John Leonard

John Leonard (1939–2008) was a literary and cultural critic. He was the editor of The New York Times Book Review and the literary editor of The Nation, and the author of twelve books. In 2006 he received the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics Circle.

Meshuga Alaska

The Yiddish Policemen's Union

by Michael Chabon

June 14, 2007 issue

The Adventures of Doris Lessing

The Adventures of Doris Lessing

Time Bites: Views and Reviews

by Doris Lessing

The Story of General Dann and Mara's Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog

by Doris Lessing

November 30, 2006 issue

Welcome to New Dork

Welcome to New Dork

Men and Cartoons

by Jonathan Lethem

The Disappointment Artist

by Jonathan Lethem

The Fortress of Solitude

by Jonathan Lethem

April 7, 2005 issue

The Prophet

The Prophet

Sweet Land Stories

by E.L. Doctorow

Reporting the Universe

by E.L. Doctorow

Three Screenplays

by E.L. Doctorow, with an introduction, commentaries, and interviews by Paul Levine

June 10, 2004 issue

King of High & Low

King of High & Low

Black House

by Stephen King and Peter Straub


by Stephen King

Stephen King's Rose Red

by Stephen King

The Essential Stephen King

by Stephen J. Spignesi

February 14, 2002 issue

Liaisons Dangereuses

Liaisons Dangereuses

Positively 4th Street:The Life and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña,and Richard Fariña

by David Hajdu

Down the Highway: The Life of Bob Dylan

by Howard Sounes

July 19, 2001 issue

Cri de Coeur

Book Business: Publishing Past Present and Future

by Jason Epstein

February 8, 2001 issue

TV: The Mummy’s Curse

Made Possible By…The Death of Public Broadcasting in the United States

by James Ledbetter

Public Television: Politics and the Battle over Documentary Film

by B.J. Bullert

May 28, 1998 issue

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