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                                                                                                                    Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1984 = 12 Issues, 162 Articles
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                                                                                                                      January 2, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                      2. "The Deeper Crisis in Banking" by Prudence Crowther, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                      3. "Return Trips" by Alice Adams, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                      4. "Literal Dream" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                      5. "Drawn by Stones, by Earth, by Things That Have Been in the Fire" by Marvin Bell, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Nuclear Arms---Part I) by Jonathan Schell, pp. 36-75
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 76-80
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 81
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 84-86
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                                                                                                                        As Others See Us by John Updike, pp. 87-89 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Tennis Players by Lars Gustafsson
                                                                                                                        2. Masks by Fumiko Enchi
                                                                                                                        3. A Minor Apocalypse by Tadeusz Konwicki
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                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 90 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Nicholas Hilliard's Art of Limning by Arthur F. Kinney, Linda Bradley Salamon, and Nicholas Hilliard, ...
                                                                                                                        2. Class by Paul Fussell
                                                                                                                        3. Clara Schumann: A Dedicated Spirit by Joan Chissell
                                                                                                                        4. The Pursuit of Happiness by Jan Lewis
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian, by Lawr..., pp. 91-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian by Lawrence Block
                                                                                                                        2. Dead in the Water by Stuart Woods
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Arnie Levin
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                                                                                                                      January 9, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                                      2. "Birthday" by Judy Troy, p. 33
                                                                                                                      3. "Things to Draw" by Katharine Andres, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "Voyages" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 36-42
                                                                                                                      5. Reflections (Nuclear Arms---Part II) by Jonathan Schell, pp. 43-94
                                                                                                                      6. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 95-97
                                                                                                                      7. "Weather Breeder" by Brendan Galvin, p. 98
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                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 99-104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Silkwood (1983 Film) by Mike Nichols
                                                                                                                        2. To Be or Not to Be (1983 Film) by Alan Johnson
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 105
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                                                                                                                        Conrad by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 106-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, Vol. I: 1861-1897 by Frederick R. Karl, Laurence Davies, and Joseph Conrad, ...
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                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. O, How the Wheel Becomes It! by Anthony Powell
                                                                                                                        2. The Oxford Book of Narrative Verse by Iona Opie and Peter Opie
                                                                                                                        3. Shame by Salman Rushdie
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Lithography: 200 Years of Art, History and Tec..., pp. 110-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Lithography: 200 Years of Art, History and Technique by Domenico Porzio, Rosalba Tabanelli, and M.R. Tabanelli, ...
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Roxie Munro
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                                                                                                                      January 16, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                      2. "Elizabethan Love" by William Steig, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                      3. "Bobby's Room" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                      4. "Crossing Central Park in Late Winter" by Charles Siebert, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                      5. "What the Dead Know" by Robert Polito, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (Banned Books) by Frances FitzGerald, pp. 47-90
                                                                                                                      7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 91
                                                                                                                      8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 95-98
                                                                                                                      10. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 99-100
                                                                                                                      11. "With Two Fingers of Cheap Red" by Charles Simic, p. 101
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mother and Daughter by Naomi Bliven, pp. 102-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Madame de Sevigne by Frances Mossiker
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 107-109 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Stones for Ibarra by Harriet Doerr
                                                                                                                        2. The Beatrice Mystery by Derek Johns
                                                                                                                        3. Beyond the Mountain by Elizabeth Arthur
                                                                                                                        4. The Proprietor by Ann Schlee
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Lemon Swamp and Other Places, by Mamie Garvin ..., pp. 110-114 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Lemon Swamp and Other Places by Mamie Garvin Fields and Karen E. Fields
                                                                                                                        2. Thomas Carlyle: A Biography by Fred M. Kaplan
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                      January 30, 1984 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                      2. "My Father's Friends" by William Maxwell, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                      3. "Vacant Lot With Tumbleweek and Pigeons" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                      4. "Bachelor of Arts" by David Updike, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                      5. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                      6. "Unless It Was Courage" by Marvin Bell, pp. 40-82
                                                                                                                      7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 83
                                                                                                                      8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, p. 83
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                      10. Chance and Order by Stanislaw Lem, pp. 88-100
                                                                                                                      11. Cover by Heidi Goennel
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                                                                                                                      February 6, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "Going Into Exile" by Wright Morris, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Farber and Mr. White" by Patricia O'Donnell, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                      4. "Italian Days" by Charles Wright, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                      5. Reflections (Nuclear Weapons---Part I) by Freeman Dyson, pp. 52-73
                                                                                                                      6. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 74-82
                                                                                                                      7. A Reporter at Large (Zaire) by Alex Shoumatoff, pp. 83-117
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                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 118-123 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Broadway Danny Rose (1984 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                                        2. Basileus Quartet (1984 Film) by Fabio Carpi
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                                                                                                                        Upstate by Whitney Balliett, p. 124 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Montgomery's Children by Richard Perry
                                                                                                                        2. Gardens of Stone by Nicholas Proffitt
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 125 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Hills: More Tales from the Blue Stacks by Robert Bernen
                                                                                                                        2. The Two of Us by Nora Johnson
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Idea of Poverty, by Gertrude Himmelfarb, pp. 126-128 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Idea of Poverty by Gertrude Himmelfarb
                                                                                                                        2. The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer by Jackson J. Benson
                                                                                                                        3. Real Peace by Richard M. Nixon
                                                                                                                        4. Gunter Grass: Drawings and Words, 1954-77 by Anselm Dreher and Gunter Grass
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Black Seraphim, by Michael Gilbert, pp. 129-132 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Black Seraphim by Michael Gilbert
                                                                                                                        2. Berlin Game by Len Deighton
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Iris Van Rynbach
                                                                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                                                                      February 13, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "The Last Mrs. Aspair" by George W.S. Trow, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                      3. "The Near and Dear" by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                      4. "The Sawdust Logs" by Karl Shapiro, pp. 52-62
                                                                                                                      5. "Warmth" by Brendan Galvin, pp. 63-66
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Nuclear Weapons---Part II) by Freeman Dyson, pp. 67-117
                                                                                                                      7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 118
                                                                                                                      8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, p. 119
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 120-125
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Myth by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 126-127 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Way of the Animal Powers by Joseph Campbell
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 128 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Toots in Solitude by John Yount
                                                                                                                        2. The Ballad of Typhoid Mary by J.F. Federspiel
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Education of the Senses, by Peter Gay, pp. 129-130 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Education of the Senses by Peter Gay
                                                                                                                        2. The Uncivil Wars: Ireland Today by Padraig O'Malley
                                                                                                                        3. Rolling Nowhere by Ted Conover
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Short Break in Venice, by Peter Inchbald, pp. 131-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Short Break in Venice by Peter Inchbald
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                                    7. [+]
                                                                                                                      February 20, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                                      2. "Body English" by Saul Steinberg, p. 45
                                                                                                                      3. "The New Thing" by Veronica Geng, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "Slippage" by John Updike, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                      5. "Down by the Station, Early in the Morning" by John Ashbery, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Nuclear Weapons---Part III) by Freeman Dyson, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                      7. "Weekend" by Howard Moss, pp. 54-103
