Chicago Review 53:2/3 (Autumn 2007) includes:
Book V of Ronald Johnson’s Radi os (entitled “The Book of Adam”); “Rising, Falling, Hovering,” the second half of C.D. Wright’s long poem about the Iraq war (the first half of which was published in CR 51:3); and poems by Larissa Szporluk, William Fuller, Sarah Gridley, Roberto Harrison, Mark Tardi, John Peck, Erín Moure, Oana Avasilichioaei, and Elisa Sampedrín.
Five short stories by Peter Markus and Jedediah Berry’s “Minus, His Heart.”
Georges Perec's “For a Realist Literature” and Allen Grossman's essay on communicative difficulty and Hart Crane's “The Broken Tower.”
The issue also includes “Numbers Trouble,” an essay by Juliana Spahr and Stephanie Young on gender and contemporary poetry, plus a response by Jennifer Ashton.
Robert P. Baird on Eliot Weinberger's An Elemental Thing
Michael Robbins on Frederick Seidel's Ooga-Booga
Catherine Wagner on Harryette Mullen's Recyclopedia
Chris Woods on Zak Smith’s Gravity’s Rainbow Illustrated
Diana George on Hermann Ungar's Boys & Murderers
Spencer Dew on Gabriel Pomerand's Saint Ghetto of the Loans
David J. Alworth on Daniel Kane's Don't Ever Get Famous
P. Genesius Durica on Laird Hunt's The Exquisite
Joshua Baldwin on Kevin Connolly's Drift
...and the next episode of Kent Johnson’s critical novella, on J.H. Prynne’s To Pollen
A long response by John Wilkinson to Peter Riley's letter in CR 53:1, postcards of Ronald Johnson's concrete poem Balloons for Moonless Nights, and a note on gender representation in literary magazines.