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                                                                                                                                                  January 5, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Brendan Gill, pp. 6-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-26
                                                                                                                                                  5. Dept. of Dubious Polls by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                  6. Letter from Washington by Joe Klein, pp. 30-34
                                                                                                                                                  7. "A Piece of the Storm" by Mark Strand, p. 35
                                                                                                                                                  8. Manhattan Chronicles by Bill Buford, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                  9. Annals of Biography by Robert A. Caro, pp. 38-49
                                                                                                                                                  10. Sketchbook: George Gershwin by Al Hirschfeld and Whitney Balliett, pp. 50-51
                                                                                                                                                  11. "Token" by Jane Mayhall, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                  12. Onward and Upward With the Arts by John Lahr, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: The Burning of Smyrna by Jeffrey Eugenides, pp. 62-67
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                                                                                                                                                    Books: Shadows and Fog by Anthony Lane, pp. 68-73 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Steichen: A Biography by Penelope Niven
                                                                                                                                                    2. Camera Work by Alfred Stieglitz
                                                                                                                                                    3. Real Fantasies by Patricia A. Johnston
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                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 74-77 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Wag the Dog (1997 Film) by Barry Levinson
                                                                                                                                                    2. As Good As It Gets (1997 Film) by James L. Brooks
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Winter Guest (1997 Film) by Alan Rickman
                                                                                                                                                  16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: "The New Years" by Harry Bliss
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                                                                                                                                                  January 12, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 8-10
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 11
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                  5. The World of Business by John Cassidy, pp. 32-37
                                                                                                                                                  6. The Sporting Scene by John Seabrook, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                  7. "The Pallbearer" by Mary Karr, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                  8. Personal History by Andrew Solomon, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                  9. "Falcon" by Rachel Hadas, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                  10. Showcase: Natasha Richardson by Max Vadukul and John Lahr, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. At the Galleries by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction: "The Telephone Game" by William Trevor, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                  13. Postscript: Citizen Gill, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                  14. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The War Between Men and Women by Louis Menand, pp. 78-81 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Paradise by Toni Morrison
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                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 82 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Art of Scandal by Douglass Shand-Tucci
                                                                                                                                                    2. God and the American Writer by Alfred Kazin
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Slave Trade by Hugh Thomas
                                                                                                                                                    4. The American Opera Singer by Peter G. Davis
                                                                                                                                                    5. On the Surface of Things by Felice C. Frankel and George M. Whitesides
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                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 83-84 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Jackie Brown (1997 Film) by Quentin Tarantino
                                                                                                                                                    2. Oscar and Lucinda (1997 Film) by Gillian Armstrong
                                                                                                                                                  18. Crossword, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                  19. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                  20. Cover: "The Man in the Mirror" by Saul Steinberg
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                                                                                                                                                  January 19, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by John Cassidy, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-26
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 30-31
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Crime by Lawrence Schiller, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Birds & Flowers" by Michael Longley, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                  8. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Simon Schama, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                  9. Profile: The Soloist by Joan Acocella, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                  10. "What Our Dead Do" by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 48-57
                                                                                                                                                  11. A Reporter At Large by Alexander Stille, pp. 58-67
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction: "Juliana Cloth" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 68-71
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                                                                                                                                                    Books: Company Man by James Surowiecki, pp. 72-80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Circle of Innovation by Tom Peters
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                                                                                                                                                    Barney Looks Back by John Updike, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler
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                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 83 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. A Certain Justice by P.D. James
                                                                                                                                                    2. As Though I Had Wings by Chet Baker
                                                                                                                                                    3. Huxley by Adrian Desmond
                                                                                                                                                    4. The R. Crumb Coffee Table Art Book by Peter Poplaski and R. Crumb
                                                                                                                                                    5. The Profile Makers by Linda Bierds
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 84-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Afterglow (1997 Film) by Alan Rudolph
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Boxer (1997 Film) by Jim Sheridan
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: "Through the Park, James" by Peter de Seve
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                                                                                                                                                  January 26, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Robert Stone, pp. 6-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-26
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Diplomacy by Carl Nagin, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                  6. Reflections by Lorenzo Albacete, pp. 36-37
                                                                                                                                                  7. "La Isla" by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                  8. Profile: Castro's Successor? by Walter Russell Mead, pp. 42-48
                                                                                                                                                  9. "Postcard to the U.S.A." by Heberto Padilla, p. 49
                                                                                                                                                  10. Annals of Preservation by Paul Goldberger, pp. 50-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. Havana Journal by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 62-69
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction: "Miosvatis" by Miguel Barnet, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                  13. "It Is Always the Children Who Distance Themselves" by Heberto Padilla, pp. 72-74
                                                                                                                                                  14. Travel Notebook by Jacques de Loustal, p. 75
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                                                                                                                                                    Books: Hugomania by Paul Berman, pp. 76-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Victor Hugo: A Biography by Graham Robb
                                                                                                                                                  16. "Definition" by Lourdes Casal, pp. 79-81
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 82 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Voice of the Turtle by Peter Bush
                                                                                                                                                    2. Next Year in Cuba by Gustavo Perez Firmat
                                                                                                                                                    3. Waiting for Fidel by Christopher Hunt
                                                                                                                                                    4. Old Havana by Claudio Edinger
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Time Bandits by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard
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                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 85-86 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Spice World (1998 Film) by Bob Spiers
                                                                                                                                                    2. Live Flesh (1997 Film) by Pedro Almodovar
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by David Sedaris, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: "On the Beach" by R. Sikoryak
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                                                                                                                                                  February 2, 1998 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Joe Klein, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Politics by David Remnick, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                  6. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                  7. Reflections by James Atlas, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                  8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Calvin Trillin, pp. 38-43
                                                                                                                                                  9. Annals of Medicine by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                  10. Showcase: John Leguizamo by Max Vadukul and John Lahr, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                  11. At the Museums by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 54-57
                                                                                                                                                  12. Life and Letters by A. Alvarez, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                  13. "Fulbright Scholars," "Fidelity" by Ted Hughes, p. 60
                                                                                                                                                  14. "A Pink Wool Knitted Dress," "A Dream" by Ted Hughes, p. 61
                                                                                                                                                  15. "The Literary Life," "The Minotaur" by Ted Hughes, p. 62
                                                                                                                                                  16. "Robbing Myself," "Freedom of Speech" by Ted Hughes, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                                                                  17. Fiction: "The Sun, the Moon, the Stars" by Junot Diaz, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Talking Points by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 72-77 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Simply Speaking by Peggy Noonan
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                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 78 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Planet of the Blind by Stephen Kuusisto
                                                                                                                                                    2. Echoes of a Native Land by Serge Schmemann
                                                                                                                                                    3. My Sister Life by Maria Flook
                                                                                                                                                    4. Paradise Fever by Ptolemy Tompkins
                                                                                                                                                  20. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 79-80
                                                                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 81-82 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Gingerbread Man (1998 Film) by Robert Altman
                                                                                                                                                    2. Apostle (1998 Film) by Robert Duvall
                                                                                                                                                  22. Crossword, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                  23. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                  24. Cover: "A Certain Sense of His Own Importance" by J.J. Sempe
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                                                                                                                                                  February 9, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Adam Gopnik, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. Letter from Washington by Joe Klein, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                  6. A Critic at Large by Louis Menand, pp. 39-41
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                                                  8. "Roundstone Cove" by Marie Ponsot, pp. 45-47
                                                                                                                                                  9. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                  10. Anthropology by Douglas Preston, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                  11. Portfolio by Christopher Silvester, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                  12. Personal History by Beverly Lowry, pp. 60-67
                                                                                                                                                  13. "Little Apple of My Eye" by Philip Levine, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                  14. Cartoons: Further Revelations, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                  15. Fiction: "Naval Aviation" by Hans Koning, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Picture Books by Anthony Lane, pp. 76-78 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Great Expectations by Deborah Chiel
                                                                                                                                                    2. Independence Day: Silent Zone by Stephen Molstad
                                                                                                                                                    3. Alien: Resurrection by A.C. Crispin
                                                                                                                                                    4. Tomorrow Never Dies by Raymond Benson
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Fast Full Life by Brendan Gill, pp. 79-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Living Architecture by James F. O'Gorman and Cervin Robinson
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Nil by Mouth (1997 Film) by Gary Oldman
                                                                                                                                                  19. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 85-86
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon and Roger Angell, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: "Figure-Skating Fan" by Mark Ulriksen
                                                                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  February 16, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment, pp. 10-12
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 13
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-30
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                  6. Letter from Bosnia by Michael Kelly, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Addiction by Abraham Verghese, pp. 42-46
                                                                                                                                                  8. "White Spine" by Henri Cole, pp. 47-49
                                                                                                                                                  9. A Reporter At Large by Edmund Morris, pp. 50-56
                                                                                                                                                  10. "I've Been Around; It Gets Me Nowhere" by Marie Ponsot, p. 57
                                                                                                                                                  11. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Tony Horwitz, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                  12. Showcase: Mark Catesby by Roger Angell, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: "Night Vision" by Amy Bloom, pp. 68-71
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                                                                                                                                                    A Critic at Large by Hilton Als, pp. 72-79 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
                                                                                                                                                    2. James Baldwin: Collected Essays by Toni Morrison and James Baldwin
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Death Becomes Her by John Lanchester, p. 80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Night Train by Martin Amis
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 81 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. No Lease on Life by Lynne Tillman
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Wonder Worker by Susan Howatch
                                                                                                                                                    3. T.R. by H.W. Brands
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Pleasures of the Imagination by John Brewer
                                                                                                                                                    5. Never Let Me Down by Susan J. Miller
