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.