Natives of the James family (Books) , December 1991, 69
A review of The Jameses by R.W.B. Lewis.
Victorians’ secrets (Books) , February 1991, 77
A review of Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt.
Katherine Anne Porter and the uses of fiction (Features) , November 1990, 22
Apocalypse now (Books) , May 1990, 73
A review of London Fields by Martin Amis.
Hunger artist (Books) , November 1988, 75
A review of Passage from Home by Isaac Rosenfeld & Preserving the Hunger: An Isaac Rosenfeld Reader edited by Mark Schechner.
Call it irresponsible (Books) , February 1988, 75
A review of Shifting Landscape by Henry Roth.
No way out (Books) , November 1987, 70
A review of The Radiant Way by Margaret Drabble
Old, new, buried, blue (Books) , September 1987, 82
A review of Family Skeletons by Henrietta Garnett.
Isn’t it romantic (Books) , June 1987, 68
On Muriel Spark's biography of Mary Shelley.
Casting away (Books) , April 1987, 66
A review of Foe by J.M. Coetzee.
Rothward bound (Books) , March 1987, 63
A review of The Counterlife by Philip Roth.
Keeping the Sabbath (Books) , February 1987, 74
A review of Chaim Grade’s My Mother’s Sabbath Days, translated by Channa Kleinerman Goldstein and Inna Hecker Grade.
Worlds apart (Fiction Chronicle) , January 1987, 78
On The Afternoon Sun by David Pryce-Jones and The Misalliance by Anita Brookner.
The other brothers (Books) , December 1986, 78
A review of Biography of Broken Fortunes: Wilkie & Bob, Brothers of William, Henry & Alice James by Jane Maher.
Searching for Dorothy Parker (Books) , September 1986, 87
A review of The Late Mrs. Dorothy Parker by Leslie Frewin.
Access to the past (Books) , March 1986, 79
A review of Gentlemen in England by A. N. Wilson.