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 104
                                                                                                                      9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 107-112
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 113-115 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Lonely Guy (1984 Film) by Arthur Hiller
                                                                                                                        2. El Norte (1983 Film) by Gregory Nava
                                                                                                                        3. Blame It on Rio (1984 Film) by Stanley Donen
                                                                                                                      12. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 116-132
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                                                                                                                        The Charged Imagination by William Maxwell, pp. 133-138 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. One Writer's Beginnings by Eudora Welty
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Rea Irvin
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                                                                                                                      February 27, 1984 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "Barcelona" by Alice Adams, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "Midair" by Frank Conroy, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Arkansas Traveller" by Charles Wright, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                      5. "Saying Goodbye to the Dead" by Linda Gregg, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Nuclear Weapons---Part IV) by Freeman Dyson, pp. 54-103
                                                                                                                      7. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 104-107
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events Andrew Porter, pp. 108-113
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                      10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                      11. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 118-125
                                                                                                                      12. "The Future" by T.R. Hummer, pp. 126-128
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Local View by John Updike, pp. 129-131 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Characters and Their Landscapes by Ronald Blythe
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 132-133 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Time After Time by Molly Keane
                                                                                                                        2. Passing Through Havana by Felicia Rosshandler
                                                                                                                        3. The Life and Times of Michael K. by J.M. Coetzee
                                                                                                                        4. The Best of Modern Humor by Mordecai Richler
                                                                                                                        5. Mysteries of Winterthurn by Joyce Carol Oates
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Charles de Gaulle: A Biography, by Don Cook, p. 134 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Charles de Gaulle: A Biography by Don Cook
                                                                                                                        2. Future Life by Michel Salomon
                                                                                                                        3. The Poverty of Affluence by Paul L. Wachtel
                                                                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Maigret in Court, by Georges Simenon, pp. 135-138 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Maigret in Court by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                        2. Unexpected Developments by R.B. Dominic
                                                                                                                        3. The Name of Annabel Lee by Julian Symons
                                                                                                                      17. Cover by Abel Quezada
                                                                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                                                                      March 5, 1984 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                      2. "Dear Frequent Traveller" by Nora Ephron, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Nonie" by Harold Brodkey, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "Black Silk" by Tess Gallagher, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                      5. "Waving Goodbye" by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 52-107
                                                                                                                      6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                      7. A Reporter at Large (Yugoslavia---Part I) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 110-125
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 126-129
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 130-135 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Entre Nous (1983 Film) by Diane Kurys
                                                                                                                        2. Footloose (1984 Film) by Herbert Ross
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Good Old Dichotomous Boy by Susan Lardner, pp. 136-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Courting of Marcus Dupree by Willie Morris
                                                                                                                      11. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                                                                      March 12, 1984 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                                      2. "What I Want" by George W.S. Trow, p. 45
                                                                                                                      3. "The Lover Pontalba" by Berry Morgan, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                      5. "To the Reader" by Mark Jarman, pp. 52-78
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (Yugoslavia---Part II) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 79-118
                                                                                                                      7. "Old Woods Roads" by Brendan Galvin, p. 119
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 120-123
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 124-127
                                                                                                                      10. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 128-156
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        A Grand Tour by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 157-162 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Discoverers by Daniel J. Boorstin
                                                                                                                      12. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                                                                      March 19, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by Milan Kundera, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Kissing Stieglitz Goodbye" by Gerald Stern, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                      4. "An Antipastoral Memory of One Summer" by Dave Smith, pp. 52-103
                                                                                                                      5. The Sporting Scene (The Winter Olympics) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 104-115
                                                                                                                      6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                      7. Departmetn of Amplification by Calvin Trillin, pp. 118-122
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 123-132 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Splash (1984 Film) by Ron Howard
                                                                                                                        2. Against All Odds (1984 Film) by Taylor Hackford
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 133-137
                                                                                                                      10. From Fragments a World Perfect at Last by Helen Vendler, pp. 138-145
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 146 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Haunted Major by Robert Marshall
                                                                                                                        2. Unto This Hour by Tom Wicker
                                                                                                                        3. A Late Divorce by A.B. Yehoshua
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Colette, by Joanna Richardson, pp. 147-152 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Colette by Joanna Richardson
                                                                                                                        2. Tracking the Marvelous by John Bernard Myers
                                                                                                                        3. Field Days by Roger B. Swain
                                                                                                                        4. The Twenty-Year Century by Felix G. Rohatyn
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                                                                      March 26, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "In the Woods" by Mary Robison, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "Too Much Electricity" by Bill Barich, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Einstein's Bathrobe" by Howard Moss, pp. 46-52
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (Harvard Law School) by Calvin Trillin, p. 53
                                                                                                                      6. "Spring Training" by Lynn Rigney Schott, pp. 54-84
                                                                                                                      7. Letter from London by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 85-90
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 91-97
                                                                                                                      9. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 98-102
                                                                                                                      10. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 103-113
                                                                                                                      11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 114-119
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        A Life by William Maxwell, pp. 120-132 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Notes of a Revolutionary by Andrei Amalrik
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 133 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett
                                                                                                                        2. The Lodger by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                        3. Sassafras by Jack Matthews
                                                                                                                        4. Any Four Women Could Rob the Bank of Italy by Ann Cornelisen
                                                                                                                        5. Wise Virgin by A.N. Wilson
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Venice Simplon Orient-Express, by Shirley Sher..., pp. 134-138 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Venice Simplon Orient-Express by Shirley Sherwood
                                                                                                                        2. A Different Kind of Presidency by Theodore C. Sorensen
                                                                                                                        3. Tell About the South by Fred C. Hobson
                                                                                                                        4. Thomas Eakins: The Heroism of Modern Life by Elizabeth Johns
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                                                    Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1984 = 13 Issues, 191 Articles
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                                                                                                                      April 2, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                      2. "Offering" by Stanislaw Lem, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                      3. "Enchantment" by Daphne Merkin, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      4. "Chopping Wood" by Dave Smith, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                                      5. Profiles (Jack Teagarden) by Whitney Balliett, p. 47
                                                                                                                      6. "News of the Occluded Cyclone" by Alice Fulton, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 58-113
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 114
                                                                                                                      9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 114-118
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 119-126 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984 Film) by Hugh Hudson
                                                                                                                        2. Racing with the Moon (1984 Film) by Richard Benjamin
                                                                                                                        3. Unfaithfully Yours (1984 Film) by Howard Zieff
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 127-129
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        E.M. Forster by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 130-131 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol I: 1879-1920 by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M. Forster
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 132 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Travellers in an Antique Land by David Creed
                                                                                                                        2. Uncollected Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, John Michael Gibson, and Richard Lancelyn Green, ...
