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A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

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A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

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A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

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A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

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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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Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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The New York Review of Books Archives
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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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      (Review)
      A Prince of Our Disorder, by John E. Mack
      1. A Prince of Our Disorder by John E. Mack
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 1, 1976, pp. 3-5
      1. A Prince of Our Disorder by John E. Mack
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 27, 1972, pp. 4-11
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      (4 Reviews)
      A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm, by Rupert Hart-Davis
      1. A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm by Rupert Hart-Davis
      2. A Peep Into the Past, and Other Prose Pieces by Max Beerbohm and Rupert Hart-Davis
      3. The Lies of Art by John Felstiner
      4. Max in Verse by Max Beerbohm and J.G. Riewald
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 25, 1973, pp. 16-18
      1. A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm by Rupert Hart-Davis
      2. A Peep Into the Past, and Other Prose Pieces by Max Beerbohm and Rupert Hart-Davis
      3. The Lies of Art by John Felstiner
      4. Max in Verse by Max Beerbohm and J.G. Riewald
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 21, 1982, pp. 52-53
      1. A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm by Rupert Hart-Davis
      2. A Peep Into the Past, and Other Prose Pieces by Max Beerbohm and Rupert Hart-Davis
      3. The Lies of Art by John Felstiner
      4. Max in Verse by Max Beerbohm and J.G. Riewald
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 22, 1973, pp. 10-12
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      (Review)
      Getting Married, by August Strindberg and Mary Sandbach
      1. Getting Married by August Strindberg and Mary Sandbach
      The New York Review of Books
      , March 22, 1973, pp. 13-14
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      (Review)
      The Tale of Genji, by Murasaki Shikibu and Edward G. Seiden...
      1. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu and Edward G. Seiden...
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 3, 1977, pp. 3-5
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      (Review)
      E.M. Forster: A Life, by P.N. Furbank
      1. E.M. Forster: A Life by P.N. Furbank
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 12, 1978, pp. 6-10
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      (2 Reviews)
      Love in the Ruins, by Walker Percy
      1. Love in the Ruins by Walker Percy
      2. Being There by Jerzy Kosinski
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 1, 1971, p. 15
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      (Review)
      The Street of Crocodiles, by Bruno Schulz
      1. The Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 14, 1977, pp. 6-7
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      (Review)
      Rudyard Kipling, by Lord Birkenhead
      1. Rudyard Kipling by Lord Birkenhead
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1978, p. 24
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      (Review)
      The Life of D.H. Lawrence, by Keith Sagar
      1. The Life of D.H. Lawrence by Keith Sagar
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 29, 1980, pp. 3-5
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Mimic Men, by V.S. Naipaul
      1. The Mimic Men by V.S. Naipaul
      2. A Flag on the Island by V.S. Naipaul
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 11, 1968, pp. 10-13
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      (3 Reviews)
      Lord Byron's "Cain", by Truman G. Steffan
      1. Lord Byron's "Cain" by Truman G. Steffan
      2. The Uninhibited Byron by Bernard D.N. Grebanier
      3. Byron: A Biography by Leslie A. Marchand
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 22, 1970, pp. 6-9
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      (Review)
      Memoirs of an Anti-Semite, by Gregory von Rezzori
      1. Memoirs of an Anti-Semite by Gregory von Rezzori
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 16, 1981, pp. 12-13
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      (4 Reviews)
      Mauprat, by George Sand
      1. Mauprat by George Sand
      2. Lelia by George Sand
      3. The Journeyman Joiner by George Sand
      4. The Haunted Pool by George Sand
      The New York Review of Books
      , August 17, 1978, pp. 3-7
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      (Review)
      Smile Please, by Jean Rhys
      1. Smile Please by Jean Rhys
      The New York Review of Books
      , August 14, 1980, pp. 8-10
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      (Review)
      The Aleph and Other Stories, 1933-1969, by Jorge Luis Borges and Norman Thomas d...
      1. The Aleph and Other Stories, 1933-1969 by Jorge Luis Borges and Norman Thomas d...
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 28, 1971, pp. 10-11
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      (Review)
      Orwell: The Transformation, by Peter Stansky and William Abrahams
      1. Orwell: The Transformation by Peter Stansky and William Abrahams
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 1, 1980, pp. 3-5
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      (Review)
      Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859, by Joseph Frank
      1. Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859 by Joseph Frank
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 2, 1984, pp. 12-15