Waugh's postcolonial studies. (Reconsiderations) , September 2006, 84
A reconsideration of Evelyn Waugh's novel Black Mischief.
Revolution for the rich: James's (Features) , March 2006, 21
On Henry James's great political novel.
Reconsiderations: Conrad's Latin America (Features) , January 2005, 35
On Joseph Conrad’s Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard.
The historiographical earthquake (Features) , September 2001, 58
A review of Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War, edited by Ronald Radosh, Mary W. Harbeck, and Grigory Sevostianov.
Bored & boring (Books) , December 1998, 85
Review of The Politics of Spanish American Modernismo By Exquisite Design by Gerard Aching
Greatest living Irishman (Books) , March 1995, 73
A review of Conor: A Biography of Conor Cruise O’Brien by Donald Harman Akenson & Conor Cruise O’Brien Anthology edited by Mr. Akenson.
Castroenteritis (Books) , January 1995, 72
A review of Mea Cuba by Guillermo Cabrera Infant.
Shorter notice (Books) , January 1994, 78
Of The Man Who Wasnt Maigret
by Patrick Marnham.
A life of his own (Books) , June 1993, 69
A review of Gerald Brenan by Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy.
The faithless Malraux (Features) , November 1992, 30
Carlos Fuentes discovers America (Notebook) , April 1992, 77
Literature and politics in Latin America (Features) , December 1991, 26
Orphans of utopia (Notebook) , June 1991, 75
On the 16th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Crystal City, Va.
France between the lines (Books) , April 1991, 63
A review of My France by Eugen Weber.
The historian’s craft (Books) , March 1991, 77
A review of Marc Bloch: A Life in History by Carole Fink.
Jacques Soustelle, 1912–1990 (Notebook) , October 1990, 84
García Lorca and his times (Features) , January 1990, 25
“An aristocrat in the public square”: José Ortega y Gasset (Features) , September 1989, 34
The doleful legacy of Carlton Beals (Books) , February 1989, 62
A review of Carlton Beals: A Radical Journalist in Latin America by John A. Britton.
Victoria Ocampo’s “Sur” (Features) , October 1988, 27
On the Argentine literary journal.
Americans in Mexico (Books) , February 1986, 71
A review of The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes.
Mexico at the movies (Books) , December 1982, 78
A review of Mexican Cinema by Carl J. Mora.