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                                                                                                                      Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1985 = 12 Issues, 168 Articles
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                                                                                                                        January 7, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 17-21
                                                                                                                        2. "For Immediate Release" by Veronica Geng, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                        3. "Haggie" by Michael Campbell, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        4. "Guinea Hens" by Dave Smith, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                        5. "The Ice Storm" by Alice Fulton, pp. 32-43
                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Finance (Chrysler Loan Guarantee) by John Brooks, pp. 44-57
                                                                                                                        7. Our Regional Correspondents (Peanut Butter) by James Stevenson, pp. 58-65
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                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 66-70 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Mrs. Soffel (1984 Film) by Gillian Armstrong
                                                                                                                          2. The Cotton Club (1984 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                                                                                                        9. Concert Records by Winthrop Sargeant, p. 71
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                                                                                                                          Books: Perfect Stranger by Susan Lardner, pp. 72-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Half Moon Street by Paul Theroux
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                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 76-77 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Bush Soldiers by John Hooker
                                                                                                                          2. Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
                                                                                                                          3. Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
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                                                                                                                          General War Diaries, by Harold Macmillan, p. 78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. War Diaries by Harold Macmillan
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                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Blunt Darts, by Jeremiah Healy, pp. 79-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Blunt Darts by Jeremiah Healy
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Robert Tallon
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                                                                                                                        January 14, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                                        2. "Inventory" by Saul Steinberg, p. 29
                                                                                                                        3. "Miles City, Montana" by Alice Munro, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        4. "Soul Music: The Derry Air" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 32-40
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (Rain Forests) by Catherine Caufield, pp. 41-101
                                                                                                                        6. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 102-107
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                        8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 110-111
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                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 112-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. A Passage to India (1984 Film) by David Lean
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                                                                                                                          No and Yes by Whitney Balliett, p. 116 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Young Hearts Crying by Richard Yates
                                                                                                                          2. Scandal, or Priscilla's Kindness by A.N. Wilson
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                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 117 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Deborah by Esther Singer Kreitman
                                                                                                                          2. The House of Nire by Morio Kita
                                                                                                                          3. The Other Side of the Fire by Alice Thomas Ellis
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                                                                                                                          General Black Masters, by Michael P. Johnson and James..., pp. 118-122 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Black Masters by Michael P. Johnson and James L. Roark
                                                                                                                          2. No Chariot Let Down by Michael P. Johnson and James L. Roark
                                                                                                                          3. Hilaire Belloc: A Biography by A.N. Wilson
                                                                                                                          4. Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children by Judith Martin
                                                                                                                          5. Nomenklatura: The Soviet Ruling Class by Michael Voslensky
                                                                                                                          6. The Knight in History by Frances Gies
                                                                                                                          7. Dust Bowl Descent by Bill Ganzel
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Eve Olitsky
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                                                                                                                        January 21, 1985 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-26
                                                                                                                        2. "She Unnames Them" by Ursula K. Le Guin, p. 27
                                                                                                                        3. "Transactions in a Foreign Currency" by Deborah Eisenberg, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        4. "Ode to Crystallization" by John Updike, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                        5. "The Almond Tree" by Yves Bonnefoy, pp. 36-45
                                                                                                                        6. An Australian Childhood by Joan Colebrook, pp. 46-73
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 74-91
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Quiddities by Naomi Bliven, p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. A Book of One's Own by Thomas Mallon
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. How Far She Went by Mary Hood
                                                                                                                          2. English Creek by Ivan Doig
                                                                                                                          3. Other Women by Lisa Alther
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Writing Lives: Principia Bibliographica, by Le..., pp. 94-98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Writing Lives: Principia Bibliographica by Leon Edel
                                                                                                                          2. A Woman's Life in the Court of the Sun King by Elisabeth Charlotte
                                                                                                                        11. Cover by Charles Addams
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                                                                                                                        January 28, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "Cats" by Robley Wilson, Jr., pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "Now Renting" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 26-28
                                                                                                                        4. "Sunny" by Laura Furman, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                        5. "Mornings in Whitby" by James Kirkup, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter at Large by James Reston, Jr., pp. 35-71
                                                                                                                        7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 72-80
                                                                                                                        8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 81-85
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 86-91 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Micki and Maude (1984 Film) by Blake Edwards
                                                                                                                          2. Starman (1984 Film) by John Carpenter
                                                                                                                          3. The Flamingo Kid (1984 Film) by Garry Marshall
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Dream City by George Steiner, pp. 92-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Hugo von Hofmannsthal and His Time by Hermann Broch
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                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Mr Noon by D.H. Lawrence and Lindeth Vasey
                                                                                                                          2. Apples and Pears and Other Stories by Guy Davenport
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Famous Financial Fiascos, by John Train and Pi..., pp. 97-99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Famous Financial Fiascos by John Train and Pierre Le-Tan
                                                                                                                          2. Ancient Lives by John Romer
                                                                                                                          3. The Beaux Arts Trio by Nicholas Delbanco
                                                                                                                          4. Napoleon: The Myth of the Saviour by Jean Tulard
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Root of All Evil, by E.X. Ferrars, pp. 100-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Root of All Evil by E.X. Ferrars
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by J.J. Sempe
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                                                                                                                        February 4, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                        2. "The Mistake" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                        3. "Fast Forward" by Peter Cameron, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "Hippocrene" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. Profiles (Steve Charney) by C.P. Snow, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                        6. "Ink" by Laurance Wieder, pp. 50-59
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from the Philippines by Robert Shaplen, pp. 60-91
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Ungreat Lives by John Updike, pp. 94-100 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Voices from the Moon by Andre Dubus
                                                                                                                          2. Concrete by Thomas Bernhard
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Father Abraham by William Faulkner
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Journey to Kars, by Philip Glazebrook, pp. 101-102 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Journey to Kars by Philip Glazebrook
                                                                                                                          2. The Glenn Gould Reader by Tim Page and Glenn Gould
                                                                                                                          3. Julius Caesar: The Pursuit of Power by Ernle Bradford
                                                                                                                          4. France: A History in Art by Bradley Smith
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Death of a Unicorn, by Peter Dickinson, pp. 103-106 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Death of a Unicorn by Peter Dickinson
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                        February 11, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                        2. "Do Not Go Gentle" by H.F. Ellis, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                        3. "Another Marvellous Thing" by Laurie Colwin, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                        4. "Going Under" by Howard Moss, pp. 36-44
                                                                                                                        5. Personal History (Arkansas---Part I) by Ved Mehta, pp. 45-105
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                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 106-111 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985 Film) by John Schlesinger
                                                                                                                          2. Birdy (1984 Film) by Alan Parker
                                                                                                                        7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 112-115
                                                                                                                        8. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 118
                                                                                                                        10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: ...But What You Can Do for Your Country by Naomi Bliven, pp. 120-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Reconstruction of Patriotism by Morris Janowitz
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 126 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Beyond the Mountain by William Dieter
                                                                                                                          2. Maia by Richard Adams
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Dark Brain of Piranesi, and Other Essays, ..., pp. 126-128 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Dark Brain of Piranesi, and Other Essays by Marguerite Yourcenar
                                                                                                                          2. With Open Eyes by Marguerite Yourcenar
                                                                                                                          3. American Ecclesiastes by Richard Batman
                                                                                                                          4. Time's Arrows by Richard Morris
                                                                                                                          5. Franz Kafka: Pictures of a Life by Klaus Wagenbach
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                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Beethoven Conspiracy, by Thomas Hauser, pp. 129-132 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Beethoven Conspiracy by Thomas Hauser
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Abel Quezada
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                                                                                                                        February 18, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                        2. "The Fight" by Vladimir Nabokov, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                        3. "Inferference" by Daniel Menaker, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                        4. "One by One" by Philip Levine, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                        5. "Poem for My Son, Aged 10, After a High Fever" by Sharon Olds, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                        6. Personal History (Arkansas---Part II) by Ved Mehta, pp. 46-85
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from the Space Center by Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr., pp. 86-109
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 112-117
                                                                                                                        10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                        11. "Louisiana" by Jeffrey Greene, p. 120
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 121 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
                                                                                                                          2. The Finishing School by Gail Godwin
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton, by Micha..., p. 121 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott
                                                                                                                          2. Merton, By Those Who Knew Him Best by Paul Wilkes
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                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Glitz, by Elmore Leonard, pp. 122-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Glitz by Elmore Leonard
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Jenni Oliver
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                                                                                                                        February 25, 1985 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                        2. "The Price You Gotta Pay" by Frank Gannon, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        3. "A Constellation of Events" by John Updike, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        4. "The Virus in Rude Weather" by William Logan, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                        5. Profiles (Jon Schueler and Magda Salvesen) by Whitney Balliett, p. 35
                                                                                                                        6. "S. Frediano's" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 36-51
                                                                                                                        7. Reflections (Soviet-American Relations) by George Kennan, pp. 52-69
                                                                                                                        8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 78-83 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Witness (1985 Film) by Peter Weir
                                                                                                                          2. Blood Simple (1984 Film) by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
                                                                                                                        10. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 84
                                                                                                                        11. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 85-88
                                                                                                                        12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 89-92
                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 93-98
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: The Habit of Recording by William Maxwell, pp. 99-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Vol. Five: 1936-1941 by Anne Olivier Bell, Andrew McNeillie, and Virginia Woolf, ...
