave of Love (1978 Film) by Nikita Mikhalkov
                                                                                                          13. "What They Did" by Freddy Bosco, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Georgia O'Keeffe Writes a Books by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 87-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Close to the Sun Again by Morley Callaghan
                                                                                                            2. The Last Year of the War by Shirley Nelson
                                                                                                            3. The Medici Hawks by Martin Woodhouse
                                                                                                            4. Promised Land by Karel Schoeman
                                                                                                            5. Lovers and Heretics by John Hale
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General Deep Like the Rivers, by Thomas L. Webber, pp. 94-95 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Deep Like the Rivers by Thomas L. Webber
                                                                                                            2. The Two Duchesses by Arthur Calder-Marshall
                                                                                                            3. Camille Pissarro by Kathleen Adler
                                                                                                            4. Ice! by Tristan Jones
                                                                                                            5. Yankee from Georgia by William Lee Miller
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Rag Bag Clan, by Richard Barth, pp. 96-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Rag Bag Clan by Richard Barth
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                          September 4, 1978 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                          2. "Starting" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                          3. "Finding a Depth: North Channel, Lake Huron" by Judith Minty, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                          4. "Snow" by Harry Mountzoures, pp. 29-32
                                                                                                          5. "The Promissory Note" by Howard Moss, p. 33
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (Seveso, Italy) by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 34-81
                                                                                                          7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 82-90
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 91-93
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 94-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978 Film) by Karel Reisz
                                                                                                            2. Hooper (1978 Film) by Hal Needham
                                                                                                          10. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: De Profundis by George Steiner, pp. 97-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 99 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Good School by Richard Yates
                                                                                                            2. Neglected Lives by Stephen Alter
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            General Across the Years: Memories of a Virginian, by ..., p. 100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Across the Years: Memories of a Virginian by Virginius Dabney
                                                                                                            2. The Decoration of Houses by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr.
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime McGarr on the Cliffs of Moher, by Bartholomew ..., pp. 100-102 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. McGarr on the Cliffs of Moher by Bartholomew Gill
                                                                                                            2. Love Kills by Dan Greenburg
                                                                                                          14. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                          September 11, 1978 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                          2. "As I Was Going to St. Ives, I Met a Man with Seventeen Wives" by S.J. Perelman, p. 33
                                                                                                          3. "Greystone Cottage" by Richard Hugo, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "Are You Happy?" by Edward Koren, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          5. "The Whistling Bird" by Jean Rhys, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          6. A Reporter at Large (Senator John C. Culver---Part I) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                          7. "Let Me Begin Again" by Philip Levine, pp. 42-125
                                                                                                          8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 126-141
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 142-143 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Opium War (1963 Film) by Chen Chun-Li
                                                                                                            2. Hazel's People (1973 Film) by Charles Davis
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 144-146
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            Czarist Shadows, Soviet Liliacs by John Updike, pp. 147-157 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Petersburg by Andrei Bely
                                                                                                            2. The Long Goodbye by Yury Trifonov
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 158-159 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Silence at Salerno by Francis Steegmuller
                                                                                                            2. The Age of the Fish by Odon von Horvath
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            General Evita, First Lady, by John Barnes, pp. 160-162 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Evita, First Lady by John Barnes
                                                                                                            2. Germany, 1866-1945 by Gordon A. Craig
                                                                                                            3. Sisters of the Quill by Alice Anderson Hufstader
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Double, Double, Oil and Trouble, by Emma Lathen, pp. 163-166 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Double, Double, Oil and Trouble by Emma Lathen
                                                                                                            2. Dear Judgment by John Crosby
                                                                                                          15. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                          September 18, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                          2. "Apples" by David Updike, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          3. "Parisia" by Stanislaw Lem, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                          4. "Messenger" by Dave Smith, pp. 40-44
                                                                                                          5. A Reporter at Large (Senator John C. Culver---Part II) by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 45-134
                                                                                                          6. Reflections (Terrorism) by William Pfaff, pp. 135-143
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 144
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                          9. Musical Events (Popular Records) by Douglas Watt, pp. 146-151
                                                                                                          10. "Air" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 152-153
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 154-159 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Days of Heaven (1978 Film) by Terrence Malick
                                                                                                            2. Women (1977 Film) by Marta Meszaros
                                                                                                            3. Deal (1978 Film) by John Schott and E.J. Vaughn
                                                                                                          12. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 160-164
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Poets by Helen Vendler, pp. 165-172 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Hart Crane and Yvor Winters by Thomas Parkinson, Hart Crane, and Yvor Winters
