Contents


Unnatural Science

The Science and Politics of IQ by Leon J. Kamin

The IQ Controversy edited by N.J. Block, edited by Gerald Dworkin

Ghosts

The Names by N. Scott Momaday

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston

Encounter with an Angry God by Carobeth Laird

Where All the Flowers Went

The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll edited by Jim Miller

All You Need Is Love: The Story of Popular Music by Tony Palmer

Rock, Roll and Remember by Dick Clark, by Richard Robinson

The Rolling Stones: An Illustrated Record by Roy Carr

What’s That Sound? edited by Ben Fong-Torres

John Lennon: One Day at a Time by Anthony Fawcett

Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock ‘n’ Roll Music by Greil Marcus

Couples

Marry Me by John Updike

Torch Song by Anne Roiphe

A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin

Contributors

Irvin Ehrenpreis (1920–1985) was the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English Literature at the University of Virginia. In 1984 he received the Christian Gauss Award from Phi Beta Kappa for the final volume of his trilogy, Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age.

Richard Ellmann (1918–1987) was an American critic and biographer. He taught at Northwestern, Oxford and Emory, where he was named Robert W. Professor in 1980. He won the National Book Award for Nonfiction for James Joycein 1959; a revised edition was awarded the James Tate Black Memorial Prize in 1982.

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006) was a Canadian economist and politician. He taught at Princeton and Harvard. His works include The Affluent Society, The Age of Uncertainty and Economics and the Public Purpose. Galbraith’s many honors include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Lomonosov Gold Medal, the Order of Canada, and the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award.

Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently working on a book on mathematics. 
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Elizabeth Hardwick (1916-2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.