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  1. After Empire (1997)
    Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie
    1 Review
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    American Selves (5 Reviews)
    1. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
    2. Clea and Zeus Divorce by Emily Prager
    3. Time with Children by Elizabeth Tallent
    4. And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story by Steve Barthelme
    5. Reuben by John Edgar Wideman
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1988, pp. 401-408
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    The Apostle of Common Sense (Review)
    The Letters of Anthony Trollope, by N. John Hall and Anthony Trollope
    1. The Letters of Anthony Trollope by N. John Hall and Anthony Trollope
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1983, pp. 765-770
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    Buried Secrets (2 Reviews)
    Nathaniel Hawthorne in His Times, by James R. Mellow
    1. Nathaniel Hawthorne in His Times by James R. Mellow
    2. Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Biography by Arlin Turner
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1981, pp. 562-566
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    Cliffhanger (2 Reviews)
    Dostoevsky: The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849, by Joseph Frank
    1. Dostoevsky: The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849 by Joseph Frank
    2. Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859 by Joseph Frank
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1985, pp. 140-145
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    Comic-Book Quarrel (Review)
    The Feud, by Thomas Berger
    1. The Feud by Thomas Berger
    The Nation, June 11, 1983, p. 741
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    'Dark, Ironical, Flip' (Review)
    The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations, by Paul Fussell
    1. The Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations by Paul Fussell
    The Nation, November 27, 1982, pp. 565-566
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    Fabulous Forgeries (Review)
    My Life as a Fake, by Peter Carey
    1. My Life as a Fake by Peter Carey
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2003, pp. 163-164
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    Fiction Chronicle (10 Reviews)
    Stars and Bars, by William Boyd
    1. Stars and Bars by William Boyd
    2. Love Always by Ann Beattie
    3. The Old Forest, and Other Stories by Peter Taylor
    4. Carpenter's Gothic by William Gaddis
    5. Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and Epilogue by Philip Roth
    6. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
    7. The Lover by Marguerite Duras
    8. Oriental Tales by Marguerite Yourcenar
    9. Under the Banyan Tree by R.K. Narayan
    10. Sour Sweet by Timothy Mo
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1986, pp. 659-672
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    Fiction Chronicle (9 Reviews)
    Perfume, by Patrick Suskind
    1. Perfume by Patrick Suskind
    2. The Greek Generals Talk by Phillip Parotti
    3. Digging up the Mountains by Neil Bissoondath
    4. The Progress of Love by Alice Munro
    5. Group Sex: A Romantic Comedy by Ann Arensberg
    6. The Fisher King by Anthony Powell
    7. The Lost Language of Cranes by David Leavitt
    8. The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich
    9. Saints and Strangers by Angela Carter
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1987, pp. 136-148
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    I Wonder As I Wander (Review)
    A Field Guide to Getting Lost, by Rebecca Solnit
    1. A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
    The Nation, November 21, 2005, p. 40
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    Intellectual Slapstick (Review)
    The Novelist as Comedian, by Moses Joseph
    1. The Novelist as Comedian by Moses Joseph
    The American Scholar, Summer 1983, pp. 413-417
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    Italian Intrigue (Review)
    Summer's Lease, by John Clifford Mortimer
    1. Summer's Lease by John Clifford Mortimer
    The New Republic, August 29, 1988, pp. 56-57
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    Laughter and Bloodshed (9 Reviews)
    1. The Cannibal Galaxy by Cynthia Ozick
    2. The Anatomy Lesson by Philip Roth
    3. Union Street by Pat Barker
    4. Cathedral by Raymond Carver
    5. Fools of Fortune by William Trevor
    6. The Stories of William Trevor by William Trevor
    7. Disturbances in the Field by Lynne Sharon Schwartz
    8. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen
    9. Shame by Salman Rushdie
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1984, pp. 151-164
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    The Lesson of Henry James (2 Reviews)
    Henry James: Essays, English and American Writers, by Leon Edel, Mark Wilson, and Henry...
    1. Henry James: Essays, English and American Writers by Leon Edel, Mark Wilson, and Henry James
    2. Henry James: European Writers and Prefaces by Leon Edel, Mark Wilson, and Henry James
    The Hudson Review, Autumn 1985, pp. 489-495
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    The Modesty of Anthony Powell (Review)
    To Keep the Ball Rolling, by Anthony Powell
    1. To Keep the Ball Rolling by Anthony Powell
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1981, pp. 595-600
  17. The Peculiarities of German Travel
    The American Scholar, Summer 2002, pp. 83-92
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    Personae (2 Reviews)
    Film II
    1. Radio Days (1987 Film) by Woody Allen
    2. Marlene (1984 Film) by Maximilian Schell
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1988, pp. 655-660
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    The Real Thing (Review)
    The Realistic Imagination, by George Levine
    1. The Realistic Imagination by George Levine
    The American Scholar, Summer 1982, pp. 436-439
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    The New Counterculture (Review)
    Austerlitz, by W.G. Sebald
    1. Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald
    The Atlantic Monthly, November 2001, p. 146
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    A Magnificent Misfit (Review)
    By the Lake, by John Mcgahern
    1. By the Lake by John Mcgahern
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 2002, p. 139
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    Silt and Sluices (Review)
    Waterland, by Graham Swift
    1. Waterland by Graham Swift
    The Nation, March 31, 1984, pp. 392-393
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    Writing On (Review)
    Paul Scott, by Hilary Spurling
    1. Paul Scott by Hilary Spurling
    The New Republic, May 20, 1991, pp. 47-50
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    Youth and Consequences (Review)
    Wonder Boys, by Michael Chabon
    1. Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
    The New Republic, June 26, 1995, pp. 40-41
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