Contents


Playtime

Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures by Frances FitzGerald

New World Symphony

The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction by Bernard Bailyn

Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution by Bernard Bailyn, with the assistance of Barbara DeWolfe

The Master Builder

Louis Sullivan: His Life and Work by Robert Twombly

The Curve of the Arch: The Story of Louis Sullivan’s Owatonna Bank by Larry Millett

Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament by David Van Zanten and William Jordy and Wim de Wit and Rochelle Elstein

Louis Sullivan and the Polemics of Modern Architecture: The Present against the Past by David S. Andrew

Provocateur

The Gavin Ewart Show: Selected Poems 1939–1985 by Gavin Ewart

The Young Pobble’s Guide to his Toes by Gavin Ewart

Tics

“Etude sur une affection nerveuse caracterisée par de l’incoordination motrice accompagnée d’echolalie et de copralalie” by Georges Gilles de la Tourette

“Gilles de la Tourette on Tourette Syndrome” by C.G. Goetz and H.L. Klawans. in Arnold J. Friedhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds., Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35 (1982): Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

Postencephalitic Respiratory Disorders by Smith Ely Jelliffe

Psychopathology of Forced Movements and the Oculogyric Crises of Lethargic Encephalitis by Smith Ely Jelliffe

Tics and Related Disorders by A.J Lees

The Mind of a Mnemonist by A.R. Luria

“Psychoanalytic Evaluation of Tic in Psychopathology of Children” by Margaret S. Mahler. in Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

Tics and Their Treatment by H. Meige and E. Feindel. translated and edited by S.A.K. Wilson from 1902 original

“Limbic Innervation of the Striatum” by Walle J.H. Nauta. in Arnold J. Freidhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds. Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35: Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

Awakenings by Oliver Sacks

“Acquired Tourettism in Adult Life” by Oliver Sacks. in Arnold J. Friedhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds., Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35: Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

“The Possessed” in The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and OtherClinical Tales

“Witty Ticcy Ray” in The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

“A Case of Gilles de la Tourette’s Disease After 10 Years’ Treatment with Haloperidol (R.1625)” by Jean-N. Seignot. in F.S. Abuzzahab and F.O. Anderson, eds., Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome: Vol. 1, International Registry

The Strange Case of Leopardi

The Moral Essays by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Patrick Creagh

Operette Morali: Essays and Dialogues by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Giovanni Cecchetti

Pensieri by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by W. S. Di Piero

A Leopardi Reader edited and translated by Ottavio Casale

Contributors

T.H. Breen is William Smith Mason Professor of American History at Northwestern. His most recent book is American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People.
 (July 2013)

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.

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.

Martin Filler is the 2017 recipient of the Stephen A. Kliment ­Oculus Award, given by the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, for his architecture criticism, which has appeared in these pages since 1985.
 (August 2017)

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. His most recent book is Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.
 (December 2017)

Christopher Hill (1912–2003) was an English historian. Educated at Oxford, Hill taught at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire as well as Oxford, where he was elected Master of Balliol College. His books include Puritanism and Revolution,Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution, and The World Turned Upside Down.

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)

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.

Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was a writer and ballet critic. In 1946, together with George Balanchine, Kirstein founded the Ballet Society, which would soon be renamed The New York City Ballet. In 1984 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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

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.