Contents


Homage to Daniel Shays

Fat Cats and Democrats: The Role of the Big Rich in the Party of the Common Man by G. William Domhoff

Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington by Bella Abzug

The Washington Pay-off: An Insider’s View of Corruption in Government by Robert Winter-Berger

Squish

To Smithereens by Rosalyn Drexler

The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by Frederic Tuten

The Taxi by Violette Leduc, translated by Helen Weaver

After the Earthquake

Die Meerschweinchen (The Guinea Pigs) by Ludvík Vaculík

Das Beil (The Axe) by Ludvík Vaculík

The Politics of Culture by Antonín J. Liehm

The Czechoslovak Reform Movement by Galia Golan

The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia: Its Effects on Eastern Europe edited by E. Czerwinski, edited by J. Piekalkiewicz

Living It Out

Piaf by Simone Berteaut

Coco Chanel: Her Life, Her Secrets by Marcel Haedrich, translated by Charles Lam Markmann

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner

Stephen Crane to the Rescue

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume I, Bowery Tales edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by James B. Colvert

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume IV, The O’Ruddy edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by J.C. Levenson

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume V, Tales of Adventure edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by J.C. Levenson

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume VI, Tales of War edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by James B. Colvert

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume VII, Tales of Whilomville edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by J.C. Levenson

The Works of Stephen Crane, Volume IX, Reports of War edited by Fredson Bowers, Introduction by James B. Colvert

Contributors

Neal Ascherson is the author of The Struggles for Poland, The Black Sea, and Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.


Paul Goodman (1911–1972) was an American social critic, psychologist, poet, novelist, and anarchist. His writings appeared in Politics, Partisan Review, The New Republic, Commentary, The New Leader, Dissent, and The New York Review of Books. He published several well-regarded books in a variety of fields—including city planning, Gestalt therapy, literary criticism, and politics—before Growing Up Absurd, cancelled by its original publisher and turned down by a number of other presses, was brought out by Random House in 1960.

V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.

Charles Rycroft (1914–1998) was a British psychoanalyst and writer. His books include A Critical Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, Anxiety and Neurosis, The Innocence of Dreams, and Psychoanalysis and Beyond.