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Volume 26, Number 4
May/June 2005

Focus: Short Story Collections

Cinematic Fictions
Jeffrey R. Di Leo reviews On the Way to My Father's Funeral by Jonathan Baumbach

Death Becomes Him
David Massengill reviews We're in Trouble by Christopher Coake

Teetering between Forms
Stacey Gottlieb reviews Waiting for Elvis by Toni Graham

Less Is More
Amy Havel reviews This Life She's Chosen by Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum

The "We" Generation
Stacey Levine reviews How We Are Hungry by Dave Eggers

Talent, Adrift
Sean Bernard reviews Men and Cartoons by Jonathan Lethem

Ordinary People
Lori O'Dea reviews You Are Not the One by Vestal McIntyre

Writer's Writer
Tom Williams reviews The Complete History of New Mexico by Kevin McIlvoy

Feature: Digital Culture

The Road to thePost Human
Dene Grigar reviews Digital People: From Bionic Humans to Androids by Sidney Perkowitz

Wide-Angled View
Davis Schneiderman reviews Cultures in Webs: Working in Hypermedia with the Documentary Image by Roderick Coover

Feature Postmodern Memories

Via Negativia
Susan M. Schultz reviews Incapacity Jeanne Heuving

Finding a Voice
Chris A. Lovell reviews Leaving by Sergio Waisman

Stories of the I
Leora Lev reviews Pink Steam by Dodie Bellamy

Book Reviews

Seeing the Way
Alicia Ostriker reviews Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 by Jean Valentine

What You Couldn't Say
Kathleen Warnock reviews Notice by Heather Lewis

Order That of Itself Can Speak
Fred Muratori reviews Pastorelles by John Taggart

Forced Labor
Daniel Bouchard reviews Chinese Letter by Svetislav Basara

We're Not in Kansas Anymore
Peter Conners reviews The Walls of Circumstance by Dennis Barone

Truth and Appearances
Wayne Miller reviews Saving the Appearances by Liz Waldner

Bruyas's Solution
Julia Bloch Frey reviews "Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet!": The Bruyas Collection from the Musée Fabre, Montpellier edited by Sarah Lees

Beloved Heretics
Arthur Sainer reviews Heir to the Glimmering World by Cynthia Ozick

Reading Coffee Grounds
Sharon Olinka reviews Eda: An Anthology of Contemporary Turkish Poetry edited by Murat Nemet-Nejat

Life Is a Cabaret, Old Chum
Charles Marowitz reviews The Cabaret by Lisa Appignanesi

Angels Marching into Darkness
Anthony J. Cuda reviews In the Salt Marsh by Nancy Willard

The Raw Silk Route
Lee Bellavance reviews Raw Silk by Meena Alexander

Whedon and He
Tom Price reviews A Language Dark Enough: Essays on Exile by Tony Whedon

The Necessary, Uncomfortable Place
Keith Taylor reviews The Fertile Crescent by John Repp

No Other World but This
Jocelyn Emerson reviews Overboard by Beth Anderson

Sacred Stats
Ron Briley reviews The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics by Alan Schwarz

Delight and Instruct
Chad Parmenter reviews Hand-Held Executions by Joan Houlihan

Slavic Bard
Marina von Hirsch reviews Voicing the Distant: Shakespeare and Russian Modernist Poetry by Ekaterina Sukhanova


Picketing the Zeitgeist: The Writer in Wartime
by Harold Jaffe


George Economou remembers Robert Creeley


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