Reviews in the New York Times Book Review

Natsume Soseki, The Miner, 7/17/88;
Caroline Llewelyn, The Masks of Rome, 8/14/88;
Vicki Covington, Gathering Home, 1/1/89;
Cesar Vallejo, Tungsten, 2/26/89;
Christopher Meredith, Shifts, 4/30/89;
David Vogel, Married Life, 8/13/89;
Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Silvio in the Rose Garden, 11/26/89;
Robert Pinget, Monsieur Songe, 1/21/90;
Anne Hart, The Life and Times of Hercule Poirot, 1/28/90;
Frederic Flach, Rickie, 3/11/90;
Celia Correas de Zapata, ed,. Short Stories by Latin American Women: The Magic and the Real, 5/27/90;
Graham Greene, Yours, Etc., 5/27/90;
Charlotte Margolis Goodman, Jean Stafford, The Savage Heart, 8/12/90;
Louis Zukofsky, Collected Fiction, 9/9/90;
Arturo Arias, After the Bombs, 11/25/90;
Kelly Cherry, The Exiled Heart, 10/6/91;
Connie Porter, All-Bright Court, 10/27/91;
Tito Perdue, Lee, 11/24/91;
Joanne Omang, Incident at Akabal, 1/26/92;
Max Jacob, Hesitant Fire: The Collected Prose of Max Jacob, 2/16/92;
Deborah Digges, Fugitive Spring, 2/23/92;
Fay Weldon, Moon Over Minneapolis, 4/26/92;
Louis de Bernieres, Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord, 9/13/92;
Abel Posse, Daimon, 12/13/92;
Elean Thomas, The Last Room, 4/18/93;
Amy Bloom, Come to Me, 7/18/93;
Marcy Knopf, ed., The Sleeper Wakes: Harlem Renaissance Stories by Women, 10/31/93;
Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now, 12/19/93;
Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Marginal Voices, 1/30/94;
David Laskin, A Common Life, 9/4/94;
Joseph Olshan, Nightswimmer, 10/23/94;
C.M. Mayo, Sky over El Nido, 10/29/95.

Book Reviews in the Miami Herald:
Mary Gordon, Good Boys and Dead Girls, 3/31/91;
Nina Berberova, The Tattered Cloak, 6/16/91;
Anita Brookner, Brief Lives, 6/30/91;
Michelle Green, The Dream at the End of the World: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier, 8/4/91;
Manuel Zapata Olivella, A Saint is Born in Chima, 8/18/91;
Nadine Gordimer, Jump and Other Stories, 9/29/91;
Art Spiegelman, Maus II. A Survivor's Tale. And Here My Troubles Began, 11/12/91;
Seamus Heaney, Seeing Things, 12/15/91;
Lorrie Goldensohn, Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry, 12/22/91;
Tatyana Tolstaya, Sleepwalker in a Fog, 1/19/92;
William Maxwell, Billie Dyer and Other Stories, 3/15/92;
Marguerite Duras, Summer Rain, 5/3/92;
Nelida Pinon, Caetana's Sweet Song, 5/31/92;
Jill McCorkle, Crash Diet, 6/7/92;
Francisco Goldman, The Long Night of White Chickens, 6/21/92;
Chaim Potok, I Am The Clay, 7/12/92;
Patty Duke, A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness, 8/16/92;
Madeleine L'Engle, Certain Women, 10/11/92;
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient, 10/25/92;
Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, 11/22/92;
Jessica Mitford, The American Way of Birth, 11/29/92;
Brett C. Millier, Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It, 1/3/93;
Louis Begley, The Man Who Was Late, 2/7/93;
M.F.K.Fisher, To Begin Again, 3/21/93;
Jill Ciment, The Law of Falling Bodies, 4/4/93;
Sue Miller, For Love, 4/11/93;
Muriel Spark, Curriculum Vitae, 5/23/93;
Ann Goethe, Midnight Lemonade, 6/6/93;
A.S. Byatt, Angels and Insects, 7/11/93;
Madison Smartt Bell, Save Me, Joe Louis, 7/18/93;
Mary Gordon, The Rest of Life: Three Novellas, 8/22/93;
Susanna Moore, Sleeping Beauties, 11/14/93;
James Merrill, A Different Person, 1/9/94;
April Sinclair, Coffee Will Make You Black, 3/27/94;
Robert Hellenga, The Sixteen Pleasures, 5/1/94;
Shirley Ann Grau, Roadwalkers, 7/24/94;
Rumer Godden, Pippa Passes, 12/25/94;
Norman Sherry, The Life of Graham Greene, Volume Two: 1939-55, 2/26/95;
Annie Dillard, Mornings Like This, and Rita Dove, Mother Love: Poems, 5/21/95;
Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic, 7/9/95;
Jan Marsh, Bloomsbury Women, 3/17/96;
Jill Ciment, Half a Life, 8/4/96;
Deborah E. McDowell, Leaving Pipe Shop: Memories of Kin, 7/27/97;
Anne Landsman, The Devil's Chimney, 11/16/97;
Isabel Bolton, New York Mosaic, 11/30/97;
Delia Falconer, The Service of Clouds, 6/21/98;
Mark Richard, Charity, 8/16/98;
Jonathan Hull, Losing Julia, 3/19/00;
Darden Asbury Pyron, Liberace: An American Boy, 6/25/00;
Maureen Howard, Big as Life, 7/1/01.