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                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 102 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Secrets, and Other Stories by Bernard MacLaverty
                                                                                                                          2. Voices in an Empty Room by Francis King
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Lay Bare the Heart, by James Farmer, pp. 103-105 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Lay Bare the Heart by James Farmer
                                                                                                                          2. "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton, and Albert R. Hibbs, ...
                                                                                                                          3. The Importance of Being Constance by Joyce Bentley
                                                                                                                          4. The Man from the USSR and Other Plays by Vladimir Nabokov
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                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Ghostway, by Tony Hillerman, pp. 106-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Ghostway by Tony Hillerman
                                                                                                                        18. Cover by Rea Irvin
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        March 4, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                        2. "Virgins" by William Trevor, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                        3. "A Finished Man" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                        4. "Losing Altitude" by Nicholas Christopher, pp. 46-50
                                                                                                                        5. Profiles (Rice) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 51-78
                                                                                                                        6. Reflections (Iran---Part I) by Ryszard Kapuscinski, pp. 79-96
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 97
                                                                                                                        8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 97-100
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 101-103
                                                                                                                        10. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 104-118
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Briefly Noted, pp. 119-120 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Clemmons by Hilary Masters
                                                                                                                          2. Poisoning for Profit by Alan A. Block and Frank R. Scarpitti
                                                                                                                          3. Beyond Vision by Jon Darius
                                                                                                                          4. Choices by Liv Ullmann
                                                                                                                          5. The Diaries of Hannah Cullwick, Victorian Maidservant by Liz Stanley and Hannah Cullwick
                                                                                                                        12. Robert Day, pp. 121-124
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
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                                                                                                                        March 11, 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                        2. "Country Music" by Wright Morris, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        3. "Winter Geese" by L.S. Asekoff, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        4. "Fear of Math" by Peter Cameron, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                        5. "North Africa: Preparations for an Evening" by Daniel Halpern, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Soybeans) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 50-85
                                                                                                                        7. Reflections (Iran---Part II) by Ryszard Kapuscinski, pp. 86-101
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 102-107 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Makioka Sisters (1983 Film) by Kon Ichikawa
                                                                                                                          2. The Return of the Soldier (1982 Film) by Alan Bridges
                                                                                                                          3. The Mean Season (1985 Film) by Phillip Borsos
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 108-111
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                                        11. The Diplomatic Round (The Middle East) by John Newhouse, pp. 115-134
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Youth by Susan Lardner, p. 135 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Equal Distance by Brad Leithauser
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 136 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. We Can't All Be Heroes, You Know by Linda Anderson
                                                                                                                          2. Tales of a Long Night by Alfred Doblin
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General William Hastie: Grace Under Pressure, by Gilbe..., p. 137 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. William Hastie: Grace Under Pressure by Gilbert Ware
                                                                                                                          2. The Art of Autobiography in 19th and 20th Century England by A.O.J. Cockshut
                                                                                                                          3. Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures by Beverly J. Cox, Denna Jones Anderson, and Miguel Covarrubias, ...
                                                                                                                          4. J.S. Bach: Life, Times, Influence by Barbara Schwendowius and Wolfgang Domling
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Mexico Set, by Len Deighton, pp. 138-140 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Mexico Set by Len Deighton
                                                                                                                        16. Cover by Charles Saxon
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                                                                                                                        March 18, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "Dazzled" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        3. "The Loose Shutter" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "One Whole Day" by Sara E. Lewis, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. "On Your Birthday, Looking Through a Telescope at Jupiter" by Vickie Karp, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter at Large (South Africa---Part I) by Vincent Crapanzano, pp. 50-99
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 100
                                                                                                                        8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 101-102
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 103-108
                                                                                                                        10. American Chronicles (Nebraska) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 109-118
                                                                                                                        11. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 119-124
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Solzhenitsyn by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 125-128 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Solzhenitsyn: A Biography by Michael Scammell
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 129-130 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Funny Papers by Tom De Haven
                                                                                                                          2. Loose Connections by Maggie Brooks
                                                                                                                          3. Penance for Jerry Kennedy by George V. Higgins
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Vers..., pp. 131-134 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse by Roger Lonsdale
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Lonni Sue Johnson
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        March 25, 1985 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                        2. "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Californian" by Frank Gannon, p. 41
                                                                                                                        3. "A Family Record" by James McConkey, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                        4. "Where Inside Is Dark or Light" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (South Africa---Part II) by Vincent Crapanzano, pp. 52-97
                                                                                                                        6. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 98-103
                                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 104-109 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                                          2. A Private Function (1984 Film) by Malcolm Mowbray
                                                                                                                        8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 110-117
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Eliot Without Words by John Updike, pp. 120-132 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. T.S. Eliot: A Life by Peter Ackroyd
                                                                                                                        11. Cover by Paul Degen
                                                                                                                    2. [+]
                                                                                                                      Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1985 = 13 Issues, 184 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                        April 1, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                        2. "Centaurs" by J.S. Marcus, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                        3. "Sweet Disposition" by Elizabeth Tallent, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        4. "The Lighthouse" by Derek Walcott, pp. 38-42
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (U.S. Command and Control---Part I) by Daniel Ford, p. 43
                                                                                                                        6. "Jackson Hotel" by Lynda Hull, pp. 44-91
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                        8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 95-98
                                                                                                                        9. "Equinox" by Richard Kenney, p. 99
                                                                                                                        10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: A Long Voyage Home by Howard Moss, pp. 104-111 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Collected Prose by Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Giroux
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 112 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Selected Short Stories of Padraic Colum by Sanford Sternlicht and Padraic Colum
                                                                                                                          2. Walking Shadows by Fred Taylor
                                                                                                                          3. The Wall of the Plague by Andre Brink
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Illiterate America, by Jonathan Kozol, p. 113 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Illiterate America by Jonathan Kozol
                                                                                                                          2. Leslie Stephen: The Godless Victorian by Noel Annan
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Quality of the Informant, by Gerald Petievich, pp. 114-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Quality of the Informant by Gerald Petievich
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                        April 8, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                        2. "The Knitting" by Alice Mattison, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                        3. "Cocktails at Doney's" by William Trevor, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                        4. "The Seekonk Woods" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (U.S. Command and Control---Part II) by Daniel Ford, pp. 49-92
                                                                                                                        6. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 93
                                                                                                                        7. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, p. 94
                                                                                                                        8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 95-99
                                                                                                                        9. The Sporting Scene (Squash) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 100-119
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 120-125 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Lost in America (1985 Film) by Albert Brooks
                                                                                                                          2. The Breakfast Club (1985 Film) by John Hughes
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Listen by Whitney Balliett, pp. 126-127 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Wine of Astonishment by Earl Lovelace
                                                                                                                          2. Dead Man Leading by V.S. Pritchett
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 128 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. This Real Night by Rebecca West
                                                                                                                          2. Museum Pieces by Elizabeth Tallent
                                                                                                                          3. The Magic Kingdom by Stanley Elkin
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Louis the Beloved: The Life of Louis XV, by Ol..., p. 129 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Louis the Beloved: The Life of Louis XV by Olivier Bernier
                                                                                                                          2. Coney Island by Richard Snow
                                                                                                                          3. Using Biography by William Empson
                                                                                                                          4. The Matter of Wales by Jan Morris
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Very Old Money, by Stanley Ellin, pp. 130-132 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Very Old Money by Stanley Ellin
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Heidi Goennel
                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                        April 15, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                        2. "Canine Chateau" by Veronica Geng, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        3. "The Chosen Husband" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                        4. "Abandoned Poems" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                                        5. "Day Ghosts" by A.R. Ammons, p. 49
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Jennifer Bartlett) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 50-72
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 73-89
                                                                                                                        8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                        10. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 98-109
