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                                                                                                                                              Issues of Jan.-Mar. 1997 = 12 Issues, 222 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                January 6, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: The Pot Perplex by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. In the Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-25
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Communications: The Man Who Disappeared by Ken Auletta, pp. 26-31
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Marriage: The Dangers of Devotion by Bernard Avishai, pp. 32-34
                                                                                                                                                7. "Granada" by Derek Walcott, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                                                8. Letter from Skywalker Ranch: Why Is the Force Still with Us? by John Seabrook, pp. 40-53
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Nightingale" by Tobias Wolff, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                10. Our Far-Flung Correspondents: Tiger in the Snow by Peter Matthiessen, pp. 58-65
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                                                                                                                                                  Good Dish by Nancy Franklin, pp. 66-68 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Stand Facing the Stove by Anne Mendelson
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                                                                                                                                                  The Limits of Noblesse by Andrew Ferguson, pp. 69-72 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller by Cary Reich
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                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 73 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Footsucker by Geoff Nicholson
                                                                                                                                                  2. Unfinished People by Ruth Gay
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Matter of Revolution by John Rogers#2
                                                                                                                                                  4. Memory Slips by Linda Katherine Cutting
                                                                                                                                                  5. Sun Under Wood by Robert Hass
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 74-75 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Evita (1996 Film) by Alan Parker
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Portrait of a Lady (1996 Film) by Jane Campion
                                                                                                                                                15. Mixed media by James Wolcott, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by Nancy Franklin, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: 2000 by Saul Steinberg
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                                                                                                                                                January 13, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Johnny Be Good by Louis Menand, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. In the Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                5. Dept. of Disputation: Spooking the Boomers by John Cassidy, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                6. Downtown Chronicles: Wagstaff's Eye by Hilton Als, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                7. "Quays" by Richard Murphy, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: The Humbolt Murders by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 44-63
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Linda's Daddy's Loaded" by Matthew Klam, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                10. "Silver Gelatin" by August Kleinzahler, pp. 70-71
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                                                                                                                                                  The Alarmist by David Denby, pp. 72-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert H. Bork
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Stones of Light by George Steiner, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Florence: A Portrait by Michael Levey
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                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian
                                                                                                                                                  2. Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Devil Knows How to Ride by Edward E. Leslie
                                                                                                                                                  4. Doing Battle by Paul Fussell
                                                                                                                                                  5. Immortelles: Memoir of a Will-o'-the-Wisp by Mireille Marokvia
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 80-81 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Hamlet (1996 Film) by Kenneth Branagh
                                                                                                                                                  2. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996 Film) by Milos Forman
                                                                                                                                                15. Jazz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by Calvin Trillin, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: City Skate by Lorenzo Mattotti
                                                                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                January 20, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Chip Thrills by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-13
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-40
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Rwanda: The Return by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 44-54
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Show Business: I Played the Apollo by George Plimpton, pp. 55-59
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                                                                                                                                                  Life and Letters: Citizen Kay by David Remnick, pp. 60-67 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Personal History by Katharine Graham
                                                                                                                                                8. Showcase: David Levinthal by Mark Singer, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter at Large: The Unquiet Ship by Scott L. Malcomson, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                10. At the Museums: Edvard Munch by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                11. "Fall in New England" by Nina Cassian, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                12. Fiction: "Another Way to Die" by Haruki Murakami, pp. 82-89
                                                                                                                                                13. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                14. A Critic at Large by James R. Kincaid, pp. 93-96
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Books, p. 97 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. My Dark Places by James Ellroy
                                                                                                                                                  2. Chasing the Sun by Jonathon Green
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Invisibles by Zia Jaffrey
                                                                                                                                                  4. Taking Measures Across the American Landscape by James Corner and Alex S. MacLean
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Fire Fetched Down by George Bradley
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 98-99 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. La Ceremonie (1996 Film) by Claude Chabrol
                                                                                                                                                  2. Marvin's Room (1996 Film) by Jerry Zaks
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: Disturbing the Peace by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                January 27, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Courtroom vs. Newsroom by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 5-7
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-26
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Washington: The Consultant by Joe Klein, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                                                6. Our Local Correspondents: Speaking Across the Divide by John Lahr, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                7. "Rain in Sibiu" by Liliana Ursu, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                8. Annals of Space: Is This the End? by Timothy Ferris, pp. 44-54
                                                                                                                                                9. "Love in Place" by Nikki Giovanni, pp. 55-57
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "People Like That Are the Only People Here" by Lorrie Moore, pp. 58-73
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Homer's Women by Garry Wills, pp. 74-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Homer: The Odyssey by Robert Fagles and Homer
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 76-77 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Andorra by Peter Cameron
                                                                                                                                                  2. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
                                                                                                                                                  3. Acceptable Losses by Edra Ziesk
                                                                                                                                                  4. Father and Son by Larry Brown
                                                                                                                                                  5. Love Warps the Mind a Little by John Dufresne
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Love You Madly by John Lanchester, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Asylum by Patrick McGrath
                                                                                                                                                14. Showcase: Redmond O'Hanlon by Dudley Reed and Bill Buford, pp. 80-81
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 82-83 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Whole Wide World (1996 Film) by Dan Ireland
                                                                                                                                                  2. Some Mother's Son (1996 Film) by Terry George
                                                                                                                                                16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                17. Bill Irwin's "Scapin," Charlayne Woodward's "Neat" by Nancy Franklin, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Hot, Hot, Hot by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                February 3, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: The Era of Sour Feelings by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-28
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                5. The Political Scene: Inside the Money Machine by Jane Mayer, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                6. Life and Letters: Me and My Books by John Updike, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                7. The Culture Industry: The Age of Unreason by Kurt Andersen, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                8. Dept. of Disputation: The Chitlin Circuit by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 44-46
                                                                                                                                                9. "Entering Scott's Night" by James Dickey, pp. 47-55
                                                                                                                                                10. A Reporter at Large: The Last Tory by Hugo Young, pp. 56-67
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "China Pattern" by Nicholson Baker, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                12. A Critic at Large by Alex Ross, pp. 70-78
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Minding Your "P's" and "Q's" by Thomas Mallon, pp. 79-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Handwriting in America by Tamara Plakins Thornton
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                                                                                                                                                  Don't Look Back by Alexander Star, pp. 81-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Our America: Nativism, Modernism and Pluralism by Walter Benn Michaels
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 84-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. In Love and War (1996 Film) by Richard Attenborough
                                                                                                                                                  2. Fierce Creatures (1997 Film) by Robert Young and Fred Schepisi
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by Rich Cohen, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: The Sale of the Century by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                              6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                February 10, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: The Roaring Nineties by John Cassidy, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Serbia: Aristotle in Belgrade by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 32-40
                                                                                                                                                6. Life and Letters: The Genius and Mrs. Genius by Stacy Schiff, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                                                7. "Life Underground" by Liliana Ursu, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                8. Personal History: Tinkering with Death by Alex Kozinski, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter at Large: Perils of the Sphinx by Alexander Stille, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                10. Showcase: Tony Bennett by Bruce Weber and Whitney Balliett, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "Big Bucks" by William Trevor, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                12. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                13. "In the City of What Once Was" by Liliana Ursu, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The First Liberal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 78-81 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Gladstone by Roy Jenkins
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Two Mr. Gladstones by Travis L. Crosby
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Tales of Chiapas by Peter Canby, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Book of Lamentations by Rosario Castellanos
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                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Guided Tours of Hell by Francine Prose
                                                                                                                                                  2. Sporting with Amaryllis by Paul West
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Invention that Changed the World by Robert Buderi
                                                                                                                                                  4. Life on the Line by Faye Wattleton
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Island of the Colorblind by Oliver Sacks
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 84-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Nightjohn: Words Are Freedom (1996 Film) by Charles Burnett
                                                                                                                                                  2. Suburbia (1997 Film) by Richard Linklater
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Daniel Menaker, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Ole by Floch
                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                February 17, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Hazed and Confused by Lionel Tiger, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Washington: Balancing Act by Joe Klein, pp. 34-42
                                                                                                                                                6. Our Far-Flung Correspondents: Getting to Know the Volcano by Wade Graham, pp. 43-45
