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  1. [+]
    Agonists and Agonizers, and a Utopian (8 Reviews)
    The Fall, by Albert Camus
    1. The Fall by Albert Camus
    2. The Lost Steps by Alejo Carpentier
    3. Brothers and Sisters by I. Compton-Burnett
    4. Go In Beauty by William Eastlake
    5. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
    6. The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
    7. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West
    8. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes by Angus Wilson
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1957, pp. 140-148
  2. [+]
    Alone in Cover-Up Country (3 Reviews)
    Truth About Kent State, by Peter Davies
    1. Truth About Kent State by Peter Davies
    2. An American Verdict by Michael J. Arlen
    3. The I. F. Stone's Weekly Reader by I.F. Stone
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1973, pp. 115-119
  3. Jewish Writers Today
    A Place in the Establishment
    Commentary, February 1961, pp. 127-134
  4. America the Unimagining
    The American Scholar, Summer 1968, pp. 409-418
  5. American Tongue and Cheek (1981)
    A Populist Guide to Our Language
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  6. The Anatomy of "Playboy"
    Commentary, August 1962, pp. 111-119
  7. Books
    Attacking Ecological Overkill (Review)
    The Doomsday Syndrome, by John Royden Maddox
    1. The Doomsday Syndrome by John Royden Maddox
    The Saturday Review, October 28, 1972, p. 77
  8. [+]
    The Author of "She" (Review)
    Rider Haggard, by Morton Norton Cohen
    1. Rider Haggard by Morton Norton Cohen
    The Nation, May 20, 1961, p. 442
  9. [+]
    Back to Jessie (Review)
    Medieval English Poetry: The Non-Chaucerian Tradition, by John Speirs
    1. Medieval English Poetry: The Non-Chaucerian Tradition by John Speirs
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1959, pp. 302-307
  10. Books
    Beyond the Conflict of Generations (Review)
    Fire Sermon, by Wright Morris
    1. Fire Sermon by Wright Morris
    The Saturday Review, August 21, 1971, p. 19
  11. Beyond the SATs
    A Whole-Person Catalog That Works?
    The Saturday Review, May 4, 1974, pp. 68-70
  12. Bilingualism: A Symposium
    The Nation, March 17, 1979, p. 266
  13. The Body's Cage (1959)
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  14. [+]
    Books/Domesticate Madness (Review)
    The Hotel New Hampshire, by John Irving
    1. The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1981, pp. 101-105
  15. [+]
    Born-Again First Novels (2 Reviews)
    Prospect, by William Littlefield
    1. Prospect by William Littlefield
    2. Dexterity by Douglas Bauer
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1989, pp. 97-98
  16. [+]
    The Boys in the Sub-Basement (Review)
    The World of Haldeman-Julius, by Albert Mordell and E. Haldeman-Julius
    1. The World of Haldeman-Julius by Albert Mordell and E. Haldeman-Julius
    The Nation, December 31, 1960, p. 529
  17. Capital Letters
    Morality Plays
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1994, pp. 67-76
  18. The Clearer World of Fiction
    The Saturday Review, October 19, 1968, pp. 24-25
  19. Life & Letters
    Couple Trouble: Mod & Trad (6 Reviews)
    Becoming Partners, by Carl R. Rogers
    1. Becoming Partners by Carl R. Rogers
    2. Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
    3. In the Middle of a Life by Richard B. Wright
    4. Other Men's Daughters by Richard Stern
    5. Creative Divorce by Mel Krantzler
    6. Do With Me What You Will by Joyce Carol Oates
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1973, pp. 122-127
  20. [+]
    Cozzens and Others (4 Reviews)
    By Love Possessed, by James Gould Cozzens
    1. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens
    2. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    3. The Velvet Horn by Andrew Lytle
    4. On the Line by Harvey Swados
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1957, pp. 620-626
  21. [+]
    Culture Watch (3 Reviews)
    Back Where You Came from, by H. Bruce Franklin
    1. Back Where You Came from by H. Bruce Franklin
    2. Education and Politics at Harvard by Seymour Martin Lipset and David Riesman
    3. We're Going to Make You a Star by Sally Quinn
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1975, pp. 84-87
  22. Culture Watch
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1975, pp. 100-109
  23. [+]
    Culture Watch (Review)
    The Disposal of Liberty and Other Industrial Wastes, by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
    1. The Disposal of Liberty and Other Industrial Wastes by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1975, pp. 100-103
