Contents


Traveling Light

The Chinese Difference by Joseph Kraft

Notes from China by Barbara Tuchman

A China Passage by John Kenneth Galbraith

To Peking and Beyond: A Report on the New Asia by Harrison Salisbury

A New Jesus?

The Secret Gospel by Morton Smith

Clement of Alexandria and a Secret Gospel of Mark by Morton Smith

Story Without End

For Reasons of State by Noam Chomsky

Critical Essays and an Index to Vols. 1-4 of the Senator Gravel Edition of the Pentagon Papers edited by Noam Chomsky, edited by Howard Zinn

Illusions About Energy

United States Mineral Resources US Geological Survey, Professional Paper No. 820

US Energy Outlook National Petroleum Council (1625 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006)

The Potential for Energy Conservation Office of Emergency Preparedness (Executive Office of the President)

The Shadow of Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901 by Louis R. Harlan

The Booker T. Washington Papers, Volume 1: The Autobiographical Writings; Volume 2: 1860-1889 edited by Louis R. Harlan

Contributors

Norman Mailer (1923-2007) was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. In 1955 he co-founded The Village Voice. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Naked and the Dead; The Armies of the Night, for which he won a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; The Executioner’s Song, for which he won his second Pulitzer Prize; Harlot’s Ghost; Oswald’s Tale; The Gospel According to the Son; and The Castle in the Forest.

Mary McCarthy (1912-1989) was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Her political and social commentary, literary essays, and drama criticism appeared in magazines such as Partisan Review, The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books, and were collected in On the Contrary (1961), Mary McCarthy’s Theatre Chronicles 1937-1962 (1963), The Writing on the Wall (1970), Ideas and the Novel (1980), and Occasional Prose (1985). Her novels include The Company She Keeps (1942), The Oasis (1949), The Groves of Academe (1952), A Charmed Life (1955), The Group (1963), Birds of America (1971), and Cannibals and Missionaries (1979). She was the author of three works of autobiography, Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (1957), How I Grew (1987), and the unfinished Intellectual Memoirs (1992), and two travel books about Italy, Venice Observed (1956) and The Stones of Florence (1959). Her essays on the Vietnam War were collected in The Seventeenth Degree (1974); her essays on Watergate were collected in The Mask of State (1974).

Emma Rothschild is Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics at King’s College, Cambridge and Harvard, and Professor of History at Harvard. She is the author of Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment.

I.F. Stone (1907–1989) was an American journalist and publisher whose self-published newsletter, I.F. Stone’s Weekly, challenged the conservatism of American journalism in the midcentury. A Noncomformist History of Our Times (1989) is a six-volume anthology of Stone’s writings.

John Thompson is an English sociologist. He has published several studies of the media and communication in modern societies, including The Media and Modernity: A Social Theory of the Mediaand Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media Age.