                                                                                                                                                7. "To Cupid" by Thom Gunn, pp. 46-49
                                                                                                                                                8. Profile: The Church of Me by Simon Schama, pp. 50-52
                                                                                                                                                9. "Hawk-Watching" by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 53-61
                                                                                                                                                10. A Reporter at Large: Susan McDougal's Silence by James B. Stewart, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                11. Showcase by Elfie Semotan and Hilton Als, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                12. Fiction: "Visions Fugitives" by William Boyd, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                13. "For C." by Richard Wilbur, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                14. A Critic at Large: Zora Neale Hurston by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                15. At the Galleries: William H. Johnson by Roger Angell, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 92-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. When We Were Kings (1996 Film) by Leon Gast
                                                                                                                                                  2. Blood and Wine (1997 Film) by Bob Rafelson
                                                                                                                                                17. Musical Events: Copland's heirs by Alex Ross, pp. 95-97
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by David Sedaris, pp. 98-100
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Ghouls Rush In by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                February 24, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Marketing Justice by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 11-13
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 16-48
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 49-53
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Justice: One Angry Woman by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                6. Letter from Prison: Lockdown by Evans D. Hopkins, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                7. Annals of Law: Stalking in L.A. by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 72-83
                                                                                                                                                8. Personal History: Giving Up the Gun by Andre Dubus, pp. 84-93
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter at Large: The Crime Buster by David Remnick, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                10. "Worrywart" by Joy Wosu, pp. 98-109
                                                                                                                                                11. Portfolio: James Nachtwey's observations by Mark Singer, pp. 110-113
                                                                                                                                                12. A Critic at Large: Dostoyevsky's Unabomber by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 114-121
                                                                                                                                                13. The Political Scene: The Crusder by John Heilemann, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                                                                14. "After My Arrest" by Judith Clark, pp. 124-129
                                                                                                                                                15. Rogues' Gallery: Final Furlough by Arne Svenson and Andrew Long, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                                                                16. Crime and Science: Damaged by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 132-137
                                                                                                                                                17. Showcase: Weegee's timing by Andy Logan, pp. 138-147
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Anthony Lane, pp. 148-150
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Dick Tilley by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                March 10, 1997 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Broken Engagement by Joe Klein, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-34
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Twon, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Communications: The Bloomberg Threat by Ken Auletta, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                6. "Glen Cove, 1957" by Ellen Watson, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                                                7. Postscript: Ms. Ulysses by Roger Angell, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                8. Profile: The Accidental Anarchist by David Remnick, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                9. "A Persistence" by Albert Goldbarth, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                10. Showcase: Suzanne Farrell by Arthur Elgort and Joan Acocella, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                11. Letter from Beijing: Deng's Heirs by Jonathan Spence and Annping Chin, pp. 68-77
                                                                                                                                                12. At the Galleries: Nick Waplington by Andrew Long, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "My Father on the Verge of Disgrace" by John Updike, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                                                                14. "The Snow Leopard" by Michael Longley, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                15. A Critic at Large: T.S. Eliot revealed by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Wonder Years by Stephen Schiff, p. 92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Saskiad by Brian Hall
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Le Divorce by Diane Johnson
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Emigrants by W.G. Sebald
                                                                                                                                                  3. Reading Jazz by Robert Gottlieb
                                                                                                                                                  4. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation by Jean Edward Smith
                                                                                                                                                18. Musical Events: "Wozzeck" at the Met by Alex Ross, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                19. The Theatre: "Three Sisters," "Stanley" by Nancy Franklin, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 98-99 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Lost Highway (1997 Film) by David Lynch
                                                                                                                                                  2. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997 Film) by Bille August
                                                                                                                                                21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                22. Cover: Tut's taxi by Anita Kunz
                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                March 17, 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Get Unreal by Louis Menand, pp. 11-13
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 14-19
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-46
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 47-58
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Washington: Clintons on the Brain by Joe Klein, pp. 59-62
                                                                                                                                                6. "Being and Nothingness" by John Burnside, p. 63
                                                                                                                                                7. Paris Journal: The Chill by Adam Gopnik, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Life and Letters: The Road to "Crash" by Tom Shone, pp. 70-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Crash by J.G. Ballard
                                                                                                                                                9. Annals of Style: The Coolhunt by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 78-82
                                                                                                                                                10. "Wakefulness" by John Ashbery, pp. 83-87
                                                                                                                                                11. Postcard from London: Gear by Hilton Als, p. 88
                                                                                                                                                12. Sketchbook: Dangerous London by Michael Roberts, pp. 89-92
                                                                                                                                                13. "Another Loss to Stop For" by Jill Bialosky, pp. 93-95
                                                                                                                                                14. Paris Portfolio: Backstage by Francois-Marie Banier, pp. 96-105
                                                                                                                                                15. Fiction: "Whosoever" by Rick Moody, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Cold War and the Closet by Sidney Blumenthal, pp. 112-116 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam Tanenhaus
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Ex Libris by George Steiner, pp. 117-120 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 121-123 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Donnie Brasco (1997 Film) by Mike Newell
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Eighth Day (1997 Film) by Jaco van Dormael
                                                                                                                                                19. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, pp. 124-126
                                                                                                                                                20. Cover: Cheep Chic by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                March 24, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: It Takes a Villa by Adam Hochschild, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                                                5. Dept. of First Principles: The Iron Law of Stardom by Louis Menand, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Law: Victim Power by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Annals of Moviemaking: Godfatherhood by Michael Sragow, pp. 44-45 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Godfather (1972 Film) by Francis Ford Coppola
                                                                                                                                                8. "At Moorditch" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter at Large: Unarmed Warriors by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                10. "227 Waverly Place" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "Two Stories" by Ida Fink, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Mystery of Dr. B by Daphne Merkin, pp. 76-81 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Creation of Dr. B by Richard Pollak
                                                                                                                                                  2. Bettelheim: A Life and a Legacy by Nina Sutton
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Montparnasse in Martinique by John Updike, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Dewey Defeats Truman by Thomas Mallon
                                                                                                                                                  2. Bayard Rustin: Troubles I've Seen by Jervis Anderson
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Mansion on the Hill by Fred Goodman
                                                                                                                                                  4. A Slender Thread by Diane Ackerman
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 84-85 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. City of Industry (1997 Film) by John Irvin
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Daytrippers (1995 Film) by Greg Mottola
                                                                                                                                                16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: The Big Night by Lawrence Mynott
                                                                                                                                              12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                March 31, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Oscar's Closet by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                                                5. The World of Business: Chaos in Hollywood by John Cassidy, pp. 36-44
                                                                                                                                                6. The Culture Industry: The Outsider by Kurt Andersen, pp. 45-60
                                                                                                                                                7. "Despite Her Pain, Another Day" by Anne Carson, pp. 61-65
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: Kennedy's Hidden Campaign by Elsa Walsh, pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                                                9. "Lines" by Anne Carson, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                10. Personal History: Collapsing Dominant by George W.S. Trow, pp. 82-95
                                                                                                                                                11. A Critic at Large: Frederick Law Olmsted and Central Park by Adam Gopnik, pp. 96-100
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Books: Briefly Noted, p. 101 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Because They Wanted To by Mary Gaitskill
                                                                                                                                                  2. As She Climbed Across the Table by Jonathan Lethem
                                                                                                                                                  3. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Courtship of Olivia Langdon and Mark Twain by Susan K. Harris
                                                                                                                                                  5. Naked by David Sedaris
                                                                                                                                                13. Showcase: Alan Parker by Helmut Newton and Sean Elder, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Adrift in Brooklyn by Scott L. Malcolmson, pp. 104-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Ordinary Seaman by Francisco Goldman
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 106-107 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Crash (1996 Film) by David Cronenberg
                                                                                                                                                  2. Liar Liar (1997 Film) by Tom Shadyac
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by John Updike, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: Hardboiled Egg Hunt by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                            2. [+]
                                                                                                                                              Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1997 = 11 Issues, 218 Articles
                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                April 7, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Smokin'! by Kurt Andersen, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Going on About Town, pp. 12-38
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Beijing: American Confucius by Joe Klein, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                                                6. Dept. of Disputation: Just Ask for It by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 45-51
                                                                                                                                                7. A Reporter at Large: The Silence by James Carroll, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                                                8. "Discipine" by Brooke Astor, pp. 54-69
