Jack Richardson

Jack Richardson (1934–2012) was a playwright, novelist and drama critic. His 1960 play, The Prodigal, a retelling of Euripides’ Orestes, won an Obie Award and a Drama Desk Award. Richardson wrote dramatic criticism for The New York Times, Esquire and Commentary and was a frequent contributor to The Review.

An Oppressed Group

Dolphins, Whales and Porpoises: An Encyclopedia of Sea Mammals

by David J. Coffey

July 14, 1977 issue

A Tale of Long Ago

A Tale of Long Ago

Ladies and Gentlemen
Lenny Bruce!!

by Albert Goldman from the journalism of Lawrence Schiller

June 27, 1974 issue

Master Builder

Master Builder

One Hundred Years of Solitude

by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa

March 26, 1970 issue

The Black Arts

Rebellion or Revolution?

by Harold Cruse

Black Fire

edited by LeRoi Jones, edited by Larry Neal

Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone

by James Baldwin

Soul on Ice

by Eldridge Cleaver

December 19, 1968 issue

The Trouble I’ve Seen

A Mass for the Dead

by William Gibson

When I Was Last on Cherry Street

by Harry Roskolenko

The Terrorized

by Harry Roskolenko

October 10, 1968 issue

I Don’t Want to Go Home

The Pursuit of Happiness

by Thomas Rogers

An Hour of Last Things

by George P. Elliott


by Gaia Servadio

August 1, 1968 issue

Prop Art

Vanity of Duluoz

by Jack Kerouac

The Answer

by Jeremy Larner

In the Heart of the Heart of the Country

by William H. Gass

April 11, 1968 issue

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