F E A T U R E S

Britain and Islam, 1600–1800
Different Perspectives on Difference
Ronald W. Jones

Imaginary People
Cynthia Ozick

The Brothers Goncourt
The Breakdown of Joy
Anita Brookner

Places of Fear
Nicholas Howe

Words
Maribeth Fischer

The Dream of Reading
James Richardson

Unlikely Likes
George Herbert and Philip Larkin
C. K. Williams

F I C T I O N

Underworld
Shelia Kohler

Bed Check

Ellen Wilbur


P O E T R Y

A Short History of the Shadow
Appalachian Lullaby

Charles Wright

Under Heaven
Elisabeth Frost

Inhabited D
Rhoda Janzen

Lunch by the Construction Site and After
Joanie Mackowski

Death Will Do Nothing
Charles Martin

The Red Blouse
Roderick Townley

Night and Nail
Mary Jo Bang

A Dream of Backed-Up Drains
Joyce Carol Oates

Nostos
Alan Wlliamson

Listening in Bed to You Reading Swann’s Way Aloud

Debra Nystrom

R E V I E W S

Emotional Man
Edison Miyawaki

Fiction in Review
Susan Sontag's In America
Sven Birkerts

Poetry in Review
Pankey, Rumsey, & Levine
Brian Henry

Recordings in Review
The Recording Business: Issues & Reissues
Patrick J. Smith