                                                                                                                        3. Leaving the Land by Douglas Unger
                                                                                                                        4. The Hungry Angel by Roger Vadim
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General A Writer's Ireland, by William Trevor, pp. 133-136 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. A Writer's Ireland by William Trevor
                                                                                                                        2. A Warsaw Diary, 1978-1981 by Kazimierz Brandys
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                      April 9, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                      2. "Finnegan Wakes at Yankee Stageum" by Kenneth Lash, p. 41
                                                                                                                      3. "Buddy" by Laura Furman, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      4. "Far West Once" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      5. "At North Farm" by John Ashbery, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Governor Mario Cuomo---Part I) by Ken Auletta, pp. 50-113
                                                                                                                      7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 114-120
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 121
                                                                                                                      9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 122-132
                                                                                                                      10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 133-137
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Muddling Through by Tony Gibbs, pp. 138-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Great War at Sea, 1914-1918 by Richard Hough
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 143-144 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Incidental Music by Francoise Sagan
                                                                                                                        2. The Wall Jumper by Peter Schneider
                                                                                                                        3. Providence by Anita Brookner
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Writing in a State of Siege, by Andre Brink, pp. 145-150 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Writing in a State of Siege by Andre Brink
                                                                                                                        2. The Committed Observer by Raymond Aron, Jean Louis Missika, and Dominique Wolton, ...
                                                                                                                        3. Paula Modersohn-Becker: The Letters and Journals, 1876-1907 by Arthur S. Wensinger, Carole C. Hoey, and Gunter Busch, ...
                                                                                                                        4. Straight Stuff by James Deakin
                                                                                                                        5. Stones of Empire: The Buildings of the Raj by Jan Morris and Simon Winchester
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                      April 16, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                      2. "Who We Were and What We Meant By It" by Garrison Keillor, p. 44
                                                                                                                      3. "The Night Surf" by W.S. Merwin, p. 45
                                                                                                                      4. "Gwen" by Jamaica Kincaid, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                      5. "Thinking of Madame Bovary" by Jane Kenyon, pp. 50-52
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Governor Mario Cuomo---Part II) by Ken Auletta, pp. 53-127
                                                                                                                      7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 128-131
                                                                                                                      8. "Cousins" by Vern Rutsala, pp. 132-134
                                                                                                                      9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 135-137
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 138-144 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Moscow on the Hudson (1984 Film) by Paul Mazursky
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 145-151
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Short Shrift by George Steiner, pp. 152-157 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Drawn and Quartered by E.M. Cioran
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 158 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The King's Way by Francoise Chandernagor
                                                                                                                        2. I Wish This War Were Over by Diana O'Hehir
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Sailing Through China, by Paul Theroux, pp. 159-160 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Sailing Through China by Paul Theroux
                                                                                                                        2. We Are Your Sisters by Dorothy Sterling
                                                                                                                        3. All Stalin's Men by Roy Medvedev
                                                                                                                        4. In the Land of Nyx by John W. Bowers
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Danger, by Dick Francis, pp. 161-164 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Danger by Dick Francis
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Anne Burgess
                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                      April 23, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                      2. "The Mayor Reads the Funnies" by George W.S. Trow, p. 41
                                                                                                                      3. "Export" by Frederick Barthelme, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      4. "A Hill" by Howard Moss, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      5. "Kiting: A Reverie" by Donald Junkins, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (Antibiotic Feed Additives---Part I) by Orville Schell, pp. 50-83
                                                                                                                      7. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Willie Ruff) by William Zinsser, pp. 84-105
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 112-115
                                                                                                                      10. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Three Tales from Nigeria by John Updike, pp. 119-128 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Forest of a Thousand Daemons by D.O. Fagunwa
                                                                                                                        2. The Witch Herbalist of the Remote Town by Amos Tutuola
                                                                                                                        3. Double Yoke by Buchi Emecheta
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 129-130 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years by Chingiz Aitmatov
                                                                                                                        2. Friends of the Opposite Sex by Sara Davidson
                                                                                                                        3. Tip on a Dead Crab by William Murray
                                                                                                                        4. Slow Learner by Thomas Pynchon
                                                                                                                        5. Sebastian; or, Ruling Passions by Lawrence Durrell
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Life and Times of Cotton Mather, by Kennet..., pp. 131-133 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman
                                                                                                                        2. Donkey Work by Edward Blishen
                                                                                                                        3. The Other Side of the Story by Jody Powell
                                                                                                                        4. Master of the Battlefield by Nigel Hamilton
                                                                                                                        5. The Death Penalty: A Debate by Ernest van den Haag and John P. Conrad
                                                                                                                        6. The Diary of Beatrice Webb, Vol. II: 1892-1905 by Norman Ian MacKenzie, Jeanne MacKenzie, and Beatrice Webb, ...
                                                                                                                        7. Reflections of Nature by Ella M. Foshay
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Miami Blues, by Charles Willeford, pp. 134-138 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Miami Blues by Charles Willeford
                                                                                                                        2. Crossover by Wayne Karlin
                                                                                                                        3. The Caravaggio Obsession by Oliver T. Banks
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Jenni Oliver
                                                                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                                                                      April 30, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "Curbsiders On Parade" by Bruce McCall, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "Thrift" by Patricia Page, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Now" by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (Antibiotic Feed Additives---Part II) by Orville Schell, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                      6. "The Dream of South" by Norman Williams, pp. 52-79
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 80-92
                                                                                                                      8. "Those Goats" by Arthur Smith, p. 93
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 94-98
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 99-103 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Iceman (1984 Film) by Fred Schepisi
                                                                                                                        2. Romancing the Stone (1984 Film) by Robert Zemeckis
                                                                                                                      11. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 104-111
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        E.W.B. by William Maxwell, pp. 112-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. E.B. White: A Biography by Scott Elledge
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 117-119 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. In the Storm by Sholom Aleichem
                                                                                                                        2. Golden States by Michael Cunningham
                                                                                                                        3. A House in the Country by Jose Donoso
                                                                                                                        4. Mr Trill in Hades, and Other Stories by Iain Crichton Smith
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Notebooks: 1960-1977, by Athol Fugard and Mary..., pp. 120-122 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Notebooks: 1960-1977 by Athol Fugard and Mary Benson
                                                                                                                        2. Sex and Destiny by Germaine Greer
                                                                                                                        3. D.W. Griffith: An American Life by Richard Schickel
                                                                                                                        4. Religion in the Secular City by Harvey Cox
                                                                                                                        5. Presidential Campaigns by Paul F. Boller, Jr.
                                                                                                                        6. Ross Macdonald by Matthew J. Bruccoli
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Valley of the Fox, by Joseph Hone, pp. 123-126 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Valley of the Fox by Joseph Hone
                                                                                                                        2. Something Wicked by E.X. Ferrars
                                                                                                                        3. Cold War by David Brierley
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                                                                      May 7, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                      2. "Homework" by Peter Cameron, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      3. "The First Year" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                      4. "Near Pala" by Norman Rush, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                      5. "My Donkey" by Ted Hughes, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Home (Long Island Storm) by Berton Roueche, pp. 57-73
                                                                                                                      7. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 74-121
                                                                                                                      8. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 122-135
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 136-138
                                                                                                                      10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 139-143
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 144-151
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Word from a Far Country by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 152-157 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. A Month in the Country by James L. Carr
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 158 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Three Novels by Isabel Colegate
                                                                                                                        2. Slow Train to Milan by Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Mary Berenson, by Barbara Strachey, Jayne Samu..., pp. 159-160 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Mary Berenson by Barbara Strachey, Jayne Samuels, and Mary Berenson, ...