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Selfishness" by Alice Mattison, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                10. Annals of Rock and Roll: Big Ben by John Seabrook, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                11. "Dinner" by William Benton, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Smiling Bob by John Updike, pp. 88-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Laughter's Gentle Soul by Billy Altman
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 95 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Conversations at Curlow Creek by David Malouf
                                                                                                                                                  2. A Spanish Lover by Joanna Trollope
                                                                                                                                                  3. Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings by Annette Gordon-Reed
                                                                                                                                                  4. John Wayne's America by Garry Wills
                                                                                                                                                  5. Collected Poems by Edgar Bowers
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 96-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Devil's Own (1997 Film) by Alan J. Pakula
                                                                                                                                                  2. Chasing Amy (1997 Film) by Kevin Patrick Smith
                                                                                                                                                15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Katz, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: Einstein, Zweistein, Dreistein by Maira Kalman
                                                                                                                                              2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                April 14, 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Box Score by Roger Angell, pp. 5-7
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Parenthood: Making the Grade by James Atlas, pp. 34-39
                                                                                                                                                6. Our Far-Flung Correspondents: Mr. Kurtz, I Presume by Adam Hochschild, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                7. Fenceposts" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: American Guanxi by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                9. "The Miller's Daughter" by Paul Jenkins, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                10. At the Galleries by Lee Lorenz, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                11. Profile: The Time of Her Life by Nancy Franklin, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                12. Album: American Gals by Bill Blass, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "Honeymoon" by Kevin Canty, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Wine, Women, and John by Victoria Glendinning, pp. 78-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Eat, Drink, and Be Wary by Oliver Sacks, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Deadly Feasts by Richard Rhodes
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Hallucinating Foucault by Patricia Duncker
                                                                                                                                                  2. Hungry Ghosts by Jasper Becker
                                                                                                                                                  3. In the Country of Country by Nicholas Dawidoff
                                                                                                                                                  4. Blue Windows by Barbara Wilson
                                                                                                                                                  5. With a Moon in Transit by Jacqueline Osherow
                                                                                                                                                17. The Theater by John Lahr, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 88-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Saint (1997 Film) by Phillip Noyce
                                                                                                                                                  2. Paradise Road (1997 Film) by Bruce Beresford
                                                                                                                                                19. Shouts & Murmers by Bruce McCall, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                20. Cover: Fashion Hangup by Lawrence Mynott
                                                                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                April 21, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Gimme by John Cassidy, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 12-38
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                                                                5. Washington Diary: Locked in the Cabinet by Robert B. Reich, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                6. Letter from Beijing: Bad Boy by Jamie James, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                7. Paris Journal: Appointment with a Dinosaur by Adam Gopnik, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: The Protector by Dale Russakoff, pp. 58-62
                                                                                                                                                9. Down the Runway: Back to the Eighties? by Michael Roberts, pp. 63-71
                                                                                                                                                10. Our Local Correspondents: A Party for Brooke by Brendan Gill, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                11. Postscript by Richard Avedon and David Remnick, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                12. "Death & Fame" by Allen Ginsberg, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "Heist" by E.L. Doctorow, pp. 82-89
                                                                                                                                                14. Anti-Climax by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Books: Briefly Noted, pp. 93-95 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Man in the Box by Thomas Moran
                                                                                                                                                  2. The House on Brooke Street by Neil Bartlett
                                                                                                                                                  3. Rising Tide by John M. Barry
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Cliff Walk by Don J. Snyder
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 96-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Anaconda (1997 Film) by Luis Llosa
                                                                                                                                                  2. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997 Film) by George Armitage
                                                                                                                                                17. Jazz: Stan Getz by Whitney Balliett, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: The Unforgiven by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                April 28, 1997 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Europe: An Introduction by Clive James, pp. 9-11
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 12-15
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 16-54
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 55-60
                                                                                                                                                5. The Political Scene: Small Comfort by Joe Klein, pp. 61-73
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Accountability: Manna from Hell by Jane Kramer, pp. 74-89
                                                                                                                                                7. Dept. of Dreams: European Solutions to Travel by Julian Barnes, pp. 90-109
                                                                                                                                                8. Profile: The Unthinkable by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 110-147
                                                                                                                                                9. "The Bounty I" by Derek Walcott, pp. 148-149
                                                                                                                                                10. The Politics of Food: Is There a Crisis in French Cooking? by Adam Gopnik, pp. 150-153
                                                                                                                                                11. Showcase: John Turturro by Max Vadukul and Michael Sragow, pp. 154-160
                                                                                                                                                12. "The Bounty II" by Derek Walcott, p. 161
                                                                                                                                                13. Pesonal History: The Romeo File by Timothy Garton Ash, pp. 162-173
                                                                                                                                                14. Annals of Advertising: All Europeans Are Not Alike by John Heilemann, pp. 174-181
                                                                                                                                                15. Letter from Pigalle: The Days and Nights of Blanca Li by Luke Jennings, pp. 182-187
                                                                                                                                                16. Annals of Money: Loving the Mark by Amity Shlaes, pp. 188-191
                                                                                                                                                17. "What Revolutions" by Revan Schendler, pp. 192-193
                                                                                                                                                18. A Reporter at Large: Black London by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 194-205
                                                                                                                                                19. A Critic at Large by Simon Schama, pp. 206-220
                                                                                                                                                20. Cityscape: Rebuilding Potsdamer Platz by Peter Conrad, pp. 221-226
                                                                                                                                                21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Books: Briefly Noted, p. 227 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Petrolio by Pier Paolo Pasolini
                                                                                                                                                  2. Class Trip by Emmanuel Carrere
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Three-Arched Bridge by Ismail Kadare
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Trials of Maria Barbella by Idanna Pucci
                                                                                                                                                  6. Darwin's Dreampond by Tijs Goldschmidt
                                                                                                                                                  7. Cafe Europa by Slavenka Drakulic
                                                                                                                                                22. Shouts & Murmurs by Anthony Lane, pp. 228-230
                                                                                                                                                23. Cover: Eurocentric by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                May 12, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Rosy-Digited Dawn by John Cassidy, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-13
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-36
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Washington: The End of a Conversation by Joe Klein, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                6. Life and Letters: The Lives of Robert Hughes by Robert S. Boynton, pp. 44-53
                                                                                                                                                7. Letter from Hong Kong: Ghost Stories by Paul Theroux, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                                                8. "Sister Agnes" by Paul Jenkins, pp. 56-65
                                                                                                                                                9. Annals of Communications: The Microsoft Provocateur by Ken Auletta, pp. 66-77
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "The Children of the Party" by Adam Gopnik, pp. 78-85
                                                                                                                                                11. "Conversations About Life, After Life" by Jessica Greenbaum, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Stones Into Bread by John Updike, pp. 92-96 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Gospel According to the Son by Norman Mailer
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Then, Voyager by Anthony Lane, pp. 97-100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Mason and Dixon by Thomas Pynchon
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 101 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. !Yo! by Julia Alvarez
                                                                                                                                                  2. A Face at the Window by Dennis McFarland
                                                                                                                                                  3. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
                                                                                                                                                  4. A History of the Breast by Marilyn Yalom
                                                                                                                                                  5. A.G. Rizzoli: Architect of Magnificent Visions by Jo Farb Hernandez, John Beardsley, and Roger Cardinal, ...
                                                                                                                                                15. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 104-107 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Children of the Revolution (1996 Film) by Peter Duncan
                                                                                                                                                  2. Broken English (1997 Film) by Gregor Nicholas
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by John McPhee, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: Mother's Day by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                              6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                May 19, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Kabila's March by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-13
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-38
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Law: Spinning Timothy McVeigh by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                6. Dept. of Disputation: The Sports Taboo by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                7. "There or Then" by John Hollander, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                8. Profile: Trump Solo by Mark Singer, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                9. Artist's Easel: Robert Colescott by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "Us or Me" by Ian McEwan, pp. 72-77
                                                                                                                                                11. A Critic at Large: The Loves of His Life by Arlene Croce, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                12. "Mrs. Eden in Town for the Day" by Richard Howard, pp. 80-87
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Irony and the Ecstasy by Louis Menand, pp. 88-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 95 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. When the Sons of Heaven Meet the Daughters of the Earth by Fernanda Eberstadt
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Soldiers' Tale by Samuel Lynn Hynes
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Dream Endures by Kevin Starr
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Universe Below by William J. Broad
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh by Charlotte Mosley, Nancy Mitford, and Evelyn Waugh, ...