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Back in the U.S.S.R. by John Updike, pp. 110-125 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Another Life and the House on the Embankment by Yuri Trifonov
                                                                                                                          2. Wild Berries by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
                                                                                                                          3. Russian Women: Two Stories by I. Grekova
                                                                                                                          4. The Island of Crimea by Vassily Aksyonov
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 126-129 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Continental Drift by Russell Banks
                                                                                                                          2. Lords of the Plain by Max Crawford
                                                                                                                          3. Davita's Harp by Chaim Potok
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Pentagon and the Art of War, by Edward N. ..., pp. 130-134 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Pentagon and the Art of War by Edward N. Luttwak
                                                                                                                          2. My Work in Films by Eugene Lourie
                                                                                                                          3. Virginia Woolf: A Writer's Life by Lyndall Gordon
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                        April 22, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "The Salieri Variations" by Polly Frost, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                        3. "The Wind-Child Factor" by Penelope Gilliatt, p. 43
                                                                                                                        4. "Terms" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 44-50
                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Finance (Penn Square Bank---Part I) by Mark Singer, pp. 51-103
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter at Large (Vietname---Part I) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 104-125
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 126-128
                                                                                                                        8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 129-131
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 132-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Heartbreakers (1984 Film) by Bobby Roth
                                                                                                                          2. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985 Film) by Susan Seidelman
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 139-141
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 142 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Tenth Man by Graham Greene
                                                                                                                          2. The Rape of Shavi by Buchi Emecheta
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Deceived with Kindness, by Angelica Garnett, pp. 142-143 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Deceived with Kindness by Angelica Garnett
                                                                                                                          2. Microworlds by Stanislaw Lem
                                                                                                                          3. Significant Sisters by Margaret Forster
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Proof, by Dick Francis, pp. 144-146 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Proof by Dick Francis
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                        April 29, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                        2. "Gardeners" by Charles Saxon, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                        3. "Construction" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                        4. "Allowance" by Susan Minot, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                        5. "First Day of the Future" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Finance (Penn Square Bank---Part II) by Mark Singer, pp. 42-91
                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter at Large (Vietnam---Part II) by Robert Shaplen, pp. 92-115
                                                                                                                        8. "Leaving Town: A Short Story" by Nicholas Christopher, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                        9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 119-123
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 124-129
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Crossings by George Steiner, pp. 130-131 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Border by Elaine Feinstein
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 132 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Men and Angels by Mary Gordon
                                                                                                                          2. Lola by Delacorta
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Workers: Worlds of Labor, by Eric Hobsbawm, p. 133 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Workers: Worlds of Labor by Eric Hobsbawm
                                                                                                                          2. On the Shores of the Mediterranean by Eric Newby
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Lonely Silver Rain, by John D. MacDonald, pp. 134-136 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Lonely Silver Rain by John D. MacDonald
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Eugene Mihaesco
                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                        May 6, 1985 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "After I Won the Lottery" by Bill Franzen, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        3. "Sofa Art" by Charles Dickinson, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "To a Friend: In Memoriam" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Finance (Penn Square Bank---Part III) by Mark Singer, p. 49
                                                                                                                        6. "In Chandler Country" by Dana Gioia, pp. 50-109
                                                                                                                        7. American Chronicles (Virginia) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 110-124
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 125
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 126-131
                                                                                                                        10. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 132-146
                                                                                                                        11. Cover by Anne Burgess
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        May 13, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "The Buck Starts Here" by Veronica Geng, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        3. "Old Flames" by Laurie Colwin, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "All That Is" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                        5. "Another Pair of Hands" by Muriel Spark, pp. 46-50
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter at Large (Geneology) by Alex Shoumatoff, pp. 51-101
                                                                                                                        7. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 102-127
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 128
                                                                                                                        9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 128-131
                                                                                                                        10. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 132-135
                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 136-142
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 143-144 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Ladyhawke (1985 Film) by Richard Donner
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Group Portrait by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, p. 145 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. All the Olympians by Ulick O'Connor
                                                                                                                          2. Lady Gregory by Mary Lou Kohfeldt
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 146 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Jadis by Ken Chowder
                                                                                                                          2. The Survivors by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                          3. Alice Through the Needle's Eye by Gilbert Adair
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Give Us Each Day, by Gloria T. Hull and Alice ..., p. 147 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Give Us Each Day by Gloria T. Hull and Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson
                                                                                                                          2. Lawrence in Oaxaca by Ross Parmenter
                                                                                                                          3. Once Upon a Time by Gloria Vanderbilt
                                                                                                                          4. People and Power by Michael Evans
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Noonday Devil, by Ralph M. McInerny, pp. 148-150 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Noonday Devil by Ralph M. McInerny
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        May 20, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                        2. "In the New Canada, Living Is a Way of Life" by Bruce McCall, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        3. "The Dacha" by Natacha Stewart, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        4. "Glasses" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 40-44
                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Thomas Whiteside, p. 45
                                                                                                                        6. "Recollections of an Irish Daybreak" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 46-87
                                                                                                                        7. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 88-89
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 90
                                                                                                                        9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                        11. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 95-101
                                                                                                                        12. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 102-117
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Living Death by John Updike, pp. 118-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Collected Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 125 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Our Conquest by Gert Hofmann
                                                                                                                          2. Stars and Bars by William Boyd
                                                                                                                          3. The Half-Mother by Emma Tennant
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Blood of Abraham, by Jimmy Carter, p. 126 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Blood of Abraham by Jimmy Carter
                                                                                                                          2. The Duchess of Devonshire's Ball by Sophia Murphy
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Long Journey Home, by Michael Gilbert, pp. 127-130 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Long Journey Home by Michael Gilbert
                                                                                                                          2. Big Fish by Thomas Perry
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        May 27, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-32
                                                                                                                        2. "Janus" by Ann Beattie, p. 33
                                                                                                                        3. "Wounded Whale" by Laurie Sheck, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                        4. "The Ravages of Time" by Daniel Menaker, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                        5. "The Other Great Composers" by John Ash, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                        6. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 43-73
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                        8. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 82-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Once Upon a Time in America (1984 Film) by Sergio Leone
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                        11. Reflections (Central America) by William Pfaff, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: The Demon Master by George Steiner, pp. 96-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. August Strindberg by Olof Lagercrantz
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 98 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Sour Sweet by Timothy Mo
                                                                                                                          2. These Latter Days by Laura Kalpakian
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General John Masefield's Letters from the Front, 1915-..., pp. 99-102 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. John Masefield's Letters from the Front, 1915-1917 by Peter Vansittart and John Masefield
                                                                                                                          2. Intimate Strangers by Richard Schickel
                                                                                                                          3. Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O'Hanlon
                                                                                                                          4. The Foucault Reader by Paul Rabinow and Michel Foucault
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        June 3, 1985 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                        2. "Women" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        3. "In Country" by Bobbie Ann Mason, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                        4. "Reviving the Geyser, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1935" by Linda Bierds, pp. 44-81
                                                                                                                        5. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 82-105
                                                                                                                        6. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 106-113
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 116-120 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984 Film) by Pedro Almodovar
                                                                                                                          2. Dangerous Moves (1984 Film) by Richard Dembo
                                                                                                                          3. A View to a Kill (1985 Film) by John Glen
                                                                                                                          4. Stick (1985 Film) by Burt Reynolds
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: A Dubious Battle by Naomi Bliven, pp. 121-123 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 124 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Ditto List by Stephen Greenleaf
                                                                                                                          2. Small World by David Lodge
                                                                                                                          3. The Call by John Hersey