                                                                                                                        2. The Lincoln Image by Harold Holzer, Gabor S. Boritt, and Mark E. Neely, Jr., ...
                                                                                                                        3. Beyond the Looking Glass by Colin Gordon
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Die Again, Macready, by Jack Livingston, pp. 161-164 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Die Again, Macready by Jack Livingston
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Joseph Low
                                                                                                                    7. [+]
                                                                                                                      May 14, 1984 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "We Are Still Married" by Garrison Keillor, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "Somewhere, Belgium" by Jamaica Kincaid, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Wash" by Jane Kenyon, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                      5. "Stroke" by Dave Smith, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (The Ivory Coast) by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 52-119
                                                                                                                      7. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 120-127
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                      9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, p. 131
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 132-137
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 138-140 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Swing Shift (1984 Film) by Jonathan Demme
                                                                                                                      12. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 141-144
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Pushkin by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 145-147 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Alexander Pushkin: Complete Prose Fiction by Paul Debreczeny and Alexander Pushkin
                                                                                                                        2. The Other Pushkin by Paul Debreczeny
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 148 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Anna's Book by George MacBeth
                                                                                                                        2. Civil Wars by Rosellen Brown
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Castaway, by Lucy Irvine, pp. 149-150 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Castaway by Lucy Irvine
                                                                                                                        2. Violent Neighbors by Tom Buckley
                                                                                                                      16. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Sweet Death, Kind Death, by Amanda Cross, pp. 151-154 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Sweet Death, Kind Death by Amanda Cross
                                                                                                                      17. Cover by Iris Van Rynbach
                                                                                                                    8. [+]
                                                                                                                      May 21, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                      2. "Fine Points" by Andrea Lee, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                      3. "One Thing Following Another" by Josephine Saunders, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                      4. "While Home" by Mary Robison, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                      5. "The Hypogeum" by Les A. Murray, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (David Steel) by John Newhouse, pp. 48-97
                                                                                                                      7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                      8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 104-109
                                                                                                                      10. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 110-121
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Chronicles of Love and Loss by Helen Vendler, pp. 124-130 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. From the First Nine by James Merrill
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 131-132 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Spectacle at the Tower by Gert Hofmann
                                                                                                                        2. The Gods, the Little Guys and the Police by Humberto Costantini
                                                                                                                        3. The Paper Men by William Golding
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre, by Simone de Bea..., p. 133 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre by Simone de Beauvoir
                                                                                                                        2. Antipolitics by George Konrad
                                                                                                                      15. Daniel H. Silberberg, pp. 134-136
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                                                                      May 28, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                      2. "Oslo" by Moira Crone, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                      3. "Constellations" by Douglas Florian, p. 41
                                                                                                                      4. "The Hinge" by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      5. "Memorial Day" by Ellen Bryant Voigt, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Immigration Lawyer) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 50-71
                                                                                                                      7. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 72-99
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 100-103 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Natural (1984 Film) by Barry Levinson
                                                                                                                        2. Sixteen Candles (1984 Film) by John Hughes
                                                                                                                      9. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 104-119
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 120-124
                                                                                                                      11. Born Again by George Steiner, pp. 125-129
                                                                                                                      12. Raymond Charles Guth Jr., pp. 130-132
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                                                                      June 4, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "In the White Night" by Ann Beattie, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "Paris, 1959" by David Plante, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Wisteria" by Philip Levine, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                      5. "Mea Culpa" by Patricia Goedicke, pp. 52-70
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Medicine (Muscle Weakness) by Berton Roueche, pp. 71-86
                                                                                                                      7. Our Regional Correspondents (Tap Dancing and Jai Alai) by James Stevenson, pp. 87-99
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                      10. Emersonianism by John Updike, pp. 112-131
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 132-133 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. A Time for Judas by Morley Callaghan
                                                                                                                        2. Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart
                                                                                                                        3. The Deer at the River by Joseph Caldwell
                                                                                                                        4. The Retreat by Aharon Appelfeld
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Enthusiasms, by Bernard Levin, pp. 134-135 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Enthusiasms by Bernard Levin
                                                                                                                        2. Indian Country by Peter Matthiessen
                                                                                                                        3. Voices from the Great War by Peter Vansittart
                                                                                                                        4. Sport Science: Physical Laws and Optimum Performance by Peter J. Brancazio
                                                                                                                        5. Cincinnatus: George Washington and the Enlightenment by Garry Wills
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime To Live and Die in L.A., by Gerald Petievich, pp. 136-140 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. To Live and Die in L.A. by Gerald Petievich
                                                                                                                        2. A Matter of Honor by William P. McGivern
                                                                                                                      14. cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                                                                      June 11, 1984 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                      2. "The New Age" by James Kaplan, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      3. "Silverfish" by Robb Forman Dew, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                      4. "A Glimpse of Proserpina" by John Hollander, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                      5. "Extra Innings" by Arthur Smith, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Discourse (Forestry) by George W.S. Trow, pp. 44-99
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 100-111 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                        2. Erendira (1983 Film) by Ruy Guerra
                                                                                                                        3. The Bounty (1984 Film) by Roger Donaldson
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                                      9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Barbecue) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 114-120
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Le Morte d'Arthur by George Steiner, pp. 121-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Arthur Koestler: The Story of a Friendship by George Mikes
                                                                                                                      11. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                                                                      June 18, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                                      2. "Gypsies" by Andrea Lee, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                      3. "Melissa & Henry---September 10, 1983" by Peter Cameron, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                      4. "Chardin, Whippoorwill, Towhee" by Robert Cording, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                      5. Profiles (Corn) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 46-88
                                                                                                                      6. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                      7. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                                      9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 101-107
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Process and the Lock by John Updike, pp. 108-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Nightmare of Reason by Ernst Pawel
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Real World by Christopher Knowlton
                                                                                                                        2. Mr. Surie by O.K. Joshee
                                                                                                                        3. A Certain Lucas by Julio Cortazar
                                                                                                                        4. True Detective by Max Allan Collins
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General An American Procession, by Alfred Kazin, pp. 114-115 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. An American Procession by Alfred Kazin
                                                                                                                        2. Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy by Max Hastings
                                                                                                                        3. Money and Justice: Who Owns the Courts? by Lois G. Forer
                                                                                                                        4. A Social History of England by Asa Briggs
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Suicide Murders, by Howard Engel, pp. 116-120 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Suicide Murders by Howard Engel
                                                                                                                        2. The Dirty Duck by Martha Grimes
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                                                                      June 25, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                                      2. "This is not an Offering" by Ken Klee, p. 31
                                                                                                                      3. "South America" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                      4. "Home" by John Witte, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                      5. "Scumbling" by Alice Fulton, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (The M.T.A.) by James Lardner, pp. 41-72
                                                                                                                      7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 73-75
                                                                                                                      8. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 76-96
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 97-98
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 99-105 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Gremlins (1984 Film) by Joe Dante
                                                                                                                        2. Trading Places (1983 Film) by John Landis
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mr. James and Captain Worrell by Whitney Balliett, p. 106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Beyond a Boundary by C.L.R. James
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 107-108 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
                                                                                                                        2. An Evening of Brahms by Richard Sennett
                                                                                                                        3. The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Power to Lead, by James MacGregor Burns, pp. 109-112 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Power to Lead by James MacGregor Burns
                                                                                                                        2. Edwina by Richard A. Hough
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Barbara Westman
                                                                                                                  3. [+]
                                                                                                                    Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1984 = 13 Issues, 171 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                      July 2, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                                      2. "Man, Bytes, Dog" by James Gorman, p. 33
                                                                                                                      3. "Overhead in a Balloon" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "The Olive Groves of Thasos" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                      5. "A Gesture" by Molly Peacock, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Law (The Insanity Defense) by Lincoln Caplan, pp. 45-78
                                                                                                                      7. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 79-81
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 82
                                                                                                                      9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                      10. The Diplomatic Round (The Middle East) by John Newhouse, pp. 84-95
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        What It Was Really Like by Naomi Bliven, pp. 99-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Nightmare Years, 1930-1940 by William L. Shirer
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by R.O. Blechman
                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                      July 9, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                                      2. "Up a Tree" by Lynn Caraganis, p. 33
                                                                                                                      3. "The Days of the Thunderbirds" by Andrea Lee, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "Sandstone Keepsake" by Seamus Heaney, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                      5. "Death" by Sherod Santos, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (Morocco) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 43-59
                                                                                                                      7. The Art World by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 60-71
                                                                                                                      8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (The Olympiads) by Eugene Kinkead, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 84-88 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The 4th Man (1984 Film) by Paul Verhoeven