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 96-97 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Fathers' Day (1997 Film) by Ivan Reitman
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Designated Mourner (1997 Film) by David Hare
                                                                                                                                                16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: The Fan by R. Sikoryak
                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                May 26, 1997 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: The Artist Naked in a Cage by Don DeLillo, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-28
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                5. The Political Scene: Solid-Gold Dish by Jane Mayer, pp. 32-36
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Appearances: Tales of a Beauty by Alison Rose, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                7. Personal History: Water Babies by Oliver Sacks, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: After the Revolution by V.S. Naipaul, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                9. "Front Bar of the Lone Star" by Thom Gunn, pp. 48-63
                                                                                                                                                10. "A Gust" by Rachel Hadas, p. 64
                                                                                                                                                11. Musical Events: Rock lyrics by Alex Ross, pp. 65-69
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Woman Behind the Women by Gore Vidal, pp. 70-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Rage for Fame by Sylvia Morris
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Muriel Goes to the Movies by John Updike, pp. 76-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Reality and Dreams by Muriel Spark
                                                                                                                                                14. Postcard from Cannes by Francois-Marie Banier and Anthony Lane, pp. 78-87
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 88-89 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Brassed Off! (1997 Film) by Mark Herman
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Van (1997 Film) by Stephen Frears
                                                                                                                                                16. Shouts & Murmurs by Calvin Trillin, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                17. Cover: Call 911-FILM by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                June 2, 1997 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Sins Like Flinns's by Roger Angell, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings on About Town, pp. 10-32
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-35
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Mexico: The Riddle of Raul by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                6. "The May Apple" by Cynthia Zarin, pp. 40-47
                                                                                                                                                7. Personal History: My Watch, A True Story by Muriel Spark, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents: The Vanishing by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 50-53
                                                                                                                                                9. Washington Memoir: A Visit to Camelot by Diana Trilling, pp. 54-62
                                                                                                                                                10. "Dreams Eerotic, Dreams Not" by Ned O'Gorman, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                                                                11. Portfolio by Arthur Elgort and Joan Acocella, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                12. Profile: The High Roller by John Lahr, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "The Impostor" by Nathanael West, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                14. "A Small Tin Parrot Pin" by Thomas Lux, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Real Cary Grant by Brendan Gill, pp. 84-87 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Cary Grant: A Class Apart by Graham McCann
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Proust Died for You by John Updike, p. 88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain De Botton
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 89-90 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. After Hannibal by Barry Unsworth
                                                                                                                                                  2. Love Invents Us by Amy Bloom
                                                                                                                                                  3. May Sarton by Margot Peters
                                                                                                                                                  4. Niagara by Pierre Berton
                                                                                                                                                  5. Andre Malraux: A Biography by Curtis Cate
                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 91-92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Jurassic Park (1993 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                                                  2. Rough Magic (1995 Film) by Clare Peploe
                                                                                                                                                19. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 93-94
                                                                                                                                                20. Crossword, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                22. Cover: Graduation by M. Scott Miller
                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                June 9, 1997 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Anchor Hanker by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-36
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-48
                                                                                                                                                5. Paris Journal: Chirac Attack by Adam Gopnik, pp. 49-53
                                                                                                                                                6. Medical Dispatches: The Estrogen Question by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                7. "Italy, 1996" by Harvey Shapiro, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter at Large: Ron Brown's Secrets by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 62-75
                                                                                                                                                9. Letters: Just Between Cousins by Gore Vidal and Louis Auchincloss, pp. 76-85
                                                                                                                                                10. Artist's Sketchbook: Herculean effort by Gerald Scarfe and Jamie James, pp. 86-87
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "Mormon Eden" by Walter Kirn, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                                                12. "Shanked on the Red Bed" by Susan Wheeler, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  I, Spy by Robert Harris, pp. 98-100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Man Without A Face by Markus Wolf and Anne McElvoy
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  In Arcadia Ego by John Seabrook, pp. 101-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Joystick Nation by J.C. Herz
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 103 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Eve's Apple by Jonathan Rosen
                                                                                                                                                  2. Virginia Woolf by Hermione Lee
                                                                                                                                                  3. Takeoff by Daniele Del Giudice
                                                                                                                                                  4. Every Secret Thing by Gillian Slovo
                                                                                                                                                  5. Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies by Martha Barnette
                                                                                                                                                16. The Art World: The still-life show at MOMA by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 107-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Con Air (1997 Film) by Simon West
                                                                                                                                                18. Crossword, p. 109
                                                                                                                                                19. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                20. Cover: Modern Marriage by George Riemann
                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                June 16, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Animation Nation by Kurt Andersen, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-34
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 35-39
                                                                                                                                                5. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                6. Reflections: Fall from Grace by Noelle Oxenhandler, pp. 65-69
                                                                                                                                                7. A Reporter At Large by Douglas Preston, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                8. Showcase: Lena Horne by Richard Avedon and Whitney Balliett, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                9. Life and Letters by Stephen Fry, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "That Was Me" by Michael Chabon, pp. 90-97
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Blood Feud by Robert K. Massie, pp. 98-103 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Cry Bloody Murder by Elaine DePrince
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 104-106 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Story of Junk by Linda Yablonsky
                                                                                                                                                  3. Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane
                                                                                                                                                  4. Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis
                                                                                                                                                  5. All the Money in the World by Robert Anthony Siegel
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 107-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. My Best Friend's Wedding (1997 Film) by P.J. Hogan
                                                                                                                                                  2. Ulee's Gold (1997 Film) by Victor Nunez
                                                                                                                                                14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 109-110
                                                                                                                                                15. "His Days" by Richard Tillinghast, pp. 44-64
                                                                                                                                                16. "Upon Becoming a Senior Citizen" by John Updike, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                                                                17. Crossword, p. 111
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 112-114
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Walkers and Gawkers by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                              11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                June 23, 1997 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Declarations of Independence by Bill Buford, pp. 6-11
                                                                                                                                                2. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-44
                                                                                                                                                3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-49
                                                                                                                                                4. Life and Letters: Damme, This Is the Oriental Scene for You! by Salman Rushdie, pp. 50-56
                                                                                                                                                5. "Invisible Bodies" by A.K. Ramanujan, pp. 57-61
                                                                                                                                                6. Journals: India, for the Plain Hell of It by G.V. Desani, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                7. Personal History: The Cowpath to America by Abraham Verghese, pp. 70-89
                                                                                                                                                8. Fiction: "The Sermon in the Guava Tree" by Kiran Desai, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                9. "The Maimed Dancing Men" by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, pp. 96-101
                                                                                                                                                10. Annals of Language: Beyond Translation by Amit Chaudhuri, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                11. A Reporter at Large: India's Untold War of Independence by Amitav Ghosh, pp. 104-110
                                                                                                                                                12. "Silence" by Jayanta Mahapatra, pp. 111-121
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "The Firebird's Nest" by Salman Rushdie, pp. 122-127
                                                                                                                                                14. Showcase: The Bombay Gymkhana Club by Max Vadukul and Mihir Bose, pp. 128-129
                                                                                                                                                15. Fiction: "Eternal Don" by Vikram Chandra, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                                                                16. "The Most Beautiful Sweet Thing" by Shamim Azad, pp. 132-133
                                                                                                                                                17. Showcase: R.K. Narayan in Madras by Max Vadukul and John Updike, pp. 134-137
                                                                                                                                                18. Sketchbook: The Indian Table by Dodo and James Peterson, pp. 138-141
                                                                                                                                                19. Fiction: "Husband and Son" by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, pp. 142-155
                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Mother Tongues by John Updike, pp. 156-161 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
                                                                                                                                                  2. Beach Boy by Ardashir Vakil
                                                                                                                                                21. Showcase: "Shanti" by Max Vadukul and Vijay Seshadri, pp. 162-163
                                                                                                                                                22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 164 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Divakaruni
                                                                                                                                                  2. Leave It to Me by Bharati Mukherjee
                                                                                                                                                  3. Love and Longing in Bombay by Vikram Chandra
                                                                                                                                                  4. Anita and Me by Meera Syal
                                                                                                                                                  5. In Light of India by Octavio Paz
                                                                                                                                                  6. Tropical Classical by Pico Iyer
                                                                                                                                                  7. After Empire by Michael Gorra
