Table of Contents

Volume 106

No. 1

January 2018

Table of Contents: Volume 106, no. 1, January 2018

HMS Bounty
Rachel Kushner

Ashbery’s Pastoral Art
Giulio J. Pertile

Turning the Soil
Cultivating Our Gardens in Times of Trouble (Ruminations on Doctor Zhivago)
Jane Costlow

The Aquarists
Seth Lerer

Whistleblower, Traitor, Soldier, Queer?
The Truth of Chelsea Manning
Lida Maxwell


Love (excerpts)
Hanne Ørstavik
Translated by Martin Aitken

The Pinch
Dina Nayeri

The Artist’s Model
Mary Gordon


Shane McCrae

My Sweet Accompanist
Li-Young Lee

Physics of the Breeze
A Portrait of My Father in Seven Maps

David Baker

In the cottage
swing-shift ruckus
Kathleen Winter

The Coming of Age
Henry Sloss

Ode on Inheritance
Kate Partridge

The Marvel of It Is
Crime Scene
Henry Walters

Three Sonnets
Robert Thomas

Something You Left to Me
Breakup at the Starfish Brasserie
Owen McLeod

On Being Told: You Must Learn to Love the Violence
On Being Told: You Must Learn to Pray
John Sibley Williams

Chad Davidson

For a Dog
Ryan Wilson

All We Are Not
Geri Doran

Rush Rankin

Concave Decades
Steve Barbaro


Fiction in Review
Claire Messud
Marta Figlerowicz

Poetry in Review
Frank Bidart
Christopher Spaide

Recordings in Review
The “New” Metropolitan Opera at Fifty
Dewey Faulkner