  24. The Dead Writers
    The Partisan Review, July 1951, pp. 401-410
  25. Dirty Words?
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1965, pp. 31-44
  26. Books
    Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief (Review)
    The New Professionals, by Ronald Gross and Paul Osterman
    1. The New Professionals by Ronald Gross and Paul Osterman
    The Saturday Review, March 10, 1973, p. 64
  27. An Unprofessional Eye
    Donors: Dollars: Dolors
    The American Scholar, Summer 1962, pp. 448-453
  28. Editorial
    The Culture Wars: Steps Toward Coexistence
    The Saturday Review, May 20, 1972, p. 30
  29. [+]
    Elvis One More Time (2 Reviews)
    When Elvis Died, by Janice Gregory and Neal Gregory
    1. When Elvis Died by Janice Gregory and Neal Gregory
    2. The Humanities in American Life
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1981, pp. 85-87
  30. Essay: Junk Politics
    A voter's guide to the post-literatre election
    The Harpers Monthly, November 2003, pp. 35-43
  31. Essay: Put on a Happy Face
    Masking the differences between blacks and whites
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1995, pp. 31-41
  32. [+]
    Essay: Whitewash as Public Service (Review)
    How The 9/11 Commission Report defrauds the nation
    The Harpers Monthly, October 2004, pp. 35-46
  33. An Eye on the Weather (story)
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1965, pp. 359-369
  34. An Unprofessional Eye
    The American Scholar, Spring 1963, pp. 292-307
  35. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    Sow Not in Anger, by Jack Hoffenberg
    1. Sow Not in Anger by Jack Hoffenberg
    2. Household Ghosts by James Kennaway
    3. The Greater Infortune by Rayner Heppenstall
    4. The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
    5. The American Express by Gregory Corso
    6. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers
    7. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
    8. The Demons by Heimito von Doderer
    9. Holy Week by Louis Aragon
    10. A New Life by Bernard Malamud
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1961, pp. 622-629
  36. [+]
    Fiction Chronicle (4 Reviews)
    The Double View, by Chandler Brossard
    1. The Double View by Chandler Brossard
    2. The House of Five Talents by Louis Auchincloss
    3. The Inhabitants by Julius Horwitz
    4. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1960, pp. 748-759
  37. [+]
    The Frightful and the Sublime (Review)
    Master of the Return, by Tova Reich
    1. Master of the Return by Tova Reich
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1988, pp. 92-93
  38. [+]
    The Future of Feeling (3 Reviews)
    Spearpoint, by Sylvia Ashton-Warner
    1. Spearpoint by Sylvia Ashton-Warner
    2. Neill! Neill! Orange Peel! by A.S. Neill
    3. On Learning and Social Change by Michael Rossman
    The Saturday Review, September 16, 1972, pp. 97-99
  39. Glossing a Portuguese Diary
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1960, pp. 261-269
  40. Books
    God's Plenty in a Flood of Proper and Improper Nouns (Review)
    MF, by Anthony Burgess
    1. MF by Anthony Burgess
    The Saturday Review, March 27, 1971, p. 31
  41. [+]
    Grading the Emanglons (4 Reviews)
    Justine, by Lawrence Durrell
    1. Justine by Lawrence Durrell
    2. Balthazar by Lawrence Durrell
    3. Mountolive by Lawrence Durrell
    4. Clea by Lawrence Durrell
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1960, pp. 457-464
  42. The Great Narcotics Muddle
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1962, pp. 46-53
  43. Books
    Growing Up Jewish and Literary (Review)