                                                                                                                                                  8. Snakes and Ladders by Gita Mehta
                                                                                                                                                23. Crossword, p. 165
                                                                                                                                                24. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Singer, pp. 166-168
                                                                                                                                                25. Cover: The Elephantine Prophecy by Owen Smith
                                                                                                                                            3. [+]
                                                                                                                                              Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1997 = 10 Issues, 208 Articles
                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                July 7, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by H.L.G. and H.H., pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-25
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from London by Adam Gopnik, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                6. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                7. The Sky Line by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 38-45
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter At Large by Connie Bruck, pp. 46-65
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: The Stare by Doris Lessing, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Hit Men by Clive James, pp. 70-72 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Who the Devil Made It by Peter Bogdanovich
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Women At War by Janet Malcolm, pp. 73-74 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The First Stone by Helen Garner
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Untouchable by John Banville
                                                                                                                                                  2. Murder in the Museum of Man by Alfred Alcorn
                                                                                                                                                  3. Jane Austen: Obstinate Heart by Valerie Grosvenor Myer
                                                                                                                                                  4. Inventing Kindergarten by Norman Brosterman
                                                                                                                                                  5. Why History Matters by Gerda Lerner
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 76-78 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Men in Black (1997 Film) by Barry Sonnenfeld
                                                                                                                                                  2. Batman and Robin (1997 Film) by Joel Schumacher
                                                                                                                                                  3. Speed 2 - Cruise Control (1997 Film) by Jan de Bont
                                                                                                                                                  4. Hercules (1997 Film) by John Musker and Ron Clements
                                                                                                                                                  5. Contempt (1963 Film) by Jean-Luc Godard
                                                                                                                                                14. "Desk Work, After Hearing Bad News" by David Breskin, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                15. "I Lie Awake Each Morning Watching Light" by Eamon Grennan, p. 37
                                                                                                                                                16. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: Fireworks by R. Sikoryak
                                                                                                                                              2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                July 14, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Oliver Morton, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-34
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Washington by Joe Klein, pp. 35-37
                                                                                                                                                6. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                7. Dept. of Disputation by John Cassidy, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                8. The Sporting Scene by David Remnick, pp. 46-59
                                                                                                                                                9. Cultural Pursuits by Stephen Schiff, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                10. A Critic At Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "The Closet" by Allegra Goodman, pp. 72-76
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  How Revolting by Joseph Epstein, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Anatomy of Disgust by William Ian Miller
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 80-81 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The End of Desire by Jill Bialosky
                                                                                                                                                  2. Subhuman Redneck Poems by Les A. Murray
                                                                                                                                                  3. Days Like Prose by Alan Michael Parker
                                                                                                                                                  4. Four Questions of Melancholy by Tomaz Salamun
                                                                                                                                                  5. Radio Tooth by Paul Jenkins
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Law Talk by Vijay Seshadri, pp. 82-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Lawyerland by Lawrence Joseph
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 84-85 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Face/Off (1997 Film) by John Woo
                                                                                                                                                16. The Art World by Adam Gopnik, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                17. "That Greater Than Which Nothing" by Jorie Graham, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                18. "The Voice You Hear When You Read Silently" by Thomas Lux, p. 77
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 89
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: Getting Away from It All by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                July 21, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by Andre Dubus, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                                                7. A Reporter At Large by James B. Stewart, pp. 38-49
                                                                                                                                                8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by David Denby, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                9. Showcase: Eastern Swing by Tony Uchida and Anthony Lane, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "What Happened to Me on My Holiday" by Martin Amis, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Face Age by Larissa Macfarquhar, pp. 68-69 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Welcome to Your Facelift by Helen Bransford
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Light Reading by Thomas Mallon, pp. 70-71 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Fire Within the Eye by David Park
                                                                                                                                                13. A Critic At Large by Alex Ross, pp. 72-76
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. American Owned Love by Robert Boswell
                                                                                                                                                  2. Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius by Peter Ostwald
                                                                                                                                                  3. Mother Tongue by Wallis Wilde-Menozzi
                                                                                                                                                  4. Race, Crime, and the Law by Randall Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                  5. Flight of Passage by Rinker Buck
                                                                                                                                                15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Contact (1997 Film) by Robert Zemeckis
                                                                                                                                                17. "The Yoke" by Frank Bidart, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                18. "See. See?" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: Escape from New York by R. Sikoryak
                                                                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                July 28, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Amerian Gothic by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-22
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 23-25
                                                                                                                                                5. Our Local Correspondents by James Traub, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                6. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                7. Dept. of Disputation by John Cassidy, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                8. Postscript: The Emperor of Dreams by Andrea Lee, pp. 42-53
                                                                                                                                                9. Annals of Style by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                10. Artist's Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 58-65
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: "Winky" by George Saunders, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Natural by David Denby, pp. 72-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Notorious by Donald Spoto
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 76 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Seeing Glass: A Memoir by Jacqueline Laks Gorman
                                                                                                                                                  3. Stuttering: A Life Bound Up in Words by Marty Jezer
                                                                                                                                                  4. Patient: The True Story of a Rare Illness by Ben Watt
                                                                                                                                                  5. Breathless: An Asthma Journal by Louise DeSalvo
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 77-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Air Force One (1997 Film) by Wolfgang Petersen
                                                                                                                                                  2. Star Maps (1997 Film) by Miguel Arteta
                                                                                                                                                15. "Mermaid" by A. Alvarez, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                16. "Refrigerator, 1957" by Thomas Lux, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                17. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Below the Belt by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                August 11, 1997 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by John Cassidy, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Silicon Valley by John Heilemann, pp. 28-37
                                                                                                                                                6. A Critic at Large by Simon Schama, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                7. Annals of Popular Culture by Mark Singer, pp. 42-49
                                                                                                                                                8. Letter from Jerusalem by David Remnick, pp. 50-63
                                                                                                                                                9. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "Mouses" by Thom Jones, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                11. "Before Dawn on Bluff Road" by August Kleinzahler, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Most Wanted by Alex Ross, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Napoleon of Crime by Ben MacIntyre
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 79 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Talking to the Dead by Helen Dunmore
                                                                                                                                                  2. Mister Sandman by Barbara Gowdy
                                                                                                                                                  3. A Commotion in the Blood by Stephen S. Hall
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
                                                                                                                                                  5. Nazimova: A Biography by Gavin Lambert
                                                                                                                                                14. Showcase: Gypsy dancing downtown by Richard Avedon and Kevin Conley, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Terrence Rafferty, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Career Girls (1997 Film) by Mike Leigh
                                                                                                                                                16. Crossword, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                17. Shouts & Murmurs by Stephen Sherrill and Paul Tough, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                18. Cover: Les Pieds sur Terre by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                              6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                August 18, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from the Republika Srpska by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 28-30
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by William S. Burroughs, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                7. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                8. The Sporting Scene by John Seabrook, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter At Large by James Carroll, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "Three Moments of Russian Happiness" by Ingo Schulze, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Dark Star by Hilton Als, pp. 68-70 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Dorothy Dandridge by Donald Bogle
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 71 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                                                  2. Straight Man by Richard Russo
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Undertaking by Thomas Lynch
                                                                                                                                                  4. News of a Kidnapping by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Perfect Vehicle by Melissa Holbrook Pierson
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Lost Love by Scott L. Malcomson, p. 72 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
                                                                                                                                                14. Sketchbook: A photographer's journal by Dan Eldon and Peter Canby, pp. 72-74
                                                                                                                                                15. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 75-76
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 77-78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Cop Land (1997 Film) by James Mangold
                                                                                                                                                  2. Conspiracy Theory (1997 Film) by Richard Donner
                                                                                                                                                17. "The Ticket" by Harvey Shapiro, pp. 31-35
                                                                                                                                                18. "Small Waterfall: A Birthday Poem" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: Yearning to Break Free by Denis Roche