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Victory in Europe: D-Day to V-E Day, by Max Ha..., pp. 125-128 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Victory in Europe: D-Day to V-E Day by Max Hastings and George Cooper Stevens
                                                                                                                        12. Cover by Arnie Levin
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        June 10, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                        2. "The Middle Ages" by Alice Mattison, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                        3. "The Wedding in the Garden" by William Trevor, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                        4. "The Feather" by Sandra McPherson, pp. 44-48
                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Law (Asbestos---Part I) by Paul Brodeur, p. 49
                                                                                                                        6. "Nanjing Night" by Vikram Seth, pp. 50-101
                                                                                                                        7. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 102-114
                                                                                                                        8. "Dread" by L.M. Rosenberg, p. 115
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 116
                                                                                                                        10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                        11. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 118-126
                                                                                                                        12. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 127-129
                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 130-135
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Climbers by Whitney Balliett, pp. 136-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
                                                                                                                          2. The Prick of Noon by Peter De Vries
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 139 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and Epilogue by Philip Roth
                                                                                                                          2. Tokyo Woes by Bruce Jay Friedman
                                                                                                                          3. That's Life by William Herrick
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Before the Trumpet, by Geoffrey C. Ward, pp. 140-144 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Before the Trumpet by Geoffrey C. Ward
                                                                                                                          2. Enlarging the Change by Robert Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                          3. A Matter of Principle by Ronald Dworkin
                                                                                                                          4. Voices of the Old Sea by Norman Lewis
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        June 17, 1985 Issue = 10 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                        2. "Settling an Old Score" by Veronica Geng, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        3. "Jump or Dive" by Peter Cameron, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        4. "Starling" by Richard Kenney, pp. 40-44
                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Law (Asbestos---Part II) by Paul Brodeur, p. 45
                                                                                                                        6. "The Borrowed Ones" by Tess Gallagher, pp. 46-111
                                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 112-117 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Shooting Party (1985 Film) by Alan Bridges
                                                                                                                          2. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985 Film) by George P. Cosmatos
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Memory Palaces by John Updike, pp. 120-126 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Seven Nights by Jorge Luis Borges
                                                                                                                          2. The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci by Jonathan D. Spence
                                                                                                                        10. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        June 24, 1985 Issue = 12 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                        2. "The Nevada School of Acting" by Judy Troy, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        3. "Karaghala's Daughter" by John Rolfe Gardiner, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        4. "A Hermit Thrush" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                        5. Annals of Law (Asbestos---Part III) by Paul Brodeur, p. 37
                                                                                                                        6. "Sea or Sky" by Medbh McGuckian, pp. 38-77
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                        8. Letter from Europe by June Kramer, pp. 81-89
                                                                                                                        9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                        10. "Beginnings" by John Harney, p. 93
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Betjeman by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 94-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. John Betjeman: A Life in Pictures by Bevis Hillier
                                                                                                                        12. Cover by Albert Hubbell
                                                                                                                    3. [+]
                                                                                                                      Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1985 = 14 Issues, 192 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                        July 1, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                        2. "The House Friend" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        3. "The Public Gardens" by Nicholas Christopher, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        4. "Black Holes" by Elizabeth Tallent, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        5. "Accusatory Poem" by Barbara Gibbs, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                        6. Annals of Law (Asbestos---Part II) by Paul Brodeur, pp. 36-80
                                                                                                                        7. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 81-83
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 84-87 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Prizzi's Honor (1985 Film) by John Huston
                                                                                                                          2. The Home and the World (1985 Film) by Satyajit Ray
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 88-94
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Ike by Naomi Bliven, pp. 95-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Eisenhower, Vol. II by Stephen E. Ambrose
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Opening Night by Janet Burroway
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Secret Gardens, by Humphrey Carpenter, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Secret Gardens by Humphrey Carpenter
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Maigret Bides His Time, by Georges Simenon, pp. 98-100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Maigret Bides His Time by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Robert Tallon
                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                        July 8, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 15-20
                                                                                                                        2. "The People V. Jim" by Garrison Keillor, p. 21
                                                                                                                        3. "From Cloud to Cloud" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                        4. "Itself Now" by Mark Strand, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        5. "The Thirties" by Charles Saxon, pp. 26-30
                                                                                                                        6. American Chronicles (Vermont and New Jersey) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 31-45
                                                                                                                        7. The Diplomatic Round (Terrorism) by John Newhouse, pp. 46-63
                                                                                                                        8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                        9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 68-70
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Springs of Sadness by George Steiner, p. 71 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Blue Man and Other Stories by Adolf Muschg
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 72 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Black Robe by Brian Moore
                                                                                                                          2. Hot Wire by James Brown
                                                                                                                          3. The Cider House Rules by John Irving
                                                                                                                          4. Nowhere by Thomas Berger
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Survival of Charles Darwin, by Ronald W. C..., pp. 73-74 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Survival of Charles Darwin by Ronald W. Clark
                                                                                                                          2. The Theater of Essence by Jan Kott
                                                                                                                          3. The History of Britain: An Aerial View by Christopher Stanley
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Modigliani Scandal, by Ken Follett, pp. 75-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Modigliani Scandal by Ken Follett
                                                                                                                          2. The Two Dude Defense by Walter Walker
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                        July 15, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "Eight Poems" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "Lichen" by Alice Munro, pp. 26-36
                                                                                                                        4. A Reporter at Large (Hiroshima) by John Hersey, pp. 37-63
                                                                                                                        5. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                        6. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 70-75 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Secret Honor (1984 Film) by Robert Altman
                                                                                                                          2. Cocoon (1985 Film) by Ron Howard
                                                                                                                        8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 76-82
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Complications by Susan Lardner, pp. 83-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Fortune's Daughter by Alice Hoffman
                                                                                                                          2. Fiskadoro by Denis Johnson
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. If Not Now, When? by Primo Levi
                                                                                                                          2. Short of Glory by Alan Judd
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General A Traveller in Romance, by W. Somerset Maugham..., p. 85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. A Traveller in Romance by W. Somerset Maugham and John Whitehead
                                                                                                                          2. With All Disrespect by Calvin Trillin
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Sweet Justice, by Jerry Oster, pp. 86-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Sweet Justice by Jerry Oster
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                        July 22, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                        2. "TurboTome" by Polly Frost, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        3. "Fairfields" by Elizabeth Jolley, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                        4. "Raccoon Journal" by Stanley Kunitz, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                        5. The Diplomatic Round (Europe and Star Wars) by John Newhouse, pp. 37-54
                                                                                                                        6. The Sporting Scene (Golf) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 55-63
                                                                                                                        7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 64-66
                                                                                                                        8. Letter from Rome by William Murray, pp. 67-76
                                                                                                                        9. Dancing by Arlene Croce, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                                        10. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: A Pair of Parrots by John Updike, pp. 86-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
                                                                                                                          2. Parrot's Perch by Michel Rio
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 90-92 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Lover by Marguerite Duras
                                                                                                                          2. From the Fair by Sholem Aleichem
                                                                                                                          3. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Edward Koren
                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                        July 29, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "They All Went Up to Amsterdam" by Alice Mattison, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "What It Was Like, Seeing Chris" by Deborah Eisenberg, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        4. "In the Garden" by Sidney Wade, pp. 28-44
                                                                                                                        5. A Wartime Childhood (England) by Anthony Bailey, pp. 45-55
                                                                                                                        6. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 56-59 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Songwriter (1984 Film) by Alan Rudolph
                                                                                                                          2. Back to the Future (1985 Film) by Robert Zemeckis
                                                                                                                          3. Silverado (1985 Film) by Lawrence Kasdan
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Israel by Amos Elon, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                        8. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 70-72
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Louise Bogan's Story by William Maxwell, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Louise Bogan: A Portrait by Elizabeth Frank
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 76 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Crampton Hodnet by Barbara Pym
                                                                                                                          2. Ardabiola by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