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                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 82-83 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Mrs. Dalloway (1997 Film) by Marleen Gorris
                                                                                                                                                  18. Life and Letters: Deborah Garrison by Brigitte Lacombe and A. Alvarez, pp. 84-85
                                                                                                                                                  19. The Theatre by John Lahr, p. 86
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: The Low Road by Art Spiegelman
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                                                                                                                                                  February 23, 1998 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Alex Ross, pp. 21-27
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 30-50
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 51-57
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 58-69
                                                                                                                                                  6. Personal History by Fiona Lewis, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                  7. Letter from Silicon Valley by John Heilemann, pp. 78-89
                                                                                                                                                  8. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Lawrence Weschler, pp. 90-97
                                                                                                                                                  9. Reflections by Michael Tolkin, pp. 98-107
                                                                                                                                                  10. Profile: The Many Lives of David Geffen by John Seabrook, pp. 108-116
                                                                                                                                                  11. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 117-119
                                                                                                                                                  12. Showcase by Max Vadukul and Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 120-121
                                                                                                                                                  13. Annals of Enterprise by John Cassidy, pp. 122-127
                                                                                                                                                  14. Annals of Architecture by Kurt Andersen and Robert Polidori, pp. 128-137
                                                                                                                                                  15. A Reporter At Large by William Langewiesche, pp. 138-143
                                                                                                                                                  16. "America" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                                                                  17. Notebook by Saul Steinberg, pp. 146-147
                                                                                                                                                  18. Fiction: "Nachman Burning" by Leonard Michaels, pp. 148-149
                                                                                                                                                  19. Annals of Hollywood by Jean Stein, pp. 150-171
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                                                                                                                                                    Books: Feasting On Life by Joan Acocella, pp. 172-176 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. M.F.K. Fisher: A Life in Letters by M.F.K. Fisher
                                                                                                                                                  21. "Deferred Silence" by Kay Ryan, p. 177
                                                                                                                                                  22. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 178-181
                                                                                                                                                  23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 182-184 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Lolita (1998 Film) by Adrian Lyne
                                                                                                                                                  24. Crossword, p. 185
                                                                                                                                                  25. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 186-188
                                                                                                                                                  26. Cover: California Sighting by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  March 9, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Louis Menand, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-30
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. American Notes by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 34-41
                                                                                                                                                  6. "A False Spring" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 42-44
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 45-51
                                                                                                                                                  8. Annals of Warfare by Richard Preston, pp. 52-61
                                                                                                                                                  9. "Service Station" by Michael Kruger, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                  10. London Portfolio by Richard Avedon and John Lahr, pp. 66-75
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "Of the Cloth" by William Trevor, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                  12. A Critic at Large by Alex Ross, pp. 82-87
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Femmes Fatales by Larissa Macfarquhar, pp. 88-91 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Murder Most Rare by Michael D. Kelleher and C.L. Kelleher
                                                                                                                                                    2. When She Was Bad by Patricia Pearson
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 92 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Riven Rock by T. Coraghessan Boyle
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Other Side of the River by Alex Kotlowitz
                                                                                                                                                    3. Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
                                                                                                                                                    4. Limelight by Helen Gee
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 93-94 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Love and Death on Long Island (1996 Film) by Richard Kwietniowski
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bill Scheft, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: The Five Senses by Saul Steinberg
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  March 16, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by David Remnick, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Twon, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 28-29
                                                                                                                                                  6. Letter from Silicon Valley by John Heilemann, pp. 30-35
                                                                                                                                                  7. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Patrick French, pp. 36-44
                                                                                                                                                  8. Annals of Hollywood by Mark Singer, pp. 45-51
                                                                                                                                                  9. A Reporter At Large by William Finnegan, pp. 52-57
                                                                                                                                                  10. Artist's Easel by Michael Roberts and Rebecca Mead, pp. 58-63
                                                                                                                                                  11. Personal History by John Seabrook, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                  12. "Moderately" by John Ashbery, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                  13. A Critic at Large: Clement Greenberg by Adam Gopnik, pp. 70-77
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 78 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. A Prayer for the City by Buzz Bissinger
                                                                                                                                                    2. No Regrets by Caroline Seebohm
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Elgin Affair by Theodore Vrettos
                                                                                                                                                    4. Trickster Makes This World by Lewis Hyde
                                                                                                                                                  15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 79-82
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 83-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Twilight (1998 Film) by Robert Benton
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 86-92
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: "The Commuter" by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  March 23, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by John Cassidy, pp. 5-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 34-47
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Addiction by David Samuels, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                  7. "48 Big Daffodils" by Deborah Pease, pp. 54-55
                                                                                                                                                  8. Letter from Uganda by Elizabeth Rubin, pp. 56-65
                                                                                                                                                  9. The Domestic Life by David Nasaw, pp. 66-79
                                                                                                                                                  10. At the Museums by Jamie James, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "Natural Color" by John Updike, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Critic at Large by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 86-90 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Primary Colors (1998 Film) by Mike Nichols
                                                                                                                                                    2. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939 Film) by Frank Capra
                                                                                                                                                    3. Dave (1993 Film) by Ivan Reitman
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Great McGinty (1940 Film) by Preston Sturges
                                                                                                                                                  13. The Art World by Simon Schama, pp. 91-93
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Soul of Armenia by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 94-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Zabelle by Nancy Kricorian
                                                                                                                                                  15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Big Lebowski (1998 Film) by Joel Coen
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: A Night to Rememember by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  March 30, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Kurt Andersen, pp. 13-15
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-42
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 43-47
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Publishing by Robert S. Boynton, pp. 48-56
                                                                                                                                                  6. Investigations by Robert M. Sapolsky, p. 57
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Panther" by Ned O'Gorman, pp. 58-73
                                                                                                                                                  8. Medical Dispatch by Atul Gawande, pp. 74-81
                                                                                                                                                  9. Profile by Hilton Als, pp. 82-91
                                                                                                                                                  10. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                  11. Annals of Retail by Mimi Swartz, pp. 94-98
                                                                                                                                                  12. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                  13. "I'm Working on the World" by Wislawa Szymborska, pp. 100-101
                                                                                                                                                  14. At the Ateliers by Rebecca Mead, pp. 102-109
                                                                                                                                                  15. Fiction: "The Master's Last Dancing" by Mary Butts, pp. 110-113
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Immortal Isaac by John Updike, pp. 114-122 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Isaac Newton by Michael White#3
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 123 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Shadows on the Hudson by Isaac Bashevis Singer
                                                                                                                                                    2. Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen
                                                                                                                                                    3. The House of Sleep by Jonathan Coe
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Last of the African Kings by Maryse Conde
                                                                                                                                                    5. An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
                                                                                                                                                    6. A Lover's Almanac by Maureen Howard
                                                                                                                                                    7. The Magician's Wife by Brian Moore
                                                                                                                                                    8. Under the Snow by Kerstin Ekman
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 124-125 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Fireworks (1998 Film) by Takeshi "Beat" Kitano
                                                                                                                                                  19. Musical Events by Alex Ross, p. 126
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 127
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Leyner, pp. 128-150
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: Drop-Dead Chic by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                              2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                Issues of Apr.-Jun. 1998 = 10 Issues, 207 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  April 6, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Annals of Law: Clinton's Other Pursuer by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 4-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. Comment: African Overture by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 9-11
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Mail, pp. 12-13
                                                                                                                                                  4. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-40
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-59
                                                                                                                                                  6. Paris Journal: In the Garden of Bien et Mal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                  7. A Reporter At Large: The Politics of Hysteria by Joan Acocella, pp. 64-69
                                                                                                                                                  8. Showcase: Esa-Pekka Salonen by Max Vadukul and Alex Ross, pp. 70-71
                                                                                                                                                  9. "The Rat" by Frances Padorr Brent, pp. 72-76
                                                                                                                                                  10. Sketchbook: Oscar Night by Michael Crawford, pp. 77-79
                                                                                                                                                  11. Profile: The Izzard King by John Lahr, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                  12. "Your Color" by Hilda Morley, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: "Runner" by Richard Price, pp. 86-93
                                                                                                                                                  14. A Critic at Large: Mourning the movies by David Denby, pp. 94-97
                                                                                                                                                  15. Showcase: Seventies people by Gerard Malanga and George Plimpton, pp. 98-101
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Color Line by Scott L. Malcomson, pp. 102-103 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Cloudsplitter by Russell Banks
                                                                                                                                                    2. The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 104 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Matters of Chance by Jeannette Haien
                                                                                                                                                    2. An Underachiever's Diary by Benjamin Anastas
                                                                                                                                                    3. Johannes Brahms: A Biography by Jan Swafford
                                                                                                                                                    4. Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball
                                                                                                                                                  18. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 105-106
                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 107-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Butcher Boy (1997 Film) by Neil Jordan
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 109
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: Taking It in Stride by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  April 13, 1998 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Louis Menand, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Hollywood by Tad Friend, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Horse" by Chase Twichell, pp. 38-39
                                                                                                                                                  8. Profile by Margaret Talbot, pp. 40-47
                                                                                                                                                  9. Reflections by Nicholas Jenkins, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                  10. "The World" by Stephen Sandy, pp. 52-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. Portfolio by Richard Avedon and Rebecca Mead, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction by Jorge Luis Borges, pp. 66-68
                                                                                                                                                  13. "Underwater" by Ruth Padel, p. 69
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Sound and Silence by Joseph Epstein, pp. 70-73 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Alexander Graham Bell: A Life by James A. MacKay
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    This Year in Jerusalem by Daphne Merkin, pp. 74-76 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Damascus Gate by Robert Stone
