F E A T U R E S

A Matter of Passing Papers
John Malcolm Brinnin

Ross of The New Yorker Edits Hiroshima by John Hersey
Edward T. Chase

Could It Be Read to Flaubert?
Nora Sayre

Emotion in Housman
William Kerrigan

At August’s End
Serving Time in Leftist Summer Camps
Mark Oppenheimer

The Dramas OF Resentment
Amélie Oksnberg Rorty

Veblen, Kafka, Vico, and the Great Wall of China
J. Mitchell Morse

F I C T I O N

Icehouse Burgess

Joe Ashby Porter

P O E T R Y

Prince of the Powers of theAir
In the Sixties
The Alligator Bride and Groom

Debora Greger

The Talking Cure
Sherod Santos

Ghazal
Agha Shahid Ali

The Crust House
Rachel Hadas

I Do Not Love Thee Doctor Fell
Ian Ganassi

The Yellow Emperor
His Mark

Sara Miller

Quilt
Valerie Wohlfeld

Deaf
Brooks Haxton

Glittering Truot
Peter Davison

For K., Whom I Did Not Marry

Rex Wilder

Last Requests
Grace Schulman

R E V I E W S

The Return of Natalia Ginzburg
William Weaver


A Pure Reader
Stephen Burt

Fiction in Review
Aleksaandar Hemon & Zadie Smith
Meghan O’Rourke

Poetry in Review
Ciaran Carson, Marilyn Hacker, & Thom Gunn
Michael Thurston

Recordings in Review
Countertenors & Others
Gary Schmidgall