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Year 1989 Archives
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)
      Europe, Europe, by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
      1. Europe, Europe by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
      The New York Review of Books
      , September 28, 1989, pp. 13-15
      1. Europe, Europe by Hans Magnus Enzensberger
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 13, 1989, pp. 37-38
    2. [+]
      (7 Reviews)
      The New Look
      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Will...
      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 12, 1989, pp. 63-68
    3. An Exchange
      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Will...
      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1989, p. 52
      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Will...
      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 12, 1989, pp. 17-18
      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Will...
      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1989, pp. 48-51
      1. Eliminating Racism by Phyllis A. Katz and Dalmas A. Taylor
      2. Choosing a College by Thomas Sowell
      3. The Case Against the SAT by James Crouse and Dale Trusheim
      4. Blacks in College by Jacqueline Fleming
      5. A Common Destiny by Gerald David Jaynes and Robin M. Will...
      6. Visions of a Better Way by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot
      7. Minorities in Higher Education by Reginald Wilson and Deborah J. Carter
      The New York Review of Books
      , March 2, 1989, pp. 19-21
    4. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179, by Sabina Flanagan
      1. Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179 by Sabina Flanagan
      2. Three Medieval Views of Women by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, and M...
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1989, pp. 32-35
      1. Hildegard of Bingen, 1098-1179 by Sabina Flanagan
      2. Three Medieval Views of Women by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, and M...
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1989, p. 52
    5. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Felix Feneon, by Joan Ungersma Halperin
      1. Felix Feneon by Joan Ungersma Halperin
      2. Anarchism and Cultural Politics in Fin de Siecle France by Richard D. Sonn
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 23, 1989, pp. 38-41
    6. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Here Let Us Feast, by M.F.K. Fisher
      1. Here Let Us Feast by M.F.K. Fisher
      2. Among Friends by M.F.K. Fisher
      3. The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher
      4. Serve It Forth by M.F.K. Fisher
      5. Consider the Oyster by M.F.K. Fisher
      6. How to Cook a Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher
      7. The Gastronomical Me by M.F.K. Fisher
      8. Sister Age by M.F.K. Fisher
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 7, 1989, pp. 42-45
    7. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Artemisia Gentileschi, by Mary D. Garrard
      1. Artemisia Gentileschi by Mary D. Garrard
      2. Pietro Testa, 1612-1650 by Elizabeth Cropper
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 20, 1989, pp. 36-38
    8. An Exchange
      1. Artemisia Gentileschi by Mary D. Garrard
      2. Pietro Testa, 1612-1650 by Elizabeth Cropper
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 16, 1989, p. 44
    9. [+]
      (Review)
      Intellectuals, by Paul M. Johnson
      1. Intellectuals by Paul M. Johnson
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 20, 1989, pp. 11-13
    10. [+]
      (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
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      (2 Reviews)
      In Our Image, by Stanley Karnow
      1. In Our Image by Stanley Karnow
      2. Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
      The New York Review of Books
      , June 1, 1989, pp. 7-11
      1. In Our Image by Stanley Karnow
      2. Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 26, 1989, p. 67
      1. In Our Image by Stanley Karnow
      2. Ermita by F. Sionil Jose
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 18, 1989, pp. 41-46
    12. [+]
      (Review)
      A History of Private Life, Vol. III, by Roger Chartier
      1. A History of Private Life, Vol. III by Roger Chartier
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 9, 1989, pp. 15-19
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      (Review)
      The Encyclopedia of the Dead, by Danilo Kis
      1. The Encyclopedia of the Dead by Danilo Kis
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 26, 1989, pp. 18-20