Reviews in The Baltimore Sun:
Scott Bradfield, The History of Luminous Motion, 10/1/89;
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day, 11/5/89;
Roxanna Robinson, Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life, 12/31/89;
Bernard Malamud, The People, 12/24/89;
Ann Beattie, Picturing Will, 1/7/90;
Germaine Greer, Daddy, We Hardly Knew You, 1/21/90;
Deirdre Bair, Simone de Beauvoir, 3/4/90;
John Kenneth Galbraith, A Tenured Professor, 3/11/90;
Alice Munro, Friend of My Youth, 3/25/90;
Sue Miller, Family Pictures, 5/6/90;
Madison Smartt Bell, Barking Man, 5/13/90;
Reynolds Price, The Tongues of Angels, 6/3/90;
Edna O'Brien, Lantern Slides, 6/24/90;
Anne Higonnet, Berthe Morisot, 8/19/90;
David Sweetman, Vincent Van Gogh, 9/16/90;
Geoffry Wolff, The Final Club, 9/30/90;
Jill McCorkle, Ferris Beach, 10/21/90;
Nadine Gordimer, My Son's Story, 11/4/90;
Robert Coles, The Spiritual Life of Children, 1/13/91;
Nancy Mairs, Carnal Acts, 1/20/91;
Madison Smartt Bell, Doctor Sleep, 1/27/91;
Isabel Allende, Stories of Eva Luna, 3/3/91;
Mary Gordon, Good Boys and Dead Girls, 4/21/91;
John Sayles, Los Gusanos, 6/23/91;
Nina Berberova, The Tattered Cloak, 7/14/91;
R.W.B. Lewis, The Jameses: A Family Narrative, 8/18/91;
George Melly and Michael Woods, Paris and the Surrealists, 9/8/91;
Nadine Gordimer, Jump and Other Stories, 10/13/91;
Carlos Fuentes, The Campaign, 10/27/91;
Tatyana Tolstaya, Sleepwalker in a Fog, 2/9/92;
William Maxwell, Billie Dyer and Other Stories, 3/8/92;
Jill McCorkle, Crash Diet, 5/17/92;
Chaim Potok, I Am the Clay, 5/24/92;
Doris Lessing, The Real Thing, 7/5/92;
James Dickey, The Whole Motion. Collected Poems 1945-92, 8/9/92;
Susan Sontag, The Volcano Lover, 8/16/92;
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient, 10/25/92;
Ben Macintyre, Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche, 11/22/92;
Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, 12/20/92;
Louis Begley, The Man Who Was Late, 1/3/93;
M.F.K. Fisher, To Begin Again, 1/17/93;
Oscar Hijuelos, The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien, 3/14/93;
Sue Miller, For Love, 4/4/93;
Isabel Allende, The Infinite Plan, 5/2/93;
Madison Smartt Bell, Save Me, Joe Louis, 5/23/93;
A.S. Byatt, Angels and Insects, 6/20/93;
Muriel Spark, Curriculum Vitae, 6/28/93;
Mary Gordon, The Rest of Life: Three Novellas, 8/15/93;
James Dickey, To the White Sea, 9/12/93;
Susanna Moore, Sleeping Beauties, 9/19/93;
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Strange Pilgrims, 10/3/93;
Bharati Mukherjee, The Holder of the World, 10/17/93;
Bruce Chatwin, Far Journeys: Photographs and Notebooks, 11/28/93;
Amos Oz, Fima, 12/19/93;
Mark Salzman, The Soloist, 1/23/94;
Alice Hoffman, Second Nature, 3/6/94;
Philip Levine, The Bread of Time: Towards an Autobiography, 3/27/94;
Valerie Martin, The Great Divorce, 4/17/94;
Louis Begley, As Max Saw It, 5/1/94;
Mario Vargas Llosa, A Fish in the Water, 5/15/94;
Edna O'Brien, House of Splendid Isolation, 6/19/94;
Nadine Gordimer, None to Accompany Me, 9/18/94;
David Grossman, The Book of Intimate Grammar, 9/27/94;
Doris Lessing, Under My Skin, 10/13/94;
Michael Flanagan, Stations: An Imagined Journey, 11/20/94.;
Kristina McGrath, House Work, 12/4/94;
Chuck Wachtel, The Gates, 1/8/95;
Rumer Godden, Pippa Passes, 1/15/95;
Dorothy West, The Wedding, 2/12/95;
Anita Desai, Journey to Ithaca, 7/30/95.