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Nobody's Girl by Antonya Nelson
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Meadowlands by Robert Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                    3. Landscapes of the Heart by Elizabeth Spencer
                                                                                                                                                    4. Mayor Corning by Paul Grondahl
                                                                                                                                                    5. Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn
                                                                                                                                                  17. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 78-80
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Spanish Prisoner (1997 Film) by David Mamet
                                                                                                                                                  19. Crossword, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                  20. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                  21. Cover: Another Day, Another Egg by Harry Blue
                                                                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  April 20, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 7-12
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 13
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-44
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 45-47
                                                                                                                                                  5. Letter from Manila by Mimi Schwartz, pp. 48-50
                                                                                                                                                  6. "When I Die" by Yehuda Amichai, pp. 51-54
                                                                                                                                                  7. Letter from Israel by David Grossman, pp. 55-57
                                                                                                                                                  8. "The Path" by Robert Mezey, pp. 58-59
                                                                                                                                                  9. Life and Letters by David Denby, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                  10. Design by Paul Goldberger, pp. 66-71
                                                                                                                                                  11. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction: "A Temporary Matter" by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                  13. A Critic at Large by Alex Ross, pp. 86-93
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Sex, Scandals, and Suffrage by Francine du Plessix Gray, pp. 94-98 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Notorious Victoria by Mary Gabriel
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 99 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Rich Man's Table by Scott Spencer
                                                                                                                                                    3. Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
                                                                                                                                                    4. Tijuana Bibles by Bob Adelman
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Chinese Box (1997 Film) by Wayne Wang
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 101
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 102-110
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: Nothing Is Certain bu... by Istvan Banyai
                                                                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  April 27, 1998 Issue = 26 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by John Cassidy, pp. 13-15
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 16-17
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 18-48
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 49-53
                                                                                                                                                  5. Letter from Northern Ireland by Fintan O'Toole, pp. 54-63
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Money by Isabel Hilton, pp. 64-77
                                                                                                                                                  7. Reflections by Tim Parks, pp. 78-85
                                                                                                                                                  8. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 86-95
                                                                                                                                                  9. Our Far-Flung Correspondents by Anthony Lane, pp. 96-97
                                                                                                                                                  10. "From the End" by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 98-103
                                                                                                                                                  11. The Publishing World by Daniel Johnson, pp. 104-109
                                                                                                                                                  12. Royal Affairs by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 110-119
                                                                                                                                                  13. Personal History by Victor Klemperer, pp. 120-135
                                                                                                                                                  14. Annals of Cooking by Luke Jennings, pp. 136-139
                                                                                                                                                  15. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 140-141
                                                                                                                                                  16. Fiction: "Who Are You?" by Doris Dorrie, pp. 142-143
                                                                                                                                                  17. "Passing the Morning Under the Serenissima" by Charles Wright, pp. 144-145
                                                                                                                                                  18. Life and Letters by Sebastian Faulks, pp. 146-151
                                                                                                                                                  19. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 152-160
                                                                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 161 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Diaries of a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Seville Communion by Arturo Perez-Reverte
                                                                                                                                                    3. Are You Somebody? by Nuala O'Faolain
                                                                                                                                                    4. Nietzsche in Turin by Lesley Chamberlain
                                                                                                                                                    5. Native Land by Nadja Tesich
                                                                                                                                                    6. The Factory of Facts by Luc Sante
                                                                                                                                                    7. The Luneburg Variation by Paolo Maurensig
                                                                                                                                                    8. Mysticism for Beginners by Adam Zagajewski
                                                                                                                                                  21. Showcase by Richard Avedon and Alex Ross, pp. 162-163
                                                                                                                                                  22. The best young European novelists by Richard Avedon, Bill Buford, and Deborah Treisman, ..., pp. 164-165
                                                                                                                                                  23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 166 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Two Girls and a Guy (1998 Film) by James Toback
                                                                                                                                                  24. Crossword, p. 167
                                                                                                                                                  25. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 168-188
                                                                                                                                                  26. Cover: Eau de Pablo by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  May 11, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Roger Angell, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-36
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Diplomacy by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                  6. Medical Dispatches by Jerome Groopman, pp. 48-51
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Commosso" by Kenneth Koch, pp. 52-61
                                                                                                                                                  8. Cultural Politics by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                  9. The World of Business by Connie Bruck, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                  10. American Notes by Michael Knox Beran, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                  11. "Ardor" by Donald Hall, pp. 74-77
                                                                                                                                                  12. Showcase by Chris Callis, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                  13. Life and Letters by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                  14. Fiction: "Intimacy" by Hanif Kureishi, pp. 90-97
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Rich Man, Richer Man by John Cassidy, pp. 98-101 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Titan by Ron Chernow
                                                                                                                                                  16. Showcase by Richard Avedon, pp. 102-106
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 107-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Character (1997 Film) by Mike van Diem
                                                                                                                                                  18. Crossword, p. 109
                                                                                                                                                  19. Shouts & Murmurs by Bill Scheft, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                  20. Cover: Lunch Breaks by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  May 18, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Atul Gawande, pp. 5-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 32-38
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Diplomacy by Richard Holbrooke, pp. 39-47
                                                                                                                                                  7. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                  8. Popular Chronicles by Susan Orlean, pp. 54-59
                                                                                                                                                  9. Profile by Richard Rayner, pp. 60-64
                                                                                                                                                  10. "The Conversation" by August Kleinzahler, pp. 65-75
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "The End of Firpo in the World" by George Saunders, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                  12. A Critic At Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 78-79
                                                                                                                                                  13. "You Want a Social Life, with Friends" by Kenneth Koch, pp. 80-84
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 85-88 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Hell by Kathryn Davis
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Children by David Halberstam
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Hacienda by Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
                                                                                                                                                    4. Red Blood and Black Ink by David Dary
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 89-90 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Deep Impact (1998 Film) by Mimi Leder
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Daniel Menaker, pp. 92-100
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: Bien-Etre by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  May 25, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-46
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 47-58
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Communication by Ken Auletta, pp. 59-66
                                                                                                                                                  6. Dept. of Taking Stock by James Atlas, pp. 67-73
                                                                                                                                                  7. Profile by Giles Smith, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                  8. "Indolence" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                  9. Letter From Jerusalem by David Remnick, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                  10. "The Wise" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                  11. Showcase by Robert Polidori, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                                                                  12. Portfolio by Francois-Marie Banier and Alex Ross, pp. 96-101
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: "The Underground Gardens" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 102-111
                                                                                                                                                  14. The Art World by Simon Schama, pp. 112-118
                                                                                                                                                  15. Showcase by Bob Willoughby, p. 119
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Gender Benders by John Updike, pp. 120-121 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. She Loves Me by Peter Esterhazy
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, pp. 122-123 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Clockwatchers (1997 Film) by Jill Sprecher
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Gannon, p. 124
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: Liberty by Peter de Seve
                                                                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  June 8, 1998 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Adam Gopnik, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-30
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. Dept. of Amplification by Jane Mayer, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                  6. Letter from Cairo by Mary Anne Weaver, pp. 38-41
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Beach Whispers" by John Hollander, pp. 42-48
                                                                                                                                                  8. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 49-51
                                                                                                                                                  9. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 52-63
                                                                                                                                                  10. "Beyond the Gate" by Stephen Stepanchev, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "Bech Noir" by John Updike, pp. 68-79
                                                                                                                                                  12. A Critic at Large by Daphne Merkin, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Eastenders by Jay McInerney, pp. 86-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Philistines at the Hedgerow by Steven Gaines
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 89-90 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Page Turner by David Leavitt
                                                                                                                                                    2. Dreamtime Alice by Mandy Sayer
                                                                                                                                                    3. Honor's Voice by Douglas L. Wilson
                                                                                                                                                    4. Berenice Abbott: Changing New York by Bonnie Yochelson and Berenice Abbott
                                                                                                                                                  15. Crossword, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                  16. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                  17. Cover: The Thrill of the Theatre by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  June 15, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Joe Klein, pp. 8-12
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 13
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 14-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                  5. Medical Dispatch by Jerome Groopman, pp. 32-35
                                                                                                                                                  6. Letter from China by Alexander Stille, pp. 36-42
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Industry by James Surowiecki, p. 43
                                                                                                                                                  8. "Fluid" by Robin Robertson, pp. 44-49
                                                                                                                                                  9. Our Local Correspondents by Paul Theroux, pp. 50-60
                                                                                                                                                  10. Sketchbook: Before and After by Maira Kalman, pp. 61-63
                                                                                                                                                  11. Personal History by Nicholson Baker, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                  12. "The Lady in the Bakery of the Mad" by Stephen R. Jamison, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                                                  13. Showcase: Mandy Patinkin by Richard Avedon and Charles Michener, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                  14. Fiction: "Tough Girls Don't Dream" by Jeanette Winterson, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: A Vituperative Art by James Atlas, pp. 74-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Will This Do? by Auberon Waugh
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 76-77 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Chopin in Paris by Tad Szulc
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Queen of Whale Cay by Kate Summerscale
                                                                                                                                                    3. Seeing Like a State by James C. Scott
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Bad Daughter by Julie Hilden
                                                                                                                                                    5. The Bend for Home by Dermot Healy
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Family Plot by Scott L. Malcomson, pp. 78-79 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Secrets by Nuruddin Farah
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 80 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Truman Show (1998 Film) by Peter Weir
                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Babylon Revisited by Daphne Merkin, pp. 81-82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Last Days of Disco (1998 Film) by Whit Stillman
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: And Forsaking All Others by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  June 22, 1998 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Adam Gopnik, pp. 11-13
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-40
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                                                  5. Personal History by Jack Kerouac, pp. 46-59