                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                September 8, 1997 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Sky and Ground by Robert B. Reich, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                5. Letter from Silicon Valley by John Heilemann, pp. 34-41
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by Grace Paley, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                7. The Publishing World by James B. Stewart, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                8. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 50-54
                                                                                                                                                9. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                10. Showcase: The Genius by Francois Marie-Banier and Sean Elder, pp. 68-70
                                                                                                                                                11. Artist's Sketchbook by Art Spiegelman, p. 75
                                                                                                                                                12. Fiction: "Sputnik" by Don DeLillo, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Contrarian Comic by Adam Gopnik, pp. 80-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Man on the Flying Trapeze by Simon Louvish
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 85 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Good Brother by Chris Offutt
                                                                                                                                                  2. Round Rock by Michelle Huneven
                                                                                                                                                  3. Virgil Thomson: Composer on the Aisle by Anthony Tommasini
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Youngest Parents by Robert Coles
                                                                                                                                                  5. Elsie Clews Parsons: Inventing Modern Life by Desley Deacon
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-92 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. G.I. Jane (1997 Film) by Ridley Scott
                                                                                                                                                  2. She's So Lovely (1997 Film) by Nick Cassavetes
                                                                                                                                                16. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 93-94
                                                                                                                                                17. "Ktaadn" by April Bernard, pp. 55-61
                                                                                                                                                18. "Masabeesec" by April Bernard, pp. 71-74
                                                                                                                                                19. "Sonnet in E" by April Bernard, pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                20. Crossword, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                21. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                22. Cover: Game, Set, and Match by Lawrence Mynott
                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                September 15, 1997 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Last Rites by Anthony Lane, pp. 4-5
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 6-7
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                7. Annals of Law by Geoffrey Robertson, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                8. Profile: Exile on Main Street by David Remnick, pp. 42-46
                                                                                                                                                9. Personal History by Clive James, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                10. Manhattan Chronicles by Tina Brown, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                11. A Critic At Large by Simon Schama, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                12. Reflections: Crash by Salman Rushdie, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: The Mourning by William Trevor, pp. 70-81
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Designated Hero by Roger Angell, pp. 82-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Jackie Robinson: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. American Scripture by Pauline Maier
                                                                                                                                                  2. George Eliot: A Life by Rosemary Ashton
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Killing Season by Miles Corwin
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Colonel by Richard Norton Smith
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Living Large by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 88-89 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Flamingo Rising by Larry Baker
                                                                                                                                                17. Showcase by Max Vadukul, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 93-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Intimate Relations (1997 Film) by Philip Goodhew
                                                                                                                                                  2. Sunday (1997 Film) by Jonathan Nossiter
                                                                                                                                                19. "Waves in August" by W.S. Merwin, pp. 47-49
                                                                                                                                                20. "The Last Toast (For Anna Akhmatova)" by Angela Ball, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                21. Crossword, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                22. Shouts & Murmurs by Wendy Wasserstein, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                23. Cover: Last Salute by R. Sikoryak
                                                                                                                                              9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                September 22, 1997 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Passion at Yale by David Denby, pp. 21-25
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 30-52
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-57
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 58-69
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                7. Reflections: Last Acts by Abraham Verghese, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                8. Personal History by Malcolm McLaren, pp. 90-98
                                                                                                                                                9. Showcase: Diana Vreeland by Rowland Scherman and Hilton Als, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                10. A Critic At Large by Joan Juliet Buck, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                11. Annals of Style by Zoe Heller, pp. 106-115
                                                                                                                                                12. Portfolio: Foot Fetish by Michael Roberts, pp. 116-119
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "A Short History of Hairdressing" by Julian Barnes, pp. 120-125
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Golden Girl by Arlene Croce, pp. 130-135 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood by Eileen Whitfield
                                                                                                                                                15. Showcase by Max Vadukul and John Lahr, pp. 136-138
                                                                                                                                                16. Briefly Noted, pp. 139-140
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 141-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. L.A. Confidential (1997 Film) by Curtis Hanson
                                                                                                                                                18. "The History of Costumes" by Charles Simic, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                19. "Late Sun" by Lavinia Greenlaw, pp. 99-101
                                                                                                                                                20. "Prothalamion" by Mairi MacInnes, pp. 126-129
                                                                                                                                                21. Crossword, p. 143
                                                                                                                                                22. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, p. 144
                                                                                                                                                23. Cover: Head Over Heels by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                September 29, 1997 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Men in Blue by Edward Conlon, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-30
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                5. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                6. Our Local Correspondents by Lis Harris, pp. 39-47
                                                                                                                                                7. Personal History by Sally Quinn, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter At Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                9. At the Museums by Christian Schad and Calvin Tomkins, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                10. Letter from Los Angeles by Kurt Andersen, pp. 66-73
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: Maria de Covina by Dagoberto Gilb, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Kitty Zipper by Julian Barnes, pp. 78-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Royals by Kitty Kelley
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Masked Memoir by John Burnham Schwartz, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Benjamin's Crossing by Jay Parini
                                                                                                                                                  2. Larry's Party by Carol Shields
                                                                                                                                                  3. Men Giving Money, Women Yelling by Alice Mattison
                                                                                                                                                  4. Life Before Death by Abby Frucht
                                                                                                                                                  5. Stone Angel by Carol O'Connell
                                                                                                                                                15. Showcase: The Rolling Stones by Max Vadukul, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 86-87 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Ice Storm (1997 Film) by Ang Lee
                                                                                                                                                  2. A Thousand Acres (1997 Film) by Jocelyn Moorhouse
                                                                                                                                                17. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                18. "Free Tibet" by David Breskin, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                19. "Within the Hour" by John Ashbery, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                20. Crossword, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                22. Cover: Opening Night by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                            4. [+]
                                                                                                                                              Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1997 = 9 Issues, 203 Articles
                                                                                                                                              1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                October 6, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Stonewall Kabila by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-42
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 43-49
                                                                                                                                                5. The Publishing World by Ken Auletta, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                6. Letter from London by Robert S. Boynton, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                7. A Critic At Large by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 76-87
                                                                                                                                                8. Personal History by Michael Korda, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Every Night for a Thousand Years" by Chris Adrian, pp. 96-100
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Harsh Angel by Alma Guillermoprieto, pp. 104-111 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson
                                                                                                                                                  2. Companero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara by Jorge G. Castaneda
                                                                                                                                                  3. Guevara, Also Known as Che by Paco Ignacio Taibo II
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  How to Frighten Small Children by Louis Menand, pp. 112-118 - 11 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Girl with the Brown Crayon by Vivian Gussin Paley
                                                                                                                                                  3. Day of the Dead by Tony Johnston
                                                                                                                                                  4. Musicians of the Sun by Gerald McDermott
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Khan's Daughter by Laurence Yep
                                                                                                                                                  6. Bright and Early Thursday Evening by Audrey Wood and Don Wood
                                                                                                                                                  7. Miss Spider's New Car by David Kirk
                                                                                                                                                  8. Verdi by Janell Cannon
                                                                                                                                                  9. A Street Called Home by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
                                                                                                                                                  10. Open Me...I'm a Dog by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                  11. Rose and Sebastian by Cynthia Zarin
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Last Frontier by David Remnick, pp. 119-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Big Trouble by J. Anthony Lukas
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 123-124 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Magdalena the Sinner by Lilian Faschinger
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor
                                                                                                                                                  3. Unravelling by Elizabeth Graver
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Killer by Patricia Melo
                                                                                                                                                  5. Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation by Ken Gormley
                                                                                                                                                  6. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
                                                                                                                                                  7. Last Days in Cloud Cuckooland by Graham Boynton
                                                                                                                                                  8. Apology for Want by Mary Jo Bang
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 125-126 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Peacemaker (1997 Film) by Mimi Leder
                                                                                                                                                15. "Psalm" by Stanley Moss, pp. 56-65
                                                                                                                                                16. "The Hawk, the Serpents, and the Cloud" by Stanley Moss, pp. 101-103
                                                                                                                                                17. Crossword, p. 127
