Contents


Who Can Redeem Mother Filipinas?

Sitting in Darkness: Americans in the Philippines by David Haward Bain

Revolution in the Philippines: The United States in a Hall of Cracked Mirrors by Fred Poole and Max Vanzi

The Philippines After Marcos edited by R. J. May, edited by Francisco Nemenzo

The Taming of D. H. Lawrence

Flame Into Being: The Life and Work of D. H. Lawrence by Anthony Burgess

D. H. Lawrence: Life into Art by Keith Sagar

Class, Politics and the Individual: A Study of the Major Works of D. H. Lawrence by Peter Scheckner

D. H. Lawrence: A Centenary Consideration edited by Peter Balbert, edited by Phillip L. Marcus

The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence, edited by Andrew Robertson

The Prussian Officer and Other Stories by D. H. Lawrence, edited by John Worthen

Study of Thomas Hardy and Other Essays by D. H. Lawrence, edited by Bruce Steele

Letters, Volume III by D. H. Lawrence, edited by James T. Boulton and Andrew Robertson

Turbulent Empire

The Magistrate’s Tael: Rationalizing Fiscal Reform in Eighteenth-Century Ch’ing China by Madeleine Zelin

The Peasant Economy and Social Change in North China by Philip C. C. Huang

From Philosophy to Philology: Intellectual and Social Aspects of Change in Late Imperial China Harvard University Press by Benjamin A. Elman

The Reality of AIDS

A Strange Virus of Unknown Origin by Dr. Jacques Liebowitch, translated from French by Richard Howard, with an introduction by Dr. Robert Gallo

Medical, Social, and Political Aspects of the AIDS Crisis: A Bibliography compiled by D.W. McLeod and Alan V. Miller

Review of the Public Health Service’s Response to AIDS: A Technical Memorandum, February 1985 Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment

AIDS in the Mind of America by Dennis Altman

AIDS: The Emerging Ethical Dilemmas Hastings Center Report

The Question of AIDS by Richard Liebmann-Smith

Understanding AIDS: A Comprehensive Guide edited by Victor Gong, foreword by F. Mervyn Silverman

Contributors

John Bayley is a critic and novelist. His books include Elegy for Iris and The Power of Delight: A Lifetime in Literature.

Ian Buruma has been a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and the magazine’s editor since September 2017. From 2003 to 2017 he was professor of human rights, democracy and journalism at Bard College. Buruma was born in 1951 in The Hague, Holland. He was educated at Leyden University, where he studied Chinese literature and history, and at Nihon University College of Arts, in Tokyo, where he studied cinema. Living in Japan from 1975 to 1981, Buruma worked as a film reviewer, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. In the 1980s, Buruma was based in Hong Kong, where he edited the cultural section of the Far Eastern Economic Review, and from where he later travelled all over Asia as a freelance writer. Buruma was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin in 1991, and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 1999. He is a fellow of the European Council of Foreign Relations and a board member of Human Rights in China. In 2008, Buruma won the Erasmus Prize for “exceptional contributions to culture society, or social sciences in Europe.” Buruma has written seventeen books, including The Wages of Guilt (1995), Murder in Amsterdam (2006), Year Zero (2013), and Theater of Cruelty (2014). He has won several prizes for his books, including the LA Times Book Prize for Murder in Amsterdam, and PEN-Diamonstein Spielvogel award for the art of the essay for Theater of Cruelty.

J.M. Coetzee is Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of sixteen works of fiction, as well as many works of criticism and translation. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003.
 (January 2017)

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

Peter France is Professor Emeritus of French at the University of Edinburgh and the editor of The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. The poem in the May 8, 2014 issue is included in Poems of Osip Mandelstam, translated and with a foreword by Peter France, to be published by New Directions in June 2014. 
(May 2014)

E. J. Hobsbawm (1917–2012) was a British historian. Born in Egypt, he was educated at Cambridge; he taught at Birkbeck College and The New School. His works include The Age of Extremes; Globalisation, Democracy and Terrorism; and On Empire.

Stanley Hoffmann (1928-2015) was the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard. His most recent books are Chaos and Violence: What Globalization, Failed States, and Terrorism Mean for US Foreign Policy and Rousseau and Freedom, coedited with Christie McDonald.


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.

Jonathan Lieberson (1949–1989) was a philosopher, editor and critic. Lieberson taught at Barnard and Columbia. His book of essays, Varieties, included reflections on personalities as diverse as Diana Vreeland, Paul Valery and Clifford Geertz.

James Merrill (1926–1995) was an American poet whose major work The Changing Light at Sandover describes a series of spirit communications conducted over many years. He won the National Book Award from his collections Nights and Days and Mirabell: Books of Number.

Jonathan Spence is Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. Among his books are The Death of Woman Wang, Treason by the Book, The Question of Hu, and The Search for Modern China.

Jean Starobinski is Professor Emeritus of French literature at the University of Geneva. Blessings in Disguise and Largesse are among his works in English. A translation of his recent Action et réaction is to appear later this year. (May 2003)