Contents


What’s in a Portrait?

Degas: His Life, Times, and Work by Roy McMullen

Pompeo Batoni Introductory Text edited and prepared for publication by by Anthony Clark, A Complete Catalog of His Works with an Edgar Peters Bowron

Reynolds Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (to be published by Abrams in the fall) edited by Nicholas Penny

Mysteries of the Deaf

When the Mind Hears: A History of the Deaf by Harlan Lane

The Deaf Experience: Classics in Language and Education edited by Harlan Lane, translated by Franklin Philip

Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on Martha’s Vineyard by Nora Ellen Groce

Broken Blossoms

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Alfred MacAdam

Farewell to the Sea by Reinaldo Arenas, translated by Andrew Hurley

Contributors

Jerome Bruner is University Professor at New York University. His newest book, Making Stories, appeared in the spring. (September 2003)

David Cannadine is the Dodge Professor of History at Princeton.

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.

Robert Hass is the author of several books of poems, most recently Sun Under Wood. Poet laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997, he teaches English at the University of California at Berkeley. (November 2005)

Clive James is the author of many books of criticism, autobiography, fiction, and poetry. Among his books are Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts, The Blaze of Obscurity, and A Point of View.

James Joll (1936–2011) was a British historian. His books include The Origins of the First World War and Europe Since 1870.

Czeslaw Milosz (1911–2004) was born in Szetejnie, Lithuania. Over the course of his long and prolific career he published works in many genres, including criticism (The Captive Mind), fiction (The Issa Valley), memoir (Native Realm), and poetry (New and Collected Poems, 1931-2001). He was a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980.

M. F. Perutz (1914–2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1962. He is the author of Is Science Necessary?, Protein Structure, and I Wish I’d Made You Angry Earlier.

Oliver Sacks (1933–2015) was a physician and the author of over ten books, the most recent of which is On the Move: A Life.

Edward R. F. Sheehan is a former US diplomat in the Middle East, a novelist (Cardinal Galsworthy), and the author of The Arabs, the Israelis, and Kissinger. He is a former Fellow of Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. (April 2004)

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton. He is the author of Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much and America in the Movies, among other books.
 (May 2017)