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August 20, 1990 Issue - 20 Articles
- TRB: Stock Response, pp. 4-5
What's with the securities transfer tax?
- Correspondence, p. 6
Roseanne's real meaning, Kevin Phillip's false populism, etc.
- Talking Heads, pp. 7-8
The way to combat the ugliness and superficiality of TV ads is with free air time for c...
- Notebook, pp. 9-10
The return of the L-word, the Corcoran's chutzpah, etc.
- White House Watch: Standing Soft, p. 11
From the Souter nomination to civil rights, Bush is compromising on everything. His app...
- Neighborhood Bully, pp. 12-14
Bush is finally beginning th change his policy toward the mad monster Saddam Hussein
- The Buried Truth, pp. 15-16
Modern Moscow was built on the backs of Stalin's countless victism, in the literal sens...
- Fat Man's Burden, pp. 17-18
Panama's President Guillermo Endara sees the political advantages of putting some dista...
- Tilting at Billboards, pp. 19-20
In black neighborhoods, activists attacking display ads for cigarettes and booze may be...
- Growing Nowhere, pp. 21-23
It wasn't sanctions that broke South Africa's economy. It was the mounting cost of apar...
Books and the Arts
[+] On Films: Talents, New and Less New (2 Reviews) , p. 24
Ariel (1988 Film), by Aki Kaurismaki
- Ariel (1988 Film) by Aki Kaurismaki
- The Freshman (1990 Film) by Andrew Bergman
- Unlike a Virgin, pp. 25-27
Madonna, minx without a riddle
- Aftermath: 1956, p. 28
[+] Years of Iron (2 Reviews) , pp. 29-33
Ovid's Poetry of Exile, by David R. Slavitt and Ovid
- Ovid's Poetry of Exile by David R. Slavitt and Ovid
- The Last World by Christoph Ransmayr
[+] The English Novel Gets Laid (Review) , pp. 34-35
The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureishi
- The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
[+] The Cannibal Revolution (Review) , pp. 36-37
Report on the Murder of the General Secretary, by Karel Kaplan
- Report on the Murder of the General Secretary by Karel Kaplan
[+] Writing the Land (Review) , pp. 38-39
Collected Stories, by Wallace Stegner
- Collected Stories by Wallace Stegner
[+] Losing to Despair (2 Reviews) , pp. 40-42
The Cloning of Joanna May, by Fay Weldon
- The Cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon
- Leader of the Band by Fay Weldon
- Yorba Linda Diarist: The Last New Nixon, pp. 43-44