Contents


Where Have the Jobs Gone?

How We Live: An Economic Perspective on Americans from Birth to Death by Victor R. Fuchs

Ending Unemployment: Alternatives for Public Policy by Melvin R. Levin

Money Income of Households, Families, and Persons in the United States: 1981 137 (March 1983) Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-60, no.

Employment and Earnings (January 1983) US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, vol. 30, no. 1

Prophet

Legacies: Selected Poems by Heberto Padilla, translated by Alastair Reid and Andrew Hurley

The Revolt of Islam

L’Islam et l’état dans le monde d’aujourd’hui edited by Olivier Carré

Faith and Power: The Politics of Islam by Edward Mortimer

Islam and Modernity: Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition by Fazlur Rahman

Lectures du Coran by Mohammed Arkoun

Modern Islamic Political Thought by Hamid Enayat

Contributors

Gordon A. Craig (1913–2005) was a Scottish-American historian of Germany. He taught at both Princeton and Stanford, where he was named the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1979.

D.J. Enright (1920–2002) was a British poet, novelist and critic. He held teaching positions in Egypt, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In 1981 Enright was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry.

Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) was an American geologist, biologist and historian of science. He taught at Harvard, where he was named Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, and at NYU. His last book was Punctuated Equilibrium.

Andrew Hacker teaches political science and mathematics at Queens College. His new book, The Math Myth and Other STEM ­Delusions, will appear next March.
 (July 2015)

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.

Francis Haskell (1928-2000) was an English art historian. His works include Patrons and Painters: Art and Society in Baroque Italyand History and its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past. Haskell taught at Oxford.

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)

Stephen Spender (1909–1995) was an English poet and essayist. As a young man, he became friends with W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Christopher Isherwood, a loose collection often referred to as “the Auden Group” or “MacSpaunday.” He published many collections of poems, including The Still Centre and Ruins and Visions, and numerous volumes of nonfiction and other works, including Learning Laughterand Love-Hate Relations.