Reviews in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Maxine Hong Kingston, Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book, 5/7/89;
Paul Theroux, My Secret History, 6/25/89;
Tatyana Tolstaya, On the Golden Porch, 7/9/89;
Women Writers: the Paris Review Interviews, 8/89;
Nancy Huddleston Packer, The Women Who Walk, 9/10/89;
Fred Chappell, Brighten the Corner Where You Are, 9/17/89;
Anthony Burgess, The Devil's Mode, 11/12/89;
John Edgar Wideman, Fever, 12/3/89;
Roxanna Robinson, Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life, 11/19/89;
Bernard Malamud, The People, 12/17/89;
Germaine Greer, Daddy, We Hardly Knew You, 1/28/90;
Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, 2/1/90;
Amy Hempel, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, 4/1/90;
Deirdre Bair, Simone de Beauvoir, A Biography, 4/8/90;
Alice Munro, Friend of My Youth, 4/22/90;
Lisa Alther, Bedrock, 6/10/90;
Edna O'Brien, Lantern Slides, 6/17/90;
Anne Higonnet, Berthe Morisot, 6/17/90;
James Wright, Above the River: The Complete Poems, 6/90;
Charles Molesworth, Marianne Moore: A Biography, 7/29/90;
Alice Hoffman, Seventh Heaven, 8/5/90;
Geoffrey Wolff, The Final Club, 9/2/90;
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The General in His Labyrinth, 9/9/90;
Nadine Gordimer, My Son's Story, 10/28/90;
James Laughlin, Random Stories, 1/6/91;
Ruth Miller, Saul Bellow: A Biography of the Imagination, 3/31/91;
Mary Gordon, Good Boys and Dead Girls, 4/7/91;
John Sayles, Los Gusanos, 6/23/91;
Anita Brookner, Brief Lives, 7/21/91;
Michelle Green, The Dream at the End of the World: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier, 8/4/91;
Ronald Hayman, The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath; Paul Alexander, Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Plath, 11/3/91;
Art Spiegelman, Maus II. A Survivor's Tale. And Here My Troubles Began, 12/15/91;
Chaim Potok, I Am the Clay, 5/10/92;
Francisco Goldman, The Long Night of White Chickens, 6/21/92;
Patty Duke, A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness, 8/2/92;
Susan Sontag, The Volcano Lover, 8/9/92;
Germaine Greer, The Change: Women, Aging, and the Menopause, 10/18/92;
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient, 10/25/92;
Jessica Mitford, The American Way of Birth, 11/15/92;
Oscar Hijuelos, The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien, 3/14/93;
Sue Miller, For Love, 4/11/93;
Isabel Allende, The Infinite Plan, 4/25/93.

