Summer 2001


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Summer 2001

Table of Contents


Mesa Walk

Reading E. B. White: Perfect Pitch, Perfect Catch

Stitt’s Time


A Brief Geological Guide to Canyon Country

Meeting the Family


Watched and Listened: Stories about the Boys



In the Summer of Cathedrals and Titian Reds

July 20, 1969

Local Visitations (“Twain in Atlantic City,” “Charlotte Brönte in Leeds Point,” “Tolstoy in South Jersey,” & “George Eliot in Beach Haven”)

Morning Glories

Pear Tart

Radio Waves


Some Cloths

The Morning of the Red Admirals

We’ve Been Sleeping Together All Week; Wrong Number After Midnight; & Desperate Measures


Chronicles of Evolution


Articles of Faith (on Pastoralia by George Saunders; One Day in the Life of a Born Again Loser and Other Stories by Helen Norris; Bad Jews and Other Stories by Gerald Shapiro; and The Stories of J. F. Powers by J. F. Powers)

Contemporary American Fiction Through University Press Filters (on American Dream, American Nightmare: Fiction since 1960 by Kathryn Hume; Violence in the Contemporary American Novel: An End to Innocence by James R. Giles; and The World Is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing, edited by Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summers Folks)

on Gay Fiction Speaks: Conversations with Gay Novelists by Richard Canning

on One Stick Song by Sherman Alexie

Q & A (on Seatown and Earlier Poems by Conor O’Callaghan; Stone Sky Lifting by Lia Purpura; Turning Over the Earth by Ralph Black; & Nightworks: Poems, 1962-2000 by Marvin Bell)