                                                                                                                                                  6. American Summer---1929 by Eugene Walter, pp. 60-63
                                                                                                                                                  7. Fiction: "That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French" by Stephen King, pp. 64-83
                                                                                                                                                  8. Fiction: "The Mud Below" by Annie Proulx, pp. 84-87
                                                                                                                                                  9. American Summer---1942 by Roger Angell, pp. 88-93
                                                                                                                                                  10. "Laszlo" by Frieda Hughes, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                  11. Life and Letters by Martha Gellhorn, pp. 96-105
                                                                                                                                                  12. American Summer---1971 by Hilton Als, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                  13. Annals of Authorship by Mark Singer, pp. 110-115
                                                                                                                                                  14. American Summer---1971 by Susan Orlean, pp. 116-119
                                                                                                                                                  15. Fiction: "Save the Reaper" by Alice Munro, pp. 120-125
                                                                                                                                                  16. "Couple on Park Bench" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 126-135
                                                                                                                                                  17. A Critic At Large by David Remnick, pp. 136-143
                                                                                                                                                  18. American Summer---1927 by Arthur Miller, pp. 144-146
                                                                                                                                                  19. American Summer---1986 by Ethan Canin, pp. 147-148
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 149
                                                                                                                                                  21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    First Novels, pp. 150-151 - 8 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Long Falling by Keith Ridgway
                                                                                                                                                    3. A Scientific Romance by Ronald Wright
                                                                                                                                                    4. Persian Brides by Dorit Rabinyan
                                                                                                                                                    5. Lloyd: What Happened by Stanley Bing
                                                                                                                                                    6. The Service of Clouds by Delia Falconer
                                                                                                                                                    7. A Bohemian Youth by Josef Hirsal
                                                                                                                                                    8. Homestead by Rosina Lippi
                                                                                                                                                  22. Souts & Murmurs by Mark Leyner, pp. 152-166
                                                                                                                                                  23. Cover: Beach Reading by Owen Smith
                                                                                                                                              3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                Issues of Jul.-Sep. 1998 = 12 Issues, 247 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  July 6, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Political Scene by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                  6. Medical Dispatch by Jon Cohen, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                  7. "The Blossom" by Eavan Boland, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                  8. Letter from St. Petersburg by David Remnick, pp. 40-53
                                                                                                                                                  9. A Reporter At Large by John Cassidy, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                  10. Fiction: "The Boys" by Ethan Coen, pp. 62-65
                                                                                                                                                  11. A Critic at Large by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 66-72
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 73 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Half-Life of Happiness by John Casey
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich
                                                                                                                                                    3. Flawed Giant by Robert Dallek
                                                                                                                                                    4. Picnic, Lightning by Billy Collins
                                                                                                                                                    5. Dreamland by Michael Lesy
                                                                                                                                                  13. Mixed Media by Nancy Franklin, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                  14. "Vita Nova" by Louise Gluck, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Out of Sight (1998 Film) by Steven Soderbergh
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: Unexpected Surplus by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  July 13, 1998 Issue = 17 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Louis Menand, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Commerce by Edward Jay Epstein, pp. 34-37
                                                                                                                                                  7. American Chronicles by Christopher Dickey, pp. 38-50
                                                                                                                                                  8. "Conch" by James Dickey, p. 51
                                                                                                                                                  9. Letter From London by Paul Goldberger, pp. 52-59
                                                                                                                                                  10. Fiction: "Dream Pictures" by Kenzaburo Oe, pp. 60-65
                                                                                                                                                  11. A Critic at Large: Elizabeth Hardwick by Hilton Als, pp. 66-74
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 75 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler
                                                                                                                                                    2. Mendel's Dwarf by Simon Mawer
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Cynthia Saltzman
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Right Women by Elinor Burkett
                                                                                                                                                    5. The Overspent American by Juliet B. Schor
                                                                                                                                                  13. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 76-77
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Armageddon (1998 Film) by Michael Bay
                                                                                                                                                  15. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  16. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, p. 80
                                                                                                                                                  17. Cover: Coupe du Monde by Ana Juan
                                                                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  July 20, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Timothy Ferris, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. Letter from Lancaster County by David Remnick, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of History by Douglas Brinkley, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                  7. Profile by Richard Rayner, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                  8. Letter from Jerusalem by Lawrence Wright, pp. 42-51
                                                                                                                                                  9. "Zazen" by Virginia Hamilton Adair, pp. 52-53
                                                                                                                                                  10. Annals of Hollywood by Bruce Wagner, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. Portfolio: Mediterranean Mode by Richard Avedon and Rebecca Mead, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction: "Morphine" by David Long, pp. 64-65
                                                                                                                                                  13. "Island Cities" by John Updike, pp. 66-69
                                                                                                                                                  14. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 70-73
                                                                                                                                                  15. A Critic at Large by Arthur Krystal, pp. 74-76
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Baker by Paul Hond
                                                                                                                                                    2. The File on H. by Ismail Kadare
                                                                                                                                                    3. Summer at Gaglow by Esther Freud
                                                                                                                                                    4. Katschen and the Book of Joseph by Yoel Hoffmann
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Thief (1997 Film) by Pavel Chukhraj
                                                                                                                                                  18. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  19. Shouts & Murmurs by Bill Scheft, pp. 80-100
                                                                                                                                                  20. Cover: Trouble Afloat by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  July 27, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Tina Brown, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-21
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 22-25
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 26-29
                                                                                                                                                  6. Onward and Upward with the Arts by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                  7. Letter from Liberia by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 34-41
                                                                                                                                                  8. "Nostalgia" by Joyce Carol Oates, pp. 42-43
                                                                                                                                                  9. Personal History by John Bayley, pp. 44-57
                                                                                                                                                  10. "A Leak Somewhere" by Mary jo Salter, pp. 58-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "Naked Woman Playing Chopin" by Louise Erdrich, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: True Lives by Anthony Lane, pp. 68-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Last Word
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Soap and Death In America by John Updike, p. 76 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Gain by Richard Powers
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 77 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Last Resort by Alison Lurie
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Iron Tracks by Aharon Appelfeld
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Knife Thrower, and Other Stories by Steven Millhauser
                                                                                                                                                    4. Genuine Reality by Linda Simon
                                                                                                                                                    5. Merce Cunningham: Fifty Years by David Vaughan
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 78 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998 Film) by Tommy O'Haver
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997 Film) by Mark Rappaport
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: Stirring Performance by Mike Hodges
                                                                                                                                                5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  August 3, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Louis Menand, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Broadcasting by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 28-33
                                                                                                                                                  6. Personal History by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                  7. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                  8. "The Cloister" by William Matthews, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                  9. Life and Letters by Paul Theroux, pp. 44-55
                                                                                                                                                  10. Fiction: "Communist" by Philip Roth, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                  11. "Devotion" by Daniel Hoffman, pp. 58-69
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Marriage Mystique by Daphne Merkin, pp. 70-71 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
                                                                                                                                                  13. At the Ateliers by Michael Roberts, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 76 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Everlasting Story of Nory by Nicholson Baker
                                                                                                                                                    2. A World Away by Stewart O'Nan
                                                                                                                                                    3. Dear Genius by Leonard S. Marcus and Ursula Nordstrom
                                                                                                                                                    4. Outside Lies Magic by John R. Stilgoe
                                                                                                                                                    5. The Bird Catcher by Marie Ponsot
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 77-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Saving Private Ryan (1998 Film) by Steven Spielberg
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: Higher Calling by Carter Goodrich
                                                                                                                                                6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  August 10, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Paul Goldberger, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-24
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-27
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Political Scene by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 28-32
                                                                                                                                                  6. Casual by John McPhee, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                  7. "To Television" by Robert Pinsky, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                  8. Cop Diary by Marcus Laffey, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                  9. Letter From Cambodia by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 40-53
                                                                                                                                                  10. Annals of Astronomy by Timothy Ferris, pp. 54-61
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "What I Hear" by Mary Robison, pp. 62-63
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Critic at Large by Alex Ross, pp. 64-65 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Twilight of the Wagners by Gottfried Wagner
                                                                                                                                                  13. "A Ballad That We Do Not Perish" by Zbigniew Herbert, pp. 66-67
                                                                                                                                                  14. Postscript by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Arlene Croce, pp. 68-72
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Large for Her Years by John Updike, pp. 73-75 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Helen Keller: A Life by Dorothy Herrmann
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 76 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. This Is My Daughter by Roxana Robinson
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Fall of a Sparrow by Robert Hellenga
                                                                                                                                                    3. Taken In by Beverly Coyle
                                                                                                                                                    4. Leaving Small's Hotel by Eric Kraft
                                                                                                                                                    5. Cities of the Plain by Cormac McCarthy
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Critic at Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 77-78 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Halloween H20 - Twenty Years Later by Steve Miner
                                                                                                                                                  18. Crossword, p. 79
                                                                                                                                                  19. Shouts & Murmurs by Henry Alford, pp. 80-82
                                                                                                                                                  20. Cover: Advantage Out by Benoit van Innis
                                                                                                                                                7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  August 17, 1998 Issue = 19 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 32-33
                                                                                                                                                  6. "Distinctions" by Josephine Jacobsen, pp. 34-36
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Finance by John Cassidy, pp. 37-41
                                                                                                                                                  8. A Critic At Large by David Denby, pp. 42-48
                                                                                                                                                  9. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 49-52
                                                                                                                                                  10. "The Mercy" by Philip Levine, p. 53
                                                                                                                                                  11. Annals of Behavior by Malcolm Gladwell, pp. 54-65
                                                                                                                                                  12. Fiction by Lorrie Moore, pp. 66-74
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Prankster and the Prophet by James Wood, pp. 75-76 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol by Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky, and Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol, ...
