Elman's review of Somoza by Bernard Diederich appeared in Nation Magazine, Oct 17, 1981
review of In My Father's Court, by Isaac B. Singer, NY Times Book Review, May 8 1966.
review of Los Angeles, the Ultimate City by Christopher Rand, Ramparts, Sep 1967,
review of The Dead Lecturer by Leroi Jones, NY Times Book Review, Jan 31 1965.
Review of Confederacy of Dunces. by John Kennedy Toole, Knoxville Lifestyle Magazine, Summer 1980,
review of Fear on Trial by John H. Faulk, New Republic, Dec 5 1964.
Elman's reviews of Nicaragua in Revolution: The Poets Speak. A Bilingual Collage edited by Bridget Aldaraca and Poets of Nicaragua: 1918-1979 edited by Steven White
review of Rumour in Orleans by Edgar Morin, translated by Peter Green, New York Times, Nov 21 1971.
Elman's review of Gerhard's Children