                                                                                                            2. The Broken Blockhouse Wall by John Peck
                                                                                                            3. Nonsense and Wonder by Thomas Byrom
                                                                                                            4. Mind Breaths by Allen Ginsberg
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 173 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Running Dog by Don DeLillo
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General From the High Plains, by John Fischer, p. 173 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. From the High Plains by John Fischer
                                                                                                            2. Marc Chagall: The Artist With Seven Fingers by Sidney Alexander
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Lucky Devil, by Arthur Maling, pp. 174-178 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Lucky Devil by Arthur Maling
                                                                                                            2. Murder Games by Lionel Davidson
                                                                                                          17. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                          September 25, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-38
                                                                                                          2. "Alani Beach Now" by George W.S. Trow, p. 39
                                                                                                          3. "A Silver Dish" by Saul Bellow, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                          4. "Torso" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                          5. "At Seven Thousand Feet" by Judith Kroll, pp. 48-66
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 67
                                                                                                          7. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 68-74
                                                                                                          8. A Reporter at Large (Auto Accident) by Susan Sheehan, pp. 75-123
                                                                                                          9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 124-130
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events (Concert Records) by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 131-133
                                                                                                          11. "Metamorphosis" by Ruth Domino, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                          12. "Wintering Over' by John N. Morris, p. 136
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 137-157 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Convoy (1978 Film) by Sam Peckinpah
                                                                                                            2. The Last Waltz (1978 Film) by Martin Scorsese
                                                                                                            3. Eyes of Laura Mars (1978 Film) by Irvin Kershner
                                                                                                            4. Interiors (1978 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Sailor's Return by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 158-165 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Up She Rises by David Garnett
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 166-168 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Lady with the Moving Parts by Merrill Joan Gerber
                                                                                                            2. The Changeling by Joy Williams
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General Messengers of Day, by Anthony Powell, pp. 169-174 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Messengers of Day by Anthony Powell
                                                                                                            2. The Case of Walter Pater by Michael Levey
                                                                                                            3. De Sade by Ronald Hayman
                                                                                                            4. Light from the West by William H. Marnell
                                                                                                            5. Daniel Webster by Irving H. Bartlett
                                                                                                            6. Women in the Middle Ages by Frances Gies and Joseph Gies
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                        Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1978 = 13 Issues, 243 Articles
                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                          October 2, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                          2. "Momma" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                          3. "Small Strikes" by Jane Mankiewicz, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "The Cross" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                          5. "Vespers" by Alex Stevens, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Walker Percy---Part I) by Robert Coles, pp. 43-110
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 111
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 112
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 113-120 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Wedding (1978 Film) by Robert Altman
                                                                                                            2. Bloodbrothers (1978 Film) by Robert Mulligan
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 121-130
                                                                                                          11. Football by J.W.L., pp. 131-134
                                                                                                          12. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 135-141
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Manners Maketh Man by Naomi Bliven, pp. 142-146 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Secretary of State for Social Services, 1968-70 by Richard H.S. Crossman
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 147 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Emma Blue by Beverly Lowry
                                                                                                            2. Poor Millie by Thomas Baird
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General On Human Nature, by Edward O. Wilson, pp. 147-154 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. On Human Nature by Edward O. Wilson
                                                                                                            2. Take Nine Spies by Fitzroy Maclean
                                                                                                            3. Technospies by Ford Rowan
                                                                                                            4. Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat by James Morris
                                                                                                            5. The Whimsical Christian by Dorothy L. Sayers
                                                                                                            6. Eugenie and Napoleon III by David Duff
                                                                                                            7. Rosa Lewis: An Exceptional Edwardian by Anthony Masters
                                                                                                            8. The Diary of a Country Parson, 1758-1802 by James Woodforde and John Beresford
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                          October 9, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                          2. "Confession of a Hijacker" by Heinrich Boll, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                          3. "A Week of Prayer" by Linda Grace Hoyer, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                          4. "Another Invitation" by Richard Howard, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                          5. Profiles (Walker Percy---Part II) by Robert Coles, pp. 52-125
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 126-127
                                                                                                          7. The Sporting Scene (Tennis) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 128-160
                                                                                                          8. "Two Victorian Photographs" by James Kirkup, p. 161
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema: Furry Freaks by Pauline Kael, pp. 162-168 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Up in Smoke (1978 Film) by Lou Adler and Tommy Chong