    The Tormented Memoirs of Alfred Kazin
    1. New York Jew by Alfred Kazin
    The Saturday Review, May 13, 1978, pp. 32-34
  44. Hells and Benefits (1962)
    A Report on American Minds, Matters, and Possibilities
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  45. Books
    Henry Miller: Rebel-Clown at Eighty (2 Reviews)
    My Life and Times, by Henry Miller
    1. My Life and Times by Henry Miller
    2. Henry Miller by Edward B. Mitchell
    The Saturday Review, December 11, 1971, pp. 29-36
  46. Hot-Air Meeting
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1975, pp. 71-84
  47. How to win at cocktails
    The Saturday Evening Post, August 14, 1965, pp. 52-55
  48. How to Write a College Novel
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1962, pp. 243-252
  49. The Imperial Middle (1990)
    Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Class
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  50. [+]
    In and Out of Storytown (5 Reviews)
    The Grapes of Paradise, by H.E. Bates
    1. The Grapes of Paradise by H.E. Bates
    2. Spring Song, and Other Stories by Joyce Cary
    3. The Go-Away Bird by Muriel Spark
    4. Among the Dangs by George P. Elliott
    5. Shadows on the Grass by Isak Dinesen
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1961, pp. 133-141
  51. [+]
    It's a Wonderful Life (Review)
    Home Town, by Tracy Kidder
    1. Home Town by Tracy Kidder
    The New York Review of Books, October 7, 1999, pp. 16-18
  52. Books
    James Baldwin on the Sixties: Acts and Revelations (Review)
    No Name in the Street, by James Baldwin
    1. No Name in the Street by James Baldwin
    The Saturday Review, May 27, 1972, pp. 63-67
  53. Killer Woman Blues (2000)
    Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Gender and Power
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  54. [+]
    Koestler's Kit (Review)
    The Act of Creation, by Arthur Koestler
    1. The Act of Creation by Arthur Koestler
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1965, pp. 92-93
  55. Books
    Lenny Bruce: Case Continued...
    The Saturday Review, March 25, 1972, pp. 88-97
  56. Letter from the Classes
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1961, pp. 218-225
  57. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, May 16, 1991, pp. 64-68
  58. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 5, 2000, pp. 54-56
  59. Books
    Life Carved to a Pointed End (Review)
    Collected Poems, 1916-1970, by Conrad Aiken
    1. Collected Poems, 1916-1970 by Conrad Aiken
    The Saturday Review, January 30, 1971, pp. 23-25
  60. [+]
    Lippmann's Troubling Legacy (Review)
    Walter Lippmann and the American Century, by Ronald Steel
    1. Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald Steel
    The Saturday Review, September 1980, pp. 68-69
  61. An Unprofessional Eye
    Literary Party
    The American Scholar, Summer 1961, pp. 418-429
  62. The Little Red Discount House
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1962, pp. 551-564
  63. Looking for Intelligence in Washington
    Commentary, October 1960, pp. 291-300
  64. Books
    The Man Who Found the Wagons (Review)
    Franklin of Philadelphia, by Esmond Wright
    1. Franklin of Philadelphia by Esmond Wright
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 1986, pp. 122-124
  65. A Married Man (1968)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  66. An Unprofessional Eye
    The Math Wars
    The American Scholar, Spring 1962, pp. 296-311
  67. [+]
    A Minor Faulkner (Review)
    The Source of Light, by Reynolds Price
    1. The Source of Light by Reynolds Price
    The Saturday Review, April 1981, p. 72
  68. Books & the Arts
