F E A T U R E S

The Fool of Light
Paul West

An Exchange of Letters
Kenzaburo Oe and Susan Sontag

Molière’s The Bungler, Act I
Richard Wilbur

Searching for Sylvia Beach
Leon Edel

F I C T I O N

Words
Joyce Carol Oates

Cider
Neil Grimmett

P O E T R Y

Paradiso II
W. S. Merwin

Eyes Like Leeks
Linda Gregerson

No Friend
Don Bogen

Marriage Dissolving in the Upstairs Room

Lynne McMahon

Cadillac Ranch
Dolores Hayden

The Iconography of Drought Jackie
John Kinsella

Immediate City
Vijay Seshadri

Lessons in Chiaroscuro
Andrew Zawacki

Brown Recluse
Erin Belieu

Fire in the Doll’s House
Frances Padorr Brent

The Boy’s Own Manual
Daryl Hine

The Pass
The Catch

Kay Ryan

Today and Two Thousand Years From Now
Moradian

Philip Levine

R E V I E W S

An Appetite for Writing

Hermione Lee

Byron’s Afterlife
Michael Ravitch

Memory and History

Diane Stevenson


Fiction in Review

Frederick G. Dillen & Trace Farrell
Lorin Stein

Poetry in Review
Some Versions of Pastoral
James Logenbach

Recordings in Review
Richard Strauss
Dewey Faulkner

Films in Review
Bad Boys: Klaus Kinski & Werner Herzog
Gilberto Perez