                                                                                                                        2. Star Trek III - The Search for Spock (1984 Film) by Leonard Nimoy
                                                                                                                        3. Under the Volcano (1984 Film) by John Huston
                                                                                                                      11. Art and Artillery by John Updike, pp. 89-92
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Jonah Man by Henry Carlisle
                                                                                                                        2. ...And Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer
                                                                                                                        3. Red Star: The First Bolshevik Utopia by Alexander Bogdanov, Loren R. Graham, and Richard Stites, ...
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Cassino: The Hollow Victory, by John Ellis, p. 94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Cassino: The Hollow Victory by John Ellis
                                                                                                                        2. The Truth That Killed by Georgi Markov
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Gondola Scam, by Jonathan Gash, pp. 95-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Gondola Scam by Jonathan Gash
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                      July 16, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                      2. "What the Twister Did" by Bill Franzen, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                      3. "Getting Serious" by Theodore Weesner, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                      4. "Three Poems from Japan" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                      5. U.S. Chronicles (Texas) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 38-56
                                                                                                                      6. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 57-69
                                                                                                                      7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 70-78
                                                                                                                      8. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, pp. 79-80
                                                                                                                      9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 81-84
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                                      11. "Marigolds" by Jill Hoffman, p. 87
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth by Naomi Bliven, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Outgrowing Democracy by John Lukacs
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 91 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Forever Street by Frederic Morton
                                                                                                                        2. Mouroir by Breyten Breytenbach
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General A Very Private Eye, by Barbara Pym, Hazel Holt..., p. 91 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. A Very Private Eye by Barbara Pym, Hazel Holt, and Hilary Pym
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Death of a Minor Poet, by William Krasner, pp. 92-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Death of a Minor Poet by William Krasner
                                                                                                                        2. The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                      July 23, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                                      2. "The Kingfisher" by Leslie Norris, p. 31
                                                                                                                      3. "Speech from a Novella" by Dana Gioia, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                      4. "Weather" by William Steig, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      5. "To Calabria" by Wright Morris, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                      6. "On the Soul" by Carl Dennis, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                      7. A Reporter at Large (Family Doctors) by John McPhee, pp. 40-85
                                                                                                                      8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 92-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984 Film) by Stuart Rosenberg
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 96-103
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        A Romp with Job by John Updike, pp. 104-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Only Problem by Muriel Spark
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 107-110 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. An Uncommon Man by Richard Norton Smith
                                                                                                                        2. D.V. by Diana Vreeland, George Plimpton, and Christopher Hemphill, ...
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                                                                      July 30, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                      2. "Addio" by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                      3. "The Long Rain" by Jamaica Kincaid, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                      4. "This Sentence" by Mary Virginia Micka, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                      5. "A Sister on the Tracks" by Donald Hall, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                      6. A Reporter at Large (Country Musicians) by Garrison Keillor, pp. 37-46
                                                                                                                      7. Reflections (The Deficit) by Robert Heilbroner, pp. 47-55
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                      9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Annisquam, Mass.) by Timothy Crouse, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                      10. Letter from Cairo by John Newhouse, pp. 68-83
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Anthony West by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 84-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. H.G. Wells: Aspects of a Life by Anthony West
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Year of the Gun by Michael Mewshaw
                                                                                                                        2. Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Joan de Galba
                                                                                                                        3. Machine Dreams by Jayne Anne Phillips
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Weakness and Deceit, by Raymond Bonner, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Weakness and Deceit by Raymond Bonner
                                                                                                                        2. Stravinsky: Selected Correspondence, Vol. II by Robert Craft and Igor Stravinsky
                                                                                                                        3. Zanuck: The Rise and Fall of Hollywood's Last Tycoon by Leonard Mosley
                                                                                                                        4. Gaining Ground by J. Tevere MacFadyen
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Life and Death of Liam Faulds, by Hugh McL..., pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Life and Death of Liam Faulds by Hugh McLeave
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                                                                      August 6, 1984 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                                      2. "Recapitulation" by Janet Nichols, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                      3. "Four Poems from Maine" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                      4. "At Fumicaro" by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                      5. "Before Nightfall" by Kathryn J. Burt, pp. 36-58
                                                                                                                      6. Our Footloose Correspondents (Tortillas) by Gwyneth Cravens, pp. 59-67
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 68-73 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Bostonians (1984 Film) by James Ivory
                                                                                                                        2. Repo Man (1984 Film) by Alex Cox
                                                                                                                      8. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 74-86
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 87-91
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Old Hickory by Naomi Bliven, pp. 92-93 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy by Robert Vincent Remini
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 94-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Two Winters and Three Summers by Fedor Abramov
                                                                                                                        2. Intimate Memoirs by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                      12. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                                    7. [+]
                                                                                                                      August 13, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                      2. "Pet Milk" by Stuart Dybek, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                      3. "Brian" by Dan Jacobson, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                      4. "Graduations of Black" by John Updike, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                      5. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      6. "Desire" by David St. John, pp. 36-75
                                                                                                                      7. Annals of Medicine (Salmonella) by Berton Roueche, pp. 76-85
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        Perelmania by Peter De Vries, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. That Old Gang o' Mine by S.J. Perelman and Richard Marschall
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 91-92 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Hope Diamond Refuses by Iris Owens
                                                                                                                        2. Voices in Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher
                                                                                                                        3. The Heroic Age by Stratis Haviaras
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Required Writing, by Philip Larkin, p. 93 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Required Writing by Philip Larkin
                                                                                                                        2. Revolution in the Philippines by Fred Poole and Max Vanzi
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Emily Dickinson Is Dead, by Jane Langton, pp. 94-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Emily Dickinson Is Dead by Jane Langton
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                                    8. [+]
                                                                                                                      August 20, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                      2. "Morris Smith: The Myth and the Man" by Ian Frazier, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                      3. "Perfect Combinations" by Sara E. Lewis, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "Late Light" by Philip Levine, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                      5. "Landscape, Dense With Trees" by Ellen Bryant Voigt, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Robert W. Wilson and Arno A. Penzias) by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 42-70
                                                                                                                      7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 71-79
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 84-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Purple Rain (1984 Film) by Albert Magnoli
                                                                                                                        2. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai (1984 Film) by W.D. Richter
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Last Letters of Henry James by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 90-91 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Letters of Henry James, Vol. IV: 1895-1916 by Leon Edel and Henry James
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Belt of Gold by Cecelia Holland
                                                                                                                        2. Tantalus by Amanda Hemingway
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The New Politics of Inequality, by Thomas Byrn..., pp. 93-96 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The New Politics of Inequality by Thomas Byrne Edsall
                                                                                                                        2. Tales from the Hollywood Raj by Sheridan Morley
                                                                                                                        3. Exile by Robert Sam Anson
                                                                                                                        4. The Last Summer: May to September 1914 by Kirsty McLeod
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Heidi Goennel
                                                                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                                                                      August 27, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                      2. "Sindbad" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                      3. "Our Janice" by John Rolfe Gardiner, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "The Last Days of Heaven" by Richard Cole#2, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                      5. Profiles (Stanley J. Segalla) by Burton Bernstein, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                      6. "Expectancy" by Mary Jo Salter, pp. 40-59
                                                                                                                      7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 60-62
                                                                                                                      8. "Visit" by Jean Valentine, p. 63
                                                                                                                      9. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 64-88
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Metropolis by Naomi Bliven, pp. 89-91 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Cities and the Wealth of Nations by Jane Jacobs
