3 Force without Reason Randy Forsberg
11 Abortion Judith Jarvis Thomson
16 A New Black Nationalism Eugene F. Rivers, 3d
19 The Last Time I Saw Yaakov Neil Gordon
A story about the transformation of guilt into moral fanaticism.
23 Poet's Sampler Rachel Hadas introduces Joseph Harrison
24 Fellini's Moment of Truth Alan A. Stone
Fellini's last great film has baffled a generation of critics. Alan Stone explains why.
27 Identity and Immunity Rafael Campo
This essay is the first in a series on Poetry and Identity. Each contribution will explore the capacity of poetry to illuminate the complexity and fluidity of human identity. We are grateful to the Lannan Foundation for supporting this effort.
30 Living History Edwin Frank
Revolution's are acts of hope. That's why they are the terrain of novelists as much as historians.
33 Maui's Concerto for Island and Developer (poem) Alfred Corn
34 Race, Class, and the Democrats Ronnie Dugger
A top White House pollster has written an apology for Clinton's presidency. He has lots of work to do.
Paul Gediman Galatea 2.2Richard Powers
Michael Greenberg Of Love and Other DemonsGabriel Garc╠a Márquez
Rachel Stoll A Book That Was Lost And Other StoriesS.Y. Agnon
39 Why She Hurries Out, Then Home (poem) Martha Rhodes
Sue Standing A Formal Feeling Comes:Poems in Form by Contemporary Women Ed. Annie Finch
Dan Colburn The Common Gail Mazur
41 Street Boys (poem) Jay Parini
42 READERS' FORUM
Letters on Jim Wallis' Faith and Politics and David Thorburn's review of The Rosenberg Letters