Contents


Going Strong

Collected Stories by V.S. Pritchett

The Turn of the Years: “As Old as the Century” by V.S. Pritchett

The Seasons’ Course” selected engravings by Reynolds Stone

Playing Tag with Japan

MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975 by Chalmers Johnson

The Eastasia Edge by Roy Hofheinz Jr., by Kent E. Calder

The Way of All Flesh

Essays in Trespassing: Economics to Politics and Beyond by Albert O. Hirschman

Shifting Involvements: Private Interest and Public Action by Albert O. Hirschman

Sparkle Plenty

Geoffrey Madan’s Notebooks: A Selection edited by J.A. Gere, edited by John Sparrow, with a foreword by Harold Macmillan

Contributors

Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was a writer and teacher. Among his books are On Native Grounds, a study of American literature from Howells to Faulkner, and the memoirs A Walker in the Cityand New York Jew. In 1996, he received the first Lifetime Award in Literary Criticism from the Truman Capote Literary Trust.

Bernard Lewis is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies Emeritus at Princeton. His most recent books are Music of a Distant Drum and What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response. (May 2002)

Jonathan Raban’s books include Surveillance, My Holy War, Arabia, Old Glory, Hunting Mister Heartbreak, Bad Land, Passage to Juneau, and Waxwings. His most recent book is Driving Home: An American Journey, published in 2011. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Heinemann Award of the Royal Society of Literature, the PEN/West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Award, and the Governor’s Award of the State of Washington. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and The Independent. He lives in Seattle.

John R. Searle is Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is Making the Social World.
 (January 2013)

Robert Towers (1923–1995) was an American critic and novelist. Born in Virginia, Towers was educated at Princeton and served for two years as Vice Counsel at the American Consulate General in Calcutta before dedicating himself to literary studies. He taught English literature and creative writing at Princeton, Queens College and Columbia.