F E A T U R E S

A Year with Alice B. Toklas
Leon Katz

A Translator's Confession
Jonathan Galassi


The Learned Judge
A Portrait
Nicolas Nabokov
With an introduction by Vincent Giroud


Collecting, the Rescue of Things, and the Human
Noël Valis

Goethe and Evil
"Faust, Part One"
Martin Greenberg

Buenos Aires, City of Statues
Bonnie Costello

Crossing the Wide Missouri
Wyn Wachhorst


F I C T I O N

How It Works
Kit Reed


P O E T R Y

The Emergence of the Human
John Koethe

A Brief History of Water
Littera Scripta Manet
Hyacinth

Daryl Hine

On First Looking into Chapman's Flora
Romeo, the Morning After

Debora Greger

Baptism
Greg Wrenn

Cupressus
Deborah Warren


Sliders
Julie Sheehan

Genesis
Vitruvian Man

Bruce Bond

Shared
Rafael Campo



R E V I E W S

Ernest Becoming Hemingway
Jeffery Meyers

Fiction in Review
Don Delillo
Stephen J. Burn

Poetry in Review
Nabokov-Shade
Stephen Yenser

Recordings in Review
Richard Strauss
James Steichen