First & Second Looks

Title Author Issue
18 Lies and 3 Truths Carol Edgarian and Tom Jenks Winter 2008
A Day at the Beach Helen Schulman Winter 2008
A Hero of Our Time Mikhail Lermontov Spring 2013
A Long and Happy Life Reynolds Price Fall 2006
A Month in the Country J. L. Carr Winter 2014
A Real Good War Sam Halpert Spring 2009
A Tidewater Morning William Styron Winter 2007
All the Living C. E. Morgan Winter 2012
American Born Chinese Gene Luen Yang Fall 2010
An American Family Harry Crews Winter 2008
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos John Berger Winter 2011
Anterooms: New Poems and Translations Richard Wilbur Spring 2011
At the Gentle Mercy of Plants Hildegarde Flanner Spring 2009
Bad Faith Carmen Callil Winter 2007
Behind the Scenes at the Museum Kate Atkinson Winter 2009
Black Sun Geoffrey Wolff Fall 2007
Blackwater Kerstin Ekman Fall 2009
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth Leo Tolstoy Spring 2006
Chronicle in Stone Ismail Kadare Winter 2011
Colette: Earthly Paradise Robert Phelps Spring 2006
Collected Poems Donald Justice Fall 2008
Coming Through Slaughter Michael Ondaatje Winter 2007
Country Girl: A Memoir Edna O’Brien Winter 2014
Crossing to Safety Wallace Stegner Spring 2011
District and Circle Seamus Heaney Spring 2008
Don’t Play in the Sun: One Woman’s Journey through the Color Complex Marita Golden Winter 2013
Double Lives Richard Lingeman Spring 2006
Dust Tracks on a Road Zora Neale Hurston Winter 2013
Elbow Room James Alan McPherson Fall 2011
Erasure Percival Everett Fall 2007
Esther Stories Peter Orner Winter 2007
Every Day Is Mother’s Day Hilary Mantel Fall 2012
Fame: A Novel in Nine Episodes Daniel Kehlmann Spring 2011
Family Ties Clarice Lispector Spring 2010
Famous Fathers and Other Stories Pia Z. Ehrhardt Spring 2007
Fancy Goods Paul Morand Spring 2009
Fishboy: A Ghost’s Story Mark Richard Winter 2012
Four Seasons in Rome Anthony Doerr Winter 2009
Free Food for Millionaires Spring 2007
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Alison Bechdel Winter 2009
Generation X Douglas Coupland Spring 2010
Grain John Glenday Fall 2013
Haunts of the Black Masseur Charles Sprawson Winter 2010
Homo Faber Max Frisch Fall 2009
Howards End E. M. Forster Fall 2007
Hunger of Memory Richard Rodriguez Winter 2008
In the Miro District Peter Taylor Winter 2012
Independent People Halldór Laxness Spring 2009
Italian Journey: 1786–1788 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Fall 2008
James Tiptree, Jr. Julie Phillips Spring 2008
John Osborne John Heilpern Spring 2007
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy Fall 2009
Jungle Law Victoria Vinton Fall 2005
Krik? Krak! Edwidge Danticat Spring 2012
Last Night James Salter Fall 2005
Lavinia Ursula K. Le Guin Fall 2009
Le Morte d’Arthur Sir Thomas Malory Fall 2012
Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women. Unique, Eccentric and Amazing Entertainers Ricky Jay Fall 2007
Leaving Cheyenne Larry McMurtry Winter 2010
Love and Hydrogen: New and Selected Stories Jim Shepard Winter 2011
Madly William Benton Winter 2006
Magnificent Desolation Buzz Aldrin Spring 2010
Malgudi Days R. K. Narayan Spring 2007
Memoir of the Bookie’s Son Sidney Offit Spring 2009
Miss Lulu Bett and Selected Stories Zona Gale Winter 2006
Modern Art Evelyn Toynton Spring 2008
Mrs. Bridge Evan S. Connell Fall 2010
Nada Carmen Laforet Spring 2012
Narrow Road to the Interior Matsuo Bashō Winter 2010
Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist Russell McCormmach Fall 2007
North of Boston Robert Frost Spring 2008
On Late Style Edward Said Fall 2006