                                                                                                                          3. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Secrecy and Democracy, by Stansfield Turner, p. 77 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Secrecy and Democracy by Stansfield Turner
                                                                                                                          2. Notes of an Anatomist by F. Gonzalez-Crussi
                                                                                                                          3. The Quest for Merlin by Nikolai Tolstoy
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Saratoga Headhunter, by Stephen Dobyns, pp. 78-80 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Saratoga Headhunter by Stephen Dobyns
                                                                                                                          2. Heat by William Goldman
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Heidi Goennel
                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                        August 5, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "Yo, Poe" by Frank Gannon, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "Pupil" by Frederick Barthelme, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        4. "Hurricane Warning" by Arthur Smith, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                        5. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, p. 33
                                                                                                                        6. "Switchblade" by Michael Ryan, pp. 34-51
                                                                                                                        7. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                        8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Tokyo Fair) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                        9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                        10. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 68-79
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Beattieniks by John Updike, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Love Always by Ann Beattie
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 82 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Fire in the Ice by Alan Scholefield
                                                                                                                          2. In the Land of Dreamy Dreams by Ellen Gilchrist
                                                                                                                          3. The Water House by Antonio Olinto
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Einstein in America, by Jamie Sayen, p. 83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Einstein in America by Jamie Sayen
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Help the Poor Struggler, by Martha Grimes, pp. 84-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Help the Poor Struggler by Martha Grimes
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        August 12, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "The Dragon" by Muriel Spark, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "John Birches" by Robert Penn Warren, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                        4. "Mirror" by Mary Robison, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        5. "Looking for Angels in New York" by Jacqueline Osherow, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                        6. That Was the War (Second World War Enemy Alien) by M.F. Perutz, pp. 35-55
                                                                                                                        7. Onward and Upward with the Arts (Barbecue Contest) by Calvin Trillin, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 64-69 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Pale Rider (1985 Film) by Clint Eastwood
                                                                                                                          2. The Emerald Forest (1985 Film) by John Boorman
                                                                                                                          3. Final Cut by Steven Bach
                                                                                                                        9. A Reporter at Large (The Cevennes) by Jeremy Bernstein, pp. 70-81
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Westward the Course of Empire by Naomi Bliven, pp. 82-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Inventing the Dream by Kevin Starr
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Moral Tales by Jules Laforgue
                                                                                                                          2. The Fall of the House of Nire by Morio Kita
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Uncovering the Sixties, by Abe Peck, pp. 84-85 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Uncovering the Sixties by Abe Peck
                                                                                                                          2. Coat of Many Colors by Israel Shenker
                                                                                                                          3. Times Square by Lou Stoumen
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Double Man, by William S. Cohen and Gary Hart, pp. 86-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Double Man by William S. Cohen and Gary Hart
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Roxie Munro
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        August 19, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-24
                                                                                                                        2. "From the Bank with Your Money on Its Mind" by Ian Frazier, p. 25
                                                                                                                        3. "Needlework" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        4. "Summer Sublet" by Patricia Hampl, pp. 28-31
                                                                                                                        5. "After the Island Fighting" by Sherod Santos, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Garland Bunting) by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 35-73
                                                                                                                        7. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                        8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 78-85
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Birth of a Nation by George Steiner, pp. 86-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Cavour by Denis Mack Smith
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 88-89 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Swimming Pool Season by Rose Tremain
                                                                                                                          2. The International Garage Sale by Stefan Kanfer
                                                                                                                          3. Pen, Sword, Camisole by Jorge Amado
                                                                                                                          4. A Perfect Peace by Amos Oz
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Pride and the Fall, by Anthony Parsons, p. 90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Pride and the Fall by Anthony Parsons
                                                                                                                          2. All Fall Down by Gary Sick
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Little David, by Elliott Chaze, pp. 90-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Little David by Elliott Chaze
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Jenni Oliver
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        August 26, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 19-23
                                                                                                                        2. "Florida" by Mavis Gallant, pp. 24-25
                                                                                                                        3. "Scenic View" by William Matthews, pp. 26-27
                                                                                                                        4. "The Corridors of Mr. Cyril" by Penelope Gilliatt, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        5. "Autobiography" by David Rigsbee, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter Aloft (Airports) by Burton Bernstein, pp. 34-60
                                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 61-64 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985 Film) by Hector Babenco
                                                                                                                          2. Dance with a Stranger (1985 Film) by Mike Newell
                                                                                                                        8. "Hard Cases" by Vern Rutsala, p. 65
                                                                                                                        9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Feather River, California) by Bill Barich, pp. 66-73
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                        11. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                        12. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 83-84
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Two Presidents by Naomi Bliven, pp. 85-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Warrior and the Priest by John Milton Cooper, Jr.
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Coming Down Again by John Balaban
                                                                                                                          2. Last Ferry to Manly by Jill Neville
                                                                                                                          3. Looking for Bobby by Gloria Norris
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Randolph, by Anita Leslie, p. 88 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Randolph by Anita Leslie
                                                                                                                          2. On Writing and Politics, 1967-1983 by Gunter Grass
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Fish Story, by Richard Hoyt, pp. 88-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Fish Story by Richard Hoyt
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by James Stevenson
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        September 2, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-27
                                                                                                                        2. "Horse Dreams" by Elizabeth Inness-Brown, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                        3. "Engagements" by Tama Janowitz, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                        4. "The Country Beyond the Hill" by John N. Morris, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                        5. "Milkweed" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                        6. Personal History by John Updike, pp. 39-57
                                                                                                                        7. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                        8. Letter from New Delhi by Ved Mehta, pp. 61-70
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 71
                                                                                                                        10. Department of Amplification by Calvin Trillin, pp. 72-73
                                                                                                                        11. "On Visiting Uncle Walter at Creedmoor" by Ellen Kaufman, p. 74
                                                                                                                        12. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 75-81
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: A Biographer's Biography by John Lukacs, pp. 82-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Harold Nicolson: A Biography, Vol. I: 1886-1929 by James Lees-Milne
                                                                                                                          2. Harold Nicolson: A Biography, Vol. II: 1930-1968 by James Lees-Milne
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 86 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Storms and Son by Anthony Caputi
                                                                                                                          2. Last Letters from Hav by Jan Morris
                                                                                                                          3. The Charlatan by William Hamilton
                                                                                                                          4. An Affair on the Appian Way by Michael Levey
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Freedom Rising, by James North, p. 87 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Freedom Rising by James North
                                                                                                                          2. Germany Today by Walter Laqueur
                                                                                                                          3. The Fifties: Photographs of America by John Chancellor
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Killing Orders, by Sara Paretsky, pp. 87-90 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Killing Orders by Sara Paretsky
                                                                                                                          2. A Shock to the System by Simon Brett
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        September 9, 1985 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                        2. "Current Listings" by Bruce McCall, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                        3. "S.L." by Harold Brodkey, p. 35
                                                                                                                        4. "The Empire of Chance" by Mark Strand, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                        5. "Willow, Wishbone, Warblers" by Brendan Galvin, pp. 42-69
                                                                                                                        6. "The Shroud" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                        7. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 72-75 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Year of the Dragon (1985 Film) by Michael Cimino
                                                                                                                          2. Compromising Positions (1985 Film) by Frank Perry
                                                                                                                        8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Bears) by Ian Frazier, pp. 76-92
                                                                                                                        9. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 93-100
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: The Warrior Prince by Alistair Cooke, pp. 101-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler
                                                                                                                        11. Cover by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        September 16, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                        2. "What Did We Do Wrong?" by Garrison Keillor, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                        3. "The Fence Party" by Elizabeth Tallent, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        4. "Dancing With Poets" by Ellen Bryant Voigt, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (Lubavitcher Hasidim---Part I) by Lis Harris, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                        6. "The New World" by Deborah Digges, pp. 44-100
                                                                                                                        7. "Catch" by Phyllis Janowitz, p. 101
                                                                                                                        8. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 102-113
                                                                                                                        9. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Churchill and Roosevelt by John Lukacs, pp. 114-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Churchill and Roosevelt: the Complete Correspondence by Warren F. Kimball, Winston Churchill, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, ...