    Mins Shaughnessy: Meeting Challenges
    The Nation, December 9, 1978, p. 645
  69. Books
    Mod Masses, Empty Pews (Review)
    A Month of Sundays, by John Updike
    1. A Month of Sundays by John Updike
    The Saturday Review, March 8, 1975, p. 20
  70. Books
    Modeling a New Mind from a Brain-Breaking Vision (2 Reviews)
    The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
    1. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
    2. T. S. Eliot: A Memoir by Robert Sencourt and Donald Adamson
    The Saturday Review, November 27, 1971, pp. 35-36
  71. [+]
    Momentous Questions, Few Answers (Review)
    American Civilization, by Daniel Boorstin
    1. American Civilization by Daniel Boorstin
    The Saturday Review, January 20, 1973, p. 64
  72. [+]
    Monge and Other Destinations (10 Reviews)
    The Mansion, by William Faulkner
    1. The Mansion by William Faulkner
    2. Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov
    3. The Cave by Robert Penn Warren
    4. Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss
    5. Men Die by Harold Louis Humes
    6. Best Short Stories from the Paris Review
    7. The Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
    8. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe
    9. Half Moon Haven by Martin Russ
    10. A Day in Spring by Ciril Kosmac
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1959, pp. 618-626
  73. Books
    The Moral Structure of a Masterpiece: Joyce's "Ulysses" (Review)
    Ulysses on the Liffey, by Richard Ellmann
    1. Ulysses on the Liffey by Richard Ellmann
    The Saturday Review, May 13, 1972, pp. 67-69
  74. Books
    The "More Life" School and James Dickey (2 Reviews)
    Deliverance, by James Dickey
    1. Deliverance by James Dickey
    2. The Eye-Beaters, Blood, Victory, Madness, Buckhead, and Mercy by James Dickey
    The Saturday Review, March 28, 1970, pp. 25-26
  75. Life & Letters
    Moses & Memories (Review)
    The Power Broker, by Robert A. Caro
    1. The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
    The Atlantic Monthly, December 1974, pp. 106-113
  76. [+]
    The Necessity in Art of a Reflective Intelligence (Review)
    them, by Joyce Carol Oates
    1. them by Joyce Carol Oates
    The Saturday Review, November 22, 1969, pp. 71-72
  77. [+]
    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    Musclemen and Dreamers
    1. The Strength to Dream by Colin Wilson
    2. Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
    3. The Thin Red Line by James Jones
    4. What a Way to Go by Wright Morris
    5. Morte D'Urban by J.F. Powers
    6. TV in America: The Morality of Hard Cash by Meyer Weinberg
    7. The Compleat Politician by Murray B. Levin and George Blackwood
    8. The Scientific Life by Theodore Berland
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1962, pp. 90-99
  78. [+]
    The New Books (12 Reviews)
    Seasonable Truths
    1. Mandate for Change, 1953-1956 by Dwight D. Eisenhower
    2. The Cold War and the Income Tax: A Protest by Edmund Wilson
    3. The Presidential Papers by Norman Mailer
    4. Beyond the Melting Pot by Nathan Glazer and Daniel P. Moynihan
    5. New York Landmarks by Alan Burnham
    6. The Most of A.J. Liebling by William Cole and A.J. Liebling
    7. The McLandress Dimension by Mark Epernay
    8. The Nation Transformed by Sigmund Diamond
    9. The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald by Andrew Turnbull and F. Scott Fitzgerald
    10. A Reader for Parents by Anna W.M. Wolf
    11. The Island by Robert Creeley
    12. I Hear Thunder by Samuel Selvon
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1963, pp. 106-117
  79. [+]
