Contents


Life Saving

Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

A Man for Others: Maximilian Kolbe, Saint of Auschwitz, in the Words of Those Who Knew Him by Patricia Treece

Sleepwalker

Luther: A Life by John M. Todd

Martin Luther: An Illustrated Biography by Peter Manns, translated by Michael Shaw, with an introduction by Jaroslav Pelikan

Berlin in the Light

Berlin 1910-1933 by Eberhard Roters, with Janos Frecot and Sonja Günther and Joachim Heusinger von Waldegg and Ulrich Gregor and Arno Paul, translated by Margerite Mounier

Avant-Garde Photography in Germany, 1919-1939 by Van Deren Coke

Contributors

Saul Bellow, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, was the author of seventeen books of fiction. He died in 2005. (November 2011)

Sven Birkerts is Director of the Bennington College Writing Seminars and Editor of AGNI. His book Changing the Subject: Art and Attention in the Internet Age was published last year.
 (April 2016)

Harold Bloom’s most recent books are The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible. He teaches at Yale and is at work on a play, To You Whoever You are: A Pageant Celebrating Walt Whitman.
 (February 2012)

David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He is the author of Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.

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

John Gross (1935–2011) was an English editor and critic. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of The Times Literary Supplement; he also served as senior book editor and critic at The New York Times. His memoir, A Double Thread, was published in 2001.

Ian Hacking teaches philosophy at the University of Toronto. From 2000 to 2006 Hacking held the chair of Philosophy and History of Scientific Concepts at the Collège de France. His most recent book is Historical Ontology.

Aileen Kelly is a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. Her books include Toward Another Shore: Russian Thinkers Between Necessity and Chance.


Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Xan Smiley, a former correspondent in Moscow and Washington, has been the Political Editor, the Europe Editor, and until 
recently the Middle East and Africa Editor of The Economist.
 (December 2014)