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 77-79 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Way I Found Her by Rose Tremain
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Answer Is Yes by Sara Lewis
                                                                                                                                                    3. Acheson by James Chace
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Hand by Frank R. Wilson
                                                                                                                                                    5. The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers, 1937-1943 by Barbara Reynolds and Dorothy L. Sayers
                                                                                                                                                  15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 82 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Snake Eyes (1998 Film) by Brian De Palma
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 83
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, pp. 84-86
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: Afternoon Dreams by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                8. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  August 24, 1998 Issue = 28 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Nancy Franklin, pp. 11-13
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 14-15
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 16-48
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 49-62
                                                                                                                                                  5. Casual, pp. 63-65
                                                                                                                                                  6. Annals of Domesticity by Mimi Schwartz, pp. 66-79
                                                                                                                                                  7. Family Album by Dani Shapiro, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                  8. "On the Table" by Maxine Kumin, pp. 82-88
                                                                                                                                                  9. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Manuela Hoelterhoff, pp. 89-95
                                                                                                                                                  10. Life and Letters by James Atlas, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                  11. Rebecca West 1956, pp. 99-102
                                                                                                                                                  12. Sketchbook by Kathy Osborn, pp. 103-105
                                                                                                                                                  13. Henry Miller 1947, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                  14. Showcase by Henri Cartier-Bresson, pp. 110-113
                                                                                                                                                  15. Annals of Psychoanalysis by Adam Gopnik, pp. 114-118
                                                                                                                                                  16. Tennessee Williams 1978, pp. 119-121
                                                                                                                                                  17. Personal History by Reeve Lindbergh, pp. 122-123
                                                                                                                                                  18. "The Solitary" by David Woo, pp. 124-131
                                                                                                                                                  19. Fiction: "Before the Change" by Alice Munro, pp. 132-135
                                                                                                                                                  20. Showcase by Helmut Newton and Mary Hawthorne, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                  21. "Mrs. Dumpty" by Chana Bloch, pp. 138-143
                                                                                                                                                  22. A Critic At Large by Joan Acocella, pp. 144-152
                                                                                                                                                  23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Glass House by Daphne Merkin, p. 153 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. At Home in the World by Joyce Maynard
                                                                                                                                                  24. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 154-158 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. My Secret Mother: Lorna Moon by Richard de Mille
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Brontes: A Life in Letters by Juliet Barker
                                                                                                                                                    3. Stephen Sondheim: A Life by Meryle Secrest
                                                                                                                                                    4. Once in a House on Fire by Andrea Ashworth
                                                                                                                                                    5. A Gift for Admiration by James Lord
                                                                                                                                                  25. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 159-160 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Your Friends and Neighbors (1998 Film) by Neil LaBute
                                                                                                                                                  26. Crossword, p. 161
                                                                                                                                                  27. Shouts & Murmurs by Alison Rose, pp. 162-170
                                                                                                                                                  28. Cover: Private Lives by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                                9. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  September 7, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by David Remnick, pp. 6-8
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-26
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 27-29
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Sporting Scene by John Seabrook, pp. 30-32
                                                                                                                                                  6. "Romancing Ferret" by Frieda Hughes, pp. 33-37
                                                                                                                                                  7. Casual by George W.S. Trow, pp. 38-40
                                                                                                                                                  8. Annals of Survival by Philip Gourevitch, pp. 41-45
                                                                                                                                                  9. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 46-51
                                                                                                                                                  10. Comic Strip by Mark Alan Stamaty, pp. 52-55
                                                                                                                                                  11. Profile: What Are You Afraid Of? by Mark Singer, pp. 56-59
                                                                                                                                                  12. "Wire" by Paul Muldoon, pp. 60-61
                                                                                                                                                  13. At the Museums by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                  14. Fiction: "The Price of Rum" by Hunter S. Thompson, pp. 68-77
                                                                                                                                                  15. Backstage Chronicles by John Lahr, pp. 78-81
                                                                                                                                                  16. Postscript by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., pp. 82-84
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Greatest of the Boys by Roger Angell, pp. 85-88 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Badge of Courage by Linda H. Davis
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 89 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Once Upon the River Love by Andrei Makine
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald
                                                                                                                                                    3. Split: A Counterculture Childhood by Lisa Michaels
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Architecture of Diplomacy by Jane C. Loeffler
                                                                                                                                                    5. In the Country of Illness by Robert Lipsyte
                                                                                                                                                  19. Musical Events by Alex Ross, p. 90
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 91
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Christopher Buckley, pp. 92-94
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: Window Box by Juliet Borda
                                                                                                                                                10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  September 14, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by John Cassidy, pp. 4-6
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-28
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-31
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 32-38
                                                                                                                                                  6. Postcard from Moscow by Joe Klein, pp. 39-40
                                                                                                                                                  7. Annals of Religion by Peter Maass, pp. 41-50
                                                                                                                                                  8. Postcard from Hollywood by Tad Friend, pp. 51-57
                                                                                                                                                  9. Letter From Europe by Jane Kramer, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                                                  10. "Moment" by Eamon Grennan, pp. 61-62
                                                                                                                                                  11. Sketchbook by Jeanne Steig and William Steig, pp. 63-71
                                                                                                                                                  12. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger and Robert Polidori, pp. 72-79
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: "Who's Irish?" by Gish Jen, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                  14. A Critic at Large by Anthony Lane, pp. 86-92
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Can Eve Be Reprieved by John Updike, pp. 93-95 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Word According to Eve by Cullen Murphy
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 96 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Snake Charmer by Sanjay Nigam
                                                                                                                                                    2. Children of Clay by Raymond Queneau
                                                                                                                                                    3. Ecology of Fear by Mike Davis
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Music of Light by Lindsley Cameron
                                                                                                                                                    5. Imagining Atlantis by Richard Ellis
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    When Cultures Collide by Alice Truax, p. 97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Kalimantaan by C.S. Godshalk
                                                                                                                                                  18. "A Honeymoon Conception (1952)" by Brad Leithauser, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Without Limits (1998 Film) by Robert Towne
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 101
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Jon Stewart, pp. 102-104
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: Back to School by William Joyce
                                                                                                                                                11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  September 21, 1998 Issue = 23 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. Comment by Roger Angell, pp. 15-17
                                                                                                                                                  2. The Mail, pp. 18-19
                                                                                                                                                  3. Goings On About Town, pp. 20-66
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Talk of the Town by Susan Orlean, pp. 67-72
                                                                                                                                                  5. The Political Scene by John Cassidy, pp. 73-79
                                                                                                                                                  6. Personal History by Tony Earley, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                  7. Medical Dispatch by Atul Gawande, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                  8. Annals of Fashion by Hilton Als, pp. 96-105
                                                                                                                                                  9. Letter from Moscow by Masha Lipman, pp. 106-113
                                                                                                                                                  10. Letter from Paris by Rebecca Mead, pp. 114-117
                                                                                                                                                  11. Sketchbook by Michael Roberts, pp. 118-119
                                                                                                                                                  12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Qui Qu'i Vu Coco? by John Updike, pp. 132-133 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Chanel: Her Style and Her Life by Janet Wallach
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Designing Mother by Daphne Merkin, pp. 143-144 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Mommy Dressing by Lois Gould
                                                                                                                                                  14. "Island in the Charles" by Rosanna Warren, pp. 90-95
                                                                                                                                                  15. Fiction: "A Room at the Normandy" by Michael Cunningham, pp. 120-131
                                                                                                                                                  16. "Genesis" by Robert Mazzocco, pp. 134-135
                                                                                                                                                  17. Family Album by Richard Merkin, pp. 136-137
                                                                                                                                                  18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Deceptively Simple by Julian Barnes, pp. 138-142 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. South Wind Through the Kitchen by Elizabeth David
                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 145 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Dream Children by A.N. Wilson
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter by Yasunari Kawabata
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Hidden Wordsworth by Kenneth R. Johnston
                                                                                                                                                    4. Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
                                                                                                                                                    5. Breakup by Catherine Texier
                                                                                                                                                  20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, p. 146 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Touch of Evil (1958 Film) by Orson Welles
                                                                                                                                                  21. Crossword, p. 147
                                                                                                                                                  22. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 148-152
                                                                                                                                                  23. Cover: Spot Check by Michael Roberts
                                                                                                                                                12. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  September 28, 1998 Issue = 22 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Mail, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Talk of the Town by Rebecca Mead, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                  4. "The Living End" by Samuel Menashe, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                  6. A Critic at Large by Adam Gopnik, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                  7. "Saint-Lieux, 1939" by Claire Malroux, pp. 40-42
                                                                                                                                                  8. Letter from Vatican City by Alexander Stille, pp. 43-59
                                                                                                                                                  9. Life and Letters by Michael Ignatieff, pp. 60-66
                                                                                                                                                  10. "8 P.M., August of This Year" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 67-75
                                                                                                                                                  11. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Tad Friend, pp. 76-86
                                                                                                                                                  12. Comic Strip by Aline Crumb and R. Crumb, p. 87
                                                                                                                                                  13. Fiction: "The Streak" by Tim O'Brien, pp. 88-91