    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    Cultural Politics: 1963
    1. Against the American Grain by Dwight Macdonald
    2. America, America by Elia Kazan
    3. The Cape Cod Lighter by John O'Hara
    4. Children Is All by James Purdy
    5. Anatomy of Britain Today by Anthony Sampson
    6. The Seven Deadly Sins by Angus Wilson, Edith Sitwell, Cyril Connolly, and Patrick Leigh Fermor, ...
    7. The Making of a Poem by Stephen Spender
    8. John Adams by Page Smith
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1963, pp. 90-93
  80. [+]
    The New Books (6 Reviews)
    The Writer as Middleman
    1. A Primer on Government Spending by Robert L. Heilbroner and Peter L. Bernstein
    2. The Radical Right: The New American Right by Daniel Bell
    3. The Cherry Tree by Geoffrey Grigson
    4. The Poetry of Robert Frost by Reuben A. Brower
    5. The Water Beetle by Nancy Mitford
    6. My Enemy's Enemy by Kingsley Amis
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1963, pp. 88-92
  81. [+]
    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    Designs for the New Politics
    1. On Revolution by Hannah Arendt
    2. The Christian in Politics by Arthur Walter James
    3. Rationalism in Politics, and Other Essays by Michael J. Oakeshott
    4. The Great Ascent by Robert L. Heilbroner
    5. Inside Politics: The National Conventions, 1960 by Paul Tillett
    6. The Deadlock of Democracy by James MacGregor Burns
    7. The Politics of Hope by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1963, pp. 105-114
  82. [+]
    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    Slightly cheerful news about our schools
    1. Education and the New America by Solon T. Kimball and James E. McClellan, Jr.
    2. Where, When, and Why: Social Studies in American Schools by Martin Mayer
    3. The Miseducation of American Teachers by James D. Koerner
    4. Education and National Purpose
    5. The Production and Distribution of Knowledge in the United States by Fritz Machlup
    6. The Challenge of Automation for Education by Luther Harris Evans and George E. Arnstein
    7. The Effects of Federal Programs on Higher Education by Harold Orlans
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1963, pp. 106-111
  83. [+]
    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    Poets, Presidents, and Preceptors
    1. The Group by Mary McCarthy
    2. Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr by Jean-Paul Sartre
    3. John Keats: The Making of a Poet by Aileen Ward
    4. JFK: The Man and the Myth by Victor Lasky
    5. John F. Kennedy, President by Hugh Sidey
    6. Journeys Toward Progress by Albert O. Hirschman
    7. Notebooks, 1935-1942 by Albert Camus
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1963, pp. 98-109
  84. [+]
    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    Of Snobs & Taxes & Unimpressed Men
    1. One Fat Englishman by Kingsley Amis
    2. The New University Wits and the End of Modernism by William Van O'Connor
    3. Can I Get There by Candlelight? by Julius Horwitz
    4. The Selected Letters of Bernard Berenson by Arthur K. McComb and Bernard Berenson
    5. The Great Treasury Raid by Philip M. Stern
    6. Taxpayers' Hayride by Julius Duscha
    7. Because I Was Flesh by Edward Dahlberg
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1964, pp. 106-109
  85. [+]
    The New Books (7 Reviews)
    The Way We Feel Now
    1. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever
    2. Composition No. 1 by Marc Saporta
    3. The Sense of Life in the Modern Novel by Arthur Mizener
    4. An Education in Georgia by Calvin Trillin
    5. Adventures in Public Service by Delia Kuhn and Ferdinand Kuhn
    6. Labor Today by B.J. Widick
    7. The Little Girls by Elizabeth Bowen
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1964, pp. 111-116
  86. [+]
    The New Books (10 Reviews)
    The Need for Watering Places
    1. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
    2. Oyster River: One Summer on an Inland Sea by George R. Millar
    3. Discovery: The Autobiography of Vilhjalmur Stefansson by Vilhjalmur Stefansson
    4. Marshall Field III by Stephen Becker
    5. The Human Shape of Work by Peter L. Berger
    6. The Meaning of History by Erich Kahler
    7. Essays of a Humanist by Julian Huxley
    8. Accident by Elizabeth Janeway
    9. On Ice by Jack Gelber
    10. Behold Goliath by Alfred Chester
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1964, pp. 114-119
  87. [+]
    The New Books (2 Reviews)
    Character Building: '64
    1. The Valley of Bones by Anthony Powell
    2. A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1964, pp. 106-109
  88. An Unprofessional Eye
    The New Irony
    Sickniks and Others
    The American Scholar, Winter 1962, pp. 108-119
  89. Books
    New Longings Abroad in the Land (3 Reviews)
    A Way of Seeing, by Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux
    1. A Way of Seeing by Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux
    2. In the Country of the Young by John W. Aldridge
    3. The Uses of Disorder by Richard Sennett
    The Saturday Review, July 4, 1970, p. 23
  90. Books
    The New Sexistentialism (7 Reviews)
    The New Sexual Revolution, by Lester A. Kirkendall and Robert N. Whitehurst, ...