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. In Another Country by Susan Kenney
                                                                                                                        2. Thursday's Children by Rumer Godden
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Victorian Art World in Photographs, by Jer..., p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Victorian Art World in Photographs by Jeremy Maas
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Judas Code, by Derek Lambert, pp. 93-96 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Judas Code by Derek Lambert
                                                                                                                        2. A Quiet Road to Death by Sheila Radley
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                                                                      September 3, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                                      2. "Tribute" by Veronica Geng, p. 29
                                                                                                                      3. "The Indian Gardens" by James Robison, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                      4. "Flotsam" by Deborah Eisenberg, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                      5. "Venice Revisited" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 36-53
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Russia) by John Kenneth Galbraith, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                      7. The Sporting Scene (The Olympics) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                      8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                      9. "Black Water" by Wyatt Prunty, p. 80
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 81-87
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Genius Without a Cause by John Updike, pp. 88-93 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Cyril Connolly: Journal and Memoir by David Pryce-Jones
                                                                                                                        2. The Selected Essays of Cyril Connolly by Peter Quennell and Cyril Connolly
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Journey by Anatole Kuznetsov
                                                                                                                        2. Scenes from Married Life and Scenes from Later Life by William Cooper
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Endless Enemies, by Jonathan Kwitny, pp. 95-96 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Endless Enemies by Jonathan Kwitny
                                                                                                                        2. Willie and Dwike: An American Profile by William K. Zinsser
                                                                                                                        3. The Browser's Book of Beginnings by Charles Panati
                                                                                                                        4. The Sinking of the Belgrano by Arthur Gavshon and Desmond Rice
                                                                                                                        5. The Haight-Ashbury: A History by Charles Perry
                                                                                                                        6. Weegee's New York by Arthur Fellig ('Weegee')
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Cheap Shot, by Jay Cronley, pp. 97-100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Cheap Shot by Jay Cronley
                                                                                                                        2. A Cadenza for Caruso by Barbara Paul
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                                                                      September 10, 1984 Issue = 9 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                      2. "In One Place" by Judy Troy, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      3. "On the Zattere" by William Trevor, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      4. "More Music" by Carl Dennis, pp. 48-52
                                                                                                                      5. Profiles (Frank Stella) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 53-97
                                                                                                                      6. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 102-135
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        Modernist, Postmodernist, What Will They Think of Next? by John Updike, pp. 136-144 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Marcovaldo, or the Seasons in the City by Italo Calvino
                                                                                                                        2. Fancy Goods/Open All Night by Paul Morand
                                                                                                                      9. Cover by Abel Quezada
                                                                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                                                                      September 17, 1984 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                                      2. "End of the Trail" by Garrison Keillor, p. 45
                                                                                                                      3. "Orr Mount" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "The Heavenly Feast" by Gjertrud Schnackenberg, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                      5. "Summerfall" by May Swenson, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                      6. A Trinidad Childhood by Shiva Naipaul, pp. 57-112
                                                                                                                      7. "Dreams of a Work" by L.S. Asekoff, p. 113
                                                                                                                      8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Provence) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 114-119
                                                                                                                      9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 120-123
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 124-133 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. All of Me (1984 Film) by Carl Reiner
                                                                                                                        2. Sheena (1984 Film) by John Guillermin
                                                                                                                        3. First Name: Carmen (1983 Film) by Jean-Luc Godard
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Richard Rovere by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, pp. 134-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Final Reports by Richard H. Rovere
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 140-141 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Man in the Middle by Norman Lewis
                                                                                                                        2. The Pyrates by George MacDonald Fraser
                                                                                                                        3. The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Josephine Herbst, by Elinor Langer, pp. 142-146 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Josephine Herbst by Elinor Langer
                                                                                                                        2. The Land of Ulro by Czeslaw Milosz
                                                                                                                        3. Frozen Star by George Greenstein
                                                                                                                      14. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                                                                      September 24, 1984 Issue = 9 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                      2. "Simon" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Summer People" by Ann Beattie, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "The Sound of the Light" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                      5. "The North Atlantic" by William Logan, pp. 52-54
                                                                                                                      6. Reflections (Soviet-American Relations) by George Kennan, pp. 55-80
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 81-122
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        Time by Robert Coles, pp. 123-130 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Revolution in Time by David S. Landes
                                                                                                                      9. Cover by Iris Van Rynbach
                                                                                                                  4. [+]
                                                                                                                    Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1984 = 13 Issues, 184 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                      October 1, 1984 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                                      2. "Love Trouble Is My Business" by Veronica Geng, p. 33
                                                                                                                      3. "Negatives" by Andrea Lee, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                      4. "The Furniture" by John Updike, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (Pakistan) by Richard Reeves, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                                      6. "On the Veranda We Drink Gin-and-Tonic" by Sandra Alcosser, pp. 42-105
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 106-115 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Dreamscape (1984 Film) by Joseph Ruben
                                                                                                                        2. Country (1984 Film) by Richard Pearce
                                                                                                                        3. Swann in Love (1984 Film) by Volker Schlondorff
                                                                                                                        4. Tightrope (1984 Film) by Richard Tuggle
                                                                                                                      8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 116-128
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 129-132
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 133 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Sinner's Congregation by Guy Bellamy
                                                                                                                        2. Slow Fade by Rudolph Wurlitzer
                                                                                                                        3. The Sea Cave by Alan Scholefield
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Great Cobbett: The Noblest Agitator, by Daniel..., pp. 133-138 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Great Cobbett: The Noblest Agitator by Daniel Green
                                                                                                                        2. Dos Passos: A Life by Virginia Spencer Carr
                                                                                                                        3. The Image of War, 1861-1865: Vol. VI: "The End of an Era" by William C. Davis
                                                                                                                      12. Cover by Paul Degen
                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                      October 8, 1984 Issue = 10 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                      2. "Separate Planes" by Alice Adams, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                      3. "The Image" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, p. 43
                                                                                                                      4. "A Day on the Connecticut River" by James Merrill, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      5. "Evening" by Nicholas Christopher, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Eugenics (Part I) by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 51-115
                                                                                                                      7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                      8. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 118-132
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Sleeper Before Sunrise by George Steiner, pp. 133-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Rilke: A Life by Wolfgang Leppmann
                                                                                                                      10. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                      October 15, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                      2. "Farid and Farida" by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                      3. "The Cooling Tower" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      4. "Bathing the New Born" by Sharon Olds, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                      5. "Directions" by Saul Steinberg, p. 51
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Eugenics (Part II) by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 52-125
                                                                                                                      7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 126-133
                                                                                                                      8. Letter from Turkey by Joseph Kraft, pp. 134-157
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 158-159
                                                                                                                      10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 160-165
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 166-174 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Utu (1984 Film) by Geoff Murphy
                                                                                                                        2. Places in the Heart (1984 Film) by Robert Benton
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Emigres by Whitney Balliett, pp. 175-176 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Engineer of Human Souls by Josef Skvorecky
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 177 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. On the Yankee Station by William Boyd
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Hemingway in Cuba, by Norberto Fuentes, pp. 178-179 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Hemingway in Cuba by Norberto Fuentes
                                                                                                                        2. Margaret Mead: A Life by Jane Howard
                                                                                                                        3. With a Daughter's Eye by Mary Catherine Bateson
