Academic journal article The Review of Contemporary Fiction

Books Received

Academic journal article The Review of Contemporary Fiction

Books Received

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Abe, Kobo. The Ruined Map. Trans. E. Dale Saunders. Vintage, 2001. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Allen, Jack. Change of Heart. Burping Frog, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Al-Shaykh, Hanan. Only in London. Trans. Catherine Cobham. Pantheon, 2001. $23.00. (F)

Alvarez, Aldo. Interesting Monsters. Graywolf, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Arenas, Reinaldo. Mona and Other Tales. Trans. Dolores M. Koch. Vintage, 2001. Paper: $12.00. (F, NF)

Arnold, Edwin T., and Dianne C. Luce, eds. A Cormac McCarthy Companion: The Border Trilogy. Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2001. Paper: $18.00. (NF)

Auster, Paul. The Art of Hunger. Rev. ed. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (NF)

Aylett, Steve. The Crime Studio. Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001. Paper: $14.95. (F)

Babel, Isaac. The Complete Works of Isaac Babel. Trans. Peter Constantine. Ed. Nathalie Babel. Intro. Cynthia Ozick. Norton, 2002. $39.95. (F, NF)

Ballard, J. G. Super-Cannes. Picador USA, 2001. $24.00. (F)

Barrett, Andrea. Servants of the Map: Stories. Norton, 2002. $24.95. (F)

Baxter, Charles, ed. Best New American Voices 2001. Series ed. John Kulka and Natalie Danford. Harcourt, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Belben, Rosalind. Hound Music. Chatto & Windus, 2001. $27.50. (F)

Bell, Madison Smart. Master of the Crossroads. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $15.00. (F)

Bellow, Saul. Collected Stories. Preface Janis Bellow. Intro. James Wood. Viking, 2001. $30.00. (F)

Berberova, Nina. Billancourt Tales. Trans. and intro. Marian Schwartz. New Directions, 2001. $24.95. (F)

Berg, James J., and Chris Freeman. Conversations with Christopher Isherwood. Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2001. Paper: $18.00. (NF)

Berger, John. Selected Essays. Ed. Geoff Dyer. Pantheon, 2001. $32.50. (NF)

Beti, Mongo. The Story of the Madman. Trans. Elizabeth Darnel. Afterword Patricia-Pia Celerier. Univ. Press of Virginia, 2001. $45.00. (F)

Bottoms, Greg. Sentimental, Heartbroken Rednecks. Context, 2001. $21.95. (F)

Boyle, T. C. After the Plague. Viking, 2001. $25.95. (F)

--. A Friend of the Earth. Penguin, 2001. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Brenna, Duff. The Altar of the Body. Picador, 2001. $24.00. (F)

Brustein, Robert. The Siege of the Arts: Collected Writings 1994-2001. Ivan R. Dee, 2001. $28.50. (NF)

Burgin, Richard. The Spirit Returns. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2001. Paper: $13.95. (F)

Cahalan, James M. Edward Abbey: A Life. Univ. of Arizona Press, 2001. $27.95. (NF)

Canetti, Veza. The Tortoises. Trans. Ian Mitchell. New Directions, 2001. $24.95. (F)

Carey, Peter. 30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account. Bloomsbury, 2001. $16.95. (NF)

Carson, Ciaran. Shamrock Tea. Granta, 2001. $19.95. (F)

Catano, James V. Ragged Dicks: Masculinity, Steel, and the Rhetoric of the Self-Made Man. Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 2001. Paper: $25.00. (NF)

Chadwick, Cydney. Flesh and Bone. Avec, 2001. Paper: $14.00. (F)

Chessman, Harriet Scott. Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper. Permanent Press/Seven Stories, 2001. $24.00. (F)

Childs, Peter. Reading Fiction: Opening the Text. Palgrave, 2001. Paper: $19.95. (NF)

Ciresi, Rita. Sometimes I Dream in Italian. Delta, 2001. Paper: $12.95. (F)

Clark, Matt. Hook Man Speaks. Berkley Publishing, 2001. Paper: $13.00. (F)

Colombi, The Marchesa. A Small-Town Marriage. Trans. and afterword Paula Spurlin Paige. Northwestern Univ. Press, 2001. Paper: $15.95. (F)

Constant, Paule. Trading Secrets. Trans. Betsy Wing. Intro. Margot Miller. Bison, 2001. Paper: $20.00. (F)

Cook, Elizabeth. Achilles. Picador USA, 2002. $16.00. (F)

Coovadia, Imraan. The Wedding. Picador USA, 2001. $23.00. (F)

Couto, Mia. Under the Frangipani. Trans. …

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