Reviews in the Boston Globe:
Francisco Goldman, The Long Night of White Chickens, 6/21/92;
Howard Norman, The Bird Artist, 7/24/94.

Reviews in The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Reynolds Price, The Tongues of Angels, 5/20/90;
Lynne McFall, The One True Story of the World; Barbara Gowdy, Falling Angels, 6/24/90;
Charles Molesworth, Marianne Moore: A Biography, 8/19/90;
James Laughlin, Random Stories, 3/24/91;
Amos Oz, Fima, 11/7/93;
James Merrill, A Different Person, 11/14/93;
Mark Salzman, The Soloist, 1/16/94;
Susan Dundon, To My Ex-Husband, 4/3/94;
Mario Vargas Llosa, A Fish in the Water, 5/15/94;
Edna O'Brien, House of Splendid Isolation, 7/10/94;
Doris Lessing, Under My Skin, 11/27/94;
ChuckWachtel, The Gates, 12/11/94;
Norman Sherry, The Life of Graham Greene, Volume Two: 1939-55, 2/26/95;
James Merrill, A Scattering of Salts, 7/16/95;
Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic, 8/27/95;
Susanna Moore, In the Cut, 11/5/95;
Melissa Faye Greene, The Temple Bombing, 4/28/96.

Reviews in the Chicago Tribune:
Jonis Agee, Strange Angels, 9/26/93;
April Sinclair, Coffee Will Make You Black, 2/13/94;
Douglas Cooper, Amnesia, 4/3/94;
Deirdre McNamer, One Sweet Quarrel, 4/11/94;
Robert Hellenga, The Sixteen Pleasures, 6/19/94;
Nadine Gordimer, None to Accompany Me, 9/25/94;
Shirley Ann Grau, Roadwalkers, 10/94;
Anne Finch, ed. A Formal Feeling Comes: Poems in Form by Contemporary Women, 12/12-6/94.

Reviews in the Louisville Courier Journal:
Madison Smartt Bell, Doctor Sleep, 2/16/91;
Ruth Miller, Saul Bellow: A Biography of the Imagination, 4/13/91;
Mary Gordon, Good Boys and Dead Girls, 4/20/91;
Anna Quindlen, Object Lessons, 5/4/91;
Josephine Hart, Damage, 7/20/91;
George Colt, The Enigma of Suicide, 7/27/91;
Carolyn See, Making History, 8/3/91;
Anita Brookner, Brief Lives, 8/10/91;
R.W.B.Lewis, The Jameses: A Family Narrative, 9/14/91;
Michelle Green, The Dream at the End of the World: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier, 1/11/92;
Tatyana Tolstaya, Sleepwalker in a Fog, 2/1/92;
William Maxwell, Billie Dyer and Other Stories, 2/8/92;
Chaim Potok, I Am the Clay, 4/11/92;
Francisco Goldman, The Long Night of White Chickens, 7/4/92;
Patty Duke, A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness, 8/22/92;
James Dickey, The Whole Motion. Collected Poems 1945-92, 8/29/92;
Doris Lessing, The Real Thing: Stories and Sketches, 11/14/92;
Louis Begley, The Man Who Was Late, 12/5/92;
Jessica Mitford, The American Way of Birth, 12/26/92;
Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient, 1/9/93;
Germaine Greer, The Change: Women, Aging, and the Menopause, 1/30/93;
Sue Miller, For Love, 3/20/93;
Muriel Spark, Curriculum Vitae, 5/22/93;
Madison Smartt Bell, Save Me, Joe Louis, 6/19/93;
Isabel Allende, The Infinite Plan, 11/13/93;
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Strange Pilgrims, 1/8/94;
David Leavitt, While England Sleeps, 1/15/94;
Bruce Chatwin, Far Journeys: Photographs and Notebooks, 2/19/94;
Amos Oz, Fima, 2/26/94;
Alice Hoffman, Second Nature, 4/9/94;
Kristina McGrath, House Work, 12/10/94;
Dorothy West, The Wedding, 5/13/95;
Norman Sherry, The Life of Graham Greene, vol.2 1939-55, 7/29/95;
Anita Desai, Journey to Ithaca, 9/2/95;
Edmund Wilson, From the Uncollected Wilson, David Castronovo and Janet Groth, eds, 12/2/95;
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Unconsoled, 12/16/95;
Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic, 4/20/96.

