After Jonestown

Our Father Who Art in Hell by James Reston Jr.

The Children of Jonestown by Kenneth Wooden

Awake in a Nightmare
Jonestown: The Only Eyewitness Account
by Ethan Feinsod

In My Father’s House: The Story of the Layton Family and the Reverend Jim Jones by Min S. Yee and Thomas N. Layton

Journey to Nowhere: A New World Tragedy by Shiva Naipaul

The Strongest Poison by Mark Lane

Greece Against Itself

Mediaeval Greece by Nicolas Cheetham

A Short History of Modern Greece by Richard Clogg

Ephesus After Antiquity: A Late Antique, Byzantine and Turkish City by Clive Foss

Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece 1933-1947 edited by John O. latrides

The Origins of the Cold War in the Near East: Great Power Conflict and Diplomacy in Iran, Turkey, and Greece by Bruce R. Kuniholm

The Greek World by Eliot Porter, with a text by Peter Levi

The Greek Upheaval: Kings, Demagogues and Bayonets by Taki Theodoracopulos

The Struggle for Greece 1941-1949 by C.M. Woodhouse

Digging In

Poems 1965-1975 by Seamus Heaney

A Coast of Trees: Poems by A.R. Ammons

Selected Poems by Mark Strand


The Temptation of Eileen Hughes by Brian Moore

A Gift Horse and Other Stories by Kate Cruise O'Brien

Short Reviews

Polywater by Felix Franks

Wounded Men, Broken Promises: How the Veterans Administration Betrays Yesterday’s Heroes by Robert Klein


Christopher Jencks is the Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at Harvard. He is the author of Rethinking ­Social Policy, among several other books. (April 2015)

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech 
and Le Divorce, among other novels. Her most recent book is 
Flyover Lives.

Joseph Kerman is emeritus professor of music at the University of California, Berkeley. He began writing music criticism for The Hudson Review in the 1950s, and is a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books and many other journals. His books include Opera as Drama (1956; new and revised edition 1988), The Beethoven Quartets (1967), Contemplating Music (1986), Concerto Conversations (1999), and The Art of Fugue (2005).

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.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1917–2007) was an American historian and social critic. He served as adviser to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. His Journals: 1952– 2000 were published in 2007.