Contents


The Emperor of Roman History

Roman Papers by Ronald Syme, edited by E. Badian

Ammianus and the Historia Augusta by Ronald Syme

Emperors and Biography: Studies in the Historia Augusta by Ronald Syme

The Historia Augusta: A Call for Clarity by Ronald Syme

History in Ovid by Ronald Syme

The Roman Revolution by Ronald Syme

Sallust by Ronald Syme

It’s Love!

Endless Love by Scott Spencer

The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose by Alice Munro

Black Tickets by Jayne Anne Phillips

Molière Imaginaire

Molière Television, January 1980 written and directed by Ariane Mnouchkine, photography by Bernard Zitzermann. New York Film Festival, October 4 and October 6, 1979; Public

Contributors

Al Alvarez is the author of Risky Business, a selection of essays, many of which first appeared in The New York Review of Books.

Neal Ascherson is the author of Black Sea, Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland, and the novel Death of the Frosac. He is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
 (October 2017)

Bernard Avishai, Adjunct Professor of Business, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, splits his time between Jerusalem and Wilmot, New Hampshire.

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His new book, 
The Crucible of Islam, is published in April. (April 2017)

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

Thomas R. Edwards (1928–2005) was Professor of English at Rutgers and editor of Raritan. His last book was Over Here: Criticizing America.

Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.


Jonathan Lieberson (1949–1989) was a philosopher, editor and critic. Lieberson taught at Barnard and Columbia. His book of essays, Varieties, included reflections on personalities as diverse as Diana Vreeland, Paul Valery and Clifford Geertz.

Sidney Morgenbesser (1921–2004) was a philosopher. Educated at CUNY, The Jewish Theological Seminary and The University of Pennsylvania, Morgenbesser taught at Columbia, where he was named John Dewey Professor of Philosophy.

John Russell (1919–2008) was Chief Art Critic at The New York Times from 1982 until 1990. He was the author of many art-historical studies, including Matisse, Father & Son and The Meanings of Modern Art.

James Wolcott is the cultural critic for Vanity Fair.