Contents


Nuclear Fantasies

The Abolition by Jonathan Schell

Weapons and Hope by Freeman Dyson

The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy by Robert Jervis

The Saving of El Salvador

Weakness and Deceit: US Policy and El Salvador by Raymond Bonner

Rift and Revolution: The Central American Imbroglio edited by Howard J. Wiarda

Violent Neighbors: El Salvador, Central America and the United States by Tom Buckley

The Morass: United States Intervention in Central America by Richard Alan White

Situación Revolucionaria y Escalada Intervencionista en la Guerra Salvadoreña DF, CP 06700) by Comandancia Generaldel FMLN

Junius Q. Publicus

The World of the Citizen in Republican Rome by Claude Nicolet, translated by P.S. Falla

The Noblest Roman: Marcus Brutus and His Reputation by M.L. Clarke

Contributors

Gabriele Annan is a book and film critic living in London. (March 2006)

John Ashbery’s new book of poems, Commotion of the Birds, will be published in November. (August 2016)

G.W. Bowersock is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His most recent book is The Crucible of Islam. (December 2017)

Jonathan Galassi’s most recent books are Muse, a novel, and Left-Handed, a volume of poems. (May 2017)

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech and Le Divorce, among other novels, and a memoir, Flyover Lives.
 (October 2017)

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.

Eugenio Montale was born in Genoa in 1896 and died in 1981. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1975. (November 2004)

Darryl Pinckney’s most recent book is a novel, Black Deutschland. (November 2017)

Thomas Sheehan is Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford University. (December 2001)

Helen Vendler is the Arthur Kingsley Porter University Professor in the Department of English at Harvard. Her latest book is The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar, a collection of her most recent essays. (October 2017)

Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.