                                                                                                            2. Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978 Film) by Lamont Johnson
                                                                                                            3. The Boys from Brazil (1978 Film) by Franklin J. Schaffner
                                                                                                          10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 169-172
                                                                                                          11. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 173
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 174-181
                                                                                                          13. Football by J.W.L., pp. 182-185
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            The Giant Ground Sloth and Other Wonders by Alastair Reid, pp. 186-189 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 190 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
                                                                                                            2. Save the Whale by Michael Koepf
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General Leon Trotsky, by Irving Howe, pp. 190-191 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Leon Trotsky by Irving Howe
                                                                                                            2. The Illusion of Technique by William Barrett
                                                                                                            3. The Mind and Art of Giovanni Battista by John Wilton-Ely
                                                                                                            4. The Nazi Connection by F.W. Winterbotham
                                                                                                            5. Lucrezia Borgia: A Biography by Rachel Erlanger
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime Prelude to Terror, by Helen MacInnes, pp. 192-194 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Prelude to Terror by Helen MacInnes
                                                                                                            2. The Case of the Russian Diplomat by E.V. Cunningham
                                                                                                            3. Agatha by Kathleen Tynan
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Arnie Levin
                                                                                                        3. [+]
                                                                                                          October 16, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "Concerning the Bodyguard" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          3. "Marriage" by George Booth, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                          4. "Too Good Is Unhealthy" by Lou Myers, p. 41
                                                                                                          5. "Museum of Cruel Days" by Richard Hugo, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Gordon Willis) by James Stevenson, pp. 46-85
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                          8. U.S. Journal: On the Road by Calvin Trillin, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 96-109 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Going Places (1974 Film) by Bertrand Blier
                                                                                                            2. Calmos (1976 Film) by Bertrand Blier
                                                                                                            3. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978 Film) by Bertrand Blier
                                                                                                          10. Letter from Moscow by Joseph Kraft, pp. 110-138
                                                                                                          11. "The Roses of Queens" by Claire Nicolas White, p. 139
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 140-152
                                                                                                          13. Popular Records by Douglas Watt, pp. 153-163
                                                                                                          14. Football by J.W.L., pp. 164-165
                                                                                                          15. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 166-167
                                                                                                          16. Books by Helen Vendler, pp. 168-193
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 194-196 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Happy All the Time by Laurie Colwin
                                                                                                            2. Deep Rivers by Jose Maria Arguedas
                                                                                                            3. Love Among the Mashed Potatoes by Gregory McDonald
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            General This House of Sky, by Ivan Doig, pp. 197-202 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. This House of Sky by Ivan Doig
                                                                                                            2. On to Berlin by James M. Gavin
                                                                                                            3. The Mystery of Agatha Christie by Gwen Robyns
                                                                                                            4. The Thirties and After by Stephen Spender
                                                                                                            5. The Romantic Prison: The French Tradition by Victor H. Brombert
                                                                                                            6. The Wizard War by R.V. Jones
                                                                                                            7. Alexander Pope and the Arts of Georgian England by Morris R. Brownell
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                        4. [+]
                                                                                                          October 23, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                          2. "Somewhere Else" by Grace Paley, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          3. "New Graveyard in New Jersey" by John Hollander, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          4. "Green Georgette" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                          5. "Five Poems" by Yannis Ritsos, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (The Guarneri Quartet) by Helen Drees Ruttencutter, pp. 45-131
                                                                                                          7. Photography by Janet Malcolm, pp. 132-143
                                                                                                          8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 144-151
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 152-156 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Death on the Nile (1978 Film) by John Guillermin
                                                                                                            2. The Big Fix (1978 Film) by Jeremy Paul Kagan
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 157-158
                                                                                                          11. Football by J.W.L., p. 159
                                                                                                          12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 160-163
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 164-175
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Saddled with the World by John Updike, pp. 176-181 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Women at the Pump by Knut Hamsun
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 182-184 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Tragic Magic by Wesley Brown
                                                                                                            2. The Welsh Sonata by James Hanley
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Great Mutiny: India 1857, by Christopher H..., pp. 185-190 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Great Mutiny: India 1857 by Christopher Hibbert
                                                                                                            2. The Pencourt File by Barrie Penrose and Roger Courtiour
                                                                                                            3. How I Got to Be Perfect by Jean Kerr
                                                                                                            4. Benjamin West by Robert C. Alberts
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Douglas Florian
                                                                                                        5. [+]