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Man Who Stole the Mona Lis, by Martin Page, pp. 180-182 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Man Who Stole the Mona Lis by Martin Page
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                      October 22, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                      2. "Opening" by Donald Barthelme, p. 41
                                                                                                                      3. "The End of the Reign" by David Updike, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      4. "Summer '82" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (Barge Journey) by Berton Roueche, p. 49
                                                                                                                      6. "The Painter to His Wife" by Gjertrud Schnackenberg, pp. 50-63
                                                                                                                      7. The Diplomatic Round (The Common Market) by John Newhouse, pp. 64-91
                                                                                                                      8. Annals of Eugenics (Part III) by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 92-151
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 152
                                                                                                                      10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 152-153
                                                                                                                      11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 154-157
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Nothing but the Truth by Naomi Bliven, p. 158 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Voyage Into Substance by Barbara Maria Stafford
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 159 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. West of Sunset by Dirk Bogarde
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The New American Poverty, by Michael Harrington, pp. 160-162 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The New American Poverty by Michael Harrington
                                                                                                                        2. Otto Klemperer, His Life and Times: Vol. I, 1885-1933 by Peter Heyworth
                                                                                                                        3. Blue Remembered Hills by Rosemary Sutcliff
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Blood Group O, by David Brierley, pp. 163-166 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Blood Group O by David Brierley
                                                                                                                        2. The Twelfth Juror by B.M. Gill
                                                                                                                        3. Firefly Gadroon by Jonathan Gash
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                    5. [+]
                                                                                                                      October 29, 1984 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                      2. "England Picks a Poet" by Ian Frazier, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                      3. "Love Life" by Bobbie Ann Mason, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                      4. "Wet Are the Boards" by John Ashbery, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                      5. "Mark Twain, 1909" by Daniel Hoffman, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                      6. Annals of Eugenics (Part IV) by Daniel J. Kevles, pp. 51-117
                                                                                                                      7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 118-121
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 122-125 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Amadeus (1984 Film) by Milos Forman
                                                                                                                        2. Bizet's Carmen (1984 Film) by Francesco Rosi
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 126-127
                                                                                                                      10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 128-129
                                                                                                                      11. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 130-160
                                                                                                                      12. Cover by Arnie Levin
                                                                                                                    6. [+]
                                                                                                                      November 5, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-44
                                                                                                                      2. "A Walk to the Jetty" by Jamaica Kincaid, p. 45
                                                                                                                      3. "Building the Fence" by James Ulmer, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                      4. Annals of Law (Libel) by Anthony Lewis, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                      5. "New England, Autumn" by Norman Dubie, pp. 54-95
                                                                                                                      6. The Sporting Scene (Tennis) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 96-137
                                                                                                                      7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 138-141
                                                                                                                      8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 142-154
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 155
                                                                                                                      10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 155-158
                                                                                                                      11. "White Birds" by Sidney Wade, p. 159
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: No More Mr. Knightlys by John Updike, pp. 160-169 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Superior Women by Alice Adams
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 170 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie
                                                                                                                        2. The Time of Her Life by Robb Forman Dew
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Deadly Gambits, by Strobe Talbott, pp. 171-172 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Deadly Gambits by Strobe Talbott
                                                                                                                        2. The Crowded Earth by Pranay Gupte
                                                                                                                        3. Baseball by Walter Iooss, Jr. and Roger Angell
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Devil's Novice, by Ellis Peters, pp. 173-176 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Devil's Novice by Ellis Peters
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                                    7. [+]
                                                                                                                      November 12, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-44
                                                                                                                      2. "Totalled" by Veronica Geng, p. 45
                                                                                                                      3. "The Man in the Moon" by William Maxwell, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "The Reef" by David St. John, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                      5. "Pearl" by Linda Bierds, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Potatoes) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 56-108
                                                                                                                      7. A Reporter at Large (Guns) by Jervis Anderson, pp. 109-173
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 174-175
                                                                                                                      9. "Woman Ironing" by W.S. Di Piero, pp. 176-178
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 179-188 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Little Drummer Girl (1984 Film) by George Roy Hill
                                                                                                                        2. Stranger Than Paradise (1984 Film) by Jim Jarmusch
                                                                                                                        3. Body Double (1984 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Black Talk by Whitney Balliett, pp. 189-191 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Bloods by Wallace Terry
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 192 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Second Marriage by Frederick Barthelme
                                                                                                                        2. A Servant's Tale by Paula Fox
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Herblock Through the Looking Glass, by Herbert..., pp. 192-195 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Herblock Through the Looking Glass by Herbert Block
                                                                                                                        2. Disclosing the Past by Mary D. Leakey
                                                                                                                        3. Symphony for the Devil by Philip Norman
                                                                                                                        4. What's to Become of the Boy? by Heinrich Boll
                                                                                                                        5. Neptune's Revenge by Anne Simon
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Someone Else's Grave, by Alison Smith, pp. 196-198 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Someone Else's Grave by Alison Smith
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Jenni Oliver
                                                                                                                    8. [+]
                                                                                                                      November 19, 1984 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                      2. "Foie Gras" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      3. "Complaint" by Gjertrud Schnackenberg, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                      4. "Mascara" by Elizabeth Spires, pp. 58-85
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (China) by Orville Schell, pp. 86-153
                                                                                                                      6. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Women), pp. 154-170
                                                                                                                      7. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 171-173
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 174-183
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 184
                                                                                                                      10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 184-189
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 190 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Victory Over Japan by Ellen Gilchrist
                                                                                                                        2. Parachutes and Kisses by Erica Jong
                                                                                                                        3. Say Goodbye to Sam by Michael J. Arlen
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Economic Illusion, by Robert Kuttner, pp. 190-196 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Economic Illusion by Robert Kuttner
                                                                                                                        2. Has Modernism Failed? by Suzi Gablik
                                                                                                                        3. The Experts Speak by Christopher Cerf and Victor S. Navasky
                                                                                                                      13. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                    9. [+]
                                                                                                                      November 26, 1984 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-42
                                                                                                                      2. "Secret Ballot" by Veronica Geng, p. 43
                                                                                                                      3. "Broderie Anglaise" by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      4. "Aerie" by John Updike, pp. 46-48
                                                                                                                      5. A Reporter at Large (Game Warden) by John McPhee, pp. 49-51
                                                                                                                      6. "Leap of Faith" by David St. John, pp. 52-90
                                                                                                                      7. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for the House), pp. 91-111
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 112-119 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Stop Making Sense (1984 Film) by Jonathan Demme
                                                                                                                        2. Comfort and Joy (1984 Film) by Bill Forsyth
                                                                                                                        3. A Soldier's Story (1984 Film) by Norman Jewison
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 120-121
                                                                                                                      10. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 122-137
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 138-144
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Braudel's Summa by Naomi Bliven, pp. 145-147 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Perspective of the World, 15th-18th Century by Fernand Braudel
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 148-149 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Circles in a Forest by Dalene Matthee
                                                                                                                        2. Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Antigones, by George Steiner, pp. 150-154 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Antigones by George Steiner
