Fall 2005



Fall 2005

Table of Contents



An Archaeology of Yearning


It’s OK to Be Beautiful: The Photography of Michael Eastman

Le Serpent Qui Danse

The Wasp

With Animals in Mind




Interrupting Jenny


A Negative of Snow; Tech Help; & Dog Biscuits

A Phone Call to the Future

Auden; Monday; & Mr. Jackson

Fork / Threads & Versaid

Hwy 1; The Al-Harishma Weapons Market; Observation Post #71; Two Stories Down; Autopsy; Dreams from the Malaria Pills (Barefoot); Tigris River Blues; Scales; Cole’s Guitar; & 9-Line Medevac


Moonsnail & The Release

There Is a Room I Never Go Into

To a Chameleon; Summer Anniversary; & Twenty-first Century

White Center


Eastman’s West


American Theater Watch, 2004–2005

Culture and Literature: Three Collections of Letters (on A Much Misunderstood Man: Selected Letters of Ambrose Bierce, edited by S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz; The Humane Particulars: The Collected Letters of William Carlos Williams and Kenneth Burke, edited by James H. East; and Letters 1925-1975: Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger, edited by Ursula Ludz)

on A Map of Doubt and Rescue: A Play by Susan Miller

on Ariel: The Restored Edition by Sylvia Plath

on Mind: A Brief Introduction by John R. Searle

on Redneck Riviera: Armadillos, Outlaws, and the Demise of an American Dream by Dennis Covington

on The Gathering Eye by Tina Barr

on The Heart of The World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place by Ian Baker and Dalai Lama

The Fact of the Room (on Budget Travel through Space and Time by Albert Goldbarth; Controvertibles by Quan Barry; Country of Light by Joseph Stroud; The Coronary Garden by Ann Townsend; Fallen from a Chariot by Kevin Prufer; and First Hand by Linda Bierds)


“In Dreams Begins Responsibility”: An Interview with Haruki Murakami