                                                                                                          October 30, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "From the Fifteenth District" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                          3. "The Canoes" by Douglas Dunn, p. 39
                                                                                                          4. "Who Will Drive Me Home?" by Vladimir Nabokov, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          5. "Portrait of a Woman" by Dave Smith, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Mel Brooks) by Kenneth Tynan, pp. 46-130
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 131
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 131-133
                                                                                                          9. "Gathering Greens" by Philip Booth, p. 134
                                                                                                          10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 135-137
                                                                                                          11. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 138-144 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Wiz (1978 Film) by Sidney Lumet
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 145-150
                                                                                                          13. U.S. Journal: Roque Bluffs, Me. by Calvin Trillin, pp. 151-155
                                                                                                          14. Football by J.W.L., pp. 156-157
                                                                                                          15. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 158-160
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: God's Acre by George Steiner, pp. 161-163 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman by Charles Stephen Dessain, Thomas Gornall, and John Henry Newman, ...
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 164-165 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Living in the 25th Hour by Richard Jones
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Dred Scott Case, by Don E. Fehrenbacher, pp. 166-170 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Dred Scott Case by Don E. Fehrenbacher
                                                                                                            2. Seven Days a Week by David M. Katzman
                                                                                                            3. Dorothea Lange by Milton Meltzer
                                                                                                          19. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                        6. [+]
                                                                                                          November 6, 1978 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                          2. "One Order of Blintzes, and Hold the Flimflam" by S.J. Perelman, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                          3. "An Influx of Poets" by Jean Stafford, pp. 43-61
                                                                                                          4. A Reporter at Large (Mashpee, Massachusetts) by Paul Brodeur, pp. 62-150
                                                                                                          5. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 151
                                                                                                          6. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 151-158
                                                                                                          7. On and Off the Avenue (Feminine Fashions) by Kennedy Fraser, pp. 159-164
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 165-171 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Autumn Sonata (1978 Film) by Ingmar Bergman
                                                                                                          9. Reflections (United States-Soviet Relations) by William Pfaff, pp. 172-177
                                                                                                          10. "A Dog" by Jonathan Aaron, p. 178
                                                                                                          11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 179-182
                                                                                                          12. "For the Stranger" by Carolyn Forche, p. 183
                                                                                                          13. Football by J.W.L., pp. 184-185
                                                                                                          14. "Woodsmoke" by Brendan Galvin, p. 186
                                                                                                          15. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 187-189
                                                                                                          16. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 190-197
                                                                                                          17. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 198-199
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Doctor's Son by John Updike, pp. 200-213 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Selected Letters of John O'Hara by Matthew J. Bruccoli and John O'Hara
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 214-216 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Black Angus by Newton Thornburg
                                                                                                            2. A Kingdom by James Hanley
                                                                                                            3. Arthur Rex by Thomas Berger
                                                                                                          20. [+]
                                                                                                            General People and Politics, by Willy Brandt, pp. 217-218 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. People and Politics by Willy Brandt
                                                                                                            2. A Childhood: The Biography of a Place by Harry Crews
                                                                                                            3. Tutankhamun: The Untold Story by Thomas Hoving
                                                                                                            4. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney by B.H. Friedman and Flora Miller Irving
                                                                                                          21. [+]
                                                                                                            Mystery and Crime The Empty Copper Sea, by John D. MacDonald, pp. 219-222 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald
                                                                                                            2. April Thirtieth by Bernard St. James
                                                                                                            3. The Moving Picture Boys by Max Wilk
                                                                                                          22. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                          November 13, 1978 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                          2. "Atlantises" by John Updike, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          3. "Nox Regina" by John Hollander, p. 46
                                                                                                          4. "Smoke" by Mary Robison, pp. 47-49
                                                                                                          5. "A Gallery of Women" by Arturo Vivante, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                          6. "Snow" by Philip Levine, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                          7. Profiles (Westchester) by Alex Shoumatoff, pp. 54-139
                                                                                                          8. The Air by Michael J. Arlen, pp. 140-141
                                                                                                          9. Our Local Correspondents by Fred C. Shapiro, pp. 142-169
                                                                                                          10. "Present Perfect" by Debora Greger, pp. 170-172
                                                                                                          11. Letter from South Korea by Robert Shaplen, pp. 173-222
                                                                                                          12. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 223-230 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978 Film) by Ted Kotcheff