One Writer’s Beginnings Eudora Welty Spring 2006
Out of Sheer Rage Geoff Dyer Spring 2008
Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris Graham Robb Spring 2011
Peace Richard Bausch Spring 2009
People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart Jens August Schade Winter 2009
Petropolis Anya Ullinich Fall 2008
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie Dillard Fall 2010
Play It As It Lays Joan Didion Winter 2007
Questions of Travel Elizabeth Bishop Spring 2012
Reading, Writing, and Leaving Home Lynn Freed Fall 2005
Reporting the Universe E. L. Doctorow Fall 2005
Rome and a Villa Eleanor Clark Fall 2008
Safe from the Neighbors Steve Yarbrough Spring 2010
Selected Letters of Robert Penn Warren: New Beginnings and New Directions, 1953-1968 Robert Penn Warren Fall 2008
State of Grace Joy Williams Fall 2011
Suddenly, a Knock on the Door Etgar Keret Fall 2012
Suite Française Irène Némirovsky Spring 2006
The American Transcendentalists Lawrence Buell Winter 2006
The Arabian Nights Richard Francis Burton Winter 2012
The Barracks Thief Tobias Wolff Winter 2006
The Bewildered Peter Rock Fall 2005
The Bird Artist Howard Norman Winter 2008
The Blue Octavo Notebooks Franz Kafka Spring 2012
The Book of J Harold Bloom Spring 2013
The Bostons Carolyn Cooke Winter 2014
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer Fall 2013
The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must Robert Zubrin Spring 2013
The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed John McPhee Fall 2007
The Emigrants W. G. Sebald Winter 2007
The Engima of Arrival V. S. Naipaul Fall 2006
The Ghost Writer Philip Roth Spring 2006
The Great War and Modern Memory Paul Fussell Spring 2007
The House in Paris Elizabeth Bowen Fall 2013
The Leopard Hat Valerie Steiker Winter 2008
The Making of a Writer Gail Godwin Fall 2006
The Perfect Scent Chandler Burr Spring 2008
The Planetarium Nathalie Sarraute Spring 2012
The Post-Office Girl Stefan Zweig Winter 2011
The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain Fall 2011
The Prose of the Trans-Siberian and of Little Jeanne of France Blaise Cendrars Fall 2011
The Quincunx Charles Palliser Fall 2009
The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad Fall 2006
The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell Spring 2009
The Stone Diaries Carol Shields Winter 2013
The Summer Book Tove Jansson Winter 2014
The Summer He Didn't Die Jim Harrison Fall 2005
The Summing Up W. Somerset Maugham Winter 2009
The Trees Conrad Richter Winter 2013
The True Memoirs of Little K Adrienne Sharp Winter 2012
The Twilight of the Superheroes Deborah Eisenberg Spring 2007
The Vagrants Yiyun Li Winter 2010
The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and Imagination Ursula K. Le Guin Spring 2013
The Way of Ignorance and Other Essays Wendell Berry Winter 2007
The Weekend and Andorra Peter Cameron Fall 2013
The Writing Workshop Note Book Alan Ziegler Winter 2008
They Came Like Swallows William Maxwell Fall 2008
Through the Arc of the Rainforest Karen Tei Yamashita Spring 2011
Till We Have Faces C. S. Lewis Fall 2010
Time Will Darken It William Maxwell Winter 2006
Times Like These Rachel Ingalls Winter 2006
Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me Javier Marías Fall 2012
Truth and Beauty Ann Patchett Spring 2010
Villette Charlotte Brontë Winter 2011
Voyage in the Dark Jean Rhys Winter 2013
West with the Night Beryl Markham Fall 2005
What You Have Left Will Allison Fall 2007
Where the River Bends Barry Raine Winter 2007
Wrack and Ruin Don Lee Fall 2008