Contents


We Japanese

My Life Between Japan and America by Edwin O. Reischauer

Made in Japan: Akio Morita and Sony by Akio Morita, with Edwin M. Reingold and Mitsuko Shimomura

On the Trail of Santa Fe

New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State Project Administration. for the American Guide Series by the Writers' Program of the Works

New Mexico: A New Guide to the Colorful State by Lance Chilton and Katherine Chilton and Polly E. Arango and James Dudley and Nancy Neary and Patricia Stelzner

Enchantment and Exploitation: The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range by William deBuys

Mercedes Reales: Hispanic Land Grants of the Upper Rio Grande Region by Victor Westphall

Four Leagues of Pecos: A Legal History of the Pecos Grant, 1800–1933 by G. Emlen Hall

New Mexico: A Bicentennial History by Marc Simmons

Along the Santa Fe Trail essay by Marc Simmons, photographs by Joan Myers

Haunted Highways: The Ghost Towns of New Mexico by Ralph Looney

Four Fighters of Lincoln County by Robert M. Utley

The Convert

Georg Lukács: Record of a Life
An Autobiographical Sketch
edited by István Eörsi, translated by Rodney Livingstone

Georg Lukács and His Generation: 1900–1918 by Mary Gluck

The Young Lukács by Lee Congdon

Georg Lukács: His Life in Pictures and Documents compiled by Éva Fekete and Éva Karádi

Georg Lukács, Karl Mannheim und der Sonntagskreis edited by Éva Karádi and Erzsébet Vezér, Translated from the Hungarian by Albrecht Friedrich

Georg Lukács: Selected Correspondence, 1902––1920, dialogues with Weber, Simmel, Buber, Mannheim, and Others selected, edited, translated, and annotated by Judith Marcus and Zoltán Tar, with an introduction by Zoltán Tar

Contributors

Robert M. Adams (1915-1996) was a founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature. He taught at the University of Wisconsin, Rutgers, Cornell and U.C.L.A. His scholarly interested ranged from Milton to Joyce, and his translations of many classic works of French literature continue to be read to this day.

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

Peter Brown is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton. His books include Augustine of Hippo: A Biography and, most recently, Treasure in Heaven: The Holy Poor in Early Christianity. (October 2017)

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.

István Deák is Seth Low Professor Emeritus at Columbia. He is the author, with Jan Gross and Tony Judt, of The Politics of Retribution in Europe: World War II and Its Aftermath.

Robert Lowell (1917–1977) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Life Studies, For the Union Dead, and The Dolphin are among his many volumes of verse. He was a co-founder of and contributor to The New York Review of Books.

David Malouf is a novelist and poet. His novel The Great World was awarded the Commonwealth Prize and Remembering Babylon was short-listed for the Booker Prize. He has received the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Leo Marx is the Kenan Professor of American Cultural History (Emeritus) at MIT and most recently the editor, with Bruce Mazlish, of Progress:Fact or Illusion? (July 1999)

V.S. Pritchett (1900–1997) was a British essayist, novelist and short story writer. He worked as a foreign correspondent for the The Christian Science Monitorand as a literary critic forNew Statesman. In 1968 Pritchett was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire; he was knighted in 1975. His body of work includes many collections of short stories, in addition to travelogues, reviews, literary biographies and novels.

Felix Rohatyn is an investment banker and has been a governor of the New York Stock Exchange, Chairman of the New York Municipal Assistance Corporation, and US Ambassador to France. (October 2008)

Israel Rosenfield is the author, with Edward B. Ziff, of DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World. He is preparing an English translation of Plaisir de jouer, plaisir de penser by Charles Rosen and Catherine Temerson. (August 2017)