                                                                                                                                                  14. The Sky Line by Paul Goldberger, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                                                                  15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: The Grape Rush by Jay McInerney, pp. 96-99 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Harvests of Joy by Robert Mondavi
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Chain Unbroken by Edward Hirsch, p. 100 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 101 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman
                                                                                                                                                    2. My Year in the No-Man's-Bay by Peter Handke
                                                                                                                                                    3. N. C. Wyeth by David Michaelis
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Engrafted Word by Karl Kirchwey
                                                                                                                                                  18. The Art World by Calvin Tomkins, pp. 102-103
                                                                                                                                                  19. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Daphne Merkin, p. 104 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. One True Thing (1998 Film) by Carl Franklin
                                                                                                                                                    2. Permanent Midnight (1998 Film) by David Veloz
                                                                                                                                                  20. Crossword, p. 105
                                                                                                                                                  21. Shouts & Murmurs by Stephen Sherrill and Paul Tough, pp. 106-108
                                                                                                                                                  22. Cover: All the News Unfit to Print by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                              4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                Issues of Oct.-Dec. 1998 = 11 Issues, 232 Articles
                                                                                                                                                1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  October 5, 1998 Issue = 25 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Mail, pp. 6-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                  3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Talk of the Town (7 Items)
                                                                                                                                                    1. Goings On About Town by Toni Morrison, p. 31
                                                                                                                                                    2.  ---  by Janet Malcolm, p. 32
                                                                                                                                                    3.  ---  by James Salter, p. 33
                                                                                                                                                    4.  ---  by Lorrie Moore, p. 34
                                                                                                                                                    5.  ---  by Louis Begley, pp. 34-38
                                                                                                                                                    6.  ---  by Jane Smiley, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                    7.  ---  by Ethan Canin, p. 39
                                                                                                                                                  4. A Political Journal by Joe Klein, pp. 40-45
                                                                                                                                                  5. Letter from Stockholm by Michael Specter, pp. 46-55
                                                                                                                                                  6. Life and Letters by Barry Werth, pp. 56-63
                                                                                                                                                  7. "On First Looking Into Ted Hughes's 'Birthday Letters'" by Seamus Heaney, pp. 64-67
                                                                                                                                                  8. Showcase by Robert Polidori and Paul Goldberger, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                  9. Personal History by Richard Ford, pp. 70-79
                                                                                                                                                  10. Fiction: "Actors" by Cynthia Ozick, pp. 80-93
                                                                                                                                                  11. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    A Critic at Large by Claudia Roth Pierpont, pp. 94-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Eudora Welty: A Writer's Life by Ann Waldron
                                                                                                                                                  12. Showcase by Hilton Als, pp. 98-104
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Reading Ahead by Daphne Merkin, pp. 105-108 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Reservation Road by John Burnham Schwartz
                                                                                                                                                    2. The Revisionist by Helen Schulman
                                                                                                                                                    3. Virgin Fiction by Rob Weisbach
                                                                                                                                                    4. Personals by Thomas Beller
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Foreign Student by Susan Choi
                                                                                                                                                    2. Ghost Town by Robert Coover
                                                                                                                                                    3. Tomcat in Love by Tim O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                    4. Rules of the Wild by Francesca Marciano
                                                                                                                                                    5. Blindness by Jose Saramago
                                                                                                                                                    6. Sweet Water by Kathryn Kramer
                                                                                                                                                    7. Eucalyptus by Murray Bail
                                                                                                                                                    8. Two Cities by John Edgar Wideman
                                                                                                                                                    9. Mistler's Exit by Louis Begley
                                                                                                                                                  15. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                  16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 113-114 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Ronin (1998 Film) by John Frankenheimer
                                                                                                                                                  17. Crossword, p. 115
                                                                                                                                                  18. Shouts & Murmurs by Rick Moody, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                  19. Cover: Fall Books by Joost Swarte
                                                                                                                                                2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  October 12, 1998 Issue = 18 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Mail, pp. 7-9
                                                                                                                                                  2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-33
                                                                                                                                                  4. Annals of National Security by Seymour M. Hersh, pp. 34-41
                                                                                                                                                  5. Personal History by William F. Buckley, Jr., pp. 42-47
                                                                                                                                                  6. American Notes by Jonathan Franzen, pp. 48-53
                                                                                                                                                  7. The Sporting Scene by David Remnick, pp. 54-67
                                                                                                                                                  8. Portfolio by Robert Bergman and Toni Morrison, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                  9. Fiction: "Cortes Island" by Alice Munro, pp. 72-81
                                                                                                                                                  10. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-84 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Love Is the Devil (1998 Film) by John Maybury
                                                                                                                                                  11. A Critic at Large by Francine du Plessix Gray, p. 85
                                                                                                                                                  12. "Errata" by Paul Muldoon, pp. 86-91
                                                                                                                                                  13. Books: Bound To Be Bad by Scott Stossel, pp. 92-93
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, pp. 94-96 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Voyage of the Narwhal by Andrea Barrett
                                                                                                                                                    2. For Kings and Planets by Ethan Canin
                                                                                                                                                    3. Many Thousands Gone by Ira Berlin
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Thieves' Opera by Lucy Moore
                                                                                                                                                  15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 97-98
                                                                                                                                                  16. Crossword, p. 99
                                                                                                                                                  17. Shouts & Murmurs by Bruce McCall, pp. 100-102
                                                                                                                                                  18. Cover: On the Roof by J.J. Sempe
                                                                                                                                                3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  October 19, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                  1. The Mail, p. 5
                                                                                                                                                  2. Goings On About Town, pp. 6-24
                                                                                                                                                  3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 25-29
                                                                                                                                                  4. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 30-33
                                                                                                                                                  5. Annals of Medicine by Jerome Groopman, pp. 34-35
                                                                                                                                                  6. "Autumn's Sidereal, November's a Ball and Chain" by Charles Wright, pp. 36-39
                                                                                                                                                  7. Postcard from Rome by Michael Specter, pp. 40-43
                                                                                                                                                  8. Profile: The Dictator by Jon Lee Anderson, pp. 44-55
                                                                                                                                                  9. "Indian Summer II" by Charles Wright, pp. 56-57
                                                                                                                                                  10. The Sporting Scene by John McPhee, pp. 58-67
                                                                                                                                                  11. Fiction: "Mexico" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, pp. 68-75
                                                                                                                                                  12. The Art World by Adam Gopnik, pp. 76-81
                                                                                                                                                  13. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Books: Infinite Exercise by Anthony Lane, pp. 82-86 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                    1. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human by Harold Bloom
                                                                                                                                                  14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    Briefly Noted, p. 87 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Triage by Scott Anderson
                                                                                                                                                    2. Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
                                                                                                                                                    3. Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate by Harry Kelsey
                                                                                                                                                    4. Slow Motion by Dani Shapiro
                                                                                                                                                    5. Rebuilding the Indian by Fred Haefele
                                                                                                                                                  15. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 88-90
                                                                                                                                                  16. On Television by Nancy Franklin, pp. 91-92
                                                                                                                                                  17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 93-94 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                    1. Antz (1998 Film) by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson
                                                                                                                                                    2. Happiness (1998 Film) by Todd Solondz
                                                                                                                                                  18. Crossword, p. 95
                                                                                                                                                  19. Shouts & Murmurs by Mark Singer, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                  20. Cover: Doubleheader by Harry Bliss
                                                                                                                                                4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                  October 26, 1998 Issue =
                                                                                                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    November 9, 1998 Issue = 21 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, pp. 10-11
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-32
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 33-39
                                                                                                                                                    4. Annals of Communications by Ken Auletta, pp. 40-47
                                                                                                                                                    5. Shouts & Murmurs by Stephen Sherrill, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                    6. Reckonings by Daphne Merkin, pp. 50-55
                                                                                                                                                    7. A Reporter At Large by Peter J. Boyer, pp. 56-65
                                                                                                                                                    8. "Chiffon Morning" by Henri Cole, pp. 66-73
                                                                                                                                                    9. Life and Letters by Joan Didion, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                                                    10. Behind the Scenes by Hilton Als, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                    11. Fiction: "Birdland" by Michael Knight, pp. 82-89
                                                                                                                                                    12. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 90-93
                                                                                                                                                    13. A Critic at Large by Adam Gopnik, pp. 94-95
                                                                                                                                                    14. At the Museums by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 96-98
                                                                                                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: Awriiiighhhhht! by John Updike, pp. 99-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                    16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, p. 103 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Evolution of Jane by Cathleen Schine
                                                                                                                                                      2. The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty by Sebastian Barry
