Summer 2010



Summer 2010

Table of Contents

Special Feature

Cadaver, Speak


Dream Dancing

Law in Western Life and Stories

Saving the Appearances: John Ford’s Rescripting of the American Mythos


Drunk Girl in Stilettos



After Weeks of Rain

Last Will

Lightning Bugs and the Pleiades & My Segment on the NewsHour

Rethink It

The Family Price



Danse Macabre (with an introduction by Susan Ludvigson)


“Silly Old Bear”: Pooh Old, Pooh New (on David Benedictus’ Return to the Hundred Acre Wood)

on David Nokes’s Samuel Johnson: A Life

Tibet: A Reading List (on Xinran’s Sky Burial: An Epic Love Story of Tibet; Ma Jian’s Stick Out Your Tongue; Tubten Khétsun’s Memories of Life in Lhasa under Chinese Rule; Anne Carolyn Klein’s Meeting the Great Bliss Queen: Buddhists, Feminists, and the Art of the Self; Hildegard Diemberger’s When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynasty: The Samding Dorje Phagmo of Tibet; Vic Mansfield’s Tibetan Buddhism and Modern Physics: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge; Melvyn C. Goldstein’s A History of Modern Tibet, Vol. 2: The Calm Before the Storm, 1951–1955; Matthew T. Kapstein’s The Tibetans; Manosi Lahiri’s Here Be Yaks: Travels in Far Western Tibet; Patrick French’s Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land; Robert Barnett’s Lhasa: Streets with Memories; and Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China’s 100 Questions, edited by Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katia Buffetrille)

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