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 122 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Trouble in Paradise by Pierre Boulle
                                                                                                                          2. The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson by Max Beerbohm
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Gossip, by Patricia A. Meyer Spacks, pp. 122-123 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Gossip by Patricia A. Meyer Spacks
                                                                                                                          2. To the Halls of the Montezumas by Robert W. Johannsen
                                                                                                                          3. Perfect Symmetry by Heinz R. Pagels
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Field of Blood, by Gerald Seymour, pp. 124-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Field of Blood by Gerald Seymour
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Charles E. Martin
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        September 23, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-31
                                                                                                                        2. "Boys" by Peter Gordon, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                        3. "The Salt Pond" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                        4. "Drive" by Frederick Barthelme, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                        5. "At the All-Clear" by Sherod Santos, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Art Farmer) by Whitney Balliett, pp. 43-56
                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter at Large (Lubavitcher Hasidim---Part II) by Lis Harris, pp. 57-100
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 101-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. After Hours (1985 Film) by Martin Scorsese
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 104-107
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Echo Soundings, Seaches, Probes by Helen Vendler, pp. 108-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Station Island by Seamus Heaney
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Quinx, or, The Ripper's Tale by Lawrence Durrell
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Glorious Ones, by Harold C. Schonberg, p. 116 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Glorious Ones by Harold C. Schonberg
                                                                                                                          2. Visions of America by William A. Henry III
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime First Loyalty, by Richard Lourie, pp. 117-120 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. First Loyalty by Richard Lourie
                                                                                                                          2. The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by William Steig
                                                                                                                      14. [+]
                                                                                                                        September 30, 1985 Issue = 11 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                        2. "Under Water" by J.S. Marcus, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                        3. "Physics" by Tama Janowitz, p. 33
                                                                                                                        4. "Middle of the Night" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                        5. "Along the St. Johns" by Gardner McFall, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Dan Quisenberry) by Roger Angell, pp. 41-72
                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter at Large (Lubavticher Hasidim---Part III) by Lis Harris, pp. 73-110
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 111
                                                                                                                        9. "Washington International" by George Starbuck, pp. 111-112
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Explorers by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 113-118 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Cahiers du Cinema, Vol. I by Jim Hillier
                                                                                                                        11. Cover by Abel Quezada
                                                                                                                    4. [+]
                                                                                                                      Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1985 = 13 Issues, 200 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                        October 7, 1985 Issue = 15 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-34
                                                                                                                        2. "The Progress of Love" by Alice Munro, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                        3. "Galatea Encore" by Joseph Brodsky, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                        4. "Landscape With Artists" by John Ash, pp. 44-57
                                                                                                                        5. "Great Blue" by Brendan Galvin, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                        6. American Chronicles by Calvin Trillin, pp. 61-95
                                                                                                                        7. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 96-108
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 109
                                                                                                                        9. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                        10. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 112-127
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 128-133 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Plenty (1985 Film) by Fred Schepisi
                                                                                                                          2. Wetherby (1985 Film) by David Hare
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: As Others See Us by Naomi Bliven, pp. 134-137 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. One Earth, Four or Five Worlds by Octavio Paz
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 138-139 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Inner Tube by Hob Broun
                                                                                                                          2. A Cruel Madness by Colin Thubron
                                                                                                                          3. Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Workshop of Democracy, by James MacGregor ..., pp. 140-146 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Workshop of Democracy by James MacGregor Burns
                                                                                                                          2. Angels Unawares by T.S. Matthews
                                                                                                                          3. England, First and Last by Anthony Bailey
                                                                                                                        15. Cover by Andre Francois
                                                                                                                      2. [+]
                                                                                                                        October 14, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                        2. "Becker Is Not Going Out" by Calvin Trillin, pp. 36-38
                                                                                                                        3. "Burial at Sea" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, p. 39
                                                                                                                        4. "Incident" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                        5. A Reporter at Large (Transcontinental Journey) by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                        6. "A Cold in Venice" by J.D. McClatchy, pp. 46-108
                                                                                                                        7. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 109-117
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 120-127
                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 128-135
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: A Kind of Dryness by Susan Lardner, pp. 136-139 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 140-141 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. My Present Age by Guy Vanderhaeghe
                                                                                                                          2. Man Descending by Guy Vanderhaeghe
                                                                                                                          3. Mrs. Beautiful by Lester Goran
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Freud for Historians, by Peter Gay, pp. 142-148 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Freud for Historians by Peter Gay
                                                                                                                          2. Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, Vol. II: 1921-1970 by Mary Lago, P.N. Furbank, and E.M. Forster
                                                                                                                          3. A Rumor of Revolt by Thomas J. Davis
                                                                                                                          4. The Unashamed Accompanist by Gerald Moore
                                                                                                                          5. Cops: Their Lives in Their Own Words by Mark Baker
                                                                                                                          6. With Fondest Regards by Francoise Sagan
                                                                                                                          7. Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy by Bernard Williams
                                                                                                                          8. Halley's Comet, 1910: Fire in the Sky by Jerred Metz
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Barbara Westman
                                                                                                                      3. [+]
                                                                                                                        October 21, 1985 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                        2. "A Terrible Saga of Entrees" by Frank Gannon, p. 35
                                                                                                                        3. "Basil from Her Garden" by Donald Barthelme, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                        4. "Anka" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        5. "A Shropshire Lad" by Roz Chast, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Portland, Oregon) by Berton Roueche, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        7. "Yard Journal" by Charles Wright, pp. 44-53
                                                                                                                        8. The Sporting Scene (Tennis) by Herbert Warren Wind, pp. 54-116
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, p. 117
                                                                                                                        10. "Kafka's Watch" by Raymond Carver, pp. 117-118
                                                                                                                        11. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 119-121
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 122-126 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Sweet Dreams (1985 Film) by Karel Reisz
                                                                                                                          2. Dreamchild (1985 Film) by Gavin Millar
                                                                                                                          3. Marie (1985 Film) by Roger Donaldson
                                                                                                                        13. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 127-132
                                                                                                                        14. Letter from Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 133-144
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Bad Neighbors by John Updike, pp. 145-148 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Handyman by Penelope Mortimer
                                                                                                                          2. Nothing Happens in Carmincross by Benedict Kiely
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 149 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Stanley and the Women by Kingsley Amis
                                                                                                                          2. Oriental Tales by Marguerite Yourcenar