                                                                                                            2. Comes a Horseman (1978 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
                                                                                                          13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 231-242
                                                                                                          14. Football by J.W.L., pp. 243-245
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: The Skin of Our Teeth by Naomi Bliven, pp. 246-248 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 249 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Lying Low by Diane Johnson
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Greek Islands, by Lawrence Durrell, pp. 250-254 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Greek Islands by Lawrence Durrell
                                                                                                            2. Mank: The Wit, World, and Life of Herman Mankiewicz by Richard Meryman
                                                                                                            3. Life in the English Country House by Mark Girouard
                                                                                                          18. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                          November 20, 1978 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                          2. "Q & A" by George W.S. Trow, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                          3. "On the Photograph 'Yarn Mill,' by Lewis W. Hine" by David Ray, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          4. "The Hard Parts" by Gilbert Rogin, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                          5. "A Woman Picks Up the Habit of Anger" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                          6. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 52-116
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 117
                                                                                                          8. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 118-124
                                                                                                          9. U.S. Journal: Greenwich Village by Calvin Trillin, pp. 125-131
                                                                                                          10. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 132-143 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Paradise Alley (1978 Film) by Sylvester Stallone
                                                                                                            2. Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978 Film) by John G. Avildsen
                                                                                                          11. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Women), pp. 144-159
                                                                                                          12. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 160-167
                                                                                                          13. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 168-179
                                                                                                          14. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 180-202
                                                                                                          15. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 203-209
                                                                                                          16. "Retired Schoolteacher" by Heather McHugh, pp. 210-212
                                                                                                          17. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 213-220
                                                                                                          18. Football by J.W.L., pp. 221-224
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Soul Expeditions by Lis Harris, pp. 225-231 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Shosha by Isaac Bashevis Singer
                                                                                                          20. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 232 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Houses of Belgrade by Borislav Pekic
                                                                                                            2. Wrinkles by Charles Simmons
                                                                                                          21. [+]
                                                                                                            General When LaGuardia Was Mayor, by August Heckscher ..., pp. 233-242 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. When LaGuardia Was Mayor by August Heckscher and Phyllis C. Robinson
                                                                                                            2. The Realists by C.P. Snow
                                                                                                            3. The Evolution of American Taste by William Peirce Randel
                                                                                                            4. Nicholas I: Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias by W. Bruce Lincoln
                                                                                                            5. James McNeill Whistler by Hilary Taylor
                                                                                                            6. The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake by David Bindman and William Blake
                                                                                                          22. Cover by Ronald Searle
                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                          November 27, 1978 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "How I Write My Songs" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          3. "Not for the Sabbath" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          4. "Two Memories of the Depression Years" by Donald Justice, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                          5. "Many Senses: Mexico City" by Howard Moss, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          6. Annals of Science (DNA---Part I) by Horace Freeland Judson, pp. 46-125
                                                                                                          7. Football by J.W.L., pp. 126-128
                                                                                                          8. U.S. Journal: San Francisco by Calvin Trillin, pp. 129-141
                                                                                                          9. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for the House), pp. 142-176
                                                                                                          10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 177-179
                                                                                                          11. "The Collector of the Sun" by Dave Smith, p. 180
                                                                                                          12. The Race Track by Audax Minor, p. 181
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 182-187 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Midnight Express (1978 Film) by Alan Parker
                                                                                                          14. "The Cat and the Wind" by Thom Gunn, pp. 188-189
                                                                                                          15. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 190-196
                                                                                                          16. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 197-202
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Fish Story by John Updike, pp. 203-205 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Flounder by Gunter Grass
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, pp. 206-208 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Red Raven by Lilli Palmer
                                                                                                            2. Ladies' Man by Richard Price
                                                                                                          19. [+]
                                                                                                            General A Dangerous Place, by Daniel Patrick Moynihan ..., pp. 209-214 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. A Dangerous Place by Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Suzanne Weaver
                                                                                                            2. On Difficulty, and Other Essays by George Steiner
