Articles by Elizabeth Bachner

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Jan 2013 The End of the Affair: Reading “Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life” features
Dec 2012 Dead Already features
Nov 2012 A World in Which it is Impossible to Sleep features
Oct 2012 A Blow Delivered by a Murderer: Reading “The Ego Trick” features
Sep 2012 History of My Mind: Reading “The Walk” features
Aug 2012 Degeneration: Reading “Decadence” features
Jul 2012 Erasure: Reading “The Memory Factory” features
Jun 2012 Counterblows: Reading The Uncannily Strange and Brief Life of Amedeo Modigliani features
May 2012 Wholly Beautiful: Reading The Road to Reality features
Apr 2012 Old Hat: Reading Toward a Philosophy of the Act features
Mar 2012 Exsulsate Jubilate: Reading "Malina" features
Feb 2012 I Am Trying to Say Something But I Have Not Said It: Reading Ida features
Jan 2012 Amnesia features
Dec 2011 Self-Elegy features
Nov 2011 As Heavy, As Light: Reading Rimbaud in Java features
Oct 2011 A Mirror Walks Down the Road: Reading "Puppet" features
Sep 2011 $120.73: Reading Scandalous Women features
Aug 2011 Charmed: Reading "Humiliation" features
Jul 2011 Crying All Over My Dress features
Jun 2011 June Again features
May 2011 Dwelling Made of Not Knowing Which Way to Turn: Reading Aimé Césaire features
Apr 2011 On Sandpaper: Rereading Illuminations features
Mar 2011 Prickly and Heartbroken: Reading "An Exclusive Love" features
Feb 2011 Four Times: Reading Prose features
Jan 2011 Bachmann-Celan Overdrive features
Dec 2010 A Thousand Substitutions: Reading A "Mourning Diary" features
Nov 2010 Paraparaumu features
Oct 2010 Reading A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities features
Sep 2010 An Attempt at Exhausting a Place features
Aug 2010 Just-So Stories: Reading About Infinity features
Jul 2010 Some are Nights Others Stars: Reading Vasko Popa features
Jun 2010 French for People Who Can’t Be Bothered to Do It: Reading My First New York features
Apr 2010 The Joy of Writing: Reading The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry features
Mar 2010 Genius, Goddess: Reading Theatre features
Mar 2010 Beauty, Decay: Reading The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives by Brian Dillon features
Feb 2010 Eight White Nights by André Aciman fiction
Feb 2010 Which Witch? Reading Dubravka Ugresic’s Baba Yaga Laid an Egg features
Jan 2010 Highwire: Reading The Principles of Uncertainty features
Dec 2009 Anonyponymous: The Forgotten People Behind Everyday Words by John Bemelmans Marciano nonfiction
Dec 2009 A Million Easy Histories features
Nov 2009 Blowing Down Bleecker Street features
Nov 2009 Ambrose Bierce's Write It Right: The Celebrated Cynic's Language Peeves Deciphered, Appraised, and Annotated for 21st-Century Readers edited by Jan Freeman nonfiction
Oct 2009 Not for Sale: Reading Michael Greenberg’s Beg, Borrow, Steal: A Writer’s Life features
Oct 2009 On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears by Stephen T. Asma nonfiction
Sep 2009 Everybody Knows the Good Guys Lost: Reading The Sixties features
Aug 2009 Physics for Bibliophiles features
Aug 2009 The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art by Eileen Myles nonfiction
Aug 2009 Voices of the Desert by Nelida Pinon and Cliff Landers fiction
Aug 2009 The Salt Smugglers by Gérard de Nerval and Richard Sieburth fiction
Jul 2009 Unputdownable: More Thoughts on Reader’s Block features
Jun 2009 Polyamorously Perverse features
May 2009 Grimoires: A History of Magic Books by Owen Davies nonfiction
May 2009 My Own Private Holocaust: Reading Lev Raphael’s My Germany features
May 2009 Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart nonfiction
May 2009 Spiced: A Pastry Chef's True Stories of Trials by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen by Dalia Jurgensen nonfiction
May 2009 Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke fiction
Apr 2009 Second Book Slump: On Reader’s Block features
Apr 2009 My Little Red Book edited by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff nonfiction
Apr 2009 Carnal Knowledge: Baxter's Concise Encyclopedia of Modern Sex by John Baxter nonfiction
Mar 2009 7.9/9.2: Reading about Femme features
