Vol. 8, No.3, Fall 2003 (#31)

Jonathan Franzen, Michael Heller, Lorine Niedecker, Elizabeth Robinson, and more...purchase now

INTERVIEWS

Jonathan Franzen: A Difficult Haven | by Trey Strecker
Michael Heller: Lie into Truth | by Peter O'Leary

FEATURES

Modernism in Wisconsin: the Poetry of Lorine Niedecker | by David Huntsperger
No More Apologies | an essay by John Olson

PLUS:

Ampersand | an occasional letters page
Widely Unavailable | Nina Federova | by Rebecca Gould
Trial & Error | An Expendable Man: the Near Execution of Earl Washington, Jr. by Margarett Edds | by Kevin Carollo
The New Life | a comic by Gary Sullivan
Last Laugh | If Ibsen wrote Hedda Gabler in the 21st Century | by Louis Phillips

REVIEWS

NONFICTION

Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art  | Vincent Katz, ed. | by Will Clemens
Icons of Photography: The 19th Century  | Freddy Langer, ed. | by Stacy L. Brix
Gregory Corso: Doubting Thomist | Kirby Olson | by Chris Stroffolino
Fake-City Syndrome | Kate Gale and Charles Rammelkamp, eds. | by Thomas Haley
The Lights of Home: A Century Of Latin American Writers In Paris    Jason Weiss    by Jay Miskowiec
C.L.R. James: Letters from London  | Nicholas Laughlin, ed. | by Matthew Quest
Forces of Imagination  | Barbara Guest | by Noah Eli Gordon
Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book  | Jordan Raphael and Tom Spurgeon, eds. | by Stepan Chapman
Empire of Capital | Ellen Meiksins Wood | by Mark Sorkin
The Trials of Phillis Wheatley  | Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | by Christopher Luna
Libby, Montana: Asbestos and The Deadly Silence Of An American Corporation    Andrea Peacock | by Eliza Murphy
The Greatest Sedition is Silence  | William Rivers Pitt | by Christopher Luna
The Assassinations  | James DiEugenio and Lisa Pease, eds. | by Jaye Beldo
Women in a Man's World, Crying  | Vicki Covington | by Lynnell Edwards
Bolt of Fate  | Tom Tucker | by Carrie Mercer
Twenty Days with Julian & Little Bunny by Papa  | Nathaniel Hawthorn | by Eric Lorberer
Outside Language  | Robert Stewart | by Thomas Haley
Herzog on Herzog  | Paul Cronin, ed. | by Karl Krause

FICTION/DRAMA

West of the Jordan  | Laila Halaby | by Kim Jensen
Gazelle  | Rikki Ducornet | by Mark Tursi
Kalpa Imperial  | Angélica Gorodischer | by Rudi Dornemann
Black Umbrella Stories  | Nicolette de Csipkay | by Kathleen Anderson
Timoleon Vieta Come Home  | Dan Rhodes | by Matt Dube
The Man of Feeling  | Javier Marías | by Alan Tinkler
State of Siege  | Juan Goytisolo | by Mary Sarko
Deafening  | Frances Itani | by Scott Esposito
Second Watch  | Lowen Clausen | by Kris Lawson
Kissing You  | Daniel Hayes | by Weston Cutter
The Golden Age & The Phoenix Exultant  | John C. Wright | by Kelly Everding
Vas: An Opera in Flatland  | Steve Tomasula | by Matthew Roberson
Long For This World  | Michael Byers | by Sarah Fay
Cypress Grove  | James Sallis | by Kevin Carollo
Suicidal Tendencies  | T. Alan Broughton | by William Bush
A Number  | Caryl Churchill | by Jessica Bennett

POETRY/AUDIO

Apprehend  | Elizabeth Robinson | by Patrick Pritchett
Transparence of the World  | Jean Follain    by Tom Sanfilip
North True South Bright  | Dan Beachy-Quick | by Cindra Halm
One-Legged Dancer  | Pamela Uschuk | by Jim Heynen
Dreaming the Miracle  | Max Jacob, Francis Ponge, Jean Follain | by David Huntsperger
Across the Line / Al Otro Lado: Poetry from Baja California  | Harry Polkinhorn and Mark Weiss, eds. | by Bill Marsh
Treadwinds  | Walter K. Lew | by Jane Sprague
When the Time Comes: Contemporary Belgian Prose Poetry  | Gian Lombardo, ed. | by Karl Krause
Casino of the Sun | Jerry Williams | by Clay Matthews
The Lightning Field | Carol Moldaw | by Arielle Greenberg
There's A Word!  | Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure | by Larry Sawyer
Complete Poems  | Howard McCord | by Michael Perkins
Adrift on Blinding Light  | Paul Pines | by Neil Kozlowicz
Your Ancient See Through  | Hoa Nguyen | by Jeff Hansen
Sanskrit of the Body  | W. B. Keckler | by Aaron McCollough
Pollen Memory | Laynie Browne | by Sun Yung Shin
The Cloud of Unknowable Things | Elaine Equi | by James Feast
Tomie's Chair  | Josey Foo | by Sun Yung Shin
What Kind  | Martha Zweig | by Arielle Greenberg

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Blankets  | Craig Thompson | by David Kennedy-Logan
The Frank Book  | Jim Woodring | by Eric Lorberer
Paul Has A Summer Job  | Michel Rabagliati | by James Feast
Finder: Vols. 1-4 | Carla Speed McNeil | by Stephen Burt

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