                                                                                                                        2. The Dragon Hunters by Frank Graham, Jr.
                                                                                                                        3. Invented Lives by James R. Mellow
                                                                                                                        4. The Golden Age of British Photography, 1839-1900 by Mark Haworth-Booth
                                                                                                                      15. Cover by Edward Koren
                                                                                                                    10. [+]
                                                                                                                      December 3, 1984 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                      2. "Horoscopes of the New Zodiac" by Jack Ziegler, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Eddie Mac" by John McGahern, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "Along the Banks of the Don" by Alan Feldman, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                      5. "Rose" by Richard Kenney, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                      6. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 54-99
                                                                                                                      7. A Political Journal by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 100-175
                                                                                                                      8. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 176-181
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 182-183
                                                                                                                      10. Books by Faith McNulty, pp. 184-196
                                                                                                                      11. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                    11. [+]
                                                                                                                      December 10, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 43-48
                                                                                                                      2. "Hey, Kids!" by Bruce McCall, p. 49
                                                                                                                      3. "Slow Homecoming" by Peter Handke, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                      4. "George Eliot Country" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 52-56
                                                                                                                      5. Profiles (Norman Parkinson) by Kennedy Fraser, p. 57
                                                                                                                      6. "The Company We Keep" by Susan Prospere, pp. 58-115
                                                                                                                      7. On and Off the Avenue, pp. 116-137
                                                                                                                      8. (The Christmas Table) , pp. 138-157
                                                                                                                      9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 158-164
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 165-173 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Killing Fields (1984 Film) by Roland Joffe
                                                                                                                        2. Falling in Love (1984 Film) by Ulu Grosbard
                                                                                                                        3. Independence Day (1983 Film) by Robert Mandel
                                                                                                                      11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 174-183
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: Talking on Paper by Whitney Balliett, pp. 184-189 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. The Letters of Jean Rhys by Francis Wyndham, Diana Melly, and Jean Rhys
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, pp. 190-191 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Kate's House by Harriet Waugh
                                                                                                                        2. Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins
                                                                                                                        3. 1982, Janine~~Nineteen Eighty-Two, Janine by Alasdair Gray
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General Faces of Philip, by Jessica Mitford, pp. 192-193 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Faces of Philip by Jessica Mitford
                                                                                                                        2. Slavery and Human Progress by David Brion Davis
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Briarpatch, by Ross Thomas, pp. 194-196 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Briarpatch by Ross Thomas
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Anne Burgess
                                                                                                                    12. [+]
                                                                                                                      December 17, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                      2. "Our Side of the Story" by Veronica Geng, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                      3. "Kid MacArthur" by Stephanie Vaughn, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                      4. "Desires of Here and There" by John Hollander, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                      5. "Cardiac Arrest" by Nicholas Christopher, pp. 54-56
                                                                                                                      6. Profiles (Wheat) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 57-110
                                                                                                                      7. On and Off the Avenue (Christmas Gifts for Men), pp. 111-117
                                                                                                                      8. U.S. Chronicles (Kentucky) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 118-132
                                                                                                                      9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 133-137
                                                                                                                      10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 138-145
                                                                                                                      11. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 146-147
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Vital Affections by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 148-155 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. War in Val D'Orcia by Iris Origo
                                                                                                                        2. A Durable Fire by Duff Cooper, Diana Cooper, and Artemis Cooper
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 156 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Digs by Bette Pesetsky
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General H.G. Wells in Love, by George Philip Wells and..., p. 157 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. H.G. Wells in Love by George Philip Wells and H.G. Wells
                                                                                                                        2. Experiment in Autobiography by H.G. Wells
                                                                                                                        3. Ruminations by William Steig
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime Maigret's Revolver, by Georges Simenon, pp. 158-160 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. Maigret's Revolver by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Iris Van Rynbach
                                                                                                                    13. [+]
                                                                                                                      December 24, 1984 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                                      2. "Tooth and Paw" by James Gorman, pp. 29-30
                                                                                                                      3. "Greetings, Friends!" by Roger Angell, p. 31
                                                                                                                      4. "Grant of Easement" by Elizabeth Tallent, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                      5. "Rincon: The Strangers" by Reynolds Price, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                      6. Personal History (Pennsylvania) by John Updike, pp. 37-57
                                                                                                                      7. Onward and Upward with the Arts (Taureaux Piscine) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                      8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                      9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                      10. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 74-79 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Dune (1984 Film) by David Lynch
                                                                                                                        2. 48 Hrs~~Forty-Eight Hours (1982 Film) by Walter Hill
                                                                                                                        3. Choose Me (1984 Film) by Alan Rudolph
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        Books: The Resurrection of George V by Alistair Cooke, pp. 80-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                        1. King George V by Kenneth Rose
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        Briefly Noted, p. 88 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. Miss Peabody's Inheritance by Elizabeth Jolley
                                                                                                                        2. Mr. Scobie's Riddle by Elizabeth Jolley
                                                                                                                        3. Something to Be Desired by Thomas McGuane
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        General The Periodic Table, by Primo Levi, pp. 88-89 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Periodic Table by Primo Levi
                                                                                                                        2. Getting to Know the General by Graham Greene
                                                                                                                        3. Fate Keeps on Happening by Anita Loos and Ray Pierre Corsini
                                                                                                                      15. [+]
                                                                                                                        Mystery and Crime The Golden Express, by Derek Lambert, pp. 90-168 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                        1. The Golden Express by Derek Lambert
                                                                                                                        2. A Clubbable Woman by Reginald Hill
                                                                                                                      16. Cover by Pierre Le-Tan
                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                  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
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                                                                                                                                                              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