                                                                                                                          3. The Death of My Brother Abel by Gregor von Rezzori
                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Rome: The Biography of a City, by Christopher ..., pp. 150-151 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Rome: The Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert
                                                                                                                          2. Sovieticus: American Perceptions and Soviet Realities by Stephen F. Cohen
                                                                                                                          3. Grave New World by Michael A. Ledeen
                                                                                                                          4. A Scattered People by Gerald W. McFarland
                                                                                                                          5. George Orwell: The Lost Writings by W.J. West and George Orwell
                                                                                                                        18. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime An Unkindness of Ravens, by Ruth Rendell, pp. 152-154 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. An Unkindness of Ravens by Ruth Rendell
                                                                                                                        19. Cover by Merle Nacht
                                                                                                                      4. [+]
                                                                                                                        October 28, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-30
                                                                                                                        2. "End of an Era" by Garrison Keillor, pp. 31-32
                                                                                                                        3. "New Haven" by Alice Mattison, p. 33
                                                                                                                        4. "In a Bonsai Nursery" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                        5. Reflections (Byzantium) by Joseph Brodsky, p. 39
                                                                                                                        6. "For Now and Always" by Gary Myers, pp. 40-80
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 81
                                                                                                                        8. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 81-82
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 83-87
                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Sanford Schwartz, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                        11. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 94-105
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Leaving Home by John Updike, pp. 106-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                      5. [+]
                                                                                                                        November 4, 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "Lightening Up" by Ellis Weiner, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        3. "Wayfaring at Waverly in Silver Lake" by James McCourt, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "The Tall Tree" by F.D. Reeve, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. "In the Elephant Folio" by Debora Greger, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (William S. Rubin) by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 52-76
                                                                                                                        7. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 77-81
                                                                                                                        8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Mali) by E.J. Kahn, Jr., pp. 82-105
                                                                                                                        9. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 106-116
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 117-123 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Jagged Edge (1985 Film) by Richard Marquand
                                                                                                                          2. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (1985 Film) by Tim Burton
                                                                                                                          3. The Story of the Lost Reflection by Paul Coates
                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 124-127
                                                                                                                        12. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, p. 128
                                                                                                                        13. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                        14. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 131-154
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Ivy by Mollie Panter-Downes, pp. 155-164 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Ivy: The Life of I. Compton-Burnett by Hilary Spurling
                                                                                                                        16. Cover by George Booth
                                                                                                                      6. [+]
                                                                                                                        November 11, 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "The Fall of Texas" by Joyce Johnson, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                        3. "Three Thousand Dollars" by David Lipsky, p. 43
                                                                                                                        4. "Lives of the Nineteenth-Century Poetesses" by Katha Pollitt, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. "All SOuls' Morning" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Bill Irwin) by Mel Gussow, pp. 51-87
                                                                                                                        7. Reflections (Foreign Policy) by Frances FitzGerald, pp. 88-113
                                                                                                                        8. A Reporter at Large (Robert and Caroline Goodyear) by Bill Barich, pp. 114-135
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 136-143
                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 144-149
                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 150-152
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Captain McCrae and Captain Call by Whitney Balliett, p. 153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, pp. 154-156 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Waiting for the End of the World by Madison Smartt Bell
                                                                                                                          2. Illywhacker by Peter Carey
                                                                                                                          3. Friends Along the Way by Julia Markus
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Orson Welles: A Biography, by Barbara Leaming, pp. 157-159 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Orson Welles: A Biography by Barbara Leaming
                                                                                                                          2. An Egyptian Journal by William Golding
                                                                                                                          3. The Oxford Book of Ages by Anthony Sampson and Sally Sampson
                                                                                                                          4. A Second Paradise by Naveen Patnaik
                                                                                                                          5. Strindberg by Michael Leverson Meyer
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Manhattan Gothic, by Mel Arrighi, pp. 160-162 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Manhattan Gothic by Mel Arrighi
                                                                                                                        16. Cover by Charles Saxon
                                                                                                                      7. [+]
                                                                                                                        November 18, 1985 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                        2. "Berlin Snowfall" by Irene Dische, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                        3. "The Romantic Entanglement" by John Ashbery, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                        4. "Cleo" by Frederick Barthelme, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                        5. "A Stuffed Tortoise" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                        6. Personal History (Arkansas School---Part I) by Ved Mehta, pp. 54-123
                                                                                                                        7. On and Off the Avenue, pp. 124-143
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 146-152
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 153-158 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. White Nights (1985 Film) by Taylor Hackford
                                                                                                                          2. Re-Animator (1985 Film) by Stuart Gordon
                                                                                                                        11. "My Grandmother's Bed" by Edward Hirsch, p. 159
                                                                                                                        12. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 160-166
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: States of Mind by John Updike, pp. 167-173 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Mr. Palomar by Italo Calvino
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 174 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Noah's Ark by Barbara Trapido
                                                                                                                          2. The Brandon Papers by Quentin Bell
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Jesus Through the Centuries, by Jaroslav Pelikan, pp. 174-176 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Jesus Through the Centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan
                                                                                                                          2. The Reagan Detour by Richard Reeves
                                                                                                                          3. Cities and People by Mark Girouard
                                                                                                                          4. The Woods Hole Canata by Gerald Weissmann
                                                                                                                          5. The Journals of Thornton Wilder, 1939-1961 by Donald Gallup and Thornton Wilder
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Secrets of Harry Bright, by Joseph Wambaugh, pp. 177-180 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh
                                                                                                                        17. Cover by Gretchen Dow Simpson
                                                                                                                      8. [+]
                                                                                                                        November 25, 1985 Issue = 14 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                        2. "The Vonnegutenberg Bible: Genesis I and So On" by Susan Lardner, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                        3. "Spells" by Tama Janowitz, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "The Race" by Sharon Olds, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. "Coral Washed Up at Golindano, Venezuela" by Sarah Arvio, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                        6. Personal History (Arkansas School---Part II) by Ved Mehta, pp. 51-129
                                                                                                                        7. A Reporter at Large (Nancy, France) by Berton Roueche, pp. 130-137
                                                                                                                        8. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 138-139
                                                                                                                        9. On and Off the Avenue, pp. 140-153
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 154-158
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: The Summer of Souls by V.S. Pritchett, pp. 159-162 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Letters: Summer 1926 by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky, ...
