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Polite Society (1995)
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    Comedy (5 Reviews)
    Moo, by Jane Smiley
    1. Moo by Jane Smiley
    2. The Information by Martin Amis
    3. Polite Society by Melanie Sumner
    4. The Blue Afternoon by William Boyd
    5. The Love Letter by Cathleen Schine
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1996, pp. 679-686
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    Brief Reviews (8 Reviews)
    Evelyn Waugh: A Biography, by Selina Hastings
    1. Evelyn Waugh: A Biography by Selina Hastings
    2. My Dog Skip by Willie Morris
    3. Polite Society by Melanie Sumner
    4. James McNeill Whistler by Ronald Anderson and Anne Koval
    5. The Quest for Becket's Bones by John R. Butler
    6. Moo by Jane Smiley
    7. Flashman and the Angel of the Lord by George MacDonald Fraser
    8. It's All the Rage: Crime and Culture by Wendy Kaminer
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1995, pp. 125-126
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    Books from Our Pages (15 Reviews)
    All the Days and Nights, by William Maxwell
    1. All the Days and Nights by William Maxwell
    2. Letters from London by Julian Barnes
    3. An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
    4. The Matisse Stories by A.S. Byatt
    5. Cold Snap by Thom Jones
    6. So It Goes by Eamon Grennan
    7. Seduction Theory by Thomas Beller
    8. Soul Says by Helen Vendler
    9. Penchants and Places by Brad Leithauser
    10. Polite Society by Melanie Sumner
    11. Savages by Joe Kane
    12. Quality Time by Edward Koren
    13. The Diaries of Dawn Powell, 1931-1965 by Tim Page and Dawn Powell
    14. The Rarest of the Rare by Diane Ackerman
    15. The Art of New Yorker: 1925-1995 by Lee Lorenz
    The New Yorker, December 18, 1995, pp. 117-120