Joseph Tabbi reviews Joe Conte's Design and Debris and gauges the argument for chaotics-as-aesthetics across media.
Chris Messenger reviews Tom LeClair's first novel, Passing Off (1996).
Ted Pelton reviews Ben Marcus's novel that's not one.
Joseph Tabbi reviews the essay collection Simulacrum America.
Oulipo poetics and the art of translation.
Thomas Swiss unravels Laura Miller's arguments in the New York Times Book Review and finds news of hypertext's demise premature - as was Robert Coover's call for the end of books five years ago in the same journal.