Contents


Spirits

Being Geniuses Together by Kay Boyle, by Robert McAlmon

Those Remarkable Cunards, Emerald and Nancy by Daphne Fielding

Nancy Cunard: Brave Poet, Indomitable Rebel edited by Hugh Ford

The Radical Students

The Conflict of Generations: The Character and Significance of Student Movements by Lewis S. Feuer

Overlive: Power, Poverty, and the University by William M. Birenbaum

University in Turmoil: The Politics of Change by Immanuel Wallerstein

Women’s Work

The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford by Jean Stafford

Bruno’s Dream by Iris Murdoch

A Compass Error by Sybille Bedford

Lieutenants and Luftmenschen

The Military Philosophers by Anthony Powell

Mr. Bridge by Evan S. Connell Jr.

Pictures of Fidelman by Bernard Malamud

The Adventures of Menahem-Mendl by Sholom Aleichem, Translated from the Yiddish by Tamara Kahana

Contributors

Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) was a political philosopher and historian of ideas. Born in Riga, he moved in 1917 with his family to Petrograd, where he witnessed the Russian Revolution. In 1921 he emigrated to England. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, where he was later appointed Professor of Social and Political Theory. He served as the first president of Wolfson College, Oxford, and as president of the British Academy. His correspondence between 1975 and 1997 will be published in 2015. The third volume of his correspondence, Building: Letters 1960–1975, was published in 2013.

Robert Brustein is a playwright, director, critic, teacher, founder of the Yale Repertory and American Repertory Theatres, and currently Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University. His latest book is Winter Passages.
 (December 2014)

Frederick C. Crews is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Follies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays.

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Robert Lowell (1917–1977) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse. He was a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.