December/January 1995 Vol. XX No. 6
International Labor Standards: Protectionism or Simple Decency?
Letter to Horace by Joseph Brodsky
Brodsky writes to an old friend about imperial expansion and erotic passion, about meter and rhyme, about the limits of reflection and the possibility of imagination.
The Safety of Sunday (poem) by Tom Sleigh
No Runs, No Hits, No One Left on Base by Mary Ann Jannazo
Winner of the Third Annual Short Story Contest
Poet's Sampler: Bob Hass introduces Cal Bedient
Reflections on Strategy in a Dark Time by Richard Flacks
Radical democracy -- a relic of the 60s, or an idea whose time has come?
Race, Genes, and IQ by Ned Block
Critics of The Bell Curve have attacked every point in the book -- except the most important one.
Night Bloom (poem) by Patricia Traxler
Persuasion? by Alan A. Stone
The film redeems modern sensibilities -- and trashes Jane Austen's book.
Paul Gediman: The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
James Hynes: Griefwork by James Hamilton-Paterson
Ellen Davis: Cortege by Carl Phillips
Joe Osterhaus: In the Crevice of Time: New and Collected Poems by Josephine Jacobsen
David Gewanter: Rough Music by Deborah Digges
Catherine A. Salmons: In Time: Women's Poetry from Prison, Ed. Rosanna Warren and Teresa Iverson