Feb 2009 Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada, translated by Michael Hofmann fiction
Feb 2009 Dead Books, Dead Bodies: Reading Edmond Jabès and The Book of Dead Philosophers features
Jan 2009 The Life and Opinions of DJ Spinoza by Eugene Ostashevsky poetry
Jan 2009 The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life by Frances Wilson nonfiction
Jan 2009 Me and Eric Blair Down by the Schoolyard features
Dec 2008 Breaking the Willow: Poems of Parting, Exile, Separation and Reunion edited and translated by David Lunde poetry
Dec 2008 Report on Myself by Grégoire Bouillier nonfiction
Dec 2008 Red: Teenage Girls in America Write On What Fires Up Their Life Today edited by Amy Goldwasser nonfiction
Dec 2008 Geniuscide: Reading My So-Called Freelance Life by Michelle Goodman features
Nov 2008 Lying and Nothingness: Struggling with Simone de Beauvoir’s Wartime Diary, 1939-1941 features
Oct 2008 I'll Have What She's Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies by Daniel M. Kimmel nonfiction
Oct 2008 A Year in High Heels: The Girl's Guide to Everything from Jane Austen to the A-List by Camilla Morton nonfiction
Oct 2008 Love Junkie: A Memoir by Rachel Resnick nonfiction
Oct 2008 My Fantoms by Theophile Gautier translated by Richard Holmes fiction
Oct 2008 A History of the World for Rebels and Somnambulists by Jesus del Campo fiction
Oct 2008 Euripides Uncut: 7 Reasons to Read Grief Lessons: Four Plays by Euripides, Translated by Anne Carson features
Sep 2008 Suzy, Led Zeppelin, and Me by Martin Millar fiction
Sep 2008 Anonymity: A Secret History of English Literature by John Mullan nonfiction
Sep 2008 The B List: The National Society of Film Critics on the Low-Budget Beauties, Genre-Bending Mavericks, and Cult Classics We Love edited by David Sterritt and John Anderson nonfiction
Sep 2008 Help Me Help Myself: Reading Cathy Alter's Up for Renewal: What Magazines Taught Me About Love, Sex and Starting Over features
Aug 2008 Reading About Prozac features
Jul 2008 Doom and Bloom: Reading Ulysses, New York 2008 features
Jul 2008 Live Through This: On Creativity and Self-Destruction edited by Sabrina Chapadjiev nonfiction
Jul 2008 The Time of My Life: Writers on the Heartbreak, Hormones, and Debauchery of Prom edited by Rob Spillman nonfiction
Jun 2008 All One Horse by Breyten Breytenbach fiction
Jun 2008 The Banality of Eva: Angela Lambert’s Biography of Hitler’s Mistress features
Jun 2008 e: The Incredibly Strange History of Ecstasy by Tim Pilcher nonfiction
May 2008 Plathophilia: Rereading Sylvia features
May 2008 Open: Love, Sex and Life in an Open Marriage by Jenny Block nonfiction
May 2008 Hyperion by Friedrich Hölderlin, translated by Ross Benjamin fiction
Apr 2008 Puff the Magic Sutra features
Apr 2008 The Girl on the Fridge by Etgar Keret fiction
Mar 2008 Awkward, Disgusting Copulation: Writing on Sex features
Mar 2008 God Particles by Thomas Lux poetry
Mar 2008 Things I've Learned from the Women Who've Dumped Me edited by Ben Karlin nonfiction
Feb 2008 The Tokyo Look Book: Stylish To Spectacular, Goth To Gyaru, Sidewalk To Catwalk by Philomena Keet and Yuri Manabe nonfiction
Feb 2008 The Jewish Messiah by Arnon Grunberg, translated by Sam Garrett fiction
Feb 2008 The Delivery Man by Joe McGinniss, Jr. fiction
Feb 2008 Book Smart: Your Essential Reading List for Becoming a Literary Genius in 365 Days by Jane Mallison nonfiction
Jan 2008 Detective Story by Imre Kertesz, translated by Tim Wilkinson fiction
Jan 2008 Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice by Janet Malcolm nonfiction
Dec 2007 Paradoxia: A Predator's Diary by Lydia Lunch fiction
Dec 2007 The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America by Michelle Tea fiction
Oct 2007 The Door by Margaret Atwood poetry
Oct 2007 Telephone Ringing in the Labyrinth: Poems 2004-2006 by Adrienne Rich poetry
Oct 2007 Lenin's Private War: The Voyage of the Philosophy Steamer and the Exile of the Intelligentsia by Lesley Chamberlain nonfiction
Sep 2007 Apollo's Fire: A Day on Earth in Nature and Imagination by Michael Sims nonfiction
Jul 2007 Italian Tales: An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction edited by Massimo Riva fiction
Jun 2007 Tarumba by Jaime Sabines poetry
Jun 2007 The Tourists by Jeff Hobbs fiction