Vol. 27, No. 2 | April / May 2002
New Democracy Forum: Crime and Punishment
The Legacies of Collective Violence Helena Cobban
The Rwandan genocide and the limits of law.
Policing Disorder Bernard Harcourt
Can we reduce serious crime by punishing petty offenses?
Deadly Symbiosis Loïc Wacquant
Rethinking race and imprisonment in America.
New Fiction Forum
High Art in the Age of Oprah: James Campbell
When popular culture meets grand literary ambition: the case of Jonathan Franzen.
Howard Norman: The Canadian Trilogy Drake Bennett
Where Every Eye's A Guard Stephen Burt
Rae Armantrout's poetry of suspicion.
A Beautiful Illusion Alan A. Stone
John Nash and the Hollywood romance with mental illness.
Grand Cascade Clayton Eshleman
Uncanny Earth, A Funny Thing to Feel Joshua Green
"not (as though, at last" Nicholas Laughlin
"what first unfurled" Nicholas Laughlin
13th Street Is Not called 13th Street. It's Called Baughman. Edward Mycue
Poltergeist House Eclogue John Kinsella
Poet's Sampler: James Galvin introduces Emily Wilson
The Fit Rae Armantrout
Seconds Rae Armantrout
Pillow Talk Carmen Gimenez-Rosello
The Walk Carmen Gimenez-Rosello
house/boat Julie Carr
On Last Thing Ryan G. Van Cleave
Doreen Gildroy: The Little Field of Self Calvin Bedient
Judith Goldman: Vocoder
Cathy Park Hong: Translating Mo'um
Noelle Kocot: 4
Spencer Short: Tremolo
Tom Thompson: Live Feed
Andrew Zawacki: By Reason of Breakings
Jay Wright: Transfigurations: Collected Poems Steven Meyer
Ciaran Carson: Selected Poems Thomas O'Grady
Paul Muldoon: Poems: 19681998
Richard Murphy: Collected Poems: 19522000
Stuart Banner: The Death Penalty: An American History Hugo Adam Bedau
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson et al.: Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America's Future
Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell: Who Owns Death? Capital Punishment, the American Conscience, and the End of Executions Michael Mello: The Wrong Man: A True Story of Innocence on Death Row
Stephen Nathanson: An Eye for An Eye: The Immorality of Punishing by Death
Rev. Carroll Pickett: Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain
Austin Sarat: When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition
Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, and Jim Dwyer: Actual Innocence: Five Days to Execution and Other Dispatches from the Wrongly Convicted
Ivan Solotaroff: The Last Face You'll Ever See: The Private Life of the American Death Penalty