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There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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The New York Review of Books Archives
By Robert Martin Adams
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  • The New York Review of Books
    Total Archives: 39 Years, 731 Issues, 11,334 Articles, 41,633pp
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    1. The New York Review of Books
      , March 18, 1976, pp. 43-46
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      (2 Reviews)
      Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One, by Irvin Ehrenpreis
      1. Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. One by Irvin Ehrenpreis
      2. Swift: The Man, His Works and the Age, Vol. Three by Irvin Ehrenpreis
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 25, 1984, pp. 37-39
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      (6 Reviews)
      Exiles from Paradise, by Sara Mayfield
      1. Exiles from Paradise by Sara Mayfield
      2. Dear Scott/Dear Max by John Kuehl, Jackson R. Bryer, F. Scot...
      3. Living Well is the Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins
      4. The Golden Moment by Milton R. Stern
      5. Crazy Sundays by Aaron Latham
      6. F. Scott Fitzgerald in His Own Time by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Jackson Bryer
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 27, 1972, pp. 26-28
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      (Review)
      A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters, by Julian Barnes
      1. A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 26, 1989, p. 7
    5. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Texasville, by Larry McMurtry
      1. Texasville by Larry McMurtry
      2. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
      3. The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry
      The New York Review of Books
      , August 13, 1987, pp. 39-41
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Eliot's New Life, by Lyndall Gordon
      1. Eliot's New Life by Lyndall Gordon
      2. The Letters of T.S. Eliot: Vol. I, 1898-1922 by Valerie Eliot, Hugh Haughton, and T.S...
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 10, 1988, pp. 3-9
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      (Review)
      Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
      1. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 14, 1983, p. 3
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      (Review)
      The Western Canon, by Harold Bloom
      1. The Western Canon by Harold Bloom
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 17, 1994, pp. 4-6
    9. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      The Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen
      1. The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
      2. Mountain Monarchs by George B. Schaller
      The New York Review of Books
      , September 28, 1978, pp. 8-11
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      (Review)
      The Book of Guys, by Garrison Keillor
      1. The Book of Guys by Garrison Keillor
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 13, 1994, p. 19
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Abortion, by Richard Brautigan
      1. The Abortion by Richard Brautigan
      2. A Confederate General from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan
      3. Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 22, 1971, pp. 24-26
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      (4 Reviews)
      A Family Romance, by Richard Wollheim
      1. A Family Romance by Richard Wollheim
      2. Camden's Eyes by Austin M. Wright
      3. Sick Friends by Ivan Gold
      4. T Zero by Italo Calvino
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 29, 1970, pp. 45-47
      1. A Family Romance by Richard Wollheim
      2. Camden's Eyes by Austin M. Wright
      3. Sick Friends by Ivan Gold
      4. T Zero by Italo Calvino
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 5, 1973, pp. 21-24
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      (Review)
      John Dryden and His World, by James Anderson Winn
      1. John Dryden and His World by James Anderson Winn
      The New York Review of Books
      , March 17, 1988, pp. 36-38
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      (Review)
      Oh What a Paradise It Seems!, by John Cheever
      1. Oh What a Paradise It Seems! by John Cheever
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 29, 1982, pp. 8-9
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      (4 Reviews)
      Catholics, Anglicans, and Puritans, by Hugh Trevor-Roper
      1. Catholics, Anglicans, and Puritans by Hugh Trevor-Roper
      2. Archbishop William Laud by Charles Carlton
      3. Clarendon and His Friends by Richard Lawrence Ollard
      4. Anti-Calvinists by Nicholas Tyacke
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 14, 1988, pp. 28-31
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      (Review)
      Chaucer, by Donald R. Howard
      1. Chaucer by Donald R. Howard
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 4, 1988, pp. 33-34
    17. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Arcadia, by Jim Crace
      1. Arcadia by Jim Crace
      2. Nothing But Blue Skies by Thomas McGuane
      3. Leviathan by Paul Auster
      4. The Art of Hunger by Paul Auster
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 3, 1992, pp. 14-16
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      (Review)
      Findings and Keepings, by Lewis Mumford
      1. Findings and Keepings by Lewis Mumford
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 22, 1976, pp. 41-42
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      (3 Reviews)
      Young Men and Fire, by Norman Maclean
      1. Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
      2. A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories by Norman Maclean
      3. A River Runs Through It (1992 Film) by Robert Redford
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 28, 1993, pp. 36-37