review of It Gave Everybody Something To Do, by Louise Thoresen, NY Times Book Review, March 24 1974.
review of The Ice Cathedral by George Leonard, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep 18 1984
Partisan Journalist, on John Reed, Nation magazine april 17, 1982.
review of Second Marriage by Frederick Barthelme, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sep 30 1984,
The Day I Found John Updike At a Hadassah Garage Sale, GQ Magazine, March 1986.
Elman's review of Due to circumstances beyond our control by Fred Friendly appeared in Commonweal, April 1967
reviews of The Bridal Canopy and In the Heart of the Seas by S.Y. Agnon, Ny Times Book Review, May 28 1967
Richard Elman's review of Marge Piercy's Breaking Camp appeared in Commonweal, March 1969,