    1. The New Sexual Revolution by Lester A. Kirkendall and Robert N. Whitehurst, ...
    2. The Puritan Jungle by Sara Harris
    3. Infidelity by Brian Richard Boylan
    4. The Groupsex Tapes by Paul Rubenstein and Herbert Margolis
    5. Group Sex by Gilbert D. Bartell
    6. The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer
    7. The Prisoner of Sex by Norman Mailer
    The Saturday Review, July 10, 1971, p. 21
  91. [+]
    Notes of a Son and Brother (Review)
    A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, by Dave Eggers
    1. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
    The New York Review of Books, September 21, 2000, pp. 44-46
  92. Notes on the American Press
    Commentary, April 1962, pp. 306-312
  93. Books and the Arts
    The Old Chief of Quincy (Review)
    The Adams-Jefferson Letters, by Lester J. Cappon, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams, ...
    1. The Adams-Jefferson Letters by Lester J. Cappon, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams, ...
    The Nation, December 26, 1959, p. 489
  94. Books
    'One Hell of a Professor' (Review)
    Flood: A Romance of Our Time, by Robert Penn Warren
    1. Flood: A Romance of Our Time by Robert Penn Warren
    The Reporter, July 2, 1964, pp. 34-35
  95. The One Right Way to Write and Think?
    The American Scholar, Winter 1972, pp. 53-62
  96. Reviews
    Operation Jesus (Review)
    The New English Bible,
    1. The New English Bible
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1961, pp. 437-443
  97. Ordinary Critics
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1981, pp. 84-87
  98. Books
    Papa's Mama Trouble (2 Reviews)
    Hemingway, by Kenneth S. Lynn
    1. Hemingway by Kenneth S. Lynn
    2. William Faulkner: The Man and the Artist by Stephen B. Oates
    The Atlantic Monthly, July 1987, pp. 91-92
  99. An Unprofessional Eye
    Party Apolitics
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1962, pp. 595-602
  100. The Peace Corps' Secret Mission
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1961, pp. 63-66
  101. Books
    Pick of the List (6 Reviews)
    Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972, by Edmund Wilson and Elena Wilson
    1. Letters on Literature and Politics, 1912-1972 by Edmund Wilson and Elena Wilson
    2. Lazarus by Andre Malraux
    3. The Ice Age by Margaret Drabble
    4. Infants of the Spring by Anthony Powell
    5. Essays of E. B. White by E.B. White
    6. Samuel Johnson by W. Jackson Bate
    The Saturday Review, August 20, 1977, pp. 62-63
  102. Planting Pheasants
    An Atlantic "First"
    The Atlantic Monthly, January 1954, pp. 49-54
  103. An Unprofessional Eye
    Project for Another Country
    The American Scholar, Summer 1963, pp. 451-457
  104. Books
    Radiant Devotions (Review)
    Virginia Woolf: A Biography, by Quentin Bell
    1. Virginia Woolf: A Biography by Quentin Bell
    The Saturday Review, December 9, 1972, p. 67
  105. [+]
    Reading They've Liked (2 Reviews)
    Fiction of the Fifties, by Herbert Gold
    1. Fiction of the Fifties by Herbert Gold
    2. Advertisements for Myself by Norman Mailer
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1960, pp. 143-148
  106. Readings
    The L.L. Bean Sublime
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1984, p. 27
  107. [+]
    Recycling Art (2 Reviews)
    Surfacing, by Margaret Atwood
    1. Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
    2. Night by Edna O'Brien
    The Saturday Review, April 7, 1973, pp. 85-86
  108. Rediscovering Complexity
    The Atlantic Monthly, September 1988, pp. 67-82
  109. Books Considered
    Television (Review)
    In the Name of the People, by Adam B. Ulam
    1. In the Name of the People by Adam B. Ulam
    The New Republic, June 4, 1977, pp. 26-27
  110. [+]
    Decisions for War (Review)
    Eleanor: The Years Alone, by Joseph P. Lash
    1. Eleanor: The Years Alone by Joseph P. Lash
    The Saturday Review, August 19, 1972, pp. 56-58
  111. [+]
    Revision: Mobile Souls (Review)
    The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Constance Garnett
    1. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Constance Garnett