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Tall Stories by Max
                                                                                                                                              2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                October 20, 1997 Issue = 30 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: What Next? by Adam Gopnik, pp. 27-33
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 36-72
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 73-99
                                                                                                                                                5. The Next Ex-Presidency by Mimi Swartz, pp. 100-113
                                                                                                                                                6. The Next University by James Traub, pp. 114-123
                                                                                                                                                7. The Next Health-Care Crisis by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 124-139
                                                                                                                                                8. The Next Frontier by Ken Auletta, pp. 140-143
                                                                                                                                                9. The Next Music Mogul by Hilton Als, pp. 144-147
                                                                                                                                                10. The Next Crimebuster by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 170-181
                                                                                                                                                11. The Next Culture War by John Seabrook, pp. 182-191
                                                                                                                                                12. The Next Domestic Solution by Margaret Talbot, pp. 196-207
                                                                                                                                                13. The Next Magic Kingdom by David Remnick, pp. 210-213
                                                                                                                                                14. At the Galleries by Christian Schumann and Calvin Tomkins, pp. 218-224
                                                                                                                                                15. The Next Corporate Order by Ken Auletta, pp. 225-227
                                                                                                                                                16. The Next President by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 228-235
                                                                                                                                                17. Memo by Nathan Myhrvold, pp. 236-237
                                                                                                                                                18. The Next Space Odyssey by Peter Maass, pp. 238-241
                                                                                                                                                19. The Next Fashion Outrage by Max Vadukul and Bob Morris, pp. 242-247
                                                                                                                                                20. The Next Thinker by John Cassidy, pp. 248-251
                                                                                                                                                21. The Next Comeback by Max Vadukul and Bruce Diones, pp. 252-259
                                                                                                                                                22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Millennium Fever by John Updike, pp. 260-267 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Questioning the Millennium by Stephen Jay Gould
                                                                                                                                                23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 268 - 6 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh
                                                                                                                                                  2. Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
                                                                                                                                                  3. Interface Culture by Steven A. Johnson
                                                                                                                                                  4. Before the Beginning by Martin J. Rees
                                                                                                                                                  5. Growing Up Digital by Don Tapscott
                                                                                                                                                  6. Imagined Worlds by Freeman Dyson
                                                                                                                                                24. "Untitled" by Mark Strand, pp. 148-169
                                                                                                                                                25. "Birthday Poem to My Wife" by A.R. Ammons, pp. 192-195
                                                                                                                                                26. "The Repetitions" by David Woo, pp. 208-209
                                                                                                                                                27. "The Store" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 214-217
                                                                                                                                                28. Crossword, p. 269
                                                                                                                                                29. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 270-280
                                                                                                                                                30. Cover: Farsighted by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                November 10, 1997 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Jonathan Spence and Annping Chin, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-40
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 44-45
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by Marcus Laffey, pp. 46-71
                                                                                                                                                7. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                8. Annals of Domesticity by Stacy Schiff, pp. 78-83
                                                                                                                                                9. A Reporter At Large by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                                                10. A Spring Preview by Michael Roberts, pp. 88-92
                                                                                                                                                11. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Mark Levine, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                12. A Critic At Large by Simon Schama, pp. 98-105
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: "Lunch at the Loyola Arms" by Stuart Dybek, pp. 106-111
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Reel History by Gore Vidal, pp. 112-113 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Amistad by David Pesci
                                                                                                                                                  2. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life by Paul C. Nagel
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, pp. 114-115 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Devil's Chimney by Anne Landsman
                                                                                                                                                  2. Bombshell by Joseph Albright and Marcia Kunstel
                                                                                                                                                  3. Smell: The Secret Seducer by P.A. Vroon
                                                                                                                                                  4. Killer Instinct by Jane Hamsher
                                                                                                                                                  5. Red Signature by Mary Leader
                                                                                                                                                16. Showcase: Paul McCartney by Luke Nicholson and David Bailey, pp. 116-120
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 121-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Wings of the Dove (1997 Film) by Iain Softley
                                                                                                                                                18. "Clearcut" by Julio Cortazar, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                19. "Father's Old Blue Cardigan" by Anne Carson, p. 93
                                                                                                                                                20. Crossword, p. 123
                                                                                                                                                21. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 124-126
                                                                                                                                                22. Cover: Fall Guise by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                November 17, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Tales of the Tapes by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 11-13
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-36
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                                                5. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                6. Our Local Correspondents by Jay McInerney, pp. 46-69
                                                                                                                                                7. Profile: Fortress Mamet by John Lahr, pp. 70-81
                                                                                                                                                8. At the Galleries by David Rimanelli, pp. 82-83
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine" by Thom Jones, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                                                                10. A Reporter At Large by Mimi Swartz, pp. 90-92
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Memoir of a Revolutionary by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 108-110 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Walking in the Shade by Doris M. Lessing
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Deep Dish by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 111-112 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Another City, Not My Own by Dominick Dunne
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 113 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Bob the Gambler by Frederick Barthelme
                                                                                                                                                  2. A Change of Climate by Hilary Mantel
                                                                                                                                                  3. California's Over by Louis B. Jones
                                                                                                                                                  4. Road Rage by Ruth Rendell
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 114-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Mad City (1997 Film) by Constantin Costa-Gavras
                                                                                                                                                15. Showcaes: Merrill Ashley by Irving Penn and Arlene Croce, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                16. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 118-123
                                                                                                                                                17. "Oskar" by Gerald Stern, pp. 93-107
                                                                                                                                                18. "Helene" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 124-126
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 127
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 128-130
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: Locked Up by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                November 24, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment: Beyond Bombs by Anna Husarska, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-52
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 53-55
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                6. Profile: The Importance of Being Elitist by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 58-78
                                                                                                                                                7. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                8. Annals of Crime by James B. Stewart, pp. 90-105
                                                                                                                                                9. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 106-108
                                                                                                                                                10. Fiction: "Helen on Eighty-sixth Street" by Wendi Kaufman, pp. 116-124
                                                                                                                                                11. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 126-128
                                                                                                                                                12. "The Batting Cage" by Nancy Franklin, pp. 129-130
                                                                                                                                                13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Mayhem and Monotheism by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 131-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Curse of Cain by Regina M. Schwartz
                                                                                                                                                14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 134-136
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 137-138 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Bean: The Movie (1997 Film) by Mel Smith
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Sweet Hereafter (1997 Film) by Atom Egoyan
                                                                                                                                                16. "There Is a Gold Light in Certain Old Paintings" by Donald Justice, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                17. "I Cannot Separate Her" by James Laughlin, pp. 109-115
                                                                                                                                                18. "Blandeur" by Kay Ryan, p. 125
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 139
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs by Paul Fleischman, pp. 140-142
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: Luxurious, Quiet, and Cozy by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                              6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                December 1, 1997 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Alexander Stille, pp. 13-15
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-36
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                                                5. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                6. Annals of Food by Arthur Lubow, pp. 46-53
                                                                                                                                                7. Medical Dispatches by Richard Rhodes, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                8. A Reporter At Large by William Finnegan, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: "Elk" by Rick Bass, pp. 80-83
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Coached By Camelot by Gore Vidal, pp. 84-92 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Dark Side of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 93 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Farewell Symphony by Edmund White
                                                                                                                                                  2. Around the Block by Tom Shachtman
                                                                                                                                                  3. Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life by J.M. Coetzee
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Selected Letters of Marianne Moore by Bonnie Costello, Celeste Goodridge, and Cristanne Miller, ...
