Thomas R. Edwards

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

It’s a Mad World

The Friends of Freeland

by Brad Leithauser

Mister Sandman

by Barbara Gowdy

April 10, 1997 issue



Closing Time

by Joseph Heller

October 20, 1994 issue

Family Values

Family Values

Very Old Bones

by William Kennedy

The Evening Star

by Larry McMurtry

August 13, 1992 issue

Good Intentions

Good Intentions


by Norman Rush

Brazzaville Beach

by William Boyd

October 10, 1991 issue




by David Ignatius

A Soldier of the Great War

by Mark Helprin

August 15, 1991 issue

Underground Man

Underground Man

Never Come Morning

by Nelson Algren, Introduction by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., interview with the author by H.E.F. Donohue

The Neon Wilderness

by Nelson Algren, Introduction by Tom Corson, Afterword by Studs Terkel

The Man with the Golden Arm

by Nelson Algren, introduction by James R. Giles

A Walk on the Wild Side

by Nelson Algren, foreword by Russell Banks

Nelson Algren: A Life on the Wild Side

by Bettina Drew

Confronting the Horror: The Novels of Nelson Algren

by James R. Giles

Nelson Algren's Chicago

photographs by Art Shay

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June 28, 1990 issue

Sad Young Men

Moon Palace

by Paul Auster


by Dennis Cooper


by Barry Hannah

August 17, 1989 issue

A Case of the American Jitters

A Case of the American Jitters

Last Notes from Home

by Frederick Exley

A Fan's Notes: A Fictional Memoir

by Frederick Exley

Pages from a Cold Island

by Frederick Exley

January 19, 1989 issue

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