Contents


Justice for Leskov

The Amazon and Other Stories by Nikolai Leskov, translated with an introduction by David Magarshack

The Musk-Ox and Other Tales by Nikolai Leskov, translated with an introduction by R. Norman

The Sentry and Other Stories by Nikolai Leskov, translated by A.E. Chamot, introduction by Edward Garnett

The Cathedral Folk by Nikolai Leskov, translated by Isabel Hapgood

The Enchanted Wanderer: Selected Tales of Nikolai Leskov by Nikolai Leskov, translated by David Magarshack

The Enchanted Wanderer by Nikolai Leskov, translated by A. G. Paschkoff, introduction by Maxim Gorky

Satirical Stories of Nikolai Leskov by Nikolai Leskov, translated and edited by William Edgerton

Five Tales by Nikolai Leskov, translated with an introduction by Michael Shotton

The Sealed Angel and Other Stories by Nikolai Leskov, translated and edited by K.A. Lantz

Down on the Farm

The Countryside in the Age of Capitalist Transformation: Essays in the Social History of Rural America edited by Steven Hahn, edited by Jonathan Prude

Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie by John Mack Faragher

Contributors

David Cannadine is the Dodge Professor of History at Princeton.

Robert Craft is a conductor and writer. Craft’s close working friendship with Igor Stravinsky is the subject of his memoir, An Improbable Life. In 2002 he was awarded the International Prix du Disque at the Cannes Music Festival.

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.

Irving Howe (1920–1993) was an American literary and social critic. His history of Eastern-European Jews in America, World of Our Fathers, won the 1977 National Book Award in History.

V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950, when he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker Prize. He has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted Peoples. He was knighted in 1990 and in 1993 was the first recipient of the David Cohen British Literature Prize.

John Richardson’s four-volume Life of Picasso is due to be finished this year. (May 2016)

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.