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1984, pp. 87-92
  112. Books
    Saul Bellow and the Dogmas of Possibility (Review)
    Mr. Sammler's Planet, by Saul Bellow
    1. Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow
    The Saturday Review, February 7, 1970, pp. 25-26
  113. Life & Letters
    The Significant Self (3 Reviews)
    Miriam at Thirty-Four, by Alan Lelchuk
    1. Miriam at Thirty-Four by Alan Lelchuk
    2. Something Happened by Joseph Heller
    3. The Private Future by Martin Pawley
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1974, pp. 104-108
  114. Books in Review
    A Sleep of Teachers (Review)
    The New Professors, by Robert O. Bowen
    1. The New Professors by Robert O. Bowen
    Commentary, September 1960, pp. 258-260
  115. Statement and Struggle
    A Note on Teaching against the Environment
    Daedalus, Winter 1963, pp. 21-29
  116. Supergrow (1969)
    Essays and Reports on Imagination in America
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  117. Surviving the 70's (1971)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  118. An Unprofessional Eye
    Suspended Youth
    The American Scholar, Winter 1963, pp. 107-112
  119. Sweet, Sour & Transcendental---Writers That Is
    The Saturday Review, November 11, 1978, pp. 40-43
  120. Reviews
    Time Styles (8 Reviews)
    Lament for a City, by Henry Beetle Hough
    1. Lament for a City by Henry Beetle Hough
    2. Dragon's Wine by Borden Deal
    3. The Journey by Jiro Osaragi
    4. The Householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    5. Our Visit to Niagara by Paul Goodman
    6. Night by Francis Pollini
    7. Moderato Cantabile by Marguerite Duras
    8. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant by Anthony Powell
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1960, pp. 602-611
  121. [+]
    Touching Reality (Review)
    How to Survive in Your Native Land, by James Herndon
    1. How to Survive in Your Native Land by James Herndon
    The Saturday Review, September 18, 1971, p. 72
  122. Books
    Toward a More Human World (Review)
    Briefing for a Descent into Hell, by Doris Lessing
    1. Briefing for a Descent into Hell by Doris Lessing
    The Saturday Review, March 13, 1971, pp. 25-26
  123. The Trouble with Friendship (1996)
    Why Americans Can't Think Straight About Race
    1 Review
  124. [+]
    A Troublemaker (Review)
    The Democratic Vista, by Richard Chase
    1. The Democratic Vista by Richard Chase
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1958, pp. 474-482
  125. An Unprofessional Eye
    TV Trials
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1961, pp. 576-587
  126. [+]
    Two Liberals, One Aesthete (3 Reviews)
    Politics and the Novel, by Irving Howe
    1. Politics and the Novel by Irving Howe
    2. The Mirror in the Roadway by Frank O'Connor
    3. Society and Self in the Novel by Mark Schorer
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1957, pp. 465-471
  127. Books in Review
    Two Views of Leslie Fiedler (Review)
    Love and Death in the American Novel, by Leslie Fiedler
    1. Love and Death in the American Novel by Leslie Fiedler
    Commentary, May 1960, pp. 439-446
  128. An Unprofessional Eye
    Docket No. 15883
    The American Scholar, Spring 1961, pp. 232-237
  129. Books and the Arts
    The Uses of Anti-Americanism (Review)
    The American Invasion, by Francis Williams
    1. The American Invasion by Francis Williams
    The New Republic, March 9, 1963, p. 22
  130. Book Reviews
    Vidal's History Lesson (Review)
    Creation, by Gore Vidal
    1. Creation by Gore Vidal
    The Saturday Review, March 1981, pp. 64-65
  131. Books
    Vonnegut's Otherworldly Laughter (6 Reviews)
    Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    1. Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    2. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater by Kurt Vonnegut
    3. Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut
    4. Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    5. The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    6. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1971, p. 29
  132. [+]
    The West Virginian (Review)