                                                                                                                                                      3. Dawn Powell: A Biography by Tim Page
                                                                                                                                                      4. Thieves of Paradise by Yusef Komunyakaa
                                                                                                                                                    17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      That Century Yet Again by Sean Wilentz, pp. 104-105 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. The American Century by Harold Evans, Gail Buckland, and Kevin Baker
                                                                                                                                                    18. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 106-108 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. Gods and Monsters (1998 Film) by Bill Condon
                                                                                                                                                      2. Velvet Goldmine (1998 Film) by Todd Haynes
                                                                                                                                                    19. Crossword, p. 109
                                                                                                                                                    20. The Back Page by Bruce McCall, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                    21. Cover: Early Birds by Edward Sorel
                                                                                                                                                  2. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    November 16, 1998 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 8-30
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-40
                                                                                                                                                    4. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Rosen, pp. 41-43
                                                                                                                                                    5. "The Singer" by Alan Shapiro, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                    6. Shouts & Murmurs by Andy Borowitz, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                    7. The Sporting Scene by Roger Angell, pp. 50-61
                                                                                                                                                    8. Personal History by John Lahr, pp. 62-67
                                                                                                                                                    9. Onward and Upward With the Arts by William Finnegan, pp. 68-73
                                                                                                                                                    10. Easel by Natalie Ascencios and Roger Angell, pp. 74-79
                                                                                                                                                    11. The World of Business by Timothy W. Ryback, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                    12. "It Was Autumn" by Philip Levine, pp. 86-89
                                                                                                                                                    13. Sketchbook by Gerald Scarfe and Emily Nunn, pp. 90-91
                                                                                                                                                    14. Fiction: "Varengeville" by William Boyd, pp. 92-97
                                                                                                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: Virtual Patriotism by John Gregory Dunne, pp. 98-102 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys by Stephen E. Ambrose
                                                                                                                                                    16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Lyricism Unplugged by Deborah Garrison, pp. 103-104 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. This Time by Gerald Stern
                                                                                                                                                    17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, p. 105 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. Master Georgie by Beryl Bainbridge
                                                                                                                                                      2. The Silver Castle by Clive James
                                                                                                                                                      3. Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman
                                                                                                                                                      4. The Fix by Michael Massing
                                                                                                                                                      5. The Life of Thomas More by Peter Ackroyd
                                                                                                                                                    18. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                    19. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                    20. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 112-113
                                                                                                                                                    21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 114-116 - 3 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Siege (1998 Film) by Edward Zwick
                                                                                                                                                      2. Elizabeth (1998 Film) by Shekhar Kapur
                                                                                                                                                      3. Life Is Beautiful (1997 Film) by Roberto Benigni
                                                                                                                                                    22. Crossword, p. 117
                                                                                                                                                    23. The Back Page by Roz Chast, pp. 118-120
                                                                                                                                                    24. Cover: Off to See the Wizard by Barry Blitt
                                                                                                                                                  3. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    November 23, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-39
                                                                                                                                                    4. Annals of Hollywood by Rebecca Mead, pp. 40-41
                                                                                                                                                    5. "The Burnt Offering" by Aidan Mathews, pp. 42-45
                                                                                                                                                    6. Shouts & Murmurs by David Brooks, pp. 46-47
                                                                                                                                                    7. Personal History by Aharon Appelfeld, pp. 48-61
                                                                                                                                                    8. Annals of Finance by Jean Strouse, pp. 62-71
                                                                                                                                                    9. Showcase by Sharon DeLano, pp. 72-74
                                                                                                                                                    10. "The Queen of Carthage" by Louise Gluck, pp. 75-77
                                                                                                                                                    11. The Political Scene by Joe Klein, pp. 78-87
                                                                                                                                                    12. Fiction: "A Dream of Men" by Mary Gaitskill, pp. 88-95
                                                                                                                                                    13. A Critic at Large by Wilfrid Sheed, pp. 96-101
                                                                                                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: Into the Wild by Joseph Epstein, pp. 102-108 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. A Rage to Live by Mary S. Lovell
                                                                                                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, p. 109 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
                                                                                                                                                      2. Let Nothing You Dismay by Mark O'Donnell
                                                                                                                                                      3. The Book of Blam by Aleksandar Tisma
                                                                                                                                                      4. American Beach by Russ Rymer
                                                                                                                                                      5. Prozac Diary by Lauren Slater
                                                                                                                                                    16. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                    17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 113-114 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. Celebrity (1998 Film) by Woody Allen
                                                                                                                                                      2. Meet Joe Black (1998 Film) by Martin Brest
                                                                                                                                                    18. Crossword, p. 115
                                                                                                                                                    19. The Back Page by Barry Blitt, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                    20. Cover: Art Appreciation by Ian Falconer
                                                                                                                                                  4. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    November 30, 1998 Issue = 20 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, pp. 8-9
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-30
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 31-54
                                                                                                                                                    4. The Political Scene by Jane Mayer, pp. 55-59
                                                                                                                                                    5. Annals of Animation by Mimi Swartz, pp. 60-64
                                                                                                                                                    6. "My Kind" by Leonard Nathan, pp. 65-67
                                                                                                                                                    7. Shouts & Murmurs by Henry Alford, pp. 68-69
                                                                                                                                                    8. Profile by John Cassidy, pp. 70-75
                                                                                                                                                    9. A Reporter At Large by Douglas Preston, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                    10. "Conversation" by Leonard Nathan, pp. 80-89
                                                                                                                                                    11. Popular Chronicles by Susan Orlean, pp. 90-99
                                                                                                                                                    12. Fiction: "The Bunchgrass Edge of the World" by Annie Proulx, pp. 100-111
                                                                                                                                                    13. A Critic at Large by Joan Acocella, pp. 112-119
                                                                                                                                                    14. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: A Helluva Towne by Paul Goldberger, pp. 120-124 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace
                                                                                                                                                    15. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, p. 125 - 5 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. An Arrow's Flight by Mark Merlis
                                                                                                                                                      2. Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield
                                                                                                                                                      3. The Greeks and Greek Civilization by Jacob Burckhardt
                                                                                                                                                      4. Courtesans and Fishcakes by James Davidson
                                                                                                                                                      5. Athens by Christian Meier
                                                                                                                                                    16. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 126-128
                                                                                                                                                    17. The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 129-130
                                                                                                                                                    18. Crossword, p. 131
                                                                                                                                                    19. The Back Page by J.B Handelsman, pp. 132-134
                                                                                                                                                    20. Cover: Act II by William Steig
                                                                                                                                                  5. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    December 7, 1998 Issue = 30 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, pp. 20-21
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 22-60
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 61-63
                                                                                                                                                    4. "The Grimm Truth" by Geri Peterson, pp. 64-71
                                                                                                                                                    5. Onward and Upward With the Arts by Mark Levine, pp. 72-81
                                                                                                                                                    6. Personal History by John Updike, pp. 82-99
                                                                                                                                                    7. Shouts & Murmurs by Steve Martin, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                                                    8. The Culture Industry by Kurt Andersen, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                    9. "A Hundred Bolts of Satin" by Kay Ryan, pp. 106-129
                                                                                                                                                    10. Profile: Booth Country by David Owen, pp. 130-139
                                                                                                                                                    11. Strip 1998: A Look Back by Roz Chast, pp. 140-143
                                                                                                                                                    12. From the Archives by Hendrik Hertzberg, pp. 144-149
                                                                                                                                                    13. Album by Robert Mankoff, pp. 150-153
                                                                                                                                                    14. Strip by Jack Ziegler, pp. 154-155
                                                                                                                                                    15. Cartoons, pp. 156-161
                                                                                                                                                    16. Album by Lee Lorenz, pp. 162-163
                                                                                                                                                    17. Fiction: "Over There" by Julie Hecht, pp. 164-169
                                                                                                                                                    18. "Failure" by Kay Ryan, pp. 170-179
                                                                                                                                                    19. A Critic at Large by David Denby, pp. 180-189
                                                                                                                                                    20. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: A Leading Man by Peter Ackroyd, pp. 190-193 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. A Traitor's Kiss by Fintan O'Toole
                                                                                                                                                    21. Sketchbook by William Steig, pp. 194-196
                                                                                                                                                    22. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: Absence of Malice by Daphne Merkin, pp. 197-199 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
                                                                                                                                                    23. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, pp. 200-201 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell
                                                                                                                                                      2. The Giant, O'Brien by Hilary Mantel
                                                                                                                                                      3. Mr. White's Confession by Robert Clark
                                                                                                                                                      4. Dragonfly by Bryan Burrough
                                                                                                                                                      5. Tibor Kalman, Perverse Optimist by Peter Hall and Michael Bierut