                                                                                                            3. Belles Saisons: A Colette Scrapbook by Robert Phelps and Colette
                                                                                                            4. Atlas of Rare City Maps by Melville C. Branch
                                                                                                            5. Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare by Octavio Paz
                                                                                                          20. Cover by Charles Addams
                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                          December 4, 1978 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                          2. "Countless Blessings" by H.F. Ellis, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                          3. "Boys and Music" by Diane Vreuls, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                          4. "Roots and Hedges" by Hildegarde Flanner, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                          5. "Christ Pantocrator in San Giorgio Dei Greci" by George Bradley, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Zavala County) by Berton Roueche, pp. 54-83
                                                                                                          7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 84
                                                                                                          8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 84-88
                                                                                                          9. Annals of Science (DNA---Part II) by Horace Freeland Judson, pp. 89-191
                                                                                                          10. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 192-196 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Movie, Movie (1978 Film) by Stanley Donen
                                                                                                            2. Same Time, Next Year (1978 Film) by Robert Mulligan
                                                                                                          11. "En Route to Southampton" by James Schuyler, p. 197
                                                                                                          12. Football by J.W.L., pp. 198-199
                                                                                                          13. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 200-201
                                                                                                          14. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Men), pp. 202-219
                                                                                                          15. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 220-224
                                                                                                          16. Photography by Janet Malcolm, pp. 225-236
                                                                                                          17. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 237 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Houseman's Tale by Colin Douglas
                                                                                                            2. The Suicide's Wife by David Madden
                                                                                                          18. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Secret Betrayal, 1944-47, by Nikolai Tolstoy, pp. 237-238 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Secret Betrayal, 1944-47 by Nikolai Tolstoy
                                                                                                            2. Fairy Tales and After by Roger Sale
                                                                                                            3. Magic, Science, and Civilization by Jacob Bronowski
                                                                                                            4. Diary of a Century by Jacques-Henri Lartigue
                                                                                                          19. Hawley Truax, pp. 239-242
                                                                                                          20. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                          December 11, 1978 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                          2. "The Inquiring Demographer" by Calvin Trillin and Edward Koren, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          3. "Odds" by Stanislaw Lem, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                          4. "North Haven" by Elizabeth Bishop, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                          5. "Short Views in Africa" by Josephine Jacobsen, pp. 46-56
                                                                                                          6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 57-64
                                                                                                          7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 65-74
                                                                                                          8. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 75-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Goin' South (1978 Film) by Jack Nicholson
                                                                                                            2. Magic (1978 Film) by Richard Attenborough
                                                                                                          9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Shizuo Tsuji) by John Bainbridge, pp. 86-93
                                                                                                          10. On and Off the Avenue (Gifts for Children), pp. 94-121
                                                                                                          11. Annals of Science (DNA---Part III) by Horace Freeland Judson, pp. 122-198
                                                                                                          12. Football by J.W.L., p. 199
                                                                                                          13. Affairs of State by Richard Rovere, pp. 200-205
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 206 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. Praxis by Fay Weldon
                                                                                                            2. Death of a Politician by Richard Condon
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            General The Teamsters, by Steven Brill, pp. 206-210 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Teamsters by Steven Brill
                                                                                                            2. The War Path: Hitler's Germany, 1933-1939 by David Irving
                                                                                                            3. A Fancy for Pigeons by Jack Kligerman
                                                                                                          16. Cover by Arnie Levin
                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                          December 18, 1978 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                          2. "Hard Answers" by John Mort, p. 33
                                                                                                          3. "Further Christmas Suggestions from the Museum Gift Shop" by James Stevenson, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                          4. "Light from the Bay Windows" by Robert Fitzgerald, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                          5. "Rain Forest" by Dave Smith, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Ellis Larkins) by Whitney Balliett, p. 41
                                                                                                          7. "Refusing to Serve---Dawn, 1952" by Philip Levine, pp. 42-50
                                                                                                          8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 51
                                                                                                          9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 51-52
                                                                                                          10. The Race Track by Audax Minor, pp. 53-56
                                                                                                          11. Reflections (Guyana) by William Pfaff, pp. 57-62
                                                                                                          12. "Guitar" by David St. John, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                          13. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 66-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Deer Hunter (1978 Film) by Michael Cimino