    For Common Things, by Jedediah Purdy
    1. For Common Things by Jedediah Purdy
    The New York Review of Books, March 9, 2000, pp. 17-18
  133. What is Patriotism?
    The Nation, July 15, 1991, p. 85
  134. When the Money Stops
    The Saturday Review, December 9, 1972, pp. 59-61
  135. [+]
    When We Were Young and Poor (Review)
    Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator, by Norman Rockwell and Thomas Rockwell
    1. Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator by Norman Rockwell and Thomas Rockwell
    The Nation, April 2, 1960, p. 299
  136. [+]
    Where There's a Will (Review)
    The Pursuit of...Charm
    1. The Pursuit of Virtue, and Other Tory Notions by George F. Will
    The Nation, March 27, 1982, p. 353
  137. Life & Letters
    White House, Jailhouse, Oyster House (3 Reviews)
    Notes on Some New Mobilities
    1. An American Life by Jeb Stuart Magruder
    2. Working by Studs Terkel
    3. Blue-Collar Journal by John Royston Coleman
    The Atlantic Monthly, August 1974, pp. 74-77
  138. Who's On First?
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1981, pp. 68-71
  139. Books
    Will the Real Shakespeare Please Stand Up? (6 Reviews)
    Shakespeare's Lives, by Samuel Schoenbaum
    1. Shakespeare's Lives by Samuel Schoenbaum
    2. Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess
    3. The Sole Voice by Philip Burton
    4. The Shakespearean Stage, 1574-1642 by Andrew Gurr
    5. Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare by Isaac Asimov
    6. Iago by Stanley Edgar Hyman
    The Saturday Review, November 7, 1970, pp. 31-34
  140. Books
    The William Buckley Problem: Case of Nonsupport (3 Reviews)
    The Governor Listeth, by William F. Buckley Jr.
    1. The Governor Listeth by William F. Buckley Jr.
    2. The Jeweler's Eye by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    3. Quotations from Chairman Bill by William F. Buckley, Jr. and David Franke
    The Saturday Review, August 8, 1970, p. 29
  141. Books
    The With-It Boys in England (Review)
    The Popular Arts, by Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel
    1. The Popular Arts by Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel
    The Reporter, October 21, 1965, pp. 55-56
  142. [+]
    Women Without Men (2 Reviews)
    Surpassing the Love of Men, by Lillian Faderman
    1. Surpassing the Love of Men by Lillian Faderman
    2. The Company of Women by Mary Gordon
    The Atlantic Monthly, March 1981, pp. 86-89
  143. [+]
    The Writing Teacher (Review)
    Copey of Harvard, by J. Donald Adams
    1. Copey of Harvard by J. Donald Adams
    The Nation, June 4, 1960, p. 494
  144. [+]
    The Wrong Road (Review)
    The Electric Interurban Railways in America, by George W. Hilton and John F. Due
    1. The Electric Interurban Railways in America by George W. Hilton and John F. Due
    The Nation, May 21, 1960, p. 455
  145. You Don't Say (1966)
    Studies of Modern American Inhibitions
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  146. No Items Found