                                                                                                                                                      6. The Birth of Empire by Evan Cornog
                                                                                                                                                      7. W. Eugene Smith: Photographs 1934-1975 by Gilles Mora and John T. Hill
                                                                                                                                                      8. The Folding Cliffs by W.S. Merwin
                                                                                                                                                      9. Halfway Down the Hall by Rachel Hadas
                                                                                                                                                    24. Dance by Joan Acocella, pp. 202-206
                                                                                                                                                    25. The Art World by Peter Schjeldahl, pp. 207-210
                                                                                                                                                    26. The Theatre by Nancy Franklin, pp. 211-213
                                                                                                                                                    27. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 214-216 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. Rushmore (1998 Film) by Wes Anderson
                                                                                                                                                    28. Crossword, p. 217
                                                                                                                                                    29. The Back Page by Bruce McCall, pp. 218-238
                                                                                                                                                    30. Cover: Ships of Quips by Charles Barsotti
                                                                                                                                                  6. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    December 21, 1998 Issue = 24 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 10-28
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 29-35
                                                                                                                                                    4. Annals of Law by Jeffrey Toobin, pp. 36-41
                                                                                                                                                    5. Postscript by Ken Dornstein, pp. 42-46
                                                                                                                                                    6. Shouts & Murmurs by Frank Cammuso and Hart Seely, p. 47
                                                                                                                                                    7. The Sporting Scene by David Halberstam, pp. 48-55
                                                                                                                                                    8. Annals of Largesse by Tad Friend, pp. 56-61
                                                                                                                                                    9. Profile: The C.E.O. of Comedy by John Lahr, pp. 62-73
                                                                                                                                                    10. "This Pleasing Anxious Being" by Richard Wilbur, pp. 74-75
                                                                                                                                                    11. Showcase by Josef Astor and Kevin Conley, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                    12. Letter from Illiers-Combray by Andre Aciman, pp. 80-85
                                                                                                                                                    13. Fiction: "Hotter" by Lily Tuck, pp. 86-88
                                                                                                                                                    14. "A Castle from a Dream" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 89-91
                                                                                                                                                    15. The Art World by Simon Schama, pp. 92-95
                                                                                                                                                    16. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Books: Montale's Songbook by Edward Hirsch, pp. 96-97 - 1 Review
                                                                                                                                                      1. Collected Poems, 1920-1954 by Eugenio Montale
                                                                                                                                                    17. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, pp. 98-99 - 24 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch
                                                                                                                                                      2. Birds of America by Lorrie Moore
                                                                                                                                                      3. Sidewalk Critic by Robert Wojtowicz and Lewis Mumford
                                                                                                                                                      4. The Treatment by Daniel Menaker
                                                                                                                                                      5. The Baltimore Case by Daniel J. Kevles
                                                                                                                                                      6. A Working Girl Can't Win by Deborah Garrison
                                                                                                                                                      7. Bech at Bay by John Updike
                                                                                                                                                      8. Cold New World by William Finnegan
                                                                                                                                                      9. A Ved Mehta Reader by Ved Mehta
                                                                                                                                                      10. Midnight Magic by Bobbie Ann Mason
                                                                                                                                                      11. A Wanderer in the Perfect City by Lawrence Weschler
                                                                                                                                                      12. At Home with the Marquis de Sade by Francine du Plessix Gray
                                                                                                                                                      13. Blizzard of One by Mark Strand
                                                                                                                                                      14. The Times Square Story by Geoffrey O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                      15. The Hard Work of Simple Living by Edward Koren
                                                                                                                                                      16. The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro
                                                                                                                                                      17. East Into Upper East by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
                                                                                                                                                      18. Twins and What They Tell Us About Who We Are by Lawrence Wright
                                                                                                                                                      19. The Long-Winded Lady by Maeve Brennan
                                                                                                                                                      20. Relations by Eamon Grennan
                                                                                                                                                      21. Calamities of Exile by Lawrence Weschler
                                                                                                                                                      22. The World of William Steig by Lee Lorenz
                                                                                                                                                      23. Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
                                                                                                                                                      24. The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons by Robert Mankoff
                                                                                                                                                    18. A Critic at Large by Joan Acocella, pp. 100-105
                                                                                                                                                    19. "Falling in Love" by Czeslaw Milosz, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                    20. Musical Events by Alex Ross, pp. 110-112
                                                                                                                                                    21. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by David Denby, pp. 113-114 - 2 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. Shakespeare in Love (1998 Film) by John Madden
                                                                                                                                                      2. The General (1998 Film) by John Boorman
                                                                                                                                                    22. Crossword, p. 115
                                                                                                                                                    23. The Back Page by Roz Chast, pp. 116-118
                                                                                                                                                    24. Cover: Christmas Decorations by Benoit van Innis
                                                                                                                                                  7. [+]
                                                                                                                                                    December 28, 1998 Issue = 30 Articles
                                                                                                                                                    1. The Mail, pp. 8-11
                                                                                                                                                    2. Goings On About Town, pp. 12-36
                                                                                                                                                    3. The Talk of the Town, pp. 37-43
                                                                                                                                                    4. Winter Tale by Victor Erofeyev, pp. 44-47
                                                                                                                                                    5. Personal History by George W.S. Trow, pp. 48-49
                                                                                                                                                    6. "And Keeling at the Edge of the Transparent Sea" by Anne Carson, pp. 50-57
                                                                                                                                                    7. Fiction: "Otto the Bloody" by Ken Kesey, pp. 58-60
                                                                                                                                                    8. Paris Journal by Adam Gopnik, pp. 61-67
                                                                                                                                                    9. Winter Tale by Annie Proulx, pp. 68-71
                                                                                                                                                    10. Fiction: "Creche" by Richard Ford, pp. 72-75
                                                                                                                                                    11. Winter Tale by Tatyana Tolstaya, pp. 76-79
                                                                                                                                                    12. Showcase: Maeve Brennan by Karl Bissinger and Mary Hawthorne, pp. 80-81
                                                                                                                                                    13. "Illumination" by Anthony Hecht, pp. 82-85
                                                                                                                                                    14. Annals of History by Fintan O'Toole, pp. 86-97
                                                                                                                                                    15. Life and Letters by Mary McCarthy and Philip Roth, pp. 98-99
                                                                                                                                                    16. Fiction: "Sexy" by Jhumpa Lahiri, pp. 100-103
                                                                                                                                                    17. "Tree with Ornaments by My Mother" by Elizabeth Macklin, pp. 104-105
                                                                                                                                                    18. Winter Tale by Tim Parks, pp. 106-109
                                                                                                                                                    19. Winter Tale by William Maxwell, pp. 110-111
                                                                                                                                                    20. Fiction: "Sea Oak" by George Saunders, pp. 112-116
                                                                                                                                                    21. Sketchbook by Peter de Seve, p. 117
                                                                                                                                                    22. Winter Tale by Stephen King, pp. 118-123
                                                                                                                                                    23. A Critic at Large by Vladimir Nabokov, pp. 124-129
                                                                                                                                                    24. Winter Tale by Ethan Coen, pp. 130-133
                                                                                                                                                    25. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      Briefly Noted, p. 134 - 9 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden
                                                                                                                                                      2. T.C. Boyle Stories by T.C. Boyle
                                                                                                                                                      3. Billy Dead by Lisa Reardon
                                                                                                                                                      4. Rara Avis by Jacqueline Weld
                                                                                                                                                      5. Breakfast on Pluto by Patrick McCabe
                                                                                                                                                      6. The Bridegroom Was a Dog by Yoko Tawada
                                                                                                                                                      7. Early Sorrows by Danilo Kis
                                                                                                                                                      8. The History of Our World Beyond the Wave by R.E. Klein
                                                                                                                                                      9. A Painted Field by Robin Robertson
                                                                                                                                                    26. The Theatre by John Lahr, pp. 135-137
                                                                                                                                                    27. [+]
                                                                                                                                                      The Current Cinema by Anthony Lane, pp. 138-140 - 4 Reviews
                                                                                                                                                      1. The Thin Red Line (1998 Film) by Terrence Malick
                                                                                                                                                      2. You've Got Mail (1998 Film) by Nora Ephron
                                                                                                                                                      3. Stepmom (1998 Film) by Chris Columbus
                                                                                                                                                      4. The Prince of Egypt (1998 Film) by Simon Wells and Steve Hickner
                                                                                                                                                    28. Crossword, p. 141
                                                                                                                                                    29. Greetings, Friends! by Roger Angell, pp. 142-150
                                                                                                                                                    30. Cover: Winter Fiction by Art Spiegelman
                                                                                                                                              5. [+]
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                                                                                                                                                Issues of the 2000s = 10 Years, 436 Issues, 7,939 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                            Issues of 2005 = 47 Issues, 829 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                              Issues of 2006 = 46 Issues, 832 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of 2009 = 42 Issues, 823 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                    Issues of the 2010s = 1 Year, 3 Issues, 50 Articles
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                                                                                                                                                                      Issues of 2010 = 3 Issues, 50 Articles