Reviews in The Forward:
Israel Chalfen, Paul Celan: A Biography of His Youth, 3/20/92;
Francisco Goldman, The Long Night of White Chickens, 7/3/92;
Antony Penrose, ed. Lee Miller's War, 8/21/92;
Ben Macintyre, Forgotten Fatherland: The Search for Elisabeth Nietzsche, 9/18/92;
Ruth Gay, The Jews of Germany: A Historical Portrait, 12/18/92;
Ira Sadoff, An Ira Sadoff Reader, 2/26/93;
Louis Begley, The Man Who Was Late, 3/5/93;
Rebecca Goldstein, Strange Attractors, 4/30/93;
Eli Evans, The Lonely Days were Sundays: Reflections of a Jewish Southerner, 10/29/93;
Lily Brett, What God Wants, 3/18/94;
Carl Friedman, Nightfather, 12/2/94.

Reviews in Salon :
Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers, 12/30/95; Melissa Faye Greene, The Temple Bombing, 4/29/96.

Reviews in New York Newsday:
Connie Palmen, The Laws, 10/31/93.

Reviews in the Los Angeles Times:
Bette Pesetsky, Cast a Spell, 1/16/94.

Reviews in Detroit News:
Women Writers: the Paris Review Interviews, 8/6/89;
Scott Bradfield, The History of Luminous Motion, 10/8/89;
Fred Chappell, Brighten the Corner Where You Are, 11/19/89;
John Kenneth Galbraith, A Tenured Professor, 2/28/90;
Amy Hempel, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, 4/4/90;
Reynolds Price, The Tongues of Angels, 5/16/90;
Charles Molesworth, Marianne Moore: A Biography, 8/15/90;
Robert Coles, The Spiritual Life of Children, 1/2/91;
Madison Smartt Bell, Doctor Sleep, 2/27/91;
Ruth Miller, Saul Bellow: A Biography of the Imagination, 4/10/91;
Nina Berberova, The Tattered Cloak, 7/31/91;
Nadine Gordimer, Jump and Other Stories, 9/25/91;
Ronald Hayman, The Death and Life of Sylvia Plath; Paul Alexander, Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Plath, 10/16/91;
Seamus Heaney, Seeing Things, 2/13/92.

Reviews in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel:
Louis Zukofsky, Collected Fiction, 2/3/91;
Madison Smartt Bell, Doctor Sleep, 2/17/91;
Nancy Mairs, Carnal Acts, 4/28/91;
Anna Quindlen, Object Lessons, 6/23/91;
George Howe Colt, The Enigma of Suicide, 7/7/91;
Carolyn See, Making History, 12/1/91;
Carlos Fuentes, The Campaign, 12/29/91.

Reviews in the Cleveland Plain Dealer:
Alice Walker, The Temple of My Familiar, 4/30/89;
Sterling Watson, Blind Tongues; Al Young, Seduction by Light; Elisabeth Hyde, Monoosook Valley, 5/14/89.

Reviews in First Draft: The Journal of the Alabama Writers Forum:
Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 1997: Deborah E. McDowell: Leaving Pipe Shop: Memories of Kin;
Vol. 7, No. 4, Winter 2001: Patricia Foster: All the Lost Girls: Confessions of a Southern Daughter.

Reviews in Gently Read Literature: Essays and Criticism of Contemporary Poetry and Literary Fiction:
Rochelle Ratner, Ben Casey Days, 12/1/08.
Vulcan Presides: Anne Whitehouse on Charles Entrekin’s Red Mountain Birmingham Alabama 1965, 5/1/09.
Erika Dreifus, Quiet Americans. Gently Read Literature: Essays and Criticism of Poetry and Literary Fiction, January 1, 2011.

Reviews in Rain Taxi Review of Books
Jeffrey DeLotto, Voices Writ in Sand. Rain Taxi Review of Books, Winter 2012-13.

Reviews in Galatea Resurrects
Maxine Silverman, Shiva Moon, 12/23/17.