“The Shiny Enemies.” Letter to the editor. Nation, 30 January, inside front cover. Friendly response, with one sharp correction, to Gore Vidal’s 2 January review of Advertisements for Myself (59.13). Vidal’s review is reprinted in his collection, United States: Essays, 1952-1992 (New York: Random House, 1993). Rpt. 14.3.