                                                                                                                                                12. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                13. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 96-100
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lewis, pp. 101-102 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. Welcome to Sarajevo (1997 Film) by Michael Winterbottom
                                                                                                                                                  2. Alien: Resurrection (1997 Film) by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
                                                                                                                                                15. "Bucket's Got a Hole in It" by William Matthews, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                16. "The Three Trees" by Linda Bierds, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                17. Crossword, p. 103
                                                                                                                                                18. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, pp. 104-106
                                                                                                                                                19. Cover: Turkey Shoot by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                              7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                December 8, 1997 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Robert B. Reich, pp. 9-13
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-36
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-39
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 40-52
                                                                                                                                                6. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 53-59
                                                                                                                                                7. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 60-69
                                                                                                                                                8. Reflections by Suzannah Lessard, pp. 72-81
                                                                                                                                                9. The World of Business by Connie Bruck, pp. 82-93
                                                                                                                                                10. Showcase: Sunbaked Klee by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                11. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Alec Wilkinson, pp. 96-99
                                                                                                                                                12. Fiction: "A Heart Is Such a Heavy Thing" by Akhil Sharma, pp. 100-107
                                                                                                                                                13. A Critic at Large by Joseph Epstein, pp. 108-110
                                                                                                                                                14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Wife Guy by Louis Menand, pp. 111-115 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. A Personal Journey Through American Movies by Martin Scorsese and Michael Henry Wilson
                                                                                                                                                15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Future Tense by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 116-117 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Toward the End of Time by John Updike
                                                                                                                                                16. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 118-120
                                                                                                                                                17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 121-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997 Film) by Clint Eastwood
                                                                                                                                                18. "Part" by Phillis Levin, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                19. Crossword, p. 123
                                                                                                                                                20. Shouts & Murmurs, pp. 124-126
                                                                                                                                                21. Cover: "Cut!" by Bruce McCall
                                                                                                                                              8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                December 15, 1997 Issue = 27 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Jack Ziegler, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 34-60
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-69
                                                                                                                                                5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 70-74
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by John Updike, pp. 75-83
                                                                                                                                                7. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 84-89
                                                                                                                                                8. Photograph: Behind the Lines by Arnold Newman, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                9. Cartoons: Tidings of, pp. 106-107
                                                                                                                                                10. Cartoons: Birth Death and Beyond, pp. 108-113
                                                                                                                                                11. Showcase: George Price by Irving Penn, pp. 114-115
                                                                                                                                                12. Portfolio: His Kind of Town by Richard Cline, pp. 116-117
                                                                                                                                                13. Strip: Charles Addams by Roz Chast, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                                                14. Cartoons: Encores, pp. 120-123
                                                                                                                                                15. From the Archives by Lee Lorenz, pp. 124-125
                                                                                                                                                16. Cartoon: Tomorrow's Specials, pp. 126-129
                                                                                                                                                17. Album by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 130-131
                                                                                                                                                18. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Roger Angell, pp. 132-141
                                                                                                                                                19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Hogarth's Progress by Andrew Graham-Dixon, pp. 142-151 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Hogarth: A Life and a World by Jenny Uglow
                                                                                                                                                20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  Books from Our Pages, pp. 152-155 - 20 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick
                                                                                                                                                  2. Deeper by John Seabrook
                                                                                                                                                  3. Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia by David Remnick
                                                                                                                                                  4. Childproof by Roz Chast
                                                                                                                                                  5. Irons in the Fire by John McPhee
                                                                                                                                                  6. The Collected Poems of Amy Clampitt by Amy Clampitt
                                                                                                                                                  7. Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
                                                                                                                                                  8. Do the Windows Open? by Julie Hecht
                                                                                                                                                  9. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
                                                                                                                                                  10. All Around Atlantis by Deborah Eisenberg
                                                                                                                                                  11. The World Is the Home of Love and Death by Harold Brodkey
                                                                                                                                                  12. Wry Martinis by Christopher Buckley
                                                                                                                                                  13. The Springs of Affection by Maeve Brennan
                                                                                                                                                  14. All Abroad with E. M. Frimbo by Rogers E.M. Whitaker and Anthony Hiss
                                                                                                                                                  15. The File by Timothy Garton Ash
                                                                                                                                                  16. Diana and Nikon by Janet Malcolm
                                                                                                                                                  17. Women with Men by Richard Ford
                                                                                                                                                  18. Dreaming of Hitler by Daphne Merkin
                                                                                                                                                  19. The New Yorker Book of All-New Cat Cartoons
                                                                                                                                                  20. Nothing But You by Roger Angell
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                                                                                                                                                  The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 156-159 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. Titanic (1997 Film) by James Cameron
                                                                                                                                                22. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 162-164
                                                                                                                                                23. "The Excluded Animals" by Kay Ryan, pp. 90-103
                                                                                                                                                24. "The Old Cosmologists" by Kay Ryan, pp. 160-161
                                                                                                                                                25. Crossword, p. 165
                                                                                                                                                26. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 166-168
                                                                                                                                                27. Cover: "The Gang's All Here" by Robert Mankoff
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                                                                                                                                                December 22, 1997 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. Comment by Bill Buford, pp. 15-19
                                                                                                                                                2. The Mail, pp. 20-23
                                                                                                                                                3. Goings On About Town, pp. 24-48
                                                                                                                                                4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 49-53
                                                                                                                                                5. Life and Letters by John Walsh, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                6. Personal History by Bobbie Ann Mason, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                                                7. Fiction: The Deacon by George Saunders, pp. 74-78
                                                                                                                                                8. Dept. of Christmas Spirits by Ken Kesey, pp. 79-81
                                                                                                                                                9. Fiction: A Genetic History of My Grandparents by Jeffrey Eugenides, pp. 82-86
                                                                                                                                                10. Dept. of Christmas Cheer by Lorrie Moore, pp. 87-89
                                                                                                                                                11. Fiction: The Children Stay by Alice Munro, pp. 90-103
                                                                                                                                                12. Portolio: Reading Room by Kevin Conley, pp. 104-107
                                                                                                                                                13. Fiction: Serial Nice Guy by Nick Hornby, pp. 108-109
                                                                                                                                                14. Dept. of Christmas Expectations by John Updike, pp. 110-113
                                                                                                                                                15. Dept. of Christmas Pig by Patrick Chamoiseau, pp. 114-115
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                                                                                                                                                  Books: Marching Life by Roger Angell, pp. 126-135 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Pritchett Century by Oliver Pritchett and V.S. Pritchett
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                                                                                                                                                  Briefly Noted, p. 136 - 7 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
                                                                                                                                                  2. Panther in the Basement by Amos Oz
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
                                                                                                                                                  4. Lost Man's River by Peter Matthiessen
                                                                                                                                                  5. A Blessing on the Moon by Joseph Skibell
                                                                                                                                                  6. Plays Well with Others by Allan Gurganus
                                                                                                                                                  7. The Collected Poems of Odysseus Elytis by Odysseus Elytis
                                                                                                                                                18. "The Winter Bird" by Amy Clampitt, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                19. "Why Regret" by Galway Kinnell, pp. 116-121
                                                                                                                                                20. "New Rule" by Anne Carson, pp. 122-125
                                                                                                                                                21. Crossword, p. 137
                                                                                                                                                22. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 138-140
                                                                                                                                                23. Cover: "A Creature Was Stirring" by Owen Smith
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