                                                                                                          14. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                          15. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 88-103
                                                                                                          16. A Reporter at Large (Bridgewater, Connecticut) by Burton Bernstein, pp. 104-123
                                                                                                          17. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Atlantic City) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 124-133
                                                                                                          18. Letter from Iran by Joseph Kraft, pp. 134-170
                                                                                                          19. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                          December 25, 1978 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                          1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                          2. "How I Did It" by Ian A. Frazier, p. 27
                                                                                                          3. "Uncles" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                          4. "Far Away in Australia" by Edna O'Brien, pp. 30-36
                                                                                                          5. "Greetings, Friends!" by Roger Angell, p. 37
                                                                                                          6. Profiles (Diane Keaton) by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                          7. Reflections (Third World) by William Pfaff, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                          8. "Getting Through Winter" by Stephen Dobyns, p. 47
                                                                                                          9. [+]
                                                                                                            The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 48-51 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 Film) by Philip Kaufman
                                                                                                          10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                          11. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                          12. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                          13. "The Ruins at Monte Alban" by Andrew Grossbardt, p. 64
                                                                                                          14. [+]
                                                                                                            Books: Updike Country by Alastair Reid, pp. 65-68 - 1 Review
                                                                                                            1. The Coup by John Updike
                                                                                                          15. [+]
                                                                                                            Briefly Noted, p. 69 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. The Lover by A.B. Yehoshua
                                                                                                            2. The Unmade Bed by Francoise Sagan
                                                                                                          16. [+]
                                                                                                            General E.M. Forster: A Life, by P.N. Furbank, pp. 69-74 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                            1. E.M. Forster: A Life by P.N. Furbank
                                                                                                            2. Who Financed Hitler? by James Pool and Suzanne Pool
                                                                                                            3. Lucky Eyes and a High Heart by Nancy Cardozo
                                                                                                            4. My Moby Dick by William Humphrey
                                                                                                            5. Audubon by John Chancellor
                                                                                                          17. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                      Issues of 1979 = 45 Issues, 734 Articles
                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                      Issues of the 1980s = 10 Years, 505 Issues, 7,157 Articles
                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                        Issues of 1980 = 52 Issues, 801 Articles
                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                          Issues of 1981 = 50 Issues, 750 Articles
                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                            Issues of 1982 = 46 Issues, 659 Articles
                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                              Issues of 1983 = 47 Issues, 665 Articles
                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                Issues of 1984 = 51 Issues, 708 Articles
                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                  Issues of 1985 = 52 Issues, 744 Articles
                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                    Issues of 1986 = 51 Issues, 703 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                      Issues of 1987 = 52 Issues, 688 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                        Issues of 1988 = 52 Issues, 708 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                                          Issues of 1989 = 52 Issues, 731 Articles
                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                          Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 479 Issues, 8,890 Articles
                                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                                            Issues of 1990 = 52 Issues, 718 Articles
                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                              Issues of 1991 = 51 Issues, 697 Articles
                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                Issues of 1992 = 52 Issues, 822 Articles
                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                  Issues of 1993 = 50 Issues, 1,039 Articles
                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                    Issues of 1994 = 49 Issues, 953 Articles
                                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                                      Issues of 1995 = 48 Issues, 985 Articles
                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                        Issues of 1996 = 46 Issues, 970 Articles
                                                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                                                          Issues of 1997 = 42 Issues, 851 Articles
                                                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                                                            Issues of 1998 = 45 Issues, 937 Articles
                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                              Issues of 1999 = 44 Issues, 918 Articles
                                                                                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                                                                                              Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 436 Issues, 7,939 Articles
                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2000 = 46 Issues, 840 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2001 = 41 Issues, 716 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2002 = 46 Issues, 794 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2003 = 46 Issues, 827 Articles
                                                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                        Issues of 2004 = 42 Issues, 738 Articles
                                                                                                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2005 = 47 Issues, 829 Articles
                                                                                                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2006 = 46 Issues, 832 Articles
                                                                                                                                                            1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2007 = 46 Issues, 876 Articles
                                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2008 = 34 Issues, 664 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2009 = 42 Issues, 823 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
                                                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles