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Table of Contents
February/March 1997 Vol. XXII No. 1

Editor's Note
About the contributors to this issue


A New Urban Agenda, Daniel D. Luria and Joel Rogers

Like God, (poem) Lynn Emanuel

Herodotus Goes to Hollywood, Alan A. Stone

Michael Ondaatje's postmodern meditation on identity and history has become a visually stunning romantic saga.

Can We Control Disease?, Peter Godfrey-Smith

Science's victory over bacteria and viruses is far from assured.

Poet's Sampler
the poems of Carolyn Koo introduced by Paul Hoover.
Poems by Carolyn Koo:
The Ear as Aid to Vision , Missing Parts One Through Four , Images Varying My Own , Pullman , Not Fever, Not Dream , Reading in Bed

Calibrations of Latitude (fiction), Harry Mathews

Is Darwin in the Details?

Eleven responses to Allen Orr's review of Darwin's Black Box and Robert Berwick's review of Climbing Mount Improbable (BR, December/January).

The Sterility of Darwinism, Michael Behe
Dogmatic Materialism, Phillip E. Johnson
The Limits of Darwinism, David Berlinski
More Crank Science, Jerry A. Coyne
A Delicate Balance, Russell F. Doolittle
Miracles and Molecules, Douglas J. Futuyma
Where's the Evidence?, Robert DiSilvestro
Enough Speculation, Michael Ruse
A Third Way, James A. Shapiro
Errors of Omission, Richard Dawkins
A Scientific Snow Job, Daniel Dennett
H. Allen Orr Responds
Robert Berwick Responds

Papyrus (poem), Eamon Grennan

[these moves were not acquired overnight. . . .] (poem) Douglas Powell

Du Bois for the 1990s, Ira Katznelson

William Julius Wilson has provided a searing analysis of inner-city collapse. Can we rise to his challenge?

Spring Tonic (poem) Amy Gerstler


BOOKS

Poetry

Karen Volkman Angel, Interrupted by Reginald Shepherd

Timothy Donnelly Strange Relation by Daniel Hall

Forrest Gander Ballad of Blood: The Poems of Maria Elena Cruz Varela Translated by Mairym Cruz-Bernal with Deborah Digges

Prose

Lisa Cohen, The Emigrants by W.G. Sebald

Jonathan Gill, Black Face, White Noise: Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot by Michael Rogin

Prose Microreviews

Poetry Microreviews



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