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 163 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Watson's Apology by Beryl Bainbridge
                                                                                                                          2. Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis
                                                                                                                          3. Back in the World by Tobias Wolff
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Socialism and America, by Irving Howe, pp. 163-174 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Socialism and America by Irving Howe
                                                                                                                          2. The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf
                                                                                                                          3. A Country Parson by James Woodforde
                                                                                                                        14. Cover by Roxie Munro
                                                                                                                      9. [+]
                                                                                                                        December 2, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-43
                                                                                                                        2. "Kiss" by Saul Steinberg, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                        3. "Broken Glass" by Deborah Eisenberg, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                        4. "After School" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                        5. "Psalm to the Newt" by Nancy Willard, pp. 52-80
                                                                                                                        6. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Thomas Whiteside, pp. 81-112
                                                                                                                        7. "White Shrouds" by David Bottoms, p. 113
                                                                                                                        8. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 114-121 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Eleni (1985 Film) by Peter Yates
                                                                                                                          2. Target (1985 Film) by Arthur Penn
                                                                                                                          3. Twice in a Lifetime (1985 Film) by Bud Yorkin
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                                        10. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 124-130
                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 131-136
                                                                                                                        12. Books by Faith McNulty, pp. 137-150
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Arthur Getz
                                                                                                                      10. [+]
                                                                                                                        December 9, 1985 Issue = 13 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-40
                                                                                                                        2. "Simpl" by George W.S. Trow, p. 41
                                                                                                                        3. "Continuing Care" by Daniel Menaker, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                        4. "A Brief Introduction to Winter" by Mark Strand, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                        5. "This Couple" by C.D. Wright, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                        6. The Sporting Scene (Baseball) by Roger Angell, pp. 51-105
                                                                                                                        7. On and Off the Avenue, pp. 106-129
                                                                                                                        8. A Reporter in Washington by Elizabeth Drew, pp. 130-145
                                                                                                                        9. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 146-152
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mel-O-Rols, Knickers, and Gee Bee Races by Whitney Balliett, pp. 153-159 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. World's Fair by E.L. Doctorow
                                                                                                                        11. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 160 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Nightingale, or, The Saga of Yosele Solovey the Cantor by Sholem Aleichem
                                                                                                                          2. Family Linen by Lee Smith
                                                                                                                          3. Contact by Carl Sagan
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Henry James: A Life, by Leon Edel, pp. 161-166 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Henry James: A Life by Leon Edel
                                                                                                                          2. Honkytonk Gelato by Stephen Brook
                                                                                                                          3. Frank and Maisie by Wilfrid Sheed
                                                                                                                          4. Common Courtesy by Judith Martin
                                                                                                                          5. Photoportraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson
                                                                                                                          6. Gisele Freund: Photographer by Gisele Freund
                                                                                                                          7. Three Days with Joyce by Gisele Freund
                                                                                                                        13. Cover by Iris Van Rynbach
                                                                                                                      11. [+]
                                                                                                                        December 16, 1985 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-36
                                                                                                                        2. "One Round in the Life of Vitaly Sergeyevich Yurchenko" by Bruce McCall, p. 37
                                                                                                                        3. "Tide Pools" by Alice Adams, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                        4. "Icecap" by James Merrill, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                        5. "Ancestral Lights" by Deborah Digges, pp. 44-46
                                                                                                                        6. A Reporter at Large (Harold Shapinsky) by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 47-92
                                                                                                                        7. On and Off the Avenue, pp. 93-113
                                                                                                                        8. (The Christmas Table) , pp. 114-132
                                                                                                                        9. "The Moment" by Patricia Hampl, p. 133
                                                                                                                        10. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 134-139
                                                                                                                        11. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 140-141
                                                                                                                        12. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 142-150
                                                                                                                        13. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 151-159
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Night Calls by George Steiner, pp. 160-167 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Bulgakov: Life and Work by Ellendea Proffer
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 168 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Eleventh Summer by Carlo Gebler
                                                                                                                          2. A Glimpse of Sion's Glory, and Other Stories by Isabel Colegate
                                                                                                                          3. The Obedient Wife by Julia O'Faolain
                                                                                                                        16. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Dictionary of American Regional English, by Fr..., pp. 168-171 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Dictionary of American Regional English by Frederic G. Cassidy
                                                                                                                          2. Darlinghissima: Letters to a Friend by Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray
                                                                                                                        17. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime The Elberg Collection, by Anthony Oliver, pp. 172-174 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Elberg Collection by Anthony Oliver
                                                                                                                        18. Cover by Lonni Sue Johnson
                                                                                                                      12. [+]
                                                                                                                        December 23, 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-28
                                                                                                                        2. "Codicil" by Veronica Geng, pp. 29-30
                                                                                                                        3. "Greetings, Friends!" by Roger Angell, p. 31
                                                                                                                        4. "The Other Woman" by John Updike, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                        5. "Vetiver" by John Ashbery, pp. 36-51
                                                                                                                        6. Reflections (Memory) by Alastair Reid, pp. 52-62
                                                                                                                        7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 63-66
                                                                                                                        8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents (Switzerland) by John Lukacs, pp. 67-77
                                                                                                                        9. The Theatre by Brendan Gill, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                        10. Off Broadway by Edith Oliver, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Exuberance by Desmond Shawe-Taylor, p. 88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. Bernard Shaw: Collected Letters, 1911-1925 by Dan H. Laurence and Bernard Shaw
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Tree of Life by Hugh Nissenson
                                                                                                                          2. The Zone by Sergei Dovlatov
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General The Harvard Book of Contemporary American Poet..., pp. 90-91 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. The Harvard Book of Contemporary American Poetry by Helen Vendler
                                                                                                                          2. FDR: The New York Years, 1928-1933 by Kenneth S. Davis
                                                                                                                          3. Along with Youth by Peter Griffin
                                                                                                                          4. Ansel Adams: An Autobiography by Mary Street Alinder and Ansel Adams
                                                                                                                          5. Tell Them It Was Wonderful by Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeleine Bemelmans
                                                                                                                          6. Love Above All, and Other Drawings by George Grosz
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime Maigret's Memoirs, by Georges Simenon, pp. 92-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Maigret's Memoirs by Georges Simenon
                                                                                                                          2. The Hard Knocker's Luck by William Murray
                                                                                                                        16. Cover by Susan Davis
                                                                                                                      13. [+]
                                                                                                                        December 30, 1985 Issue = 16 Articles
                                                                                                                        1. The Talk of the Town, pp. 15-20
                                                                                                                        2. "After the Reading" by Bill McKibben, p. 21
                                                                                                                        3. "Boyfriends and Girlfriends" by Douglas Dunn, pp. 22-23
                                                                                                                        4. "My-Ness" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 24-27
                                                                                                                        5. "Camellias" by Dave Smith, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                        6. Profiles (Roland Dumas) by John Newhouse, pp. 33-57
                                                                                                                        7. The Theatre (Off Broadway) by Edith Oliver, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                        8. Around City Hall by Andy Logan, pp. 61-65
                                                                                                                        9. "Prayer to Owl Hiding in Daylight" by Jeffrey Skinner, p. 66
                                                                                                                        10. [+]
                                                                                                                          The Current Cinema by Pauline Kael, pp. 67-72 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Out of Africa (1985 Film) by Sydney Pollack
                                                                                                                          2. The Color Purple (1985 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                          3. Shoah (1985 Film) by Claude Lanzmann
                                                                                                                        11. Musical Events by Andrew Porter, pp. 73-75
                                                                                                                        12. [+]
                                                                                                                          Books: Evolution Be Praised by John Updike, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. The Flamingo's Smile by Stephen Jay Gould
                                                                                                                        13. [+]
                                                                                                                          Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. City of Glass by Paul Auster
                                                                                                                          2. Coup d'Etat by John Harvey
                                                                                                                          3. Joe Jones by Anne Lamott
                                                                                                                        14. [+]
                                                                                                                          General Wittgenstein, by A.J. Ayer, p. 79 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                          1. Wittgenstein by A.J. Ayer
                                                                                                                          2. The Unfinished Journey by William H. Chafe
                                                                                                                          3. The Other Side of the Moon by Sheridan Morley
                                                                                                                          4. Tokyo: The City at the End of the World by Peter Popham
                                                                                                                          5. Dr. Johnson by Mrs. Thrale by Richard Ingrams and Hester Lynch Piozzi
                                                                                                                        15. [+]
                                                                                                                          Mystery and Crime New Hope for the Dead, by Charles Willeford, pp. 80-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                          1. New Hope for the Dead by Charles Willeford
                                                                                                                        16. Cover by Charles Addams
                                                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                                                    Issues of 1986 = 51 Issues, 703 Articles
                                                                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                                                                      Issues of 1987 = 52 Issues, 688 Articles
                                                                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                                                                        Issues of 1988 = 52 Issues, 708 Articles
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                                                                                                                          Issues of 1989 = 52 Issues, 731 Articles
                                                                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                                                                          Issues of the 1990s = 10 Years, 479 Issues, 8,890 Articles
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                                                                                                                            Issues of 1990 = 52 Issues, 718 Articles
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                                                                                                                              Issues of 1991 = 51 Issues, 697 Articles
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                                                                                                                                Issues of 1992 = 52 Issues, 822 Articles
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                                                                                                                                  Issues of 1993 = 50 Issues, 1,039 Articles
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                                                                                                                                    Issues of 1994 = 49 Issues, 953 Articles
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                                                                                                                                      Issues of 1995 = 48 Issues, 985 Articles
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                                                                                                                                        Issues of 1996 = 46 Issues, 970 Articles
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                                                                                                                                          Issues of 1997 = 42 Issues, 851 Articles
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                                                                                                                                            Issues of 1998 = 45 Issues, 937 Articles
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                                                                                                                                              Issues of 1999 = 44 Issues, 918 Articles
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                                                                                                                                              Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 436 Issues, 7,939 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2000 = 46 Issues, 840 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2001 = 41 Issues, 716 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2002 = 46 Issues, 794 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2003 = 46 Issues, 827 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                          Issues of 2005 = 47 Issues, 829 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2006 = 46 Issues, 832 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2007 = 46 Issues, 876 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                Issues of 2008 = 34 Issues, 664 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of 2009 = 42 Issues, 823 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                  Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles