Just Deserts

Equality, the Third World, and Economic Delusion

by P.T. Bauer

Point of Departure

The Dean's December

by Saul Bellow

A Bunch of Reds


produced and directed by Warren Beatty, written by Warren Beatty and Trevor Griffiths

The Polish Wake

The Polish Complex

by Tadeusz Konwicki, translated by Richard Lourie

Verdi’s Hit Parade

The Operas of Verdi, Vol. 3: From Don Carlos to Falstaff

by Julian Budden

A Tight Squeeze

Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing, and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West

by David Kunzle

Poet of Two Worlds

The Fortunate Traveller

by Derek Walcott

Jogging to the Abyss

All That Is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity

by Marshall Berman

Enemies of Realism

"The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing 1830-1900" the St. Louis Art Museum, the Glasgow (Scotland) Art Gallery and Museum. November 1980-January 1982

an exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum,

